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  1. Taiwanese Buddhist charity gets approval for mainland branch

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Taiwan's Tzu Chi Foundation, a Buddhist relief organisation, will become the first such charity on the mainland headed by non-mainlanders. Fan Liqing, a spokeswoman for the mainland State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office, confirmed yesterday that Beijing had approved Tzu Chi's application to set up a foundation. 'This foundation, to be supervised ...

  2. Paws for thought

    Posted Jan 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Goodboy Hello Friends! Are we all looking forward to getting some red packets? I know I am! It's always great to think of all the things I can splash out on. The only problem is that I could spend my money about six different ways- seven if yo ...

  3. future plans

    Posted Oct 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What do you want to do when you're older? Hey, have you thought about your future? Of course. I'm going to be a professional body builder. ... Okay, you go do that. Hey, have faith, bro. Well then, at least try eating more. I'm on it. Slang ...

  4. Sound Bites

    Posted Aug 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong Repertory Theatre's new multimedia show Calling is about faith, and someone who has lost theirs. How does this relate to your life experience? Wang Wei, actor: 'For some people, the drama is about faith or religion; for others, it' ...

  5. Rich and powerful flocking to tycoon's funeral

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the Mandarin Orchard and had to go to a smaller hotel,' a Singaporean with knowledge of the matter said. The date of the funeral has yet to be fixed, and a Buddhist priest is expected to conduct ...

  6. Sprucing up for Buddha's birthday

    Posted May 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... First Lady Betty Tung Chiu Hung-ping officiates at the Bathing the Buddha ceremony at Po Lin Monastery on Lantau. The ceremony is to mark Buddha's birthday on Wednesday. Organisers said a series of events would be held to promote Buddhist teachings and to attract tourists to Hong Kong. Secretary for Justice Elsie Leung Oi-sie, economic development secretary Stephen Ip ...

  7. Will Jet Li put lid on can of whoop-ass?

    Posted Mar 10th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... reveal that the action star has become disillusioned with show business. Since returning from Hollywood Li has decided to turn in his couture suits for a Buddhist robe by the time he reaches 41, which is, sadly, on April 26. The 'sources' say the star will head to the remote but religious area of the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau, where he will practise being a devout Buddhist monk. ...

  8. Mother's appeal over Anita Mui's will 'without merit'

    Posted May 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Buddhist Association and fashion designer Eddie Lau Pui-kai. Costs that cannot be recovered from her will be paid out of the estate. Before the case reached the top court, Tam had spent close ... allowance. The balance after Tam's death would go to the Buddhist group. Tam said the will was made under undue influence from Mui's godmother, Sheila Ho, but her lawyer did not pursue ...

  9. Find out all about the Lunar New Year

    Posted Feb 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lunar New Year is just around the corner. It is our major festival everyone enjoys it. Although there are only three days of public holiday, we can celebrate in many ways. My favourite thing to do is go to Victoria Harbour to see the fireworks. They usual ...

  10. Court rejects disciple's bid for monk's estate

    Posted Mar 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A will made in 1973 by a Buddhist monk to arrange for his multimillion-dollar estate had barred his disciple from claiming gold bars and more than HK$430,000 cash, the Court ... valued at HK$26.8 million. The two disciples are Ng Siu-quing, a deputy chairman of the Buddhist Association of Macau, and Chow Chi-ming. Ko, Ng and Chow are the co-trustees of Ip's estate. ...




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