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  • Aug 28, 2014
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Ella Cheong: The single mother who became a pioneering property lawyer

Ella Cheong is recognised as one of the best intellectual property (IP) lawyers in Asia, a pioneer who has set up offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, Singapore and Malaysia. However, success for Cheong is measured not in offices, but in terms of personal happiness.

Thursday, 22 May, 2014, 4:08pm

Zanotti steps ahead with next season's killer line-up drawing a gaggle of celebrities

While we are still shopping for the summer closet, the fashion houses are already plugging products seasons ahead.

Italian shoe brand Giuseppe Zanotti Design threw a preview for its autumn-winter collection at Harvey Nichols in Pacific Place on Thursday.

4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am


Self-help books are not my thing. But the nuts and bolts of marriage and what makes it tick fascinate me. Two journalists - Paula Szuchman of The Wall Street Journal and Jenny Anderson of The New York Times - promise in Spousonomics a 'clear-eyed, rational route to demystifying your disagreements and improving your relationship' from the perspective of economics.

1 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Millions of records gone in Legco move

The government destroyed more than 3.5 million sheets of records in six months while relocating its headquarters to the Tamar site in Admiralty, lawmakers heard yesterday.

20 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

There's no easy way to set the records straight

Name: Stacy Gould Job: Head archivist, University of Hong Kong

How early did you know you wanted to work as an archivist?

There's no undergraduate path to archival work; it's post-grad only, so it's best to take a degree that is a good fit, like anthropology or history. I did anthropology.

11 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

Only two out of six tycoons have removed gates to their homes which encroached on public land:

Kelvin Ng - It just goes to show tycoons are above the law. Don't blame HK people for cursing the filthy rich. They asked for it and deserve it.

3 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Keep the trust

The basis of a good relationship is communication and trust. I learned that in my first psychology lesson at school, while training to be a journalist and, too late, from a book I encountered long after my divorce.

7 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Medal of honour

Wu Lizhong, 21, lived in the village of Changxindian, Linzi district, Zibo city, and was the eldest of eight brothers. Poverty had forced his parents to sell their eight-year-old son to a family in Qingzhou. Wu was determined to make enough money to buy his little brother back and when he heard Britain was recruiting Chinese workers, he promptly signed up.

12 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

A good start in getting more women on board

In the 1980s, Norway required that 40 per cent of public committee members should be female. It passed a law in the past decade requiring women to make up 40 per cent of directors of big listed companies.

4 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Old favourites

The city is increasingly dominated by giant glittering malls, but a handful of small shops in Yau Ma Tei that have sold the same traditional products for decades have survived by finding gaps in the crowded streetscape.

1 Feb 2010 - 12:00am