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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    British empire staff burned sensitive files before new nations' birth

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 10:49pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Retreating colonial officials went to great lengths to stop new nations seeing sensitive documents Burning embarrassments of empire The full extent of the destruction of Britain's colonial government records during the retreat from empire was disclosed yesterday with the declassification of a small part of the Foreign Office's vast secret ...

  2. Lee Wai-sze sets sights on Games

    Posted Jan 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa in Beijing Asian Games champion Lee Wai-sze has her sights set on racing in two events at the 2012 London Olympics as she starts one of the key qualifying races at the Track World Cup Classic in Beijing today. The 23-year-old, who clinched a g ...

  3. Top riders rev up for indoor spectacle

    Posted Dec 05th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Hall Three at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre will become a cauldron of high-octane action when the inaugural Indoor Trial World Championship- Hong Kong Grand Prix is held tonight and tomorrow. Organisers are confident the t ...

  4. Business - China Business - E-COMMERCE

    Alibaba's IPO architect lays out blueprint for global e-commerce empire

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 01:14am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Alibaba's global empire in the making Alibaba, the world's biggest e-commerce company, changed how China shops. Now the man driving its blockbuster stock sale ... credit cards to order goods from US websites that will arrive on China's doorsteps in 10 days. On March 16, Alibaba said it was planning an initial public offering in the US. Analysts say ...

  5. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - LYNAM UP ROBIN LYNAM

    Last orders for the great British pub as gastropubs and restaurants move in

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 10:22am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam life@scmp.com Last orders for great British pub I first flew into Hong Kong from London in January 1982, expecting instant culture shock. Instead I was whisked from Kai Tak ... in and order a pint. Many fine old pubs, some more than 500 years old, have gone down this road and no longer welcome customers without lunch or dinner bookings. The fixtures and fittings remain, ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Second British inquiry ordered into Stephen Lawrence police after 'profoundly shocking' revelations

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 01:24am by AFP

    ... Lawrence murder Two decades after the racist murder of teenager Stephen Lawrence shook Britain, the government yesterday ordered a second inquiry into the role of the police after "profoundly ... racism", a finding viewed as a watershed moment in British race relations. But a fresh review has now revealed further concerns about the police's actions, including their use of undercover ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Why the world's youngest billionaire plays little part in running her own Hong Kong-listed empire

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 11:19am by Toh Han Shih

    ... part in the running of the company she owns and her residency in the city ensures her mainland father’s business empire is legitimately sheltered from the Chinese government and the taxman, ... But despite the reported fortune that suggests a savvy businesswoman who built a mainland real estate empire, Logan’s IPO prospectus paints a different picture. And analysts believe the real power ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - ICE HOCKEY

    Canucks bounce back to defeat Devils

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 03:09pm by Associated Press in Vancouver, British Colombia

    ... Associated Press in Vancouver, British Colombia Cory Schneider’s return to Vancouver started with a standing ovation.  It ended with his former team celebrating its third straight come-from-behind victory.  Jason Garrison scored at 2:18 of overtime on Tuesday and the Canucks bounced back from a 2-0 deficit to defeat the winless New Jersey Devils 3-2 in Schneider’s first game against ...

  9. Running on a full tank

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung You might never imagine snooker players as fit athletes, but Asian Games gold medal winner Ng On-yee thinks differently. 'Before I started training for snooker, I thought it was an easy indoor sport. I imagined I could take breaks before e ...

  10. 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. ...




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