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The Hong Kong-Beijing Rally 2007 is now more affordable for Hong Kong participants.

Saturday, 10 February, 2007, 12:00am

Mysterious new arrival

Chapter 3

DOCTOR RUMSAM never called himself a doctor and he always referred to his patients as guests. That was the way he chose to do things at Star Spa. He was not running a hospital here because his guests were not ill in the true sense of the word. They had just lost their way a little and Rumsam and his staff were there to help them get back on track.

19 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

Sparkling returns

INTERIOR DESIGNER Grover Dear and Michael Mims celebrated a joint birthday party at The Cafe at the Ritz-Carlton hotel with friends and family. The location was all too familiar to Dear - the elegant eatery is one of many places he has designed.

6 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Diversions

Cruising Hong Kong in the poor man's limousine, the humble taxi, the cabbie has a different perspective on the cityscape to the rest of us ... and it's not always one of skyscrapers, Wan Chai flyovers or ranks of Toyotas awaiting ferries from the outlying islands. There's often the back end of a bus to look at in quieter moments, or a cuddly toy to keep him company.

15 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Taxi drivers win airport limo battle

The Mass Transit Railway Corporation said last night it had dropped plans for a limousine service for Airport Express passengers after an outcry from taxi drivers who said it would jeopardise their business.

7 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Limo service a non-starter

Mass Transit Railway chiefs have postponed plans for an Airport Express door-to-door limousine service which was due to begin today amid worries voiced by taxi operators. An MTR spokesman said talks were still being conducted with the operators and that the service would be postponed until they were over.

6 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Drive for limousine quality defended

A decision to place more emphasis on quality when buying limousines for officials had not breached guidelines, the Public Accounts Committee was told.

Purchases in 1996 had put equal stress on price and quality, the Auditor said.

But this was not in line with guidelines that required a weighting in favour of cost.

8 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Hosts gear up for army of guests

Daimlers, buses and possibly Mercedes-Benz limousines will be commissioned to transport officials, guests and media between venues during handover events.

Prince Charles, British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Governor Chris Patten and their aides and families will use four black Daimlers, while up to 5,000 other guests will be shipped by some 70 buses and coaches.

17 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Bill for top civil servants' new limousines to hit $5.25m

About $5.25 million is to be spent buying new limousines for senior civil servants, it was revealed yesterday.

The Government Land Transport Agency has forwarded estimates to the Finance Branch for around 15 cars at about $350,000 each.

7 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Passenger comforts reach new heights

As business travel around the world recovers from the recession of the early 1990s, airlines are adding value to their services.

Passengers flying upper class on Virgin Atlantic can enjoy golf or a relaxing hydrotherapy bath at its refurbished Clubhouse lounge in Heathrow airport's Terminal 3.

2 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

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