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  1. HK earn Cup after whipping Brazil

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong picked up an early Christmas present when they won the inaugural Emirates Airlines Cup of Nations by defeating Brazil 37-3 in the winners-take-all final in Dubai. The victory is the first time Hong Kong have wo ...

  2. Edges of reality

    Posted Sep 14th 2003, 12:00am by Joshua Samuel Brown

    ... public settings in Hong Kong. Unbroken Taichi Flow (1986) and Taichi Turn Advance (1997) are on display at the Hong Kong Convention Centre. Single Whip (1985) can be seen at Exchange Square and another Single Whip (1985) is outside the Academy for Performing Arts. Taichi Swing (1991) can be seen in the park of the Grand Hyatt Hotel and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology ...

  3. Time to give us the buildings we need

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... sought. Iconic buildings turn architects into celebrity chefs. When confronted by mouth-watering delights, they feel compelled to whip up even greater dishes. Isozaki has made plain ...

  4. Al-Saadi case brings shameful silence

    Posted Oct 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Case 1: Three student protesters are locked in a stairwell by police for 60 minutes during the visit of a top Chinese official and all hell breaks loose. Legislative probes are called for, special panels set up to investigate, the police are sued and a hyperventilating media whips itself up into a self-righteous frenzy over human rights. Case 2: A foreign national, his wife and four ...

  5. Letters

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

    ... Pearl pollution Of all the irritants and potential threats clawing their way from the mainland- all of which will inevitably overtake Hong Kong anyway- none is more perfidious than the ghastly daily pall of grey noxiousness. Forget about Article 23. Forget about avian flu and Sars. Forget about the capital's commissars with their gnarled iron whips. The pollution coming ...

  6. Slice of life

    Posted Feb 06th 2007, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... to foreigners, in addition to the local games of fan-tan and ko-shek, would attract more tourists to Macau. A magistrate's solution for workaholics was a whipping. B.V.Rhodes told a factory representative to whip his workers if they insisted on working more than six days a week. The magistrate claimed that two women who were found by a labour inspector to be working more than six days ...

  7. Yip booted out of Asian Games squad for missing training

    Posted Nov 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Anastasia Yip Tsz-wan's hopes of playing in the Asian Games are over after head coach Charlie Burke cracked the whip on the all-rounder, who had failed to turn up for a number of training sessions. Yip was part of the 15-strong women's squad who will leave for Guangzhou on November 11, the eve of the opening ceremony. Cricket is being included in the Games ...

  8. Heartbreak as HK pipped at the post

    Posted Sep 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by five shots. Hong Kong still recorded their finest result in a team competition in a generation. 'It wasn't that long ago Hong Kong were considered the whipping boys of Asian golf ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... consequences- overtaking on the hard shoulder; driving on the wrong side of the road; speeding; disregarding pedestrian crossings; whipping around corners where cyclists have right of way; and driving ...

  10. Volleyball champs denied a hat-trick

    Posted Apr 28th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... comprising boys from the Taishan schools team which placed sixth in an All-China competition recently, proved too strong as they whipped the locals 3-0. 'Guangdong were too quick and too strong ...




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