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  1. Sport - Rugby

    It’s sink or swim for Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 01st 2007, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... By Judy Ngao Hong Kong will face defending champions New Zealand in the 'Pool of Death' at the Cable & Wireless Hong Kong Women's Rugby Sevens later this month. ... as part of the Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Rugby Sevens- the first time it has been held there. The SAR will face the Kiwis- who have won all nine previous women's sevens ...

  2. Sport - Rugby

    Dream meeting for Eva

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... Judy Ngao Secondary school student and rugby player Eva Li Hang-lam was thrilled to meet the defending champions of the Hong Kong Women's Rugby Sevens on Wednesday. New Zealand's Aotearoa Maori are in Hong Kong to take part in the 10th women's rugby sevens, with the final to be held at the Hong Kong Stadium tonight. It will be Eva's turn to visit their home ...

  3. Women urged to make comeback

    Posted Feb 24th 2007, 12:00am by Diana Danyi

    ... sector to look at new ways to attract and retain staff, including the re-engagement of women after maternity leave. Lehman Brothers, a leading financial services provider, launched its Encore programme in 2005 with the aim of re-engaging professional women who wished to return to the workforce after taking time off to have children, care for elderly family members or address other life ...

  4. In the key of Dee

    Posted Aug 30th 2007, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Afro Blue, Nina Simone's Four Women, Wayne Shorter's Footprints and Eugene McDaniels' Compared To What?. Bridgewater wrote thoughtful new lyrics for Footprints, retitled Long ... a voice in the music. Many of the Malian songs have a social or political protest theme, as do Four Women and Compared to What?, which was a protest hit for Les McCann during the Vietnam war. ...

  5. Waistline allure busts a myth

    Posted Jan 13th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... to bear healthy babies. If this theory is right, then Victorian women, who were obsessed with corseting, as opposed to the contemporary fixation on dieting among women, were closer ...

  6. Women now hold up only 20pc of the sky

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma While the 17th party congress is a significant indicator of political fortunes, it also tells the story of how women are sadly sidelined in politics. During the congress, the Great Hall of the People was packed with more than 2,000 elite party representatives - most of them middle-aged or elderly men in grey or black suits. There were some women representatives ...

  7. Women run with the divorce ball

    Posted Jun 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Susan Schwartz

    ... Divorce in Hong Kong is mostly initiated by women, according to Sylvia Siu Wing-yee, a solicitor and founder of the Hong Kong Mediation Centre. Although there are no official statistics as to who files for divorce first, Siu says the overwhelming majority are women. 'I would say 99.99 per cent of divorce proceedings in Hong Kong are initiated by women. Every case is different, ...

  8. Putting on the glitz: Women's evening watches

    Posted Sep 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... 'There's nothing new in terms of trends for evening watches recently, but women are more willing to try something new,' says Jack Ho of Elegant Watch and Jewellery. 'For example, ... women are sophisticated, so when the time allows they would prefer to have different watches for evening events,' says Carson Chan, managing director of Bonhams. 'It's usually ...

  9. Inexperienced HK women looking to learn fast against Asia's best

    Posted Sep 01st 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay A young and mostly inexperienced Hong Kong could not have asked for a tougher initiation into the international arena when they come up against Japan in their opening game at the sixth women's Asia Cup starting at King's Park today. The last time Hong Kong played Japan, at the Asian Games in Doha last December, it ended in a 9-0 rout. Luckily those battle scars ...

  10. Inquest opens into women's triple suicide

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The inquest began yesterday in Eastern Court into the deaths of three mentally ill women in a multiple suicide that shocked Hong Kong. Kei Yuen-lai, 38, Chu Chik-wa, 31, and Wong Siu-fong, 39, who had befriended one another at Castle Peak Hospital, were found dead in a flat in Wah Yau House, Tin Wah Estate, in Tin Shui Wai, on July 4 last year. The coroner's court heard ...




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