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  1. Artist with a unique eye for calligraphy shows off his work

    Posted Nov 30th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... angle. Born in Guangdong, Dr Lam grew up in Hong Kong. He pursued medical research in Canada and the United States before working at Harvard University as an ophthalmology professor. In 1999 he ... charity work, he can use his compassion to do small charity work.' The exhibition is part of Sino Group's 'Art in Hong Kong' project, which aims to promote local art. Being ...

  2. Hong Kong should begin to conserve water now

    Posted Nov 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The article headlined 'Farm weathers the drought' (October 29) reported widespread drought in Guangdong with water flows in the Dongjiang, upon which Hong Kong relies for 77 per ... of mega-infrastructure such as the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai Bridge, may bring economic benefits, it is very likely that they will be a magnet for more migration from the hinterland, and all its associated ills. ...

  3. Radioactive cloud unlikely to reach Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The Observatory says radioactive material from Fukushima nuclear plant is unlikely to reach Hong Kong. Predicting the probable trajectory of spewed materials from the damaged plant more than 3,000 kilometres from Hong Kong, the weather scientists said the city would be under the influence of a westerly air flow from China until Friday. 'All the radioactive ...

  4. Japanese expat groups in Hong Kong launch fund-raising events

    Posted Mar 15th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Japanese groups in Hong Kong are organising fund-raising events and other activities to help the victims of Friday's devastating earthquake and tsunami. Simon Walton, ... Hong Kong students learning Japanese are also doing their part to help. The University of Hong Kong's Japanese Society said it would launch a fund-raising campaign on campus this week. ...

  5. Hong Kong mother's joy at birth of boy in devastated city

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang For a Hong Kong mother caught up in the disaster-struck Japanese city of Sendai, the arrival of a baby boy is a ray of hope amid the devastated landscape. Frances Ku Ying-hung, ... to a safer place, but he was not sure if the couple would return to Hong Kong soon. 'Frances needs some time to recover, after giving birth via Caesarean section. 'The couple also needs ...

  6. Hong Kong travellers battle chaotic scenes to get back home

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Danny Mok, Lana Lam

    ... Danny Mok in Tokyo, Amy Nip and Lana Lam Hong Kong travellers in Japan when the quake struck told yesterday how they battled through chaotic scenes in an attempt to get home. They spoke as the government warned people not to travel anywhere near tsunami-hit Fukushima prefecture amid nuclear radiation fears. One group of 13 Hong Kong tourists were understood to have been in Sendai- ...

  7. Hong Kong tour group safe after fleeing building

    Posted Feb 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A tour group of 20 Hong Kong people was in Christchurch when the earthquake struck, but all were unhurt. Members of the Wing On Travel tour were having lunch at a restaurant in the downtown area of Christchurch when they felt the building shake. 'The 20 and a Hong Kong tour guide quickly rushed to an open area. None of them were injured,' a spokeswoman ...

  8. Like it or not, Hong Kong will stay shackled to the US dollar

    Posted Oct 27th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with Tom Holland A reader writes in concerned at recent media reports that Hong Kong should ditch its long-standing currency link to the US dollar and instead peg the Hong Kong dollar to the yuan. 'Is this viable?' he asks. Some people think so. Last week, the Lex column of the Financial Times newspaper bemoaned 'the growing misalignment of the Hong Kong and US ...

  9. Federer backs Hong Kong for Asian Games

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Roger Federer had no idea what the Asian Games was all about, but that did not prevent the Swiss legend from saying he believed Hong Kong would be a perfect host ... from fatherhood, his (losing) battle with Rafael Nadal, and if Hong Kong was suited to host the 2023 Asian Games. 'I think involving sports in a city like Hong Kong is good,' said ...

  10. A pedigree sailing tour that still has eyes on Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... with pride and enthusiasm about the possibility of Hong Kong hosting a round of the World Match Racing Tour (WMRT), which is looking to expand in Asia and the Middle East in the near future, ... for Hong Kong to join before. But when the WMRT approached the Hong Kong authorities with a view to hosting a round here, they were turned down in favour of the Louis Vuitton Trophy. Now, after ...




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