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  1. License outlets, cigarette firm urges

    Posted Apr 14th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... to young people. A consultancy study commissioned by Philip Morris Asia estimated the move would cost the administration $4 million a year involving the recruitment of two more tobacco control ... to switch public attention from major anti-smoking measures such as pictorial warnings on tobacco packages to something trivial,' Dr Leung said. Philip Morris said a two-month study on access ...

  2. A good old-fashioned thriller

    Posted May 09th 2004, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Philip Pullman's blockbuster trilogy His Dark Materials is enjoying a double success at the moment. It's the hit sell-out stage play to see at the theatre in London and the three ... Axel Bellmann who seems all set to develop into a good old-fashioned villain of interesting proportions. Few authors know how to stir up a complex story like Philip Pullman, and The Shadow ...

  3. Sir James feted as he bids farewell

    Posted Dec 12th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... list. Among the respectable dignitaries were former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang, Philip Chen Nan-lok, chief executive of Cathay Pacific, Robert Chan, chief executive of United ...

  4. Moller and galaxy of stars to light up sevens showpiece

    Posted May 15th 2004, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin World Cup winner Andreas Moller of Germany heads an impressive lineup of experienced players who will do battle in the Masters Cup tournament at this month's HKFC Philips ... the Philips All Stars. Moller has won everything as a player and will definitely be the player to watch in the HKFC-organised tournament to be held on May 29-30. The 36-year-old midfielder has been ...

  5. Qin Jia Yuan share offer seeks to raise $148m

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nichole Chan Media services firm Qin Jia Yuan Media is hoping to tap the market for up to $148 million amid a flurry of mainland initial public offerings set for later this month. Qin Jia Yuan, owned by popular romance novelist Anita Leung Fung-yee and her legislator husband Philip Wong Yu-hong, is offering 100 million new shares at an indicative price range of between $1.08 ...

  6. Lucky leaders?

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I read with interest Philip Bowring's article headlined 'Next time, let's have a real leader' (December 29). He said that politicians such as Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, Peter Woo Kwong-ching and James Tien Pei-chun are beneficiaries of inheritance or marriage. I could not agree with him more. There is another characteristic of this elite group- they all ...

  7. The world's most famous diamonds

    Posted Dec 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The most notorious of all diamonds, the Hope was originally owned by Louis XIV but was stolen during the French Revolution. It reappeared in London in 1830 and was bought by a banker, Henry Philip ...

  8. Lawmaker who can afford top-shelf prices

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Philip Wong Yu-hong hardly needs discounted drinks at the Legislative Council to slake his thirst. The wealthy 64-year-old businessman has degrees in engineering and law from American universities and a doctorate in engineering from California Coast University, a distance-learning institution. In his Legco biography, he lists his occupation as chairman and chief executive of Winco ...

  9. Teddy Wang's estate can hire London lawyer

    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... The administrators of tycoon Teddy Wang Teh-huei's estate have secured an English barrister in their battle for compensation over a $5.6 billion loan to a firm controlled by his widow, Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum. Mr Justice Azizul Suffiad yesterday overrode the Hong Kong Bar Association's objection to the admission of a London barrister and approved Philip Heslop QC ...

  10. Dutiful son or closet rebel?

    Posted Jul 26th 2004, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring The August 12 elevation of Lee Hsien Loong to the post of prime minister of Singapore is a good time to contemplate some characteristics of the city state and remember why ... of the paternal mould and let Singapore become the sexy, creative, intellectually alive, multicultural madhouse which it sometimes seems to crave to be. Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist ...




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