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  1. Mayoral candidate shrugs off scandal

    Posted Dec 04th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Kaohsiung contender upbeat despite probe over KMT leader Opposition KMT candidate Huang Chun-ying was benefiting from the high-profile scandal embroiling President Chen Shui-bian in his campaign for the mayoral post in the southern city of Kaohsiung. The ...

  2. President will brave protesters' barbs at Double Tenth celebration

    Posted Oct 10th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian is expected to attend the island's Double Tenth celebration rally today despite the risk of being humiliated by his opponents in the presence of hundreds of foreign dignitaries. Hundreds of thousands of red-clad dem ...

  3. Cross-strait air links agreement met with caution

    Posted Jun 15th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Lawrence Chung

    ... Airlines, travel firms say holidays deal won't have big impact Reaction has been muted to yesterday's announcement that Taipei and Beijing have agreed to allow direct flights for cargo and passenger flights during major holidays. Airlines were c ...

  4. Towns where outsiders are banned

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires Aboriginal communities claim that they deserve to be treated the same as any other town, but sharp differences exist in their attitude to reporters. A request to spend a day in Wadeye was denied. To visit such settlements, outsiders require a permit from the relevant Aboriginal land council. The people had decided they did not want any reporters in the town, said ...

  5. Aborigines' tragic plight back in the spotlight

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney Councillor warns of time bomb after 'model' town torn apart by gang warfare The ramshackle tropical town of Wadeye is a microcosm of the acute dysfunction ... brought Wadeye [pronounced Wad-air] to national attention last weekend, few Australians had heard of the place. But the days of ignoring the plight of one of the country's largest Aboriginal ...

  6. Lawrence Ho can count on fans in HKEx board race

    Posted Apr 25th 2006, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Tomorrow is a big day for Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, as shareholders choose the candidates who will fill two vacancies on the board. White Collar has no crystal ball but a chat with a few voters revealed one candidate with many fans. Lawrence Ho Yau-lung (pictured), gaming company boss and chairman of the Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies, is the youngest ...

  7. 'For me it was about growing my hair long'

    Posted Sep 09th 2006, 12:00am by David Phair, Lawrence Gray

    ... Lawrence Gray is hosting an evening on the trials and tribulations of being a screenwriter. The talk is at the Foreign Correspondents' Club on Wednesday. He was talking to David Phair. I don't think my time at school in London in the 1960s was very educational. It was the bits in between that were. The lessons were indifferent so it is my friends and social life ...

  8. Worth the weight

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui, Lawrence Gray

    ... Writer Lawrence Gray has made a splash with his first venture into the world of film with his script about five fat blokes from England who discover themselves in Japan, writes Clarence Tsui LAWRENCE GRAY IS probably best known in Hong Kong for his contribution to the literary scene. He founded the Hong Kong Writer's Circle. Yet last week the Briton, who has never made ...

  9. Lai See

    Posted Dec 15th 2006, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... of ferrying guests around in Rollers was first raised back in 1970 but rejected out of hand by an underling on grounds of expense. In reply, the late Lord Lawrence Kadoorie uttered three simple words: ...

  10. talk back

    Posted Mar 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... corporation formed by the Legislative Council in 1995, and is funded by the Kadoorie Foundation, a charitable trust fund set up by Sir Horace Kadoorie and Lord Lawrence Kadoorie. Andrew Brown, ...




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