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  1. British riders promise to go all out in HK

    Posted Nov 09th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken, Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell and Alan Aitken Holland and Sanders insist there will be no repeat of last year's fiasco Top British riders Seb Sanders and Darryl Holland pledged their commitment to Hong ... therefore sought the best of the British, with Sanders and Holland ranked third and fourth respectively in the English flat championship this season behind Frankie Dettori and Kieren Fallon. ...

  2. Sun aims to be queen of capital

    Posted Oct 16th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Coonan

    ... Clifford Coonan in Beijing After record-breaking victory last year, Chinese champion will be the centre of attention in Beijing International Marathon Sun Yingjie is history's third fastest woman over the full marathon- two hours, 19 minutes and 39 s ...

  3. The Beatles: The First US Visit

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Although the film never got a full-scale theatrical release- it was shot for British television- with hindsight it looks like ground-breaking work. It certainly influenced Richard Lester, who ...

  4. Short-term policy fuels media frenzy

    Posted Mar 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The shift in the Jockey Club's policy position to allow short-term retainers for jockeys may have caused some interest among owners and trainers, but the diverse Hong Kong media is having an absolute feeding frenzy with the topic. Some of ...

  5. Second burst pipe spurs call for action

    Posted Jul 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Robin Kwong and Scarlett Chiang Works chief wants $11b upgrade plan hastened after 14-hour disruption Works departments have been urged to speed up the replacement of ageing water pipes and improve their communications, the works minister said yesterday. ...

  6. Following in the footsteps of Marco Polo

    Posted Sep 01st 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Coonan

    ... on specially built temples and altars for staging rites and ceremonies. The design of the city reflects Confucian principles of order, ethical conduct and the importance of rites to express filial ... on the site. He installed baroque statues and fountains and called the Summer Palace the Garden of Pure Ripples. During the Second Opium War in 1860, British and French troops destroyed the Garden ...

  7. The Empire in black and white

    Posted Apr 18th 2004, 12:00am by Bron Sibree

    ... forever changed by immigration, it is also about the disintegration and backwash of Empire. 'The British Empire wasn't a cultural exchange, it was an economic exchange. ... Andrea Levy's fourth novel finds her still absorbed with British identity, Bron Sibree discovers Often described as Britain's black Roddy Doyle, Andrea Levy prefers to call ...

  8. SFC empire-building burns broker hopefuls

    Posted May 18th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... this so difficult. There are two fundamentals of securities regulation. They are easily stated. Thou shalt not deal on inside information and thou shalt not front-run client orders. Write both out 100 times and now go away and do not complain that you did not know if you get caught. Here is the difficult part for the SFC, however. What scope would it have for empire ...

  9. Forgotten Armies: The Fall of British Asia 1941-1945

    Posted Oct 31st 2004, 12:00am by Rosie Milne

    ... to the collapse of the British Empire in Asia. While those events continue to shape the region, the book's relevance to Hong Kong readers may be limited. Despite the subtitle's promise ... 'That is the end of the British Empire.' His name? Lee Kuan Yew. ...


    Posted Sep 11th 2004, 12:00am by Sally Course

    ... American and British. Facilities include two playgrounds, computer suite and gym. Secondary school under discussion. K1-2: 21,000 patacas K3-P3: 1,500 patacas (subsidised by the Macau government) ...




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