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Chauffeur

Rrr-rant: it's 'walkies', not 'wheelies'

Illustration: Henrik Drescher

We are dogs and we have legs. Most of us have four.

Saturday, 20 October, 2012, 11:34pm

A leap year means girls can pop the question - and here's how you can do it in style

Every girl has her own idea of the perfect marriage proposal - be it private and intimate or so public that the whole street will see the rock on her finger.

10 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Concierges catching on

It had to happen, and the Directory may boast that we were among the first to inform you - concierge services are catching on at certain Hong Kong business centres.

But don't go expecting a frock-coated military type to ring for a bell hop to tend to your baggage and usher you to your desk.

23 May 2011 - 12:00am

Tsang walks the talk for two blocks

From the lacklustre government budget, something stands out: sudden official interest in electric cars. As head of a new committee, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah will personally work to promote the green vehicles. This may be a herculean task: the city now has a whopping 31 private electric cars out of more than 400,000 registered vehicles on the streets.

28 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Bureau chauffeur row played down

Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Stephen Lam Sui-lung said yesterday he was not directly responsible for staff management at the bureau, as scrutiny intensified over the seven-year employment of his former driver who was never officially qualified for the post.

13 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Minister, wife unhurt in car crash

A car carrying Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Chan Ka-keung and his wife was involved in an accident in Wan Chai last night, but no one was hurt. The vehicle, driven by a government chauffeur, was hit from behind by a private vehicle at about 8pm on Queen's Road East when the driver braked suddenly. Both drivers passed breath tests.

31 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Hollywood East

The whole Paris Hilton farce has been thoroughly entertaining, even on this side of the Pacific. The combination of a spoiled, self-centred celebrity and her legal transgression is a winning recipe for some rich schadenfreude. I'm not here to discuss only Hilton, or just how she got herself into jail, however.

16 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Seascape

42 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

Age: 13 years

Size: 3,000 square feet

Layout: three bedrooms

For sale/rent: $28 million/$78,000 a month

Agent: Landscope Realty

Seascape comprises 12 town houses on tree-lined Sassoon Road in a tranquil, upscale residential area in Pokfulam.

12 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Boy beats off gang ambush

Updated at 2.31pm: A boy had a narrow escaped after five men attacked him in Kau To Hill, a luxury residential area in Sha Tin, on Tuesday morning.

The teenage boy was on his way to school in a chauffeur-driven people carrier on Hung Kiu Lane when two vans ambushed the vehicle, blocking off escape from both behind and front.

22 May 2001 - 12:00am

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