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  1. Talking points

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on cultural exchanges. Teams to be drawn for Hong Kong Sevens For the first time, the Hong Kong Sevens draw will split the competition into two - one for the 12 core teams in the Sevens World Series (such as New Zealand, Fiji and England), and the other for the remaining 12 teams (such as Hong Kong, Canada and Tonga) - after the International Rugby Board restructured the event to give ...

  2. Who's who in the news

    Posted Mar 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a. This Samoan rugby player leads his national seven-a-side rugby team to victory at the weekend's Hong Kong Sevens. The captain brought his team back from a 14-0 deficit, as they defeated the New Zealand All Blacks to take home the 2010 Hong Kong Sevens Cup. b. This Filipino politician is currently under heavy assassination threats due to his recent rise to presidential ...

  3. Talking points

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the core teams and play in every round of the HSBC Sevens World Series next season. Rugby fans for whom three days of action isn't enough can see a host of former stars in the Tens tournament ... by the response of the Security Council's members to his address and he expected a unified response from them. Businesses prepare as HK counts down to Sevens Costume shops and the bars of Lan Kwai ...

  4. More than 1,000 police to counter protesters

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... leader has 1,193 members who can vote due to vacancies. The Sevens event in Causeway Bay, a visit by Indonesia's president and escorting the body of Tonga's late King George Tupou V- ... outside the Central Tower. Some 50 League of Social Democrats members will march from the Southorn Centre to the Wan Chai venue. Extra patrols, including dogs, will keep rugby fans under control ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Carrie Lam defends decision to restrict attendance at Beijing officials’ luncheon

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 01:25pm by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung Chief Secretary says 'venue’s constraint' prevents more lawmakers from attending event Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor defended the government’s decision to only invite seven lawmakers to attend a luncheon with two Beijing officials on Friday, saying it is impossible to include more because of the “venue’s constraint”. Civic Party lawmakers Ronny ...

  6. Who said it?

    Posted Sep 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... It's a dream come true Tin Shui Wai Eagle Rugby Club president Eddie Lau Hau-chun on learning the troubled New Territories district is to get its own rugby pitch The biggest change between the Philippines under my administration and under the previous government is a change in mindset Philippine President Benigno Aquino, telling a trade forum in China that the Philippines ...

  7. Seven tourism officials cancel trip to Taiwan

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Seven mainland tourism officials have cancelled a trip to Taiwan after the physical attack on a senior mainland cross-strait official by pro-independence protesters during his visit to the island's southern city of Tainan. The Taiwan Strait Sightseeing and Tours Association had received notice that the deputy directors of tourism bureaus in seven provinces ...

  8. DAB leads seven of 18 district councils

    Posted Jan 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu The DAB has ended up with seven of the 18 district council chairmanships, while the pan-democratic camp now holds none and have just one vice-chairmanship. This means ... eight are directly elected, seven are appointed members and three are ex officio members- chairmen of Rural Committees in the New Territories. Meanwhile, the Electoral Affairs Commission has ...

  9. Seven to fight over Yau Tsim Mong seat

    Posted Oct 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... DAB won just two seats out of eight constituencies. For next month's election, the party is fielding seven candidates. Yau Tsim Mong will be one of the fiercest contests, with seven ... seven where at least three candidates are fighting for one seat. Residents in the district are concerned about environmental hygiene, noise pollution and crime. Yau Tsim Mong District Number ...

  10. Four more candidates make it seven for by-election battle

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Four more candidates submitted nominations yesterday for the Legislative Council by-election, bringing the total number of registered contenders to seven. Lok Ma Chau-Hong Kong Freight Association chairman Chaing Chi-wai, who declared his candidacy on Thursday, handed in 200 nominations in the morning. He said his nominators were mainly from the transport, ...




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