Breezy start to idling engine ban

Mild weather gave the long-awaited ban on idling engines a smoother start than many had expected yesterday as most drivers, not needing their air conditioning, switched off the ignition voluntarily.

Friday, 16 December, 2011, 12:00am

Development chief aims to stop rush of plans before new rules

Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor is looking at administrative ways to prevent developers rushing through submissions for building plans before new measures take effect early next year that target the practice of inflating the floor area of flats.

17 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Memory master shines despite being a poor student of English

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, otorhinolaryngology and pachyderm - just three of 20 random words that Roy Lam Kin-tung memorised in a five-minute display yesterday.

At the recent Welsh Memory Championship he memorised 42 random words in five minutes. Lam is now ranked 31st in the world in the 'five-minute words' category - the highest-ranking Chinese.

24 May 2010 - 12:00am

Programme is ideal for success

When Carmen Lam Chun-man began Ivey's executive MBA programme, she had more than 20 years of management experience behind her, mostly in marketing and branding in the hospitality and travel sectors.

17 May 2010 - 12:00am

HK teenager Lam still in the running

Steven Lam Tsz-fung kept alive his dream of playing in the Masters after a two-under-par 70 in the second round of the Asian Amateur Championship at Mission Hills Golf Club yesterday. The 16-year-old St Joseph's College student shares eighth place on a two-day total of 141, six strokes behind leaders Han Chang-won of South Korea and Australia's Jordan Sherratt.

31 Oct 2009 - 12:00am


Question 1

Complete Ms Lam's business card

Question 2

Read each question carefully and pick the correct answer.

Where did the accident take place?

a. SHK building

b. Cornwall Court

c. IFC

d. ICC

e. FCC

Question 3

24 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Trip to the groomers can make a big difference, but owners beware

If your pet is having a bad hair day then a trip to the groomers may be just the ticket. According to Gabbie Lam Chi-yan, the grooming supervisor at the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, grooming pets has become more popular over the past five years.

28 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Observatory director regrets surfer's death

Retiring Observatory director Lam Chiu-ying said yesterday his only regret in his 35-year career in weather services was failing to develop a typhoon-warning system that could keep people out of rough seas.

6 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Panel to enrich public areas proposed

Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-gnor is considering setting up a design committee under the Town Planning Board to improve the quality of the city's open space.

Mrs Lam told lawmakers of her idea yesterday in a Legco meeting discussing management of public open space.

17 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Final-hole birdie adds gloss to Lam's crown

Steven Lam Tsz-fung holed an eight-foot birdie putt on the final green to clinch his first Montrose Fine Wines Hong Kong Close Amateur Championship at Fanling yesterday.

The in-form 16-year-old Lam carded two consecutive 69s over the New Course to finish on a four-round total of 287 (seven over par).

29 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

No traditional wedding dress for Karen Lam

Now that Kelly Chen Wai-lam is finally hitched, the next local celebrity wedding on the paparazzi radar is Canto-pop singer Edmond Leung Hon-man's scheduled walk down the aisle with girlfriend and former model Karen Lam Man-wai (left).

28 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Retired policeman realises there's no such thing as a cast-iron bet on stocks

During his 33 years in the police force, Lam Cho-lam always believed he was insulated from any economic recession.

The civil service, he reasoned, guaranteed him an 'iron rice bowl', a job which would provide no matter what the economic conditions. Recessions could never touch him.

12 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Equestrian ticket sales 'not bad'

About 60 per cent of tickets for next week's Paralympic equestrian events have been sold, Hong Kong Equestrian Company chief executive Lam Woon-kwong said yesterday.

Mr Lam described the public response as 'not bad'. Tickets went on sale on Friday.

3 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Delegating work boosts productivity

Effective delegating helps make teamwork easy and boost confidence of team members, according to Newman Lam Kin-man, corporate management accounting manager of The Hong Kong and China Gas Company (Towngas).

19 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Boys will be boys

Taiwanese actor Joseph Chang Hsiao-chuan was put to the test when he was asked to do a dance routine in Edward Lam Yik-wah's latest drama What is Man?

18 Mar 2008 - 12:00am