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  1. Chan beats home 7,000 in 10km Challenge

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Chan Ka-ho held off a record field of 7,000 runners to win yesterday's Nike 10km Challenge at Tin Shui Wai, but not before a colossal fight with three other contenders- ... former Olympian Maggie Chan-Roper returned to her native Hong Kong from the US to run this race for the first time on the Tin Shui Wai course. She set the women's event record of 33:46 ...

  2. Crisis? What crisis, asks Leung's right-hand man

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and Secretary for Development Mak Chai-kwong. Mak is accused of abusing government housing allowance more than 20 years ago, while conflict-of-interest concerns have arisen over Lam's dual role ... says is the city's best hope for change. Cheung, who is chairman of the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange and the Urban Renewal Authority, said: 'I have seen the results from the urban ...

  3. Christmas splurge hits Lunar New Year sales

    Posted Jan 12th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... the Chinese New Year last year,' said Wong Hon-fai, director of dried seafood shop Lee Fung Hong. He blamed the financial crisis for dampening buying sentiment, causing people to look for cheaper ... the rent.' Hong Kong Retail Management Association chairwoman Caroline Mak Sui-king said a shorter gap between the two festivals was always a challenge to the retail industry, even in good years ...

  4. Era of 'exorbitant profits' is over, developer tells peers

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that Hong Kong's land prices will see stable growth. Property developers will be able to make money but might not make exorbitant profits. They have already reaped profits for decades. 'No one can [get Leung do something] by bribing [or threatening] him... It is understandable that some big businessmen don't like him,' Chan said at the Hong Kong Development Forum, ...

  5. In Brief

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

    ... over her pregnancy The Equal Opportunities Commission is suing a company for sacking a woman on the first day of work because she was pregnant. A writ filed in the District Court alleges ... year. The case was adjourned to January 14 for a plea. Leung was jailed for 12 years for raping a teenager and molesting two others and a 21-year-old woman in Mong Kok police station ...

  6. Magazines - Style

    Eleanor Kwok: The cosmetics entrepreneur with a 'can do' attitude

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by EUNICE WONG

    ... a cosmetics empire that turns over almost US$100 million and enabled the couple to be named on the Forbes Asia list of Hong Kong's 40 richest people for the second consecutive year. "I have ... started Sa Sa in the small basement of a Causeway Bay mall in 1978. Today, there are more than 160 stores spread throughout Hong Kong, the mainland, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia and business ...

  7. Judge sends young mother to rehabilitation for abusing baby

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the baby boy, when less than two months old, was found with fractures, bruises, bite marks and scratches over much of his body. Deputy District Court Judge Ada Yim Shun-yee made her ruling after ... the pregnancy, they had suggested that Cheung have an abortion because of her young age and lack of financial ability. But she had insisted on having the baby. The judge said she hoped the family would ...

  8. Fung Shui Masters reflect and look ahead

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'There will be economic recession all over the world and many countries will be affected by the euro crisis, but Hong Kong will be affected the least comparatively because of its ties ... for Hong Kong would lessen in the coming years, and now- five years later- Mak is sticking by her words. 'Everything comes in a loop,' she says. 'In the past, Hongkongers went up ...

  9. Mentally ill trio did not appear to be suicidal, friend tells inquest

    Posted Aug 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Three mentally ill women found dead in Tin Shui Wai last year showed no suicidal tendencies before the tragedy, according to testimony from a close friend at yesterday's ... 4 last year. There was a smell of burnt charcoal in the flat, the inquest has heard. Donna Chan Pik-hing, who befriended the three women when she was a patient at Castle Peak Hospital in 2004, ...

  10. Well suited for success no matter what the era

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu As a tailor for more than 30 years in Hong Kong, Fong Leung-fai needed to speak English, since most of the customers who came to his shop for suits were westerners. But in recent ... Measurements are taken at the shop for shirts, suits and tuxedos. The cloth is often imported from Europe. 'In the 1980s, Hong Kong was still a British colony and the Westerners, as well as white ...




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