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  1. 24 hours with Diego della Valle

    Posted Mar 21st 2004, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... The head of luxury accessories label Tod's, which boasts a host of celebrities as fans, tells Annabel Walker about his hectic working life in Italy and devotion to his family. I live ... and in Milan, where he works for the Tod's brand Hogan. I believe that family is one of the most important things in life, so I think I'm lucky to work with my brother Andrea, who ...

  2. Virginia Maher

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... leaving Hong Kong [his father was a senior civil servant] and he was used to a higher standard of living. I, on the other hand, was 'married and working for pin money'. I finished ... on Scotsman Robin Barrie, he was carrying some of my possessions up the main slope on Cheung Chau. I had moved there, and friends had roped him in to help. We worked different hours ...

  3. 'Most wanted' suspect claimed police had the wrong man

    Posted Jan 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... In the early hours of December 24, special duty unit officers used explosives to get access to a flat in Yau Ma Tei to arrest Kwai, who was suspected of shooting a police officer in Waterloo Road on May 22, 2001, prosecutor Alain Sham told the court earlier. During the search, police found seven standard military grenades with high explosives and in good working condition; five were ...

  4. Frontline hero

    Posted Aug 18th 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... him. This made him trustworthy. I really admired him for the work he did and how he did it. It was safe to talk to him because of the manner in which he went about his job. He was one reporter ... and one of his recommendations was for a senior police officer to brief the press at the crime or accident scene. It is standard practice today. Peter Halliday, retired assistant commissioner ...

  5. Rumour merchants

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Sunanda Kisor Datta-Ray

    ... is called 'Betsygate' is freelance journalist Michael Crick's complaint that Mr Smith's wife Betsy did little to deserve the GBP15,000 (HK$194,000) she was paid annually to work as her husband's diary secretary. According to Mr Smith, she spent 25 hours a week overseeing his engagements. Mr Crick is a man of distinction. He read politics, philosophy and economics ...

  6. Widow questions 'unacceptable' 999 delay

    Posted Feb 07th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo It took nearly an hour for dying husband to reach hospital A corporate chieftain of the 1980s and '90s died from a heart attack after failing to reach hospital almost an hour ... in his home in Mid-Levels on January 18. His widow, Joanna Hor Barnes, has questioned why it took almost half an hour before an ambulance arrived. Her husband was certified dead on arrival ...

  7. Body & soul

    Posted May 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... large amounts of protein and other powders, too. 'You can't do it without them.' He also works out in the gym twice a day for a total of three hours. 'I sleep about six hours ... his desire to be a policeman. He didn't look for a job- afraid it would interfere with bodybuilding. In 2002, he moved to Beijing, where he now works as a personal trainer at Nirvana gym. ...

  8. 24 hours with Evelyn Mills

    Posted Sep 05th 2004, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... The founder of Marriage Maestros tells Caryn Yap that the key to a successful wedding-planning business lies in remaining calm under stress, working long hours and being flexible ... everything down. So my typical working day will end at 2.30am or 3am. It's a full 24-hour day. We're happy but we're well aware that if one thing goes wrong, people will remember it. ...


    Posted Nov 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... no academic or professional training, nor the decades of working experience you need.' Despite the doubts about Shu's criteria and the high prices- 200 to 300 yuan an hour for marriage ... but her brother, who worked in a local court, and her sister, a government official specialising in women's work, stopped her by saying: 'You would die if you didn't eat, but would ...

  10. Williams' quest for personal best

    Posted Jan 09th 2005, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... personal best (PB) time to sub two hours and 30 minutes in next month's Standard Chartered marathon. 'I'll never really be a runner I'll always be a footballer,' said ... to run sub 2:30 in the Standard Chartered has now changed. I was looking for a sub 2:35 in Macau in December, but I beat that by four minutes. I have to aim lower in Hong Kong.' The Welshman ...




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