George

Gold falls as Soros and BlackRock cut investments

Physical buying of gold has not been enough to lift the market.

Gold dropped to the lowest in almost a month as filings showed that George Soros and BlackRock cut holdings of bullion-backed exchange-traded products, adding to signs that investment demand is waning as US equities rally to records.

Friday, 17 May, 2013, 4:06am

It's thumbs down for Thumbs Up after draw

The only good news for Caspar Fownes after yesterday's barrier draw for the HK$18.5 million Singapore Airlines International Cup is that the trainer can stop blaming himself because he wasn't even there.

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

I've lost it!

Last week, three of your friends, Penny, Tom and George, phoned you with a problem. They had each lost something important and needed someone to talk to.

Penny

1 What has Penny lost?

a. an item of jewellery

b. her engagement ring

c. her mum's wedding ring

2 How many owners has the object had?

a. two

3 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

And then along came George

George is now 10 weeks old and was conceived by IVF. The past two years have been hard, and when we learned that my wife, Huen-yee, was pregnant, we had mixed feelings. Clearly we were very happy, but Huen-yee had had trouble with her previous pregnancy and, while we wanted to enjoy this one, we didn't want to get too excited.

18 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Fairy Tale Interrupted

Fairy Tale Interrupted by RoseMarie Terenzio Simon & Schuster (e-book)

11 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Louis Vuitton: A Passion for Creation

Pieces from the Fondation Louis Vuitton pour la Creation, including works by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Paul Chan, Cao Fei, Yang Fudong, Jeff Koons, Gilbert and George, and Richard Prince (including The Blue Cowboys, above) that show the strong relationship between art and commerce. A Le French May programme.

12 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Young duo explore the universe

George's Secret Key to the Universe

Lucy and Stephen Hawking

Published by Doubleday

ISBN 978 0 385 61181 7

George's parents are doing their bit to save the planet. They're vegetarians and don't like modern inventions. They wash their clothes by hand and don't own a car or use electricity.

25 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Fun and light approach to the secrets of the universe

George's Secret Key to the Universe

By Lucy and Stephen Hawking

Published by Doubleday

ISBN 978 0 385 61181 7

George's parents are doing their bit to save the planet. They're vegetarians and don't like modern inventions. They wash their clothes by hand and don't own a car or use electricity.

10 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Moore back in saddle for good cause

John Moore will turn the clock back over 30 years on Sunday when he returns to the saddle for charity in a special race at Sha Tin.

The 57-year-old was one of the leading riders in the amateur era before Hong Kong went professional in 1972. In those days Happy Valley was the only track in town, with Sha Tin not opening until October 7, 1978.

4 Sep 2007 - 12:00am