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  1. Close shave as steel pipes drop onto traffic

    Posted Oct 11th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... from a building under construction in North Point and hit their vehicles yesterday. A 31-year-old man- the driver of an Alfa Romeo- was so frightened he remained frozen in his seat until ... Kam-man of North Point Fire Station. 'Its driver had a lucky escape and he suffered no obvious injuries. The driver was not trapped in the incident, but he was too frightened and remained ...

  2. Steel Partners to buy stake in Mudanjiang Hengfeng

    Posted Oct 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Amy Gu Steel Partners II, a New York-based hedge fund, will team with a group of mainland institutional investors to buy a stake of up to 30 per cent in Shanghai-listed Mudanjiang Hengfeng Paper, the largest cigarette paper producer in China. Mudanjiang Hengfeng, based in Mudanjiang in northeastern China, will sell up to 60 million new shares to Steel Partners and several domestic ...

  3. Feminine charms hide body of steel

    Posted Feb 28th 2006, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... life-like robot. Professor Ishiguro is not prone to laughing easily but, as he pats Repliee Q2 on her silicone and steel shoulder, it is clear that he enjoys the joke that he is able to pull ... of robots in society,' he said. 'I particularly liked the Robin Williams movie Bicentennial Man, as its main discussion is what it means to be a human. But other films, like I, Robot, just ...

  4. Feminine charms hide body of steel

    Posted Feb 27th 2006, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... silicone and steel shoulder, it is clear that he enjoys the joke that he is able to pull on fellow humans. 'It was very difficult to capture her face exactly, but we did it with a 5mm-thick ... Bicentennial Man, as its main discussion is what it means to be a human. But other films, like I, Robot, just pick up the negative aspects of androids and ignore the fact that when things do go wrong, ...

  5. Property, steel to brace Citic profits

    Posted Mar 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Ken Lo

    ... Ken Lo Conglomerate earmarks $8b for asset acquisitions as chairman eyes disposal of non-core holdings Citic Pacific, run by Larry Yung Chi-kin, China's richest man according to Forbes magazine, plans to raise its stakes in mainland property projects and special steel manufacturing to fill the earnings gap left by the sale of its stake in Festival Walk. With a land bank ...

  6. Elite gift-makers return to island to display treasures

    Posted Jun 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... exhibitors that have met strict criteria with regard to creativity, design and quality. Man Nin Shing, a producer of gift items, is exhibiting in Treasure Island for the second time and will present ... combines a wooden base with a stainless steel stand; there is also an acrylic/stainless steel version. 'We use waterproofed maple or walnut for the base with a stainless steel stand to display ...

  7. Nerves of steel take Jose all the way

    Posted Nov 20th 2006, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... father said if I win he will buy US$250 bottles of Rioja, so six of them will be waiting for me.' One man who might be ruing his luck is Lara's regular caddy. 'He is in Argentina ...

  8. The modern way

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Sharon Leece

    ... The man behind a wide range of high-end retail projects, including flagship stores for Dior, Dior Homme and Fendi across Asia, he also designed hip Hong Kong bar-restaurants Alibi and Veda. ... and comfort with eye-catching ideas. 'I used a mixture of cold and warm materials; white lacquer, stainless steel, oak and zebrano wood combined with bold stripes,' he says. 'I like ...

  9. Six injured when man sets off blast in office

    Posted Mar 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Six people were seriously injured in Liaoning's Liaoyang county on Sunday when a man detonated an improvised explosive device at a private steel company office over ... Steel in Shoushan township, according to the Chinese Business Morning View. All six people in the office at the time were injured and another 19 people outside the office, including those ...

  10. Ireland jails HK man in drugs cartel

    Posted Jun 04th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly A Hong Kong man who helped a drugs cartel because he feared for the safety of his extended family has been jailed for two years in Dublin. Yau Sing-fai, 50, was found with chemicals that could have created more than $80 million worth of Ecstasy and amphetamines. The chemicals were found in 200 steel barrels labelled 'vegetable oil' destined for export ...




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