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Andrew Wong

Shops let buyers delight in diversity

A large showroom featuring bargain-priced pianos; more than 10,000 sqft of space devoted to grooming and exercise for pets; and an exclusive custom steel-furniture design studio are among the businesses that make Horizon Plaza an attractive destination.

Wednesday, 6 October, 2010, 12:00am

New tools for choosing the best candidate

Companies are using multiple methods, including assessment centres, to recruit senior professionals

HUMAN RESOURCES professionals agree that 'retention' will be the buzzword among Hong Kong employers this year. This is because employees are looking for higher salaries and better positions as the economy prospers.

11 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Voter's choice

Joyce Choi Ying-ying, 19, is a first-time voter. She is a Form Seven student at Diocesan Girls' School and also hosts youth programmes on RTHK

10 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Quick on the draw

Former Legislative Council president and avid smoker Andrew Wong Wang-fat takes a mid-match breather between his brief first and second half appearances in yesterday's friendly match between the Legco football team and RTHK at Siu Sai Wan sports ground. The game ended in a 1-1 draw.

16 May 2004 - 12:00am

kevin sinclair's hong kong

Everyone's talking about democracy. They all want more of it. Voting for politicians, it seems, means all dreams will promptly come true. Cloudy skies will turn blue. Jobs will mushroom. Children will behave. Dogs will not bark. Taxi drivers will carry maps. All problems will be solved when we get to vote for 60 Legco members and the chief executive.

21 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Discipline is key ingredient in Miller's recipe

The orders are out from new captain Lachlin Miller. His priority is for Hong Kong to play as a disciplined unit in the one-off international against Taiwan on the artificial pitch at King's Park this evening.

13 Sep 2003 - 12:00am


Four lawmakers have been strongly criticised over their performances in Legco over the past year. Two of them, Timothy Fok Tsun-ting and Philip Wong Yu-hong, were even described as being 'unqualified' to be legislators. The annual exercise to examine the council's performance is carried out by the Catholic Church's Justice and Peace Commission.

2 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

Truckers threaten further protests over surcharge

Truckers yesterday renewed warnings of slow-drive protests, one day after a deal was reached on a controversial cargo-handling surcharge.

The mid-stream operators, who load and unload goods on vessels, yesterday refused to promise not to press drivers for the $40 surcharge.

7 Mar 2001 - 12:00am

Summons for lawmaker

Legislator Andrew Wong Wang-fat, 57, was issued with a summons to appear in court on charges of careless driving and failing to provide a breath sample. Wong allegedly drove his car into the back of a taxi in Kowloon City on December 18 as he was returning home from a wedding banquet for the son of fellow Legislative Council member Lau Wong-fat.

16 Feb 2001 - 12:00am

Lawmaker in taxi crash

Legislative councillor Andrew Wong Wang-fat was unhurt early today when his car was involved in an accident with a taxi in Sung Wong Toi Road, Kowloon City. Mr Wong did not require hospital treatment and was helping traffic police with inquiries.

19 Dec 2000 - 12:00am

Voting in circles 'a tradition'

Voters should be asked to use a circle, not a tick, on ballot papers, an independent legislator has suggested.

Andrew Wong Wang-fat said it was a Chinese tradition for people to use circles when voting.

25 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Restrictions on appointing councillors proposed

Officials would face restrictions on appointing members to the district councils under a proposed bill amendment.

The proposal, put forward by non-affiliated member Andrew Wong Wang-fat, would prevent the Government giving seats to candidates defeated in the council elections or any district board or municipal council elections for the previous six years.

27 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Rita looks in the mirror and sees a new president

The faces were mostly familiar. The seating plan was strange and new.

Legislators, once seated according to seniority, then rearranged according to the number of brush-strokes in their name, were now grouped in parties.

3 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

The right President

Members of the first full Legislative Council of the Special Administrative Region have a crucial decision to make at their inaugural meeting today. It may rank among the most important they take during their two-year term of office. It will certainly do much to determine how the new legislature is perceived by Hong Kong and the world.

2 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

The Last Sitting: What they said

ELSIE TU This year . . . was the year that no one wanted, a year that could not have happened if the outgoing colonial government and their anti-Beijing supporters had not tried to sabotage the Basic Law . . . The failed opposition could produce only a few harmless mosquito bites.

9 Apr 1998 - 12:00am