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  1. York Chow takes his dream job to heart

    Posted Feb 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Dr York Chow Yat-ngok has the health of seven million people in his hands and faces a constant barrage of media criticism about medical blunders and perceived policy mishaps. ... 54, was an orthopaedic surgeon before taking up the health job in 2004. He said the 'doctor's mentality' stuck with him as he tackled his new challenges. 'Dealing ...

  2. Time and money the watchwords as stars help Hublot celebrate opening of Central boutique

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Howard Chao. The crowd got the chance to preview the brand's latest collection. The design of the store, conceived by New York-based celebrity architect Peter Marino, is aimed at creating a peaceful yet warm atmosphere. Yen, who was in the Big Apple earlier this month for the New York Asian Film Festival, said he was well received by his fans in America. 'I was very touched when ...

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    Jennifer Cheung: The ex-banker who turned her sweet-tooth into a thriving business

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Bernice Chan

    ... she was working 100-hour weeks. "At the time I wasn't sure what I wanted to do, but it paid well and was a respectable job," she says. "I liked finance and economics, and I'm still interested in them, but I could not do the lifestyle any more. There's more to life than that." So Cheung went to New York's Institute of Culinary Education. ...

  4. Only time will tell

    Posted Nov 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and running, I wanted to explore some possibilities with other brands.' Born in New York, Wong left for Hong Kong after high school to try his luck at acting. He has since appeared in more than 50 ... 'I'm acutely aware of details, subtle things like the size of inner pockets and whether they can hold the new gadgets, iPhone, cards and other accessories,' he says. Wong says he's ...

  5. All white on the night as studio opens doors

    Posted Feb 12th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Edited by Andrew Sun Vera Wang bridal boutique opening Where: Suite 3510, Edinburgh Tower, The Landmark When: January 20 What: Many women dream of having a Vera Wang wedding and now it's possible in Hong Kong thanks to the Central Wedding girls who opened a studio for the New York designer with a party attended by friends. Who: Among those eyeing the aisle were Tamara ...

  6. Time capsule of a tragic screen idol

    Posted Feb 18th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... ABOVE French perfume on Lin Dai's dressing table. BELOW A love letter from Lin Dai to her husband, Lung Shing-fan, when she rushed to New York in 1958. The living room of Lin Dai's ...

  7. Times Square covers both bases in nod to romance of New Year

    Posted Feb 11th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. The unusual alignment of the Lunar New Year and Valentine's Day is causing some people to do crazy things. Times Square is marking the 'double delight' by having two couples wed under its clock tower on Sunday afternoon- Valentine's Day and the first day of the new year. One couple ...

  8. New dimension

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... theatrical art forms to reach out to the masses. Clive Gillinson, executive and artistic director of the Carnegie Hall in New York, says while cinema is relevant for theatric mediums such as operas ... inside the cinema for a long time were returning,' she says, adding some screenings mustered up to 80 per cent ticket sales. Wong says she is confident the cinema audience for classical arts ...

  9. Should students work part-time after class?

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... advantage of the time we have left to concentrate fully on our schoolwork? Some may argue that part-time work helps students learn new skills that can't be learned in class. Thus, working ... part-time jobs. While some people do not think students should work part-time, I support the idea. First, working part-time can help improve students' self-esteem. Through earning, students ...

  10. It's all down to a question of timing

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee, Peter So and Tony Cheung The timing of former central banker Joseph Yam Chi-kwong's call for a review of the Hong Kong-US dollar peg could be a bid to press incoming ... to Tang during the campaign. 'The timing was very sensitive as it is now the transition period of the two administrations,' said James Sung Lap-kung, an academic co-ordinator at City ...




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