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Duelling pair stand out again in the TT

Three weeks after fighting out a thrilling finish, Super Caga and Deep Thinker return to the scene of their duel in the opening leg of Sunday's Triple Trio at Sha Tin.

Friday, 6 July, 2012, 12:00am

The Eye of Jade

The Eye of Jade

by Diane Wei Liang

Picador, HK$128

27 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Woman arrested after newborn son found dead

A 19-year-old mainland woman was being held for questioning last night after police arrested her for allegedly killing her newborn boy and throwing him out with the rubbish. The woman told officers that she gave birth to a baby boy in her sister's home in Catchick Street in Western on Saturday.

18 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

Go with Cruz for Smart choice

Derek Cruz's Valley specialist Smart Winner can maintain his unbeaten record at the city venue by landing the competitive finale on the midweek card. The edgy sort was withdrawn on his last intended start when he was fractious in the stalls and has since injured his trainer in a trackwork incident, but he can atone tonight providing he stays in the right frame of mind.

23 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

Unique system matches shades

Hi-technology is helping to simplify the difficult task of measuring shade differences across a roll of fabric during final inspection. Traditionally, textile manufacturers would use a spectrophotometer or the human eye. However, the use of a spectrophotometer is complicated and time-consuming, involving lots of moving parts and cables which need high maintenance.

20 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Didham ready to strike gold on Macau sand

John Didham can extend his lead in the Macau riders' table by taking the sixth on Golden Encounter in tonight's sand fixture.

The racing tempo in Macau steps up from tonight, with three meetings most weeks, affording fans the opportunity to bet during the Hong Kong close season.

18 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

No shade

SATURDAY lunch time - it was hot with the sun blazing down, but there was a cooling breeze.

I boarded the Star Ferry for Kowloon and decided to while away 20 minutes or so watching the world go by in one of the most fascinating harbours in the world.

23 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Partnership blossoms with a double of distinction

NEW Zealand champion Lance O'Sullivan helped himself to a 35-1 double at Sha Tin yesterday as trainer Geoff Lane kept his healthy strike rate going.

O'Sullivan and Lane combined with good Irish import Heavily Armed (14-1) to take the fifth event on the card and the Kiwi star wrapped up the twosome when stayer Manley's Star (5-2) justified favouritism in the seventh race.

17 Apr 1994 - 12:00am

Copyright move against former comic king

TWO companies have filed a writ with the Supreme Court, seeking an injunction to restrain former comic king Tony Wong Chun-loong from infringement of copyrights.

Also named as defendants in the action brought by Capcom Co and Culturecom are Jade Dynasty Publications, David Ki Man-kit, Hui King-sum, and Tung Tak Newspaper and Magazine Agency Co.

29 Sep 1993 - 12:00am