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Ho Ho Life ticks all the right boxes

In-form Dennis Yip Chor-hong will use a tried-and-tested formula for Ho Ho Life, who can bounce back into Class Three off a two-week break and a step up in trip to win at Happy Valley tomorrow night.

Tuesday, 28 February, 2012, 12:00am

Welcome to the 'land of the stupid and home of the brave' - and agents in hot pants

The Diesel flagship store in Queen's Road Central declared its independence from neighbouring Central boutiques on Wednesday, renaming itself Diesel Island for the evening. Guests were issued passports upon arrival and welcomed to the 'Land of the Stupid and Home of the Brave' by 'immigration agents' in hot pants.

15 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Latest scandal involves ticket supply for ceremony rehearsal

Like a few other things associated with the Beijing Olympics, the distribution of invitations to the rehearsals for the opening ceremony has become a murky business.

3 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Pictures to light up lives in Sichuan

A headmaster-turned-photographer is staging an exhibition of his photographic works to raise money for rebuilding schools destroyed by the devastating Sichuan earthquake.

After the earthquake struck on May 12, retired headmaster Leo Lu Kwong-fai was among the first group of relief workers getting access to the rubble-strewn area.

10 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Stop the press: Will China try to?

Flushed with satisfaction after another difficult day appeasing international media chiefs over their many Beijing Olympic anxieties, Liu Jingmin, vice-president of organisers Bocog, raised his glass to toast his banquet guests.

14 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Summer film fest off to a steamy start

The International Film Festival Society could not have asked for a more summery day to announce its second Summer International Film Festival. In the blazing sun of Causeway Bay's World Trade Centre piazza, organisers unveiled the 34-movie schedule that begins on August 1 and serves as a complementary event to the annual movie fest in spring.

25 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

class notes

conduct council sticks with pun

20 May 2006 - 12:00am

Life involves risks, but it's hard work that pays off

Gambling might be a vice, but casino executives sometimes offer valuable lessons on work ethics.

One golden rule is: none of them gamble. Manufacturers of slot machines, cards and chips, as well as people who manage casinos, say they only observe how others gamble, but they never do it themselves.

17 May 2005 - 12:00am

Right move for a man always on the move

Albert Ho Shi-king, group head of Intellectual Property Investigation (Operations) with the Bureau of the Customs and Excise Department, has a background in criminology and law.

He has worked for the government since 1985 and graduated from HKUST's MTM in Global Logistics earlier this year.

6 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Whispers from the underground

Howard Lee is not the only one hard at work promoting live music. Like most suppressed movements, Hong Kong is developing an underground scene that, if it follows in the footsteps of others, might just turn into an all-out revolution. In the meantime, cram into any corner from which the sound of drums resonate.

Take note

12 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Chief warns tax hike could slash charity funds

JOCKEY Club chief executive Lawrence Wong last night warned that local charities would be adversely affected if the Government bumps up betting tax.

Wong was speaking at the end of a Sha Tin meeting where, for the second successive raceday, the $1 billion turnover mark was bettered.

27 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Sun springs sex symbols show stopper

TO Angela Ho's spanking new gallery located at the California Tower in Lan Kwai Fong for a taste of the wonderful Shanghainese decadence one keeps hearing about. And bohemian artist Sun Lang from across the border does not disappoint.

3 Jun 1993 - 12:00am