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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - TRIATHLON

    Former Hong Kong triathlon hero Andrew Wright slams local governing body

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:06pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... 'Why I regret saving our sport' Andrew Wright, who saved triathlon's elite status at the Hong Kong Sports Institute four years ago, has slammed the sport's local administrators ... the sport is in this same position when we are relying on the Asian Games again to remain in the Sports Institute," Wright said. But Hong Kong Triathlon Association president Eric Chan Kit-bun ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs

    The Hong Kong Classic Car and Vintage Festival reflects the city's motoring history

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:09pm by ALAN YU

    ... on it. It's part of the family now." That car is back in Denmark, where Bilidt hails from, and he looks forward to driving it every time he goes back. In Hong Kong, Bilidt, 37, drives ... another 80 classic cars at the Hong Kong Classic Car and Vintage Festival at the New Central Harbourfront from October 10 to 12. Festival organisers Melanie and David Riach say they hope the event ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs

    Tot spots: how to plan a baby-friendly day out in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:09pm by Charley Lanyon

    ... Text: Charley Lanyon and Vanessa Yung Tot spots Planning a day out in Hong Kong can be a daunting prospect when you're still getting used to your new family member. The heat, the crowds and a distinct lack of pram-friendly pavements make it all too tempting just to stay at home. But it's time to break out of the cocoon. We drilled Hong Kong's baby experts ...

  4. Sport - Rugby - ASIAN GAMES

    Two-try Aggie Poon puts Hong Kong women in confident mood

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 08:18pm

    ... Alvin Sallay in Incheon alvin.sallay@scmp.com Two tries from winger Aggie Poon Pak-yan in a winning cause against powerful Kazakhstan has put Hong Kong within touching distance of the gold medal in the Asian Games women’s rugby sevens competition. Poon scored in each half as Hong Kong came back from 5-7 to pull off a morale-boosting 12-7 victory in their final pool game and finish ...

  5. Sport - Rugby - ASIAN GAMES

    Hong Kong men power into semis and declare ‘we are ready’

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 07:36pm

    ... Alvin Sallay in Incheon alvin.sallay@scmp.com Like the finest sword that is forged in the hottest fire, Hong Kong are honed and ready as they prepare for the final thrust to win Asian Games gold in the men’s rugby sevens competition on Thursday. Hong Kong face South Korea in the semi-finals and the furnace at the Namdong Asiad Rugby Field stadium won’t get any hotter than ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    ‘Stay united and resolute’: Hong Kong police chief issues rallying call to under-fire force

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 03:50pm by Niall Fraser

    ... Niall Fraser niall.fraser@scmp.com Police have faced criticism after using pepper spray and tear gas on unarmed protesters Hong Kong police chief Andy Tsang Wai-hung has issued a rallying ... prompting them to take a hands-off approach to the movement and led to criticism of a force which until the pivotal scenes on Sunday had widespread support among the Hong Kong public. Criticism has ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    What is Occupy Central? 10 key facts about Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 05:51pm

    ... to blockade Central district as a means to force Beijing to allow Hong Kong what they consider genuine universal suffrage. 2. Who are the key players? Occupy Central is led by University of Hong Kong ... Chai, and Causeway Bay on Hong Kong Island. Separate crowds spontaneously blocked a section of Nathan Road in Mongkok in Kowloon. 7. What do the protesters want? They demand Chief Executive ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Civil disobedience movements in Taiwan and Hong Kong similar, but goals differ

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Taiwan, HK protests similar, but goals differ Civil disobedience movements in Taiwan and Hong Kong share common characteristics, ... of students resisting what they feared would be an economic invasion from the mainland and asserting the island's sovereignty. In contrast, Hong Kong's Occupy Central was not anti-mainland, ...

  9. Sport - Rugby - ASIAN GAMES

    Take that: Sweet revenge for Hong Kong’s women against Thailand

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:38am

    ... Alvin Sallay in Incheon alvin.sallay@scmp.com It was a grudge match and Hong Kong proved a point in style by beating Thailand 33-14 in the women’s pool competition to remain undefeated and on course for a place in the semi-finals. Thailand were the controversial winners of the bronze medal four years ago after the referee disallowed a conversion attempt by Hong Kong on the grounds ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Leung Chun-ying must humbly listen to the wishes of Hong Kong people

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 03:22pm by Surya Deva

    ... accountable to both the central government and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. There is a legitimate perception that you have not given "equal" attention to your Basic Law responsibilities towards Hong Kong people. For example, ask yourself whether you have done enough to "safeguard the rights and freedoms of the residents", as mandated by Article 4 of the Basic ...




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