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  1. Dark future if officials stick to their head-in-the-sand air quality policies

    Posted Feb 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Imagine a city where fresh air is non-existent, and people must wear gas masks outside. Imagine a city without direct sunlight due to the constant cover of smog, and where plants struggle to grow. Imagine a city where lung diseases are rife and premature ...

  2. Democrats seek new path amid shifting sands

    Posted Jun 26th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung and Ambrose Leung On the back of its success in securing amendments to the government's political reform proposals but facing a bitter split with its former allies, the Democratic Party aims to seek more dialogue with Beijing loyalis ...

  3. Sands boss hits back at Stanley Ho over ferries

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Waterjets, a firm controlled by Venetian Macau parent company Las Vegas Sands Corp, without a public tender process was 'unfair, unjust and un-transparent'. He called on the government ... operator into the already congested waters. 'Where do I start?' Las Vegas Sands president for Asia Stephen Weaver said yesterday when asked to respond to Mr Ho's criticisms. 'I ...

  4. StanChart eyes leading role in yuan

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... executive Peter Sands. 'We will play a leading role in the use of the yuan in London,' said Sands, who earlier this week was at a meeting for company executives in Beijing addressed ... Kong's role and floated the idea of a tie-up between the two financial centres that would include extensions in currency trading hours. Sands echoed these comments yesterday, saying ...

  5. Melco International wins on deals but faces hurdles

    Posted Apr 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... gaming rivals Las Vegas Sands Corp and Wynn Resorts, but a premium to Galaxy Entertainment and MGM Mirage. A closer look at Melco International's results, however, suggests it has a lot ... and amortisation- something unseen at the Sands, Wynn, Galaxy Starworld or Venetian. A run of bad luck was partly to blame: from May to December high rollers at the Crown won more bets than the company ...

  6. Week ahead

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Today Five Olympic Flags- Stars Sand Sculptures Exhibition Olympics-themed sand sculptures, including of sports stars such as Hong Kong windsurfing gold medallist Lee Lai-shan, by ice and sand sculptors Michel de Kok and Natasha Rose. Daily (until Sept 2), 10am-10pm, Tseung Kwan O Plaza, 1 Tong Tak St, Tseung Kwan O, free. Inquiries: 2207 4001 Thursday Short-Nosed Elephant Xiao ...

  7. The Sandboy (Illusions and Tides)

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Made of sand, Sand Boy lives happily in his sandcastle until one day a charming mermaid and the evil Lobster King change his life forever, performed by Argentina's Omar Alvarez Titeres Puppetry Arts Company. Today, 3pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan; Tue-Wed, Aug 1-2, 7.30pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, Fri-Sat, Aug 4-5, 7.30pm (Sat-Aug 6, ...

  8. Citizen's duty

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Chugani Leaders who draw lines in the sand take big political gambles in that they deprive themselves of the flexibility they may need. George H.W.Bush, who was president when Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait in 1990, drew a line in the sand by declaring the US would use overwhelming force to crush the Iraqis if they went on to invade Saudi Arabia. By locking himself ...

  9. Numbers

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... HK$710, from Heather and March, Prince's Building, Central, tel: 2530 0686. Perpetual calendar, HK$2,180, from Homeless, 29 Gough Street, Central, tel:2581 1880. Ten-minute sand timer, ...

  10. What's On

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... information, go to www.tomleemusic.com TAKE A TRIP TO THE BEACH WITH PUPPETS Argentina's puppet company Omar Alvarez Titeres Puppetry Arts Company will present The Sand Boy to dazzle audiences with funny puppets and great music. The puppet show tells the story of a small child created from sand by a lonely man. In this 50-minute show, Sand Boy lives an exciting, but carefree life, ...




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