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Tang's crew pulling in all directions

Wednesday, 20 October, 2010, 12:00am

Mess

Mess by Keri Smith Perigee, HK$112

19 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Officers prepare to march to post-handover beat

POLICE parade grounds will no longer echo to the strains of The British Grenadiers, The Happy Wanderer and the Southdown Militia after July 1, 1997, leaving the coast clear for Enter the Dragon.

Pipers and drummers with the Royal Hong Kong Police Band must drop more than the word 'Royal' from their repertoire within the next 12 months, say senior officers.

21 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

The apathy that makes expats quit

'If I had been encouraged to stay - just a few words from my colleagues or my boss - I wouldn't have decided to go. But I don't feel that I am welcome,' said a senior expatriate official who will soon leave the Government.

21 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Mess just fine for visiting PLA team

The PLA delegation last night had a taste of the good life as enjoyed by officers of Her Majesty's forces.

Major-General Liu Zhenwu's 'familiarisation' with the British Garrison included an initiation into the venerable extravagances and etiquette of the Officers' Mess.

17 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Police chief targets fears of handover exodus

Police Commissioner Eddie Hui Ki-on is taking the unprecedented step of writing an open letter to his officers to boost flagging pre-handover morale.

It is understood Mr Hui will seek to calm growing fears of an exodus of top officers because of concern it could prompt widespread resignations among junior ranks.

25 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Awful mess

Could someone tell me which government agency I can complain to about the rubbish which is created, and the street cleaners time that is wasted, by the real estate agents who every weekend fix their large paper and cardboard advertisements to every lamp-post and handrail along the entire length of Sui Wo Road, in Fo Tan, New Territories?

15 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

New menus to cheer the needy

EVEN in times of disaster Hong Kong people are fussy about what goes on the dinner table and, as a result, menus for those in need have been improved.

A set of menus offering more varieties of meat and vegetables than ever before is being offered to disaster victims by the Social Welfare Department.

14 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Army adds local flavour to meals

SINGAPORE is adding an Asian flavour to the field rations of its combat soldiers, replacing the standard British Army fare inherited from its former colonial masters with a range of meals more suitable to local tastes.

16 Nov 1993 - 12:00am