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  1. Firm wants estate to repay loan

    Posted May 16th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A company is seeking repayment of a HK$46 million loan from the estate of the late Hwang Chou-shiuan, founder of the Hong Kong Parkview Group. Hwang, who died in September 2004, received the interest-free loan from Gold Forward on July 18, 2004, according to a writ filed in the Court of First Instance this week. ...

  2. Ukraine criticises HK officials over tug tragedy

    Posted Jul 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Ukraine has blamed the Marine Department in preliminary findings on a shipping collision off Tuen Mun in March in which 18 crewmen died. The Ukrainian tugboat Neftegaz-67 sank after a collision with Chinese freighter the Yaohai on March 22. 'The coastal services of the Hong Kong Marine Department did not maintain the proper communication or co-operation ...

  3. City U research centre becomes 'state key lab'

    Posted Jun 06th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man City University's millimetre-wave laboratory has been named a 'state key lab' for the study of extremely high-frequency waves. It will be Hong Kong's fifth ... to the economic development of China,' he said. The dean of the faculty of science and engineering, Chan Chi-hou, the head of the department of electronic engineering, Luk Kwai-man, and Xue Quang, ...

  4. Conservation by Murder: Man-eaters of Sundarbans

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Nick Walker Conservation by Murder: Man-eaters of Sundarbans by Sudipt Dutta (self-published) If a bird blessed with super stamina flew due west from Hong Kong for about 2,600 kilometres, ... These tigers have gained notoriety for being man-eating beasts, which they are. However, Dutta challenges assumptions made of these magnificent creatures, and addresses the issues which confront ...

  5. Man-made islands

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the bailout. The news Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has proposed 25 new sites for reclamation to create a land bank. The list includes a man-made island. The Development Bureau said they could ... office said the proposed man-made island near Cheung Chau would be a difficult project since the transport infrastructure would have to be built from scratch. However, he said, the problem could ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's state sport system has to change

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by LIJIA ZHANG

    ... Many associate China's Olympic glory with its rise in the world and its rising national strength. Remember, we used to be called the "Sick Man of Asia". A few days ago, ... availability of sports facilities in schools and the inclusion of all kinds of sports for the masses are far more significant. As for the West, it has to steel itself for a more powerful China ...

  7. Champion of the middle way

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com An anecdote- no doubt true given Northern Ireland's bitter history of sectarianism- is often told to sum up the years of violent conflict. A man of Asian ethnicity is walking down a street in Belfast. He meets a local man who stops and asks him where he is from. 'I'm Chinese,' the Asian man replies. The Belfast man then asks: ...

  8. From fortress to prosperity

    Posted Jun 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... by the victorious powers- formed the country into a Grand Duchy in union with the Netherlands. Luxembourg also became a member of the German Confederation, with a confederate fortress manned by Prussian ... of Luxembourg's stable, high-income economy are moderate growth, low inflation and low unemployment. The industrial sector, which was dominated until the 1960s by steel, has branched out to include ...

  9. Media man of action

    Posted Dec 03rd 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer With two channels to run and big plans for Asian-themed action movies, Jef Lim has little time these days to sit back and relax in front of his television. Instead, the head of programming and production for Tiger Gate Entertainment is out pla ...

  10. Bureau's uniforms can't take the heat

    Posted Jun 17th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... and the express railway to Guangzhou. Wong Wai-man, leader of a bar bender's union who saw the uniform samples shown by government officials, said some of the designs and materials used were just ... stripped to the waist. 'Many bar benders prefer working in bare skin, because they work outdoors and they handle steel and iron, which become searingly hot under the sun,' Wong said. ...




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