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  1. Red Kite flies above rivals to stamp class

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay 'A three-day adrenaline fix' was how Anthony Root, skipper of Red Kite II, described the San Fernando Race after clinching top honours at the biennial showpiece from Hong Kong to the Philippines. Line honours might have belonged to ...

  2. Japanese star's stamp of class

    Posted Jun 06th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken in Tokyo Asakusa Den'en's trainer eyes HK mile after Yasuda triumph Winning trainer Michifumi Kono stamped his way to a first Group One win with Asakusa Den'en ... showed the Japanese fire again in the Asian racing countries. 'When Asakusa Den'en made his finishing run, I was so excited- I was stamping up and down on the floor.' Ridden ...

  3. Frontline officers burdened with extra duties, says union

    Posted Aug 13th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... duties. The union said frontline firemen had to set aside time meant for training or other daily work to carry out building checks and public education. But the Fire Services Department said ... to be the job of a special unit under the department, but duties were revised as the government tightened the civil service budget. 'Firemen have been assigned to do building inspections ...

  4. Sky's the limit with duty-free

    Posted Oct 14th 2003, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Airport shopping keeps getting better, and some even merit an exclusive flight Duty-free shopping, or travel retail as it is increasingly known as, is a mixed bag. At its best, it offers ... of travellers. Fortunately, says Martin Moodie - a man who has wheeled his trolley through 150 duty-free shops around the world - most airports now fit into the former category. An industry largely built ...

  5. Mainland economic reforms put to the test

    Posted Jul 30th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... stocks with money borrowed from their brokers- so-called margin trading. April's stamp duty cut on share trading showed that policymakers will intervene in the stock markets once ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Jul 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... instead of helping to stamp out unethical business practices, some political parties have joined bus and train companies to exploit passengers' captive status. I, for one, will not vote ... the health of citizens. I ponder their lifespan and the huge health costs. Who will pay for that? What has happened to responsibility and duty? I have been to the Commonwealth and Olympic Games; ...

  7. Present and correct

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... red ink, as this was the colour traditionally used in declarations of war between states. A neutral colour such as black or blue is preferred. However, note that using a red seal to stamp your ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Nov 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... alterations, improper storage of food and illegal use of open space in February and April. Postage stamps show judiciary Hongkong Post has issued a special set of four 'judiciary' stamps, the first time the city's judges and court system have been the theme of a set of stamps. One of the stamps features judges from the various levels of courts in their respective judicial ...

  9. Police officers banned from nightclubs

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by a number of officers. This year, a district court sentenced a former high-ranking city police officer to 11 years in jail for dereliction of duty and corruption in relation to the fire. Chen ... from the owner of the club and another term for dereliction of duty in allowing the unlicensed club to operate. Besides Chen, six law enforcement officers will face charges of dereliction ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A true democracy also requires intelligent voters. We have a right to vote, but that right also carries a duty to understand the principles, policies and agendas of the party we vote for. Otherwise we will be like a Third World democracy. If the government is not facing up to the education that comes with this duty - perhaps the most important civic duty in a democracy - the media, ...




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