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Chinese Singaporeans

Media slams obsession with gold medals

Mainland media turned on the nation's state-run sports system in the aftermath of the match-throwing scandal at the London Olympics that saw star badminton players Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli disqualified.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:58pm

Living the dream

Alvin Goh designs exhibitions and advertising campaigns for luxury brands in addition to his work as a make-up artist and fashion stylist.

Creative consultant Alvin Goh has made a career of telling beautiful stories, writes Tama Lung.

14 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Three jailed over bribes for Jockey Club entry

Three men were jailed yesterday for arranging bribes from people who wanted to be members of the Jockey Club, in a 2009 scam.

Full club member Robert Ng Ka-ki - also known as Robert Woo - was sentenced to two-and-a-half years after being convicted this month of defrauding the Jockey Club. He claimed falsely that he knew various applicants for membership.

31 May 2012 - 12:00am

Rugby boys hit by eye infection

A city rugby boss is 'very disappointed' his team was not warned of a health risk in Singapore after 40 out of 60 boys aged nine to 16 returned from a rugby tournament with an eye condition rarely seen in Hong Kong.

20 May 2012 - 12:00am

City captures creative spirit

The roaring success of Art HK over the past five years has not only raised Hong Kong's reputation as the arts hub of Asia, but also challenged local galleries to compete on a higher level.

17 May 2012 - 12:00am

'Shoe king' battles his ex-lover

'King of Shoes' Patrick Tang Kim-kwan started a court fight yesterday to recover ownership of four properties he bought for his ex-mistress.

Tang, 69, was said to be 'sad and embarrassed' by Karen Lee Chi-ting's fling with former Mr Hong Kong and TV actor Francois Huynh, also known as Wong Cheung-fat, that sparked a media frenzy in 2009.

17 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

We shouldn't, because of one incident, make that into an issue

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong responds to a Chinese student's insulting reference to Singaporeans

You are not infallible, today websites are hacked, tomorrow it will be your vile regime that will fall

Message posted on mainland websites by Anonymous, the internet activists

6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Ex-lover's coarse evidence rejected

Businessman Patrick Tang Kim-kwan will not be allowed to introduce further evidence when he asks a court to order his former mistress to return four properties he gave her.

3 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Event managers need to give best performance

For Michelle Ho (right), not being on the stage has not prevented her from working in the performing arts industry. As head of the cultural services unit of the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG), she makes her artistic contribution as an events manager, guiding the alliance's singers, dancers and actors.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Feng leads mainland to clean sweep in Hainan

China made a clean sweep of the individual, team and amateur titles at the inaugural World Ladies Championship at Mission Hills Haikou yesterday.

World No 12 Feng Shanshan earned a one-stroke victory in the individual stroke-play event for professionals held over 54 holes on the Vintage Course, to become the first woman from the mainland to win on the Ladies European Tour.

5 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

[Donald] Tsang was on ... a private visit, which also included tomb-sweeping

A spokesman for Tsang (above), explaining the chief executive's presence in Macau

We will be apologising and will comply with all the demands 100 per cent

An editor of a website accused of defaming Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (above)

21 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

HK should follow Singapore's pay cuts

Hong Kong and mainland officials often look to Singapore for cues on how to run an efficient and authoritarian government. For a budding semi-democratic city like Hong Kong, that doesn't seem like a good idea.

25 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Overpaying may not attract the best and brightest, Mr Lee

'... for Singapore, the basic challenge remains unchanged: That unless we have a steady stream of high-quality men and women to serve as PM and ministers, Singapore as a little red dot will become a little black spot.'

Lee Kuan Yew, Mr Singapore

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Capital of compassion

Kelvin Ma says he was slightly confused after the first class on corporate social responsibility (CSR), which was part of his BBA course at the University of Hong Kong.

'I suppose I had always thought that business was about making a profit, making money,' he says. 'But the courses on CSR and corporate governance changed me by showing there is much more to it.'

25 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

athlete of the week

Name Fiona Ma Hei-tung School Diocesan Girls' School Grade Form Five Sport Swimming


8 Nov 2011 - 12:00am