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  1. The man who created G.O.D.

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis Pushing the boundaries of design and not shying away from the occasional controversy are the defining characteristics that architect-turned-designer Douglas Young applies to his G.O.D. (Goods of Desire) brand. Born in Hong Kong and educated in ...

  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Qianhai as the 'Connecticut' of the PRD

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Jake.vanderkamp@scmp.com Great expanses of mud prevail as promised edifices of steel and glass have not yet taken the place of swathes of tasteful brown landscape Why ... They talk a great deal these days of a progressive opening of the capital account, but it remains a one-way opening only. The idea of letting the man on the street in Chengdu invest his money where ...

  3. Struggle to make up lost time on bridge

    Posted Dec 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... two of the man-made islands are finished. The six-kilometre tunnel will be made of steel tubes manufactured on an island not far from the site. How many vehicles will use the bridge ... for two man-made islands for the project. Mainland engineers said their part of the work for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge was on schedule, but feared Hong Kong engineers would have difficulty ...

  4. News - China - CORRUPTION

    More land bought by Chinese Estates to be voided in Macau graft probe

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... yesterday. This comes after the sale of an original five plots of land, at the centre of a HK$20 million corruption case between jailed former Macau public works chief Ao Man-long and Hong Kong ...

  5. Sleeping man survives huge blast

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... A Hong Kong man narrowly escaped death yesterday when the Macau restaurant he was sleeping outside was destroyed in a huge gas explosion. The man, identified only as a 48-year-old from ... It is near the Macau-Hong Kong ferry pier and specialises in northeastern Chinese food, . Officials said the sleeping man was shielded from the force of the blast by a wall, most of which fell on top ...

  6. Wife fears HK man will be executed

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... could be executed on Sunday, the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Beijing usually executes drug criminals on this day. A Taiwanese man and a mainlander arrested ...

  7. Beautiful game's ugly finances will put investors off Man Utd

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland According to London's Sunday Times newspaper, the owners of Manchester United are planning to float the much-loved football club on the Hong Kong stock exchange in a deal that could value the club at an impressive HK$21 billion. Don' ...

  8. Business still a man's domain

    Posted Apr 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis Mao Zedong's quote that 'women hold up half the sky' may be more aspiration than fact when it comes to Hong Kong women owning and operating businesses. Based on the latest MasterCard Worldwide Index of Women's Advancement, ...

  9. Beijing's man in HK meets the media

    Posted Nov 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Beijing's new man for Hong Kong, Wang Guangya, met the city's media for the first time yesterday. He spoke in the capital on the sidelines of a meeting with a visiting Hong Kong group, a move that marks a break from the typically secretive operations of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office since the handover. Wang, 60, took over at the HKMAO last month, after ...

  10. Man, 81, steps off ferry in apparent suicide

    Posted Aug 16th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Marine police were yesterday trying to find the body of a 81-year-old man who stepped off a fast-catamaran ferry en route from Hong Kong to Zhuhai on Saturday night. Police said the man jumped off the boat near Lantau Island. It had left Sheung Wan at about 10pm. A suicide note in luggage left by the man, said he was seriously ill. ...




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