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  1. Overborrowing can turn dreams into nightmares

    Posted Jan 12th 2011, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... themselves financially the dream of making big profits can often turn into a nightmare. 'Bankers show no mercy when they lose confidence in your financial situation,' said Lee, chief ...

  2. Construction nightmare in Mid-Levels

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Yvonne Liu

    ... Chloe Lai and Yvonne Liu Roger Ho Yao-sang paces back and forth in his dining room. He packs a sandwich, a bottle of hot water and some medicine in a shopping bag as if preparing for a major hike. Ho is about to go for his daily walk, a ritual since being ...


    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... for bodies being piled on top of each other in the city's three public mortuaries due to overcrowding 'I never dreamed, even in my worst nightmare, that I would be back here.' Chief ...

  4. Punchline Comedy Club

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with his show, Route One, in which he narrated the story of his nightmare journey to buy a navigation system from eBay. His 2006 show, Life's Too Short, was received with similar acclaim. ...

  5. The case for increasing the supply of land

    Posted Aug 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... if they put pressure on wages to rise. Indeed, for some ordinary families, the cost of owning a comfortable home is becoming a distant dream, or in some cases, a financial nightmare. Those who ...

  6. Owners face eviction as law on forced sales bites

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... of owners will probably be happy with a good price, the remainder, including a woman in her 90s, say they are facing a nightmare. 'I have this new baby with my wife. I want stability more than ...

  7. Minibond settlement may start new troubles

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... place, with 66 per cent calling this their worst nightmare. ...

  8. Sale of 9,400ha estate a once-in-a-century opportunity

    Posted Jul 28th 2010, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... to make big changes on the estate, including constructing new buildings and launching wind power schemes. 'That is going to be a nightmare for someone who wants to be proactive ...

  9. Investors offered 80pc payout for Lehman products

    Posted Dec 24th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Paggie Leung

    ... Dennis Eng and Paggie Leung For angry investors, the nightmare triggered by the collapse of US investment giant Lehman Brothers last year may be finally over after two banks offered to pay 80 HK cents for every dollar of their investment. The deal, which applies to 529 customers who bought a total of HK$264 million of Lehman equity-linked notes from Dah Sing Bank and Mevas ...

  10. Worse to come as banks count cost of minibonds

    Posted Aug 31st 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu and Maria Chan It has been almost a year since Lehman Brothers collapsed, but for local banks that sold their investment products- and must now repay investors- the nightmare is far from over. Six listed banks have made a combined provision of HK$1.1 billion for the first half of this year to cover refunds to investors who bought Lehman minibonds. But that represents ...




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