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Quick-fire loss for fireman Cheung

Hong Kong's Cheung Chi-yip knows what it takes to become a world-class judoka but cannot take that risk unless his future is secured.

Tuesday, 31 July, 2012, 12:00am

Who are we now?

Cheung King-wai will only work on a documentary if he has a feel for the subject and the protagonist of his latest work, One Nation Two Cities, a Fujian woman named Xue, appeals to him as a 'traveller', he says.

The woman has been shuttling between her hometown on the mainland and Hong Kong since her parents and two older siblings moved to the territory in the 1970s.

11 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Families given support

Distress in a family member often affects the well-being of the entire family, making mental illness highly contagious. Mrs Cheung's sister suffered from mental illness 11 years ago, but at that time she had no knowledge of the condition and life was miserable for the family.

20 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Negligence denied in surgery on 77-year-old

Doctors at a private hospital denied any negligence in surgery on a kidney patient who died six days later.

Suspecting an error had been made, the family of the 77-year-old woman, surnamed Cheung, had complained to the hospital that nurses did not call for doctors promptly during the critical period.

1 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Teenager's death while studying a mystery

A 15-year-old student collapsed and died while studying at home.

The Form Three student, whose surname was Cheung, collapsed at about 5pm on Tuesday.

His mother applied ointment to him in an attempt to wake him up, but she could not revive him.

9 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

career tracker

Hatti Cheung, director of risk management, Citibank Global Consumer Group

26 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Youngster Cheung has too many guns for Naylor and company

Young legs helped Cheung Chun-fan to repel a stiff challenge from policeman Andy Naylor and nail his first victory in the men's overall category in the 10-kilometre event.

Cheung, 20, is half the age of Naylor. And it helped as he held on to win his first race in seven years of appearing in this popular event, which attracted a record entry of nearly 37,000.

1 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Best customer turns collaborator as duo slip into a long-time promise

One of Bonita Cheung Kit-man's best customers has become a collaborator. The Hong Kong fashion designer co-launched a label called Ni-Chi with Reina Chau, the wife of watch distributor Kevin Chau Kwok-fun. Cheung (pictured, right) and Reina Chau have been friends for years, but six months ago the relationship changed to that of a creative partnership.

30 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

'You can't profit making CDs. You're lucky if you don't lose money,' says Pius Cheung Kwan-leong, 26, an emerging marimbist and composer, who moved from Hong Kong to Vancouver when he was 12. 'Worldwide interest [in] art is declining. Just look at how many classical and pop music CDs there are on the market.'

9 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

No break for sick teachers under poor relief scheme

Teachers are hesitant to take sick leave because many schools have limited resources to hire substitutes, education lawmaker Cheung Man-kwong claimed yesterday.

12 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Changing Paths Dispensing financial advice

If, for any reason, Hanford Cheung Ho-fat ever decides that things aren't working out in the field of corporate finance, he will always have a fail-safe career to fall back on.

30 May 2009 - 12:00am

iCable interview with Cecilia Cheung pulled

The second part of an explosive television interview in which actress-singer Cecilia Cheung Pak-chee talks about the internet sex-photos scandal involving pop star Edison Chen Koon-hei has been shelved.

iCable said it was pulling the show out of respect for Cheung and to 'protect' her.

3 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Company helps chubby workers lose their jelly bellies

Early this year, CLP Power technician Cheung Kwok-wai was chubby and had a flabby belly. Walking a flight of stairs would leave him exhausted. But he lost 22kg within four months, thanks to the weight control programme organised by his company.

8 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

More please

Is greed good? For artist couple Clara Cheung Ka-lai and Gum Cheng Yee-man, the desire for more has helped them double the size of C&G Artpartment - their independent art space cum studio in Prince Edward - which they set up less than 18 months ago. As well as teaching, the duo now run their duplex gallery, curate their own shows and create art.

30 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Friendly approach pays dividends

In his daily interaction with members of his closely knit team of five at Otis Elevator (HK), senior sales manager Kent Cheung Kin acts more like a friend than a supervisor.

He believes this friendly atmosphere in the workplace, infused with mutual trust, enhances the effectiveness of mentoring.

22 Nov 2008 - 12:00am