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  1. DAB leader's funeral set for August 24; public memorial service to be held

    Posted Aug 10th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Ma Lik's funeral will be held on August 24 and a public memorial service will be organised for Hong Kong people to pay tribute to the veteran Beijing loyalist. ... saddened to learn of Ma's death, China News Service reported. ...

  2. Campaigner deems crusade a matter of public service

    Posted Jun 21st 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... crusade as a 'public service' and claims he has learned and benefited more from his activism than he has lost. He is particularly active on the Aids prevention front as a member ...

  3. Action needed now on funeral services

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to be asked whether it is right for the government to opt for the highest bid in light of the unique nature of funeral services. A chronic shortage of columbariums has long been a cause for public ... Money-minded Hongkongers will not miss any opportunity to make a profit. Services for the dead are no exception. From funeral rituals to burial places, the industry makes every effort ...

  4. Heroes, media chiefs, ethnic minority leaders honoured for service

    Posted Jul 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on April 14. His selfless acts were hailed by members of the public in Hong Kong and on the mainland. Ministers in Hong Kong lauded Wong's heroism and expressed condolences to his family. ... Wai-lam, in the flames instead of retreating from danger. 'Yeung has shown exceptional courage and gallantry of the highest order, and has demonstrated the noblest qualities of a public ...

  5. All 6,000 tickets to memorial service sent out

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak All 6,000 tickets to Sunday's two-hour memorial service for Lydia Sum Tin-ha (also known as Lydia Shum) at the Coliseum were mailed to the public yesterday morning. TVB, which is in charge of the production, said it had received about 4,000 requests. The first 1,000 applicants received their sets of two tickets, while the rest were decided by a draw. TVB said a few fans from ...

  6. Pet owners find options are opening up in serviced flats

    Posted Nov 17th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... have had to go into kennels,' recalled Jessie Yip. 'That's torture because I don't think kennels treat the dogs very well. Also it would cost a fair amount.' A serviced ... with a competitive environment, serviced apartment operators are searching for ways to set themselves apart, and a handful have explicitly outlined policies under which the furrier members of the family ...

  7. Memorial service for 'Fei Fei' to be held at Coliseum

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Members of the public are invited to bid farewell to Hong Kong's beloved comedienne Lydia 'Fei Fei' Shum Tin-ha at a memorial service to be held next Sunday afternoon ... the Coliseum to broadcast the memorial service to members of the public who could not get tickets. The ceremony will also be broadcast live on TVB's Jade channel. An area would be set up ...

  8. Online funeral service for popular character killed off by TVB

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... long-time wife Tina, he was given a six-week jail sentence, suspended for one year, ordered to pay HK$9,500 and give up his licence for 18 months. Despite his wife's public support, he ... on screen, despite his popularity. This prompted rumours that the powers-that-be at TVB were not happy with all the bad publicity. Now fans of Leung/Tse are up in arms. They have set up an online ...

  9. Angelababy nails another publicity opening

    Posted Jan 11th 2011, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... boyfriend could also use some complimentary grooming? 'No, he has loads of sponsors if he wants these services. Honestly, I'm not even sure he needs manicures.' Don't ...

  10. Tears flow as friends and the public bid farewell to Fei Fei

    Posted Mar 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... they said embodied the best spirit of Hong Kong people. In the first memorial service held at the Coliseum, about 15 close friends took turns praising Sum's courage, selflessness and talent. Sum, also know as Shum and commonly known as Fei Fei or Fatty, died of cancer on February 19 aged 62. TVB said yesterday it had issued about 6,000 tickets for the two-hour memorial service ...




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