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Cheyne aims to make the most of his chance to ride for Moore

Halfway through the term and well within sight of last season's win tally, South African jockey Greg Cheyne is hoping to take his current momentum to a whole new level when he hooks up with John Moore in the Group Three Jebsen Centenary Vase tomorrow.

Friday, 11 February, 2011, 12:00am

Editor's choice - Just for fun

In the clear

This clear-bottom two-seater piece from Hammacher Schlemmer provides a new way to observe marine life. It has inflatable chambers for storage and extra stability and is made of hi-tech clear polymer - which the manufacturer claims makes it almost indestructible. Price: US$1,350. hammacher.com

Best of the nest

11 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Warning on accidental poisoning of under-fives

More caution should be taken to prevent unintentional poisoning of children, the Hospital Authority says.

The Poison Information Centre, under the authority, recorded 4,420 cases of poisoning last year. Among the 981 unintentional poisoning cases, 26.6 per cent were of children under five.

7 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Scrappy South China let down by dull duo again

South China are not rushing towards the panic button just yet but it is clear that worries are emerging from the 'Red' camp after their star duo, Nicky Butt and Mateja Kezman, once again failed to inspire the local champions, who finished last in the four-team Asian Challenge Cup yesterday.

7 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Fung shui outlook shows strong finish for 2011

Although lighthearted, CLSA's Feng Shui Index has gained quite a following since it was first produced as a Lunar New Year card for clients in 1992.

'We get a lot of requests for this sort of research and we do it because people like it,' said Francis Cheung Yiu-cheong, CLSA's head of China/Hong Kong strategy.

6 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

In 2011, be ready to run

The Year of the Rabbit looks set to follow in the footsteps of the tiger, bringing some good moves for the economy but danger, too, as the dragon gets closer.

6 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Blaze destroys five-star Dynasty Wanxin hotel in Shenyang after New Year fireworks land on nearby building

A blaze started by fireworks to celebrate the Lunar New Year destroyed a five-star hotel in the northeast.

The fire gutted the hotel in Shenyang , capital of Liaoning , before dawn on Thursday. There were no casualties, Xinhua reported.

5 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Fireworks barrage ushers in Year of the Rabbit

Mainlanders ushered in the Year of the Rabbit with reunion dinners, a frenzy of shopping and cacophonous fireworks, while state leaders visited the drought-stricken north to show their concern for those in need.

5 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Row over tree cutting

Just as the globe celebrates World Wetlands Day today, a new row is brewing about Hong Kong's Nam Sang Wai. The wetland park is marked for development into an upmarket housing estate.

2 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

News that mattered

From floods to trapped miners, from volcanic eruptions to royal engagements, the Year of the Tiger was eventful.

Young Post asked its Junior Reporters which of these events was most meaningful to them.

1. Manila bus siege

Kayley Leung , 15, Wa Ying College

31 Jan 2011 - 12:00am