On the first trading day of the Year of the Rat, Hong Kong stocks hit the trap but not the cheese, as the benchmark fell to its lowest level in three weeks after the world's largest economies acknowledged looming threats to global markets.Tuesday, 12 February, 2008, 12:00am
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Christine Pang of Ho Man Tin complained about poor PCCW mobile service and bad customer service.4 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
Although only half of Hong Kong's households are able to enjoy the newly launched digital terrestrial television broadcasting service, two pay-television operators are taking advantage of the free channels to promote their own service.23 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Internet performance pledge21 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Three Richards among top 40 billionaires of Hong Kong
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the richest of them all?
For fun, we shortlisted three Richards - Richard Li Tzar-kai (below), Richard Lee Yun-shee and Richard Elman.
You may think it's a no-brainer, but you may be surprised to see how close they were in the race.18 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Phone giant's executives keep mobile as shake-up continues
A major earthquake has rumbled through the management of CSL New World Mobility, the city's largest mobile operator. Since the appointment of Tarek Robbiati as chief executive in July last year, almost all senior management positions have seen a change of guard.15 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Hong Kong may be just seven years away from having to add a ninth digit to phone numbers - even though, in theory, 99,999,999 eight-digit numbers are available for a population of less than 7 million men, women and children.
To put off the advent of nine-digit numbers, the telecoms watchdog is considering charging for numbers.15 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
It's natural for everyone to have wrinkles. In fact, it's impossible not to have any lines when you are 60 years old. I feel good about myself. But now that programmes are shot in high definition, I suggest [TVB] give the actors plenty of time to rest, otherwise all their fine lines and wrinkles will start to show.5 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Democratic critics have blasted Beijing and its rubber-stamp parliament's decision to delay full democracy for the city for at least another decade.3 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
With numbers like this, you can count on a lucky year
Who doesn't like 2008? It is widely expected to be a lucky year, not just because 'eight' spells prosperity in Chinese and 'two' makes it easy to come by, but also because it is the year Beijing hosts the Olympics - so nothing will be allowed to go wrong.1 Jan 2008 - 12:00am