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  1. Beverage Olympics get pub patrons into spirit of Winter Games

    Posted Feb 19th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. The Winter Olympics in Vancouver may not be attracting the same attention here as the Beijing Games did, but one place where the Olympic spirit is alive and well is Toby Cooper's The Globe Pub. Now at its new home at 45-53 Graham Street, the bar has been hosting its own pub winter games since the start ...

  2. We did not steal slogan, Bocog says as case comes to court

    Posted Feb 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou Organisers of the Beijing Olympics have denied any wrongdoing as they find themselves the subject of a lawsuit claiming that the Games' slogan, 'One World, One ... Committee for the Olympic Games via e-mail during the 2005 campaign. Games' organisers have rejected the assertion. 'Bocog carefully combed all the submissions one by one and found neither ...

  3. 100 million yuan policy for Liu

    Posted Oct 31st 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou A mainland insurance company has presented superstar hurdler Liu Xiang (pictured) with a 100 million yuan policy in case of serious injury. The Olympic gold medallist would be entitled to the compensation in the case of a 'major injury' before or during the Beijing Olympic Games, the company said. Specific terms were not disclosed. The presentation came after ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Aug 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ceremony of the Beijing Olympics ('Perfect young singer lip-synched in opening ceremony, says director', August 13). The Beijing Games organisers chose two winners to showcase ... better With regard to the comments of Keith McNab ('London Games will be different', August 27) on Britain's contributions to the closing ceremony of the Beijing Olympics, I am ...

  5. Poor legal petitioners to get financial assistance under new plan

    Posted Feb 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Beijing will give petitioners legal subsidies as part of the capital's efforts to ease social discontent ahead of the Olympic Games. Chi Qiang, president of Beijing ... Wang Anshun said at the same meeting the judiciary should play its part in building a harmonious society- especially in an 'Olympic year'. ...

  6. City Digest

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The subsidy will last for 12 months and any unused credit can be carried forward until August 2014. Gold, silver for Special Olympics swimmers Swimmers Li Ka-man and Cheung Ho-lun won gold in the men's and women's 100 metres backstroke respectively at the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens. Ho Sze-hou won silver in the men's 800 metres freestyle. Scarlet fever ...

  7. Neighbours' game of chess turns deadly

    Posted Apr 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com A minor dispute over a game of Chinese chess led to the death of an elderly player in Kwai Chung yesterday, the city's second murder in a week. Police arrested a 69-year-old neighbour in connection with the latest killing. Meanwhile, officers are still looking for the boyfriend of a nightclub hostess, Wang Rong, 30, whose body was found ...

  8. Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth

    Posted Mar 05th 2010, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... By James Whittle Legal drama returns to the Nintendo DS in Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth, where players solve intricate crimes with their stylus. The video game is a spin-off from the original Ace Attorney Investigations series that starred defence lawyers Phoenix Wright and Apollo Justice. In the previous games, players took on the role of defending clients ...

  9. Shenzhen's arbitrary evictions grossly unfair

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... before the Summer Universiade, a quasi-Olympics for university students from around the world, begins in August. The local authorities have drawn up a list of people who might be 'acting ...

  10. Businessman 'playing games' to avoid court

    Posted Dec 14th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... game' to avoid the court, liquidators and the hedge fund. A default judgment is a binding judgment in favour of either party based on some failure to take action by the other party. Most often, ... game of hide and seek to evade service of documents on him and compliance of orders. 'Given that the defendant is a sophisticated businessman of means, his inability to maintain one ...




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