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  1. Taxi woes see Airport Express travellers come to screeching halt

    Posted Dec 06th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... to Central. Then you find yourself waiting an hour for a taxi. It's not the welcome most people expect in Hong Kong- and it's creating a bad impression of the city, the tourism sector ... was on time, the Airport Express a wonder,' said Angelo Paratico, who lives in Mid-Levels. 'Then, at [Hong Kong] station, tired passengers had to wait for one hour to get a taxi, just because ...

  2. Editor's picks: Fun watches

    Posted Nov 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Marina Kong

    ... Forget jelly shoes, this jelly watch made from silicone comes in an eye-popping shade of red. The strap is interchangeable so you can experiment with different colours. Time Only watch (HK$1,778) by Toywatch from Sogo, Causeway Bay, tel: 2831 8982 Get you ...

  3. 5 great: Watches

    Posted Mar 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Marina Kong

    ... This style immediately stands out for its bright colour and cool design. The transparent watch face reveals its inner mechanisms, while a rectangular piece of plastic fastens on top with four large Swarovski crystals. Adesso watch (HK$6,190) by VaBene fro ...

  4. Talkback

    Posted Sep 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for taxi fares should be a criminal offence. Meiling Tsang, Sha Tin When a typhoon hits Hong Kong, it seriously affects public transport. A lot of services are cancelled and we are grateful ... Chan Yee-ling, North Point Most schools are relying on textbooks when teaching liberal studies. It is a common practice for teachers to use textbooks in Hong Kong for guidance. Students find ...

  5. At-risk cabbies found, but not the taxis used

    Posted May 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... that the risks to those passengers of being exposed to the swine flu virus would not have been high. Hong Kong Taxi Drivers Association chairman Ip Yiu-leung said: 'On average a taxi might take up to 30 orders during a shift so it is hard to say how many passengers travelled [in the taxis] after the Mexican man.' On the road There are 18,138 taxis operating in Hong Kong Each ...

  6. Hunt still on for cabbie who may be infected

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam A taxi driver who could be carrying the H1N1 flu virus is still among the public after another driver who originally claimed to have driven Hong Kong's 'patient ... family's health, and that of Hong Kong people, we hope he can come forward soon.' Several major taxi groups yesterday pledged to reimburse financial losses the driver stood to suffer while ...

  7. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong women chase World Cup spot

    Posted Oct 09th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Usually, a women's game between Hong Kong and Singapore would slip under the radar. But that won't be the case tomorrow at So Kon Po when the two national teams meet ... Cup with Hong Kong having a realistic chance of making it through. This is because only four teams will turn up for the qualifiers in Singapore- Kazakhstan, Japan, Hong Kong and the hosts- ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    Rolston to lead Hong Kong U20s team

    Posted Sep 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Valley RFC centre Ed Rolston (pictured) will lead the Hong Kong under-20 side against Malaysia today as Asia's premier sides contest the Olympus Capital Asian Rugby Junior Championship at the Football Club. Rolston made his debut at this year's Hong Kong Sevens and was capped in Hong Kong's senior XV for the Asian Five Nations. Other teams ...

  9. Elite institute may not be the best academic model for Hong Kong

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

    ... Having studied at Princeton University, I read with interest Jack Teh's article on the proposed idea to create a research centre in Hong Kong on a par with Princeton's Institute ... in other words, that we in Hong Kong are not especially well known for. Note, moreover, that two of its four schools are in the social sciences and the humanities, the school of historical studies ...

  10. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong celebrate a day to remember

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong have promised more than they have delivered in recent years. But yesterday everything they had hoped for materialised as they stunned Portugal and Tonga to finish ... for the Cup competition, but gutsy Hong Kong can take heart from a spirited performance which was rated as 'the best' by new skipper Mark Wright. 'The whole day has been brilliant. ...




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