Worries grow over Fuji apple fungicide

The growing of Fuji apples in paper bags coated with a fungicide in Shandong is causing growing concern, with some people suffering health problems as a result of eating the fruit, The Beijing News reports.

Tuesday, 12 June, 2012, 12:00am

Police arrest 12 in raid on high-rise brothels in Wan Chai

Police arrested 11 women and a 75-year-old man last week in a raid on a Wan Chai high-rise building where prostitutes operate on most of the 22 floors.

26 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

New chef draws on master to help roll out pastry

Chef Louie Ma See-lok (below left) has big shoes to fill. The new executive pastrymaker at the Royal Garden is taking over from Tony Wong, whose cookies and cakes were a signature of the Tsim Sha Tsui East hotel. Ma is getting some help from Japanese dessert master Koichiro Wada (below right), in residence as the Sapporo Sweets Ambassador until next month.

11 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Peak season

It speaks volumes about the magic of the Fuji Rock Festival that musician-turned-promoter Johnnie Fingers says he still gets misty-eyed when the event is mentioned.

In the cluttered calendar of outdoor musical festivals, two events remain head and shoulders above the rest: Britain's Glastonbury and Fuji Rock.

12 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Sunrise has Tang in good mood

Hall's triumphant galloper is ready to take another distance rise

Hong Kong's financial secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen didn't have to wait long after his budget this week to have one little wish come true at Sha Tin, with his four-year-old stayer Fuji Sunrise bringing off a third win from five starts for David Hall.

27 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Cruz's magic pays off with Thief

The genius of Tony Cruz has conjured amazing levels of improvement out of Legionnaire and Shanghai King over the past week, and Australian private purchase Phantom Thief may be the next to benefit from the trainer's fabled horsemanship.

19 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Business Digest

Beijing resorts to film footage in fuji case

The Beijing Department of Justice has opened an investigation into secret meetings between lawyers representing Fuji Xerox and arbitration officials involved in a dispute between Fuji and one of its clients.

10 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Williams shrugs off inquiry to land double

Craig Williams rode a double yesterday but left with his day soured as stewards adjourned an inquiry into his handling of Trust Me in the second event.

The hard-working lightweight landed Enchanted an easy winner for Caspar Fownes in the third and the David Hayes-trained Fuji Sunrise in the final event with perfect displays despite having the inquiry hanging over his head.

6 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Fruit price war result of tariff cuts

In the Jingkelong supermarket in northeast Beijing, plump apples from Japan and the United States, grapefruit from Australia and bananas from Ecuador crowd the fruit counter, next to smaller red apples from Shaanxi and oranges from Zhejiang.

16 Feb 2002 - 12:00am

Sharp shutterbugs to win a camera

Attention young photographers! Get ready for our new Picture of the Week competition. Up for grabs is a superb Fuji Fotonex 10 Camera and a roll of film.

To enter, cut out this picture of the camera and send it with your entry to: Picture of the Week Competition, Young Post, P O Box 323, Tai Po, New Territories.

26 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Fuji all set for finals fling

FUJI powered their way into the U2 Premier League play-off finals with a 4-0 demolition of Old Mutual at the Hong Kong Squash Centre yesterday.

Top junior Jackie Lee Chun-kit firmly established himself as the number two ranking player in the territory by hammering Singaporean Peter Hill, a former circuit professional, 15-12, 15-13, 15-8 to give Fuji the first point.

9 Feb 1996 - 12:00am

Perrier one step closer to double

CHAMPIONS Perrier took a giant step towards completing the U2 Premier League double by crushing Fuji 3-1 at the Hong Kong Squash Centre yesterday to book their place in the play-off finals.

Abdul Razak, a first season recruit from Pakistan, maintained his unbeaten record in Hong Kong with 15-5, 15-5, 17-14 defeat of Yan Tsz-keung to give Perrier the first point.

26 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Fuji back into focus

CHAMPIONS Fuji came back from the brink of defeat to edge a depleted Rubicon in the play-off round of the U2 Premier League at the Hong Kong Squash Centre yesterday and book their place in the finals, writes Norideen Kitchell.

Rubicon were again without number one Faheem Khan, recuperating from a kidney infection which has kept him out of action for almost two months now.

8 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

Fuji grab squash title thanks to student hero

STUDENT squash player John Choi Wing-yiu was the toast of the Fuji team who captured the U2 Premier League title in an exciting last round victory over Rubicon at the Hong Kong Cricket Club.

Both Fuji and Rubicon went into the final match of the 15-week competition in joint first position on 52 points, with the championship to be decided by the outcome of the tie.

24 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Rubicon's woe as Fuji take top title

FUJI capitalised on national champion Faheem Khan's absence to beat a depleted Rubicon on a countback of games at the Hong Kong Football Club yesterday to clinch the U2 Premier League crown.

18 Dec 1994 - 12:00am