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  1. Lucky 13

    Posted Feb 16th 2004, 12:00am by Helen Barlow

    ... up driving a tractor on a farm, but always had strong creative urges. 'I studied piano from the age of nine,' she says. 'I convinced my parents to give me lessons because ...

  2. Lucky leaders?

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I read with interest Philip Bowring's article headlined 'Next time, let's have a real leader' (December 29). He said that politicians such as Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, Peter Woo Kwong-ching and James Tien Pei-chun are beneficiarie ...

  3. Acid-attack husband jailed for nine years

    Posted Mar 31st 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... A spurned husband wept continuously in the dock yesterday as he was sentenced to nine years in jail for throwing sulfuric acid on his wife's face and back. In jailing Chan Pak-che, 51, Deputy Judge Barnabas Fung Wah described the offence as 'the most sickening to come before the courts'. 'It is horrific, painful and leaves behind a permanent mark of injury ...

  4. Five HK tourists killed, 29 hurt in plunge

    Posted Oct 19th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan, Jacky Hsu

    ... there was a big bang and the bus overturned.' Many of the injured had broken bones and cuts. Rescuers took three hours to free all the victims from the wreckage. The tourists, nine men and 24 women, were in two tour groups organised by Hong Kong's Kwan Kin Tours. They were accompanied by a Taiwanese guide and a Hong Kong guide. Four had a lucky escape after they stayed at their hotel ...

  5. Maggie's marathon effort

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... and 53 seconds. Today, one more marathon later, she has lowered that mark by a further two minutes and nine seconds. She goes to Athens with a personal best time of 2:35.49, registered ... moving after the birth of my son. Then I started cross training in the gym for a week and was out running again a week later. I was lucky I was in decent shape even at the time of delivery ...

  6. Innes's dream has finally become real

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... positively. He will handle the admirable General Kingy (race three) and his class three stablemate Lucky Dice in the 10th for trainer Francis Lui Kin-wai, as well as top-weight Agility (race nine ...

  7. Wong fulfils his promise to Rodd

    Posted Jan 09th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Veteran trainer Alex Wong Siu-tan broke the ice for the season at Sha Tin yesterday with Lucky Champion and kept a promise he made to Australian jockey Michael Rodd almost 12 ... of the bargain,' added Rodd, who recalled Lucky Champion as being only his second ride for the trainer. It was the second victory this week for the young Australian who returned from two months out ...

  8. Cruz stars shine in trials

    Posted Apr 11th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... earlier this week- Silent Witness, Lucky Owners and Bullish Luck. Cruz has a strong hand in the QEII Cup this year with Lucky Owners and Bullish Luck, who each looks bang-on target to perform to their best, judging by their turf trials down the outside of the straight 1,000 metres course. Derby winner Lucky Owners has come out of his last triumph very well indeed, and came through to win ...

  9. French lend helping hand

    Posted Mar 12th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... at the door, and include two free drinks and entry to the lucky draw prize for two tickets to London. ...

  10. School of hard knocks

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in debt because they pay in part or not at all. Although the situation is expected to improve with the implementation by 2005 in the county of tuition-free, compulsory nine-year education ... for the most destitute students, even those lucky enough to stay at school have to content themselves with a learning environment less than desirable: overcrowded classrooms, leaky roofs, broken ...




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