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  1. Physio Eva Leonard pioneered use of acupuncture

    Posted Aug 20th 2004, 12:00am by Robin Hutcheon

    ... Robin Hutcheon Eva Leonard 1923-2004 Eva Leonard, a distinguished physiotherapist from a prominent Hong Kong family, has died in Britain. She was 81. Leonard, who died suddenly at home ... was unable to continue studying medicine at the University of Hong Kong. She became an auxiliary nurse during the invasion of Hong Kong. Leonard's father in the meantime had been appointed ...

  2. My kingdom for an access driveway, says Prince Paul

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... independence. The bizarre trend started in 1970 when a West Australian wheat farmer, Leonard Casley, announced his property's secession from the rest of the country as a protest over unfair grain quotas, proclaiming himself Prince Leonard of Hutt River Province. Prince Leonard and his wife, Princess Shirley, continue to run their tiny principality, issuing passports, visas and stamps ...

  3. Macau tycoons trade smiles, end rumour

    Posted Jun 10th 2005, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Tycoon Cheng Yu-tung (third from left) receives a statuette from Golden Resorts Group director Lee Wai-man yesterday to celebrate the group's purchase of two Macau hotels. Stanley Ho Hung-sun (second from left), his wife, Angela Leung On-kei (left), and Golden Resorts managing director Pollyanna Chu Yuet-wah look on. After the party to celebrate the deal, Mr Cheng ...

  4. 12 weeks' jail for top officer's deception

    Posted Oct 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Suspended superintendent says he will appeal and remains free on bail Police Superintendent Philip Cheng Po-yan was sentenced to 12 weeks' jail yesterday after his ... Cheng had been suspended from his post as divisional commander in Shamshuipo when the charges were laid against him in June last year. The suspension would continue until his appeal proceedings ...

  5. Cast against type

    Posted Mar 31st 2005, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Director F. Gary Gray says his eccentric characterisation of the Chili Palmer sequel Be Cool is true to Elmore Leonard's story. He talks to Richard James Havis CHILI PALMER IS back- and this time he's taking on the music industry. Ten years after bringing some tough charm to the successful screen adaptation of Elmore Leonard's Get Shorty, John Travolta returns ...

  6. Journalist gets a taste of the prison dramas he loves

    Posted May 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou In an interview late last year with a men's magazine, Southern Metropolis Daily editor-in-chief Cheng Yizhong said his favourite movies were prison dramas. ... be experiencing prison life at first hand. Mr Cheng recently spent his 39th birthday in jail waiting for corruption charges to be brought against him. He was arrested after being accused of embezzling ...

  7. Star policeman faces jail term in loan fraud case

    Posted Oct 07th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... faced a jail sentence. Philip Cheng Po-yan, 48, duped several financial institutions into granting more than $1 million in loans. He was found guilty of failing to disclose his personal debts ... that made the loans were Dah Sing Bank, JCG Finance, SHK Finance and Wing Hang Credit. Sitting next to Cheng during the verdict yesterday were his daughter, Cheng Ka-kiu, 26, and friend Tsui Po-sum, ...

  8. Michael Ondaatje

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... It has just notched up its 25th anniversary. Work: The Dainty Monsters (Coach House Press, 1967); The Man with Seven Toes (Coach House Press, 1969); Leonard Cohen (McClelland & Stewart, ...

  9. Greater education urged on gambling problems

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... enforcement. In a special meeting of the Legislative Council finance committee, Democrat Andrew Cheng Kar-foo said the money currently spent by the government on educating people about the dangers ... gambling-related problems. A number of measures are to be implemented in educating young people on the dark side of gambling. Both Mr Cheng, and party colleague Wong Shing-chi, said the government should ...

  10. Every day is Valentine's Day for us- even after 29 years

    Posted Feb 14th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui For one loving couple, today is no big deal. 'We've lived every day like it's Valentine's Day for the last 29 years,' says 55-year-old Hajji Cheng ... in a competition the car company held this month. Contestants were asked to write a romantic message or think of an imaginative way to spend the day. Mr Cheng and Ms Leung, to their surprise, won ...




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