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  1. Johan Persson

    Posted Jun 20th 2010, 12:00am by Jo Baker

    ... Jo Baker Who? Johan Persson has managed one of the largest design firms in his native Sweden and has worked on products for Sony Ericsson and Miele, among others. After moving to Hong Kong six years ago, he was appointed managing director of a joint ventu ...

  2. Nepalis paid less, work longer, study finds

    Posted Oct 12th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Nepali construction workers work longer hours and are paid less than locals despite doing the same job, a survey by the Nepalese Construction Workers Union has found. It was commonplace for Nepali construction workers to be paid about HK$500 fo ...

  3. Nepalis paid less than local building workers

    Posted Oct 12th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Nepali construction workers work longer and are paid less than locals, a survey by the Nepalese Construction Workers Union has found. Nepali construction workers were commonly paid about HK$500 for a 10-hour day- HK$100 less for two hours' ...

  4. Youth struggle with drug scourge

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo Two-and-a-half years ago, Ritham Hang Serma was sent for drug rehabilitation in an attempt by his probation officer to spare him a jail term. Serma had vowed to his family countless times to kick the habit, but each time his resolve melted. I ...

  5. Little Dragon Town offers a taste of ancientculture

    Posted Jul 28th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... the exhibition venue is divided into nine zones: Market, Fabric Store, Tea Shop, Surname Palace, Pavilion, Chinese Chess Plan, Cave, Traditional Chinese Study and Main Stage. The interactive games ...

  6. Proud Manchu reclaims his rich heritage

    Posted Oct 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and carrying the same surname as the last emperor. The Cultural Revolution was a hard time for people of Manchu descent, many of whom were persecuted for their supposed links with the late imperial ...

  7. Zhu becomes Chu as migrants play name game

    Posted Nov 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Zhu, the surname shared by millions of Chinese, might be thought to command some respect as being the name of former premier and economic tsar Zhu Rongji. But mainland migrants to Hong Kong prefer to write it as Chu, in a trend that sees an increasing number adopting the Hong Kong romanisation of their surnames. Hong Kong lawyers say they are seeing more mainland ...

  8. Join the queue

    Posted May 04th 2007, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... of his Manchurian surname, registering it with mainland and Hong Kong authorities. His two children- daughter Pansy, 29, and son Enoch, 20- have done the same, and he's eager to show ... surname as Puyi, the last Qing emperor. 'Imagine what life would have been like in the New China era if the family still carried the surname of Qing emperors,' says Aixingero, adding ...

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    Cut adrift

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... spirit-offering festival in the fifth lunar month and celebrate death by singing, dancing and drinking. Though the Moken give themselves only one name, the Thai monarchy has created surnames for them, ...

  10. Junk bonds

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... allowed King Taksin to send tributes to his royal court. Taksin referred to himself as Cheng Chao (or 'man with a Chinese surname') and his reign was marked by expansion of both territory and trade. Without those junks and the skill of southern Chinese seafarers, it is unlikely the man with the Chinese surname would ever have been more than a footnote in the history ...




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