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  1. East Asian Games opening likely to be held on harbour waterfront

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong's harbour and skyline at night will be the stage and backdrop for the opening ceremony of the East Asian Games in December, as organisers are planning to hold a colourful ceremony outdoors on the piazza at the Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui. Timothy Fok Tsun-ting, president of the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong and president ...

  2. A special opening ceremony

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

    ... Timothy Chui Hong Kong The city will be spending about HK$40 million on the East Asian Games opening ceremony next month. The show will start at 8pm on December 5 and last about 90 minutes. There will also be a 15-minute fireworks display. Background The event will be special because it will take place on a floating stage in Victoria Harbour. Traditionally, the opening ...

  3. Report 'taking too long'

    Posted Sep 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Chui A labour lawmaker has said authorities are taking too long with a construction accident investigation. Lee Cheuk-yan said taking six months to find out what happened was unreasonable. The government said the investigation would take that long because it was hard to get evidence from the scene. Background Six workers fell 20 storeys to their death in a lift-shaft ...

  4. HK gears up for big day

    Posted Mar 29th 2007, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... Chi-ping, Secretary for Home Affairs; Timothy Fok Tsun-ting, president of the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong; Elsie Leung, chairman of the Board of Governors of the 2008 ...

  5. Olympic clock to start ticking tomorrow

    Posted Mar 26th 2007, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Timothy Fok Tsun-ting. Activities include the unveiling of a 'mega puzzle' put together by 500 youngsters and an exhibition of submissions to the Equestrian Company's jumps design ...

  6. No-car day a success

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

    ... Timothy Chui More than 18,000 people opted for public transport in the city's first no-car day yesterday, according to organiser Greenpeace. Long the target of the green group's ire, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen took part. He was greeted by a member of the green group dressed in a polar bear suit outside Government House as he deserted his chauffeur-driven car ...

  7. Torch relay set to light up Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... City that night after the relay. Timothy Fok Tsun-ting, chairman of the EAG organising committee, said: 'The significance of the torch relay won't be affected even though the finale ...

  8. Thousands cram harbourside for spectacular opening

    Posted Dec 06th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Tsui, was officiated by State Councillor Liu Yandong, Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and Games planning committee chairman Timothy Fok Tsun-ting. Only about 2,000 people could ...

  9. Array of city sports stars to lead East Asian Games torch relay

    Posted Jul 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the Games. However, Hong Kong Olympic Committee president Timothy Fok Tsun-ting said she would not join the relay itself so as to give someone else the opportunity to participate. Other torch-bearers ...

  10. On style, she rules

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... For once, we don't have anything negative to say. These rings are very cool indeed. We first encountered wearable crayon rings when United States-based artist Timothy Liles (www. ...




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