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  1. Property developer puts her stamp on Beijing

    Posted Nov 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Andrew K. Collier in Beijing In a market that is selling flats as if they were consumer goods, Zhang Xin's projects are designed to stand out Zhang Xin is like a child with a new toy. The former investment banker turned property magnate is standing i ...

  2. Supporting Harbour Fest is a civic duty, says key player

    Posted Oct 29th 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan A key player responsible for lining up Harbour Fest's foreign acts spoke out for the first time yesterday, urging people to support the event. Ray Garman, one of the financiers who owns East Art, the company put together to lure international musicians and performers to Hong Kong for the festival, said it was the public's duty to support it. 'I also ...

  3. Still in the red, Tang feels duty bound

    Posted Mar 17th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... anticipated sections of his budget- the duty on alcoholic beverages. At his first mention of the topic, otherwise bored legislators shuffled to attention. Mr Tang is one of Hong Kong's better-known wine connoisseurs, and makes regular personal imports from his extensive wine cellars overseas. Reminding his audience that a recently completed two-month public consultation on the duty ...

  4. Grieving Rita Fan promises to fulfil her political duties

    Posted Nov 10th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... duty as Legislative Council president, despite her heartbreak at the death of her husband last week. Stephen Fan Sheung-tak, an accountant who was married to Mrs Fan for more than 30 years, ... today's weekly Legco meeting as usual. 'Since I have accepted this job, I have to carry out my duty. As a person holding public office, I cannot be affected by emotions and have to stay ...

  5. Dutiful son or closet rebel?

    Posted Jul 26th 2004, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring The August 12 elevation of Lee Hsien Loong to the post of prime minister of Singapore is a good time to contemplate some characteristics of the city state and remember why Hong Kong is, and needs to remain, very different. Three themes are ...

  6. Hospital chemists jailed for 1.6m yuan drugs theft

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the two men executed the scam, Zheng went to the hospital where his friend Zhang worked and pretended to be a patient. He gave Zhang a fake prescription, bearing a stamp which said he had paid ...

  7. John Pizzarelli

    Posted Jul 24th 2005, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... music, and he puts his often humorous stamp on every song. The repertoire is drawn from well-known standards, his own compositions and songs of quality such as Coffee, Black. Pizzarelli also ...


    Posted Sep 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... language and customs and when he embarks upon his first official duties at the Emperor's Imperial Palace. ...

  9. Holidaying Tung kept busy doing his bit

    Posted Sep 18th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... on the progress of co-operation between Hong Kong and the province. He dashed back to Hong Kong that evening and on Tuesday resumed his official duties to host a lunch for German President Johannes Rau. Then it was on to Shanghai, where yesterday he met the city's party secretary, Chen Liangyu, and Mayor Han Zheng. Mr Tung returns to Hong Kong tonight and resumes his duties tomorrow. His last holiday ...

  10. Waning attraction

    Posted Oct 28th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... coins and postage stamps, to newspapers, television and the wall of every government office. Loved or hated, he was part of everyday life, like tea in the morning or typhoon rains in the summer, ...




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