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  • Jul 13, 2014
  • Updated: 9:47am


Ex-minister in probe had several checks

The misconduct alleged against the former development chief is all the more surprising because of the many integrity checks he underwent during his 30 years in the civil service.

Saturday, 14 July, 2012, 12:00am

Police play down memo on press queries

The police have denied that an e-mail directive sent out last week by a high-ranking officer is aimed at limiting what officers tell the media or stifling the reporting of sensitive issues.

20 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Iris Mak

Hongkonger Iris Mak Siu-kin has been a foodie for about 10 years. A job in ad sales at a listings magazine took her to many of the territory's top restaurants, and she's found it a hard habit to break.

1 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Career of one independent director shows need for caution

Small investors like us rely heavily on independent directors to protect our interests, but how much do we really know about them?

At times, very little indeed. The story of Mak Kin-kwong, who sits on the board of more than 10 mainland firms listed in Hong Kong, mainland China and the US, is telling.

30 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

High Noon

Starring: Lam Yiu-sing, Sham Ka-kei, Anjo Leung Hiu-fung, Jeremy Liu Pak-wing

Director: Heiward Mak Hei-yan

Category: III (Cantonese)

6 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Mak stays in hunt for Olympic wild card

Hong Kong's Tania Mak So-ning is still on course for a place at the Olympics despite a disappointing 17th-place finish in the ASTC Asian championships in Guangzhou yesterday.

4 May 2008 - 12:00am

Chocolate Rain a triumph for quality

Whether it be a start-up, or a business that is gaining momentum, it can be all too easy for many small and medium-sized companies to deviate from sound management by expanding too ambitiously and too quickly, or opting for cheaper and quicker alternatives.

22 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Thursday Thinktank

Five things we're all wondering about

1 GPS system in our taxis ... Yes, it should help with navigation and routing, but it's not going to prevent them from cutting off other traffic on the road and leaning on the horn like it's the accelerator pedal.

6 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

New manager brings new look (and new name?) to ToTT's

The Excelsior's new general manager, Amanda Scott, knows her hotel is the poor cousin in the Mandarin Oriental family and not about to dethrone its more glamorous relatives. However, that doesn't mean she's going to let it sulk quietly in the back during family pictures. Put in charge seven weeks ago, the Londoner has big plans for the Causeway Bay mainstay.

16 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Steven shows he's in top form

Hong Kong's best young golfer shared the lead after the opening day of the 28th Asia Pacific Junior Golf Championship in Fanling on Tuesday.

Steven Lam Tsz-fung carded a superb 68 at the Hong Kong Golf Club's challenging Eden Course, posting birdies at the ninth and 14th, to finish the day two under.

17 May 2007 - 12:00am