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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Arroyo's U-turn a breach of public trust, say analysts

    Posted Oct 05th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's decision to stand in next May's presidential elections is viewed by political scientists as unwise and a breach of public trust. Yesterday's move was expected, despite an announcement last Dece ...

  4. Malcolm in the middle

    Posted Oct 05th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... Gesticulating frantically in a cloud of cigarette smoke, the ringleader of the punk revolution is relying on body language to convey his musical visions to a crowded Beijing studio. Malcolm McLaren, who detonated the confrontational and outrageous Sex Pis ...

  5. The day Hong Kong received its brutal awakening to terror

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Two other Hong Kong Tens teams - the Pot-Bellied Pigs and DEA players - were outside in the street, not far from the centre of the blasts. The dead included: Britons Clive Walton, 33; Peter ...

  6. Fidel Ramos hints at a return to the political fray

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Former Philippines president Fidel Ramos has a dry sense of humour - so dry that it is sometimes difficult to know if he means what he says. Asked in Hong Kong last week if he would consider another presidential term, if such an opportunity arose, the 75- ...

  7. 12 suicides in eight days spark death-pact warning

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Counsellors fear a trend may be growing as students nervously await exam results Counsellors yesterday warned of a growing phenomenon of 'death pacts' in Hong Kong following 12 suicides in eight days - eight of which involved pairs who had signe ...

  8. Solution to nuclear crisis years away

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... China's stepped-up dialogue over North Korea's nuclear weapons programme has sparked hope of an end to the crisis. However, experts have warned that a breakthrough would only herald a years-long process of talks, disarmament and restoration of c ...

  9. Witnesses saw bus spinning through the air

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Villagers tell of haunting scenes of carnage, with a pregnant woman dead and other passengers clinging to life Witnesses told of their horror as they watched bus 265M plunge off Tuen Mun Road. Villager Hsu Yu Koon-ping, 60, said: 'The bus was flying ...

  10. Politicians pay respects to Peter Tsao

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

    ... Felix Chan and Dennis Eng Political figures yesterday began bidding farewell to former secretary for home affairs Peter Tsao Kwang-yung. Chief executive-designate Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, ... of white flowers and candles that filled the front of the hall. Dr Chung said: 'I've been friends with Peter Tsao for many years. I am very saddened.' Tsao died on June 5 after ...




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