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  1. Steel tycoon's ambitions forged in clan work ethic

    Posted Nov 01st 2004, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ...' in Sanskrit) and its rival, the International Steel Group, has made him Britain's richest man, worth GBP12 billion (HK$171.6 billion). He now owns, or partly owns, 12 huge mills stretching from ... Amrit Dhillon in New Delhi Roots of global entrepreneur Mittal's success lie in India Named after the Hindu deity of fortune and prosperity, steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal ...

  2. Return journey

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the gardens outside, Ho placed small potted plants in two steel troughs in the foyer. Above them, on a sand-coloured man-made stone wall, he installed rectangular steel frames that support Plexiglas ... wood platform supported by a wooden frame and surrounded with stone slabs. It provides storage for seldom-used tools and trinkets. Magazines, books and CDs are housed in a stainless-steel ...

  3. Every man

    Posted Jan 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... such as Rumble Fish (1983). A man who progressed into taking on challenging, edgy roles and won an Oscar for pouring his heart out as the destructive drunk in the gritty Leaving Las Vegas (1995). What ... the action man caper were well-founded, even if they seemed to come out of the blue. 'When I started in Hollywood, I did Valley Girls, I did Wild at Heart and I did Moonstruck- and nobody saw me ...

  4. A Solitary man

    Posted Jun 13th 2004, 12:00am by David Akers-Jones, Fionnuala McHugh

    ... titles about enemies, decline and the dream of reason to his life. Akers-Jones is the man who came to Hong Kong, in the summer of 1957, ate the lotus leaves of administrative power within ... an emotional man. 'Yes,' he says. 'You're right. Yes. But you have to deal with your emotions. You learn how to cope. I learned how to cope, with the death of my mother when ...

  5. Man found wife's body 'a day after her death'

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford A man unearthed the body of his slain wife from a shallow grave on a hillside near their village a day after she was strangled to death during a fight with two neighbours, a jury heard yesterday. Kam Chi-keung told the Court of First Instance he became worried when he returned home from work at 9pm on June 16 last year and could not find his wife, Chau Siu-lee, 34. ...

  6. Detained man left paralysed after beating, says family

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee The family of a Hong Kong man accused of cheating a mainland vice-mayor out of more than 1.5 million yuan in a card game appealed to the special administrative region's ... last June. 'He used to be a healthy big man who weighed more than 100kg. But now he cannot walk at all,' Ms Han said. She urged the Hong Kong government to help protect the rights ...

  7. Man jailed for lying to protect murderer of woman

    Posted May 21st 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford A man who told a 'pack of lies' to help his friend escape from police, after the friend chopped a woman to death, was jailed for two years and eight months yesterday on a charge of assisting an offender. In passing sentence, Mr Justice Michael Lunn, sitting in the Court of First Instance, said Jagjit Singh, 25, knew his friend had butchered Gule Almar, ...

  8. Man jailed after giving lover killer cocktail

    Posted May 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... satisfying yourself as to their nature and effect.' He adopted a starting point of three years and nine months after taking into account a related case involving a man who gave his ill wife ...

  9. Officials relive man-in-a-suitcase border plot

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee Observant immigration assistants stopped traveller hidden in luggage entering HK A senior immigration assistant yesterday recalled the day he found a man hiding inside a giant ... the limbs of a hunched-up man who measured almost 1.8 metres. Mr Chan, 32, told how the three-minute drama had unfolded on the night of November 5 last year, a day after he had received ...

  10. Aloof, inarticulate, but Poe is still the man to beat

    Posted Mar 19th 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... boss. Yet film star Fernando Poe Jnr is still seen as the man to beat in May 10 elections in the Philippines. Known as 'FPJ', Poe continues to rival President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo ...




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