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  1. Second-hand smoke killed my wife, says businessman

    Posted Jan 08th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam 'I am sure second-hand smoke killed my wife. We should have been a happy family and I should have been a happily married man with two happy children,' says 51-year-old businessman William Wong. Speaking at a media conference held by the Hong Kong Medical Association on Tobacco Control yesterday, Mr Wong said his wife was confirmed to be suffering from lung cancer ...

  2. Wine dealers seek cut in alcohol taxes

    Posted Jan 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Leading wine dealers yesterday urged the government to lower alcohol tax to boost consumption, ahead of the financial secretary's budget speech next month. Claiming the cuts ... to 40 per cent for spirits. The group represents more than 80 leading alcohol brands. Its co-chairman, William Chan Fat-lung, said alcohol tax cuts would lead to lower consumer prices which ...

  3. Winner of contest points to utter confidence

    Posted Dec 11th 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Public-speaking skills can boost youngsters' confidence and be vital in future careers, according to winners of the 56th Hong Kong Speech Festival. Form Six student Chow ... not even a member of the school debate team at my school, but I guess doing announcements at school helps to improve my public-speaking skill too.' Form Seven student William Au Kwong-wing ...

  4. Ringleader in fake marriage racket jailed

    Posted Oct 09th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam 100 bogus weddings arranged between HK-mainland 'partners' The mastermind of a syndicate that arranged about 100 bogus marriages between Hongkongers and mainlanders, ... officer William Fung Pak-ho said. Chan Chi-king, 52, the architect of a local fake marriage syndicate, pleaded guilty in Sha Tin Court to one charge of conspiracy to defraud by arranging a false ...

  5. Shops checked for electronic cigarettes

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Health officers have visited more than 600 shops to check if they were stocking electronic cigarettes after the government announced it was illegal for the public to possess ... the electronic cigarettes available at the chain were nicotine-free. The education director of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Hong Kong, William Chui Chun-ming, warned that nicotine ...

  6. HK growing as a hub for fake-goods smugglers

    Posted Jun 04th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam More smugglers are taking advantage of the city's transport network to ship fake goods to other countries, customs officers say. The number of cases where the city was used ... intelligence analysis to crack more cases.' Assistant Commissioner William Chow Oi-tung, meanwhile, said illegal uploading onto the internet using BitTorrent technology had declined. 'After ...

  7. Hong Kong to be spared the salty tap-water woes of Macau

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Freda Wan

    ... Agnes Lam and Freda Wan in Macau The two cities draw on different sources for their supplies from the mainland Hong Kong would not suffer from the salty tap-water problem affecting Macau ... Kong's water supplies director William Ko Chan-gock said the Dongjiang (East River) was the source of the city's supply and its current was stronger than the Xijiang (West River) where Macau ...

  8. Bus load of suspected card sharks detained

    Posted Jan 05th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo and Agnes Lam Gang swindled shoppers out of $14m in market sting over past year, say police A minibus carrying 18 people suspected of fleecing shoppers out of more than $14 ... of King's Road and Yau Man Street in Quarry Bay. A witness, William Lai, said the minibus was sandwiched by at least four unmarked police vans and a dozen plainclothes officers jumped out. 'The ...

  9. Strong demand for pharmacists and wine buffs amid downturn

    Posted Feb 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... Agnes Lam and Martin Wong Pharmacists and wine company managers are in hot demand and are agonising over which companies to join and the size of their pay cheques amid the economic ... well, so they don't want to change jobs,' she said. Hong Kong Wine and Spirits Industry Coalition co-chairman William Chan Fat-lung shared the same view. 'Those who are doing ...

  10. Half teenagers have suicidal thoughts

    Posted Jan 18th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong and Agnes Lam Research finds the rate is double that of North American youngsters About half the city's teenage students have thought about killing themselves at some time, ... by the three girls who attempted suicide. At one of them, the Salvation Army William Booth Secondary School, officials said the teenager's close friends were being counselled. The school, social ...




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