Amber Sky teaches his elders a lesson

Mark du Plessis is reluctant to attach the 'best' tag to horses, as in 'best I have ridden', but couldn't help himself when it came to Amber Sky after Ricky Yiu Poon-fai's exceptional juvenile talent gave rivals another galloping lesson yesterday.

Monday, 25 June, 2012, 12:00am

Suborics declares two-year-old 'special' as griffin storms to win

Southern hemisphere juveniles do make a habit of winning most of the griffin races but not too many punters were ready for Ricky Yiu Poon-fai's Amber Sky's racecourse debut win.

10 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Italian chefs and managers out in force to work up an appetite for awards

Wednesday was a big day for 15 top Italian fine-dining establishments. Nicholini's, Isola, Carpaccio, Domani, Mistral, Osteria, Gaia, DiVino, Goccia, Spasso, Grissini, Va Bene, Aqua Roma, La Baita and Angelini were each honoured with an Ospitalita Italiana (Italian hospitality) award.

21 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Top chefs left toques at home

US President Barack Obama's will be there, and so will Britain's Queen Elizabeth's and French President Nicolas Sarkozy's.

The chefs responsible for the meals of some of the world's most powerful people are gathering in Hong Kong this week.

19 Aug 2010 - 12:00am





The third album from the Brighton-based four-piece is also their most fully formed, following the media storm that surrounded their 2001 debut, Lido, and 2003's pared down follow-up Cedars.

12 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

The Accidental

The Accidental

by Ali Smith

Hamish Hamilton, $217

2 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Man hanged

A 52-year-old businessman with $10 million in debts hanged himself at his home in Amber Garden, Kennedy Road. The man was said to have accumulated the debts after failing in his trading business.

14 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Search for elite looks

SUPERMODELS have always been popular in Hong Kong but the trouble has been finding which one would be the biggest crowd pleaser.

25 Feb 1996 - 12:00am