Almond Lee has cut a svelte figure in recent weeks after discarding 15 pounds through a rigorous routine of running, swimming and stationary bike riding.Sunday, 13 May, 2012, 12:00am
Local banker donates smog monitor to green group10 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Shares of Noble Group, one of Hong Kong's biggest companies, plunged 26.5 per cent to their lowest in over two years after the firm announced its first quarterly loss in 14 years and the resignation of its chief executive.
The price of Noble shares, which are listed in Singapore, fell to S$1.18 amid heavy selling, with 473 million shares trading hands.11 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
The inside draw, an advantage at the weights and extra fitness all bode well for Young Turbo in the middle leg of the Triple Trio at Sha Tin tomorrow, with trainer John Size and jockey Douglas Whyte starting to flex their collective muscle three months into the season.3 Dec 2010 - 12:00am
Brett Prebble has already won four races on Happy Valley star Noble Conqueror and the Australian is going to be the key again tonight as the seven-year-old stakes his bid for the January Cup (1,800m).13 Jan 2010 - 12:00am
Races don't come much tougher than the Big Wave Bay Handicap (1,200m) that ends tonight's season opener at Happy Valley, but grand old galloper Noble Man should get what he needs to register his first win for two years.
The injury-ravaged eight-year-old last scored first-up in October 2006 over the same course.17 Sep 2008 - 12:00am
The Caspar Fownes-trained Noble Conqueror has looked the goods at Happy Valley this season but his reputation goes on the line today as he attempts to replicate that form at Sha Tin in the Pok Oi Cup (1,600m).
Noble Conqueror (Olivier Doleuze) has run seven of his eight races at Happy Valley, winning three times and was certainly unlucky not to win on several other occasions.14 Jan 2007 - 12:00am
With an unusually-light representation at Sha Tin this afternoon, John Moore will not have the ammunition to become Hong Kong's most prolific winning trainer just yet but in Noble Crusader he certainly has the firepower to take the day's feature in the Pok Oi Cup 1,400 metres.8 Jan 2005 - 12:00am
The next time you're serenaded by a church choir, study the faces carefully because you may be witnessing a star in the making.
Daughter of a preacher man, soulster Keri Noble started singing in a choir - as did Whitney Houston, Brian Littrell of the Backstreet Boys, and Norah Jones to name a few.21 Jul 2004 - 12:00am
Richard Elman is chief executive of Noble Group. This was incorrectly reported in Business Post on May 27.6 Jun 2002 - 12:00am
Main-board listed Noble Group posted a 33 per cent increase in its net profit to US$15.1 million for the six months ended June 30. Revenues jumped 53 per cent to reach their highest level in Noble's history at US$887 million.12 Sep 2001 - 12:00am
Sunday Money yesterday reported that Rob Noble, marketing and planning director of the Mass Transit Railway Corp had been made redundant. This is incorrect. Mr Noble retains his position.18 Jan 1999 - 12:00am
Noble Group is voluntarily withdrawing its 320 million shares from the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong after only 19 months' trading.
Anglo Chinese Corporate Finance is making a conditional cash offer for Noble's shares at $2.05 each on behalf of an unnamed consortium.
This represents a premium of 12 per cent to its closing share price of $1.83 on March 12.25 Mar 1996 - 12:00am
Two executive directors of Noble Group are spearheading an effort to buy up all of its issued share capital, withdraw the company from the stock exchange and possibly relist it elsewhere.14 Mar 1996 - 12:00am
NOBLE Group announced yesterday its associated company had entered into a memorandum of agreement to acquire a 13 year-old dry bulk carrier from a third party for US$11.98 million.
Noble will have an effective equity interest of 45 per cent in the deal.8 Nov 1994 - 12:00am