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  1. Magazines - Style

    Eleanor Kwok: The cosmetics entrepreneur with a 'can do' attitude

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by EUNICE WONG

    ... This is what drives me and keeps me going. As a woman, my advantage is that I know the products well". Kwok says she likes to solve problems and believes perseverance is important for career women ... until she is satisfied. Despite her phenomenal success, Kwok says the biggest challenge for career women in Hong Kong is how to strike a balance between work and family. "I am lucky I am ...

  2. The women behind the scenes in quest for power

    Posted Feb 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Tanna Chong As the saying goes, there's a woman behind every successful man and this is doubly so in the case of Henry Tang Ying-yen- he has two women to protect ... Ho Sik-ying, a women's studies specialist at the University of Hong Kong, was sympathetic to Kuo. 'It is a choice forced upon her. She could have refused but what good would it do ...

  3. HK secures women's and men's berths for London

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong secured men's and women's Olympic boardsailing berths for London next year at the Isaf World Championships over the weekend, ... in Perth, Western Australia. Another men's boardsailor, Cheng Kwok-fai, was 40th. The 20-year-old Hayley Chan Hei-man, 20, was 21st in the women's section, one place ahead of teammate ...

  4. Model Kathy helps Tumi bag a share of women's market

    Posted Jan 31st 2011, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen Tumi has US President Barack Obama, Tom Cruise and David Beckham sporting its gear, but the luggage brand has set its sights on the ladies with the latest collection. Brand reps invited local model Kathy Chow Man-kei to Harlan's at T ...

  5. Village representative stands up for women's rights in rural politics

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong New Territories villages may be still male-dominated, but women are slowly breaking into rural politics and changing traditional thinking about gender. Of the 1,753 candidates ... years. In 2007 there were 35 female candidates, or 2.1 per cent, out of 1,638, while in 2003 the figure was 1.8 per cent at 29 female candidates out of 1,638 candidates. In 2007, 28 women were ...

  6. Clerk jailed for forcing women to have sex

    Posted Jul 08th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A man who forced two women to continue to have sex with him by threatening to distribute sex videos he said he had taken of them was sentenced yesterday to three years and four months in jail. Leung Hon-po, 26, an accounts clerk, had pleaded guilty in the District Court to five counts of procuring two women, aged 23 and 24, by threats or false pretences to perform ...

  7. Magazines - Style

    Jennifer Cheung: The ex-banker who turned her sweet-tooth into a thriving business

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Bernice Chan

    ... is very important," she says. When advising other young women with entrepreneurial ambitions, Cheung says they should not be afraid to fail. "Take a leap of faith to discover what you ...

  8. Bus driver with a history of speeding sent to jail for 32 months over death of two women

    Posted Mar 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A minibus driver with a history of speeding who killed two women in Mong Kok was sentenced to 32 months in jail yesterday. The District Court heard that Chan Chi-chiu had just ... of one of the women killed, Rosanna Wong Chow-ling, said 32 months was only a number to him, 'as the dead cannot come back to life, and the family members would be in agony for their whole ...

  9. Men and women eye gold medals

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong moved closer to grabbing two more gold medals in the team competition after both the men and women moved into the final with easy victories over South Korean opponents. Number-one Annie Au Wing-chi and Chan Ho-ling both recorded 3-0 wins in the best-of-three match format, allowing number two Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin to rest for today's final against ...

  10. HK doubles teams tussle for gold

    Posted Dec 12th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Kong set to make it a clean sweep by adding all three doubles golds- men's, women's and mixed- to the four already won. The only question is which one of the Hong Kong combinations will win the top prize. The women's doubles will be between Chiu and Joey Chan Ho-ling facing off against Au and Ng Jia-yunn. Chiu has already won two golds, in the women's singles ...




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