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  1. Business - Comment - WHITE COLLAR

    In the race for yuan trade, Hong Kong must raise its game

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com As more cities fight to host a yuan centre, HK needs to compete to stay in the lead In the race for yuan trade, HK must raise its game With so many cities competing to be offshore yuan trading centres, Hong Kong is having a tough job maintaining its leading role. Yes, it is true Hong Kong has an advantage as the first mover- it was the first city ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - MOTOR RACING

    320km/h Grand Prix electric car racing on cards for Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Promoters say Formula E event would foster city's green image Electric-car grand prix race eyed for HK Electric-car grand prix race in the works for HK Grand Prix motor racing could be coming to Hong Kong- but not as we know it. A Hong Kong-based consortium, Formula E Holdings, is planning to bring Formula E, high-speed electric-car ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Elite athletes look beyond final race with special academic programmes

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Olympian Yip Pui-yin is one of six stars studying for a degree in health education in preparation for life after they retire from sport Elite athletes look beyond final race Olympian Yip Pui-yin's parents were not too impressed when she quit school after Form Four to play badminton full time. But they were happier yesterday, Yip said, when she ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Radicalisation, undecided voters and infighting leave Legco race wide open

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Chan Yuen-han has seen her poll rating fall by five percentage points to 13 per cent, although she is still the best-ranked candidate in the race. And she's not the only one. In Kowloon ...

  5. Rat Race to include new hamster wheel twist

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com Running fast used to be enough to win the Central Rat Race. But this time around, it is how quick one can roll in an inflated hamster wheel. That is among the new challenges in the charity event on October 14, which organisers have packed with more novel and creative tests. Now in its seventh year, the race takes participants through ...

  6. Racing's big move up in class

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... him for the position of racing director in the second half of 1997, had a simple question for then chairman Alan Li Fook-sum. 'I said, 'Why should I come?' Hong Kong was well known all over the world for huge betting on horse racing, but racing as a sport was, how can I say it... at development level,' he says. 'You must have world-class racing ...

  7. Race schedule robs Wong of flag-carrying honour

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... fifth Olympic Games and we had considered him to be the flag bearer at the opening ceremony, but because he has to start his 250-kilometre road race the next morning, we had to give up ...

  8. HK runners grab podium finish in North Face race

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Semick, an American living in Hong Kong, won the women's race 11 hours and one minute. Stone Tsang Siu-keung came third in the men's race, finishing in a time of nine hours and 35 ... crossing the finish line in eight hours and 45 minutes. Behind Semick in the women's competition were two mainland runners. The Beijing race is a stop in The North Face series, which crosses ...

  9. Restructuring plan faces race against time

    Posted Jun 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com The Legislative Council's finance committee yesterday began a marathon series of meetings in an effort to push through Leung Chun-ying's government restructuring plan before he takes over as chief executive in two week ...

  10. Hong Kong risks losing the global education race

    Posted May 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Timothy Peirson-Smith Hong Kong has long been calling for more diversified development and, in the past, has been accused of 'picking winners' with variable success. However, among all possibilities, the vision of turning the city into Asia' ...




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