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  1. HK's equestrian events praised

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Chan Kin-wa and Celine Sun The final three Paralympic equestrian competitions concluded in front of a crowd of 4,000 at Sha Tin last night, with Britain winning two of the gold medals ... of competition. The Grade 3 freestyle title went to Hannelore Brenner of Germany. Britain, host of the next Games in London in 2010, won five of the 11 equestrian gold medals. British team leader ...

  2. Disabled rider has double dream of HK

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... competition in France last year. It is too late for her to enter the forthcoming London Paralympics, but she has set her sights on representing Hong Kong elsewhere. As showjumping is not yet ... Ng Yuk-hang in Oxford, England Winning an event at the Paralympics is every disabled athlete's dream, but for a top British rider that dream means representing Hong Kong in a quest ...

  3. The very best of British

    Posted May 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Britons will be keen to portray themselves as good sports this summer, with London hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games. It will put Britain in the spotlight for a spectacular sporting ... to and from London to cater for that. 'Some people will be avoiding England this summer, but others will be flying there especially because of the events taking place, so we are really very ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a great effort to answer questions; her speech and mannerisms showed her disability right away. The difference between the two made me wonder if the London Paralympics will really provide a level ... counselling/therapies aimed at changing one's sexuality. Otherwise, his group is not caring at all. Jerome Yau, Happy Valley Sceptical on selection for Paralympics I refer to the RTHK programme, Glamour ...

  5. London Games 'can be an inspiration for Hong Kong'

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Hong Kong is capable of hosting a major international sporting event if it takes a leaf out of London's book, the head of construction for the Olympic ... that London's use of temporary venues was a model for the city. 'Many of the venues, for sports like basketball and water polo, did not have a long-term use in the UK because there's ...

  6. Record high for London homes

    Posted Jul 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Richard Warren property.post@scmp.com Residential property prices in central London's most sought-after districts have reached a new, record high. According to property consultancy, ... Knightsbridge and other prime central London locations have risen 48 per cent since the post-credit-crunch low of March 2009. Hong Kong owners would have seen the value of their London properties ...

  7. China still seeking right mix for London

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at the London Games. While Hui Ruoqi, who top-scored for China with 16 points yesterday, is the most likely to take on the attacking role, Yu also tried a number of options in Macau, including Chu ...

  8. London in HK link-up to trade in yuan

    Posted Jan 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Hong Kong will help London develop as the next offshore yuan trading centre, shrugging off traditional competition between the two cities as part of a broader plan to boost international usage of the currency. The tie-up with the City of London, including extensions of currency trading hours, is the first such agreement with another financial centre ...

  9. Savills fund taps interest in London

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for London property investment opportunities. Cordea Savills, the fund management arm of Britain-based property consultancy Savills, is launching a fund that will invest in residential properties in prime central London. It believes the fund will be well supported by Asian investors. The Prime London Residential Development Fund, which aims to raise as much as GBP200 million (HK$2.4 ...

  10. Selling London by the pound

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alex Frew McMillan moneypost@scmp.com Britain may have ruled Hong Kong for a century and a half, but the colonisation is moving in the other direction now: Hong Kong is buying up London ... built property purchases in central London, according to property consultancy Knight Frank. Asian buyers dominated the scene, buying 60 per cent of the newly built property, with a hefty ...




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