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  1. Private home blazes pioneering trail in helping the mentally ill

    Posted Mar 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to rising rents. The strain of constant relocation wears on Mrs Yang, the centre's 43-year-old administrator, who took over the running of the facility after her husband died from a stroke last year. 'We have to keep moving, struggling to make ends meet,' Mrs Yang said. She previously worked as a nurse at a government-run hospital and now shoulders the responsibility ...

  2. Top educator blazed a trail for women

    Posted Jun 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... She blazed a trail for other women, notably when Sir Murray MacLehose made her the first woman to sit on the Executive Council in 1975. Until her death, she was in regular touch with many ...

  3. Police followed trail of blood to alleged killer, court hears

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford Two women were stabbed in a vicious attack in a guesthouse A man who attacked two women with a knife, killing one, was tracked down by police who followed a trail of blood, a court heard yesterday. Wong Shu-piu, 21, has denied the charges of murder, wounding with intent and two counts of robbery. Prosecutor Francis Lo Hing-cheung told the Court of First Instance jury ...

  4. Craftsmen carve out a trail of German tradition

    Posted May 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Harry Doran In medieval attire, two carpenters ply their trade in a tour of duty The bustle in the Beijing alley suddenly evaporates and silence descends. The sea of bodies in the pedestrian street parts and two tall western men with shaggy red beards and ...

  5. Sax god Shorter to blaze a trail back to our door

    Posted Aug 24th 2003, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... his own trail, and although he sometimes revisits past compositions he always puts them in a new perspective. ...

  6. Diplomatic Baggage: The Adventures of a Trailing Spouse

    Posted May 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sam Spiro Diplomatic Baggage: The Adventures of a Trailing Spouse by Brigid Keenan John Murray $225 Romantic destinations, luxurious homes, martinis on tap and endless entertaining with high society: these may be the cliches of the life of a diplomat's wife, but it doesn't ring true for Brigid Keenan, the spouse of the European Commission's ambassador to Central ...

  7. Blazing trails

    Posted Oct 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI HONG KONG'S French International School (FIS) has set up a goodwill exchange programme with poor students in Ningxia. The students will be financed by an independent charity inspired by The Diary of Ma Yan, a bestseller about a poor Chines ...

  8. Supermums prove to be stroll models

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... running homes and looking after families and between April and June they trudged over eight of the 10 sections of the trail. Living in the Fanling area, they also had the punishing slopes ... hobble on along the MacLehose Trail but the struggling housewife realised that still in front of them was the 957-metre hulk of Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong's tallest peak. 'Only ...

  9. 'Dog slayer' returns to haunt Mid-Levels

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... in prison if caught, is believed to have killed at least 20 dogs and injured up to 200 in the long-running and bizarre killing spree. Brian Stewart and his wife, Victoria Kemp, both veterinarians, ... 'pet detective'. The only reported witness, criminal lawyer Jonathan Midgely, in 1995 described seeing a balding Asian man in his mid-40s acting suspiciously in the area. The trail ...

  10. HK smugglers jailed over huge drug run

    Posted Mar 11th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires Two men from a Hong Kong-based drug smuggling syndicate that imported nearly half a million Ecstasy tablets worth A$21 million (HK$124 million) into Australia have been jailed for life. Kam Pui To, from Hong Kong, and Vietnamese-born Van Hau ...




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