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  1. Politicians pay respects to Peter Tsao

    Posted Jun 18th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Felix Chan

    ... was awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1989. After retiring in 1991, he lived in Thailand with his wife. He leaves behind two sons and a daughter. ...

  2. The disillusioned hero

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Collins' praises in a personal letter. Colonel Collins, 45, is no longer with the British military. He retired after 22 years' service in January last year, promoted to full colonel and with an Order of the British Empire, but disillusioned with the way the war was being run and scarred by the battle he successfully fought to clear himself of accusations of abusing Iraqi prisoners ...

  3. Students remain principal priority

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... note. The man who once taught former governor Chris Patten's youngest daughter Alice was last month named as the recipient of an Order of the British Empire medal, for his education ...

  4. Law & order

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... will agree. That the recent update of the 1966 British classic Alfie has gone straight to DVD in Hong Kong would suggest that it's been somewhat less than a success. But try telling that to its ...

  5. people's republic of desire

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... a table, but Niuniu knows the owner. Niuniu and Lulu are the first to arrive, so they sit at the bar and order a drink. And wait. And wait. Xiao Fan finally arrives 20 minutes late, with a group ... they eat, talk and drink too much. Especially Xiao Fan. He keeps ordering wine by the bottle and filling his friends' glasses as if it was water. He takes control of the meal. Appetisers ...

  6. People's republic of desire

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... and looks for new faces. One night, Beibei brings Niuniu and Lulu to a place called The Bananas. As the girls order cocktails, Beibei spots Luyi, her passionate fling from just yesterday. As usual, ...

  7. people's republic of desire

    Posted Mar 31st 2004, 12:00am by Annie Wang

    ... she says. 'The poorest ones sometimes have to save money until they are in their 50s, and still end up without a wife. Some families have to marry off their daughters in order to get ...

  8. slice of life

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1955 Britain's leading umbrella makers were up in arms, protesting loudly to the British Board of Trade and the Hong Kong government about cheap imports from the colony. The Manchester and Yorkshire Umbrella Manufacturers Association claimed Hong Kong's products contained only 25 per cent Empire ...

  9. Chaus face company claim for $37.38m

    Posted Aug 26th 2003, 12:00am by Christine Chan

    ... and May while Mo was at the helm. Receivers are seeking to recoup the funds from two British Virgin Islands-registered companies controlled by unknown parties. However, it is understood ... of the Hong Kong corporate empire of Chau until his detention by the mainland authorities for alleged loan fraud. Mo was also arrested - and later released on $10 million bail - by the Independent ...

  10. Golden opportunity

    Posted Jun 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Paris headquarters to the distant Qing empire. It comprised an invitation to China to join the revived Olympic Games in Athens, home of the Games, which were to take place in 1896. The IOC ... by the state. Yet state involvement has some advantages, says British academic Robin Jones. 'In some respects it's easier. Youngsters in China don't have to worry about money, ...




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