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  1. Letters

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hung Hom Citizens ignored Paralympics The Beijing Olympics attracted attention from around the world. Although our Hong Kong athletes could not win any medals, another Hong Kong team was successful. I am referring to the athletes in the Paralympics. Boccia player Karen Kwok Hoi-ying won Hong Kong's first gold at the Paralympics ('Boccia player wins first gold as city's ...

  2. Air China to delay purchase of China Eastern

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... with the laws and regulations [abroad].' Air China has been hit by the snowstorm in the southwestern region, the earthquake in Sichuan and the tightened security measures for the Olympic Games ... review its expansion plans after the Paralympics, he said without giving details. On ailing subsidiary Air Macau, Mr Kong said Air China would help it transform by focusing on northeast Asia ...

  3. Sponsors' Corner

    Posted May 07th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson Profiling the Games' major backers. This week: BHP Billiton Projecting a positive image is a major challenge for mining companies for a variety of reasons- more so ... with the urge to expand globally in ecologically sensitive areas, BHP Billiton- which has provided the raw materials for all 57,000 Olympic and Paralympics medals- lacks an easily defined target ...

  4. Club must open up international trial races to lure foreign champs

    Posted Sep 24th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... anything about it until after the Olympics, when the new stabling - built for the Equestrian Games - would be taken over by its builder and financier, the Jockey Club. Well, the Olympics and Paralympics have been run and won and the Jockey Club now gets its legacy value from the Games - badly needed new stabling that opens up a whole new set of possibilities. To understand some of these, ...

  5. Online retailers lift game with delivery, discounts

    Posted Feb 10th 2011, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing The mainland's online retailers raised their game this Lunar New Year holiday, offering delivery services and massive discounts. The Lunar New Year 'golden week' is normally a slack season for online shopping as delivery services are suspended. But most major business-to-customer shopping portals on the mainland, including 360buy, Dangdang, Vancl ...

  6. Can shale gas change the game in China too?

    Posted Jan 25th 2011, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... in the US down to near 10-year lows, even as the international price of oil has climbed. Shale gas 'is a complete game-changer in the US', Tony Hayward, BP's former chief executive, ...

  7. Asian Game Show

    Posted Dec 19th 2010, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... James Whittle For Otaku Zone readers stuck in Hong Kong this Christmas, take heart. Not only will there be eggnog, mistletoe, and decked halls with boughs of holly, there will also be the annual Asian Game Show. Sponsored by Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong, this year's event will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from December 24 to 27. It costs ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Game theory

    Posted May 30th 2010, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... Daniel Jeffreys When it comes to Wimbledon and grass-court tennis there are three non-sporting words that spring to mind- strawberries, cream and Rolex. Rolex is among them because the logo comes into view every time the scoreboard does, but it may now ha ...

  10. Thousands back in queues for right to a slice of Games history

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Tens of thousands of people were back queuing outside six Bank of China (Hong Kong) branches yesterday to get their hands on commemorative Olympic banknotes - and tickets entitling the holders to buy the most coveted banknote packages today wen ...




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