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Andrew Lam

US provides fertile ground for ambition - at a price

A while back, when I was visiting my mother's ancestral village in Thai Binh province, North Vietnam, it occurred to me that, after a barrage of questions from distant relatives, not once did anyone ask that common question in America: 'So, what do you do?' Instead the qu

Saturday, 2 June, 2012, 12:00am

'Shift cargo sites, build homes'

Moving open storage and dump sites in the northeastern New Territories would yield enough land for housing to allow developments equivalent in size to a new town, according to a veteran town planner and campaign adviser to the chief executive-elect.

9 May 2012 - 12:00am

A U-turn on the road to the American dream

For the first time in over two decades, I am no longer a driver. Faced with spiking petrol prices and a prospective bill for much-needed repairs, I finally donated my Toyota Corolla to an organisation that takes care of orphans.

20 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Big appetite

In Asia, there's an irony that deepens as the natural world dwindles to the size of a parking lot. Wild animals, once revered and assigned all kinds of spiritual meaning, are increasingly ending up as the entree.

The tiger, for instance, is no longer feared so much as coveted: as a rug, as jewellery made of fangs, as an exotic dish, or as a presumed aid for sexual prowess.

2 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Two numbers that are the sum of an anguished decade

Numerologists are having a field day with two digits - 1 and 9 - that, when arranged in a certain sequence, have foretold the fortunes of America: first there was 9/11, now it's 99:1.

27 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

An alien view of our humble place in space

Fifteen years ago, when scientists postulated that a Martian meteorite named Allan Hills might contain evidence of microscopic fossils of bacteria, the news was received with a mixture of astonishment and scepticism. Last week, Nasa researchers supported that theory by finding evidence that suggests nucleobases - the building blocks of genetic material - do exist in certain meteorites.

16 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Andrew Lam defends copyright claim

Andrew Lam, widely known as Lam Mun-chung, appeared at the Court of First Instance yesterday in relation to a dispute over the copyright of his 2009 concert. Honger Music Venture applied for a summary judgment against Lam, arguing that he would not have a valid defence against the claim.

6 May 2011 - 12:00am

Singer sued over uploaded concerts

Singer-songwriter Lam Man-chung, known for his Canto-pop hits in the 1980s, has been sued for copyright infringement after he allegedly uploaded video clips of his own concerts on YouTube.

15 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Firm remains 'very bullish' about future growth

With one eye fixed firmly on future growth, Grant Thornton will recruit both young graduates and experienced hires this year, and views the CPA Australia event as one of the best ways to make contact with potential candidates.

17 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

React quickly to turn the crisis on its head

The global credit crunch has begun to squeeze businesses - conglomerates and small and medium-sized enterprises (SME).

10 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Suspension of jailed lawyer was not unfair, court rules

The Law Society's decision to suspend jailed solicitor Andrew Lam Ping-cheung from legal practice was correct and not unfair, the Court of First Instance ruled yesterday.

23 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Suspension of solicitor challenged

The Law Society had been unfair to jailed solicitor Andrew Lam Ping-cheung by suspending him from practice without disclosing the contents of reports about two complaints against him, a court was told yesterday.

19 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Woman denies connection to knife attack on lawyer

Actress-turned-solicitor Mary Jean Reimer and her mother were behind the 'vicious' attack on high-profile lawyer Andrew Lam Ping-cheung in which his face was slashed last April, the District Court heard yesterday.

1 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Court told of prosecution witness' 'vivid imagination'

The defence counsel for solicitor Andrew Lam Ping-cheung yesterday cast doubt on the credibility of a prosecution witness.

He said the witness had falsely claimed to be the lawyer of Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and an arresting officer in the bombing of the Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior in 1985.

24 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Lawyer pair deny perverting justice

Kevin Egan, Andrew Lam and directors of firm plead not guilty after claim they hindered ICAC stock-manipulation probe

Barrister Kevin Egan and solicitor Andrew Lam Ping-cheung pleaded not guilty in the District Court yesterday to charges of perverting the course of justice.

21 Feb 2006 - 12:00am