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  1. Hong Kong to play a central role in ARC

    Posted Nov 10th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Hong Kong in his 'chief delegate' role and chief executive officer Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges will deliver a keynote address entitled New Strategies for New Global Challenges tomorrow morning. Engelbrecht-Bresges is chairman of the Asian Racing Federation and a co-deputy chairman of the world body, the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities. ...

  2. Fast and furious in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Racing, who brought an F1 car to run on the streets of Hong Kong for the first time. More than 40,000 people turned up to watch this exhibition which again shows the attraction of fast cars in our ... was insufficient to commit to a full five-year extension. It is clear Singapore is way down the track, and well ahead of Hong Kong, when it comes to hosting major sporting events. We might have the Hong ...

  3. Travel drama for Japanese runners

    Posted Dec 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com A 12-hour travel delay has played havoc with the Japanese-trained trio of horses aimed at tomorrow week's Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races. What was scheduled to be a routine four-hour expedition turned into an ordeal for the international raiders as they were left stranded on the runway at Osaka Airport. Curren Chan, Pas De ...

  4. Hong Kong's conquering fleet continue to rule at halfway stage

    Posted Mar 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong maintained their lead in all three events midway through the Asian Sailing Championships held in Doha, Qatar. With six of the 11 races completed, Chan Wai-kei had built up a seven-point cushion over second-placed Wang Shengmei of China in the women's mistral. The Hong Kong boardsailor finished third in race five, but made amends in the following race ...

  5. An amazing race for Nepal

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chiu Po-sze February is an exciting time of year in Hong Kong. Not only can you watch contestants race around the world on TV, but you can also dash around western Hong Kong Island yourself by joining an exciting event. Inspired by American reality TV show The Amazing Race, the Hong Kong-based charity Child Welfare Scheme (CWS) will hold its CWS City Challenge ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - NORTH KOREA: ANALYSIS

    North Korean agents used Hong Kong's twilight world

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... world News that North Korean agents bought nationalities as directors of Hong Kong companies shows the downside to being one of the world's freest commercial centres. Hong Kong has long ... Kong-registered private firm New East International as they set about changing their North Korean passports to ones issued in the island states of Kiribati and then the Seychelles - despite international ...

  7. Lifestyle International wins bid for Shanghai site

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Lifestyle International, one of Hong Kong's largest department store operators, was yesterday awarded a commercial site in Shanghai after a winning 2.467 billion yuan (HK$3.02 billion) bid in a government tender. The site in Zhabei district, north of the centre, is 50,154 square metres, and could be developed into a commercial project ...

  8. Should Tibet have status like Hong Kong and Macau?

    Posted Jun 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Tibet from groups such as Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch. As a previously sovereign state, Tibet has at least as much right to a high degree of autonomy as Hong Kong and Macau. ... that of Hong Kong and Macau ('Dalai Lama under fire over call for autonomy', May 24). A white paper issued by the State Council said the situation in Tibet is entirely different from ...

  9. Japan rule book to fall in line with Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com It will come too late for Caspar Fownes and the ownership of Green Birdie, but Japan's demotion rules will be brought into line with Hong Kong ... lost HK$874,000 in stake money for fourth under a set of rules which is in its last months before being changed to mirror the Hong Kong system and the discretion of stewards in deciding whether ...

  10. Hats off to swim race organisers

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay The perseverance of Ronnie Wong Man-chiu and the Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association has paid off with the return of the cross-harbour race on October 16. Wong, ... will serve up a fantastic treat for participants and crowds alike. Hong Kong has a ready-made, natural venue other cities would die for. A race between these two spots, like in the old days, would ...




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