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  1. Breakthrough in cloning research deepens the ethical row

    Posted Feb 15th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... led by Hwang Woo-suk of Seoul National University, offered that promise with the first proof of a cloned embryo. They pledged their work was for therapeutic purposes, not to make a baby, ... is respected Australian reproductive technology expert Peter McCullagh, who last Friday dismissed the group. While he believed the South Korean scientists' work was authentic, he remains scathing ...

  2. Early bets placed on Peter Woo for top job

    Posted Nov 14th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Council chairman Peter Woo Kwong-ching. Mr Woo was among a panel of speakers at the South China Morning Post's Centenary Conference. During the panel discussion, Mr Arculli asked Mr Woo if he would like to respond to his forecast, but Mr Woo declined to give a definite answer. Mr Woo lost to Tung Chee-hwa by a margin of 320 to 36 in the first selection for chief executive, in 1996. ...

  3. Woo paints rosy employment picture

    Posted Nov 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Winston Yau The mainland's free-trade arrangement with Hong Kong and its liberalised travel policy should boost the city's employment rate, according to Trade Development Council chairman Peter Woo Kwong-ching. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the World SME Expo at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre yesterday, Mr Woo said the mainland's relaxation ...

  4. Hong Kong's feudal lords

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... second-generation tycoons, the son may have over-reached himself. New World underperformed for almost a decade as it struggled with a huge debt burden. Wharf chairman Peter Woo Kwong-ching's prominence in the business community comes from his marriage to a daughter of Y.K. Pao and inheritance of management of the property and retail side of the Pao empire. Wharf is a competently run group and Mr Woo ...

  5. Class Notes

    Posted Jul 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... students, conducted in English. australian for glenealy The English Schools Foundation has appointed a principal from Western Australia to head its Glenealy School. Peter Wood takes over from Ed ...

  6. Wharf sells City Super stake

    Posted Apr 17th 2004, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok Wharf (Holdings) chairman Peter Woo Kwong-ching will pay $15.2 million to his company in exchange for a 39 per cent stake in City Super. The deal values the popular lifestyle supermarket and its related stores at $38.9 million, or about 8.6 per cent over its net asset value of $35.8 million. City Super, which operates three supermarkets and two Log On stores, made $1.3 ...

  7. A woman, a rooster and a love that couldn't be

    Posted May 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... A widow who shared her bed with a rooster for 2 1/2 years is heartbroken after she was forced to give it away because of complaints about its crowing. The 61-year-old tenant of a public flat in Chai Wan said she handed over her feathered companion just ov ...

  8. Myanmar sanctions sour relations

    Posted Jun 16th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Western pressure on the regime sidetracks talks among Asian neighbours and causes disruption, says a former Asean head Fresh pressure by western nations for democratic change in military-ruled Myanmar has soured relations with Asia. The European Union has ...

  9. Police to retrace last moments of fatal scuba dive

    Posted Apr 20th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Victim's husband wants to know why instructors didn't prevent accident Hong Kong's diving community told of their shock over the scuba-diving death of Chan Young Wai-man as police yesterday attempted to retrace her last moments during an un ...

  10. Threat to region's skies revealed

    Posted Jan 04th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael Authorities tighten security measures for passengers at Hong Kong airport after a note to Dragonair and other airlines sparks a full-scale regional security alert Dragonair revealed yesterday it was one of a number of carriers flying between Hong Kong and Taipei to be issued with a terror threat warning by Taiwanese authorities. Stanley Hui Hon-chung, director ...




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