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Person Relation

Believing Wang is 'ignoring the facts'

Counsel for father-in-law tells court that judges were right to rule will a forgery

Tuesday, 19 July, 2005, 12:00am

Reader donates $20,000 for funeral

The widow of a taxi driver who died when his cab was hit by a police van has received donations from a Post reader for the funeral.

Cheung Lai-wan, 44, who has four children and receives welfare payments, said yesterday she was relieved to hear that a reader had mailed her a cheque for $20,000.

19 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Theatre director publishes his reflections on Hong Kong

Outspoken theatre director Edward Lam Yik-wah has released a four-book series, Waiting for Hong Kong, to express his opinions on his hometown.

Dedicated to entertainment, youth, women and culture, the series is a collection of Lam's newspaper and magazine columns.

18 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Burden of tax honesty too much to bear if city trades away dodge

'Hong Kong is seeking a comprehensive double taxation treaty with the mainland that will reduce the tax burden for many companies, but could also open the way for both governments to share tax data.'

SCMP, July 15

18 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Guns traded for barbells in post-Taleban Afghanistan

Afghanistan's tough guys are learning a new alphabet. When young men get together in Kabul, they no longer talk about RPGs (rocket-propelled grenades) and AK-47 assault rifles.

Conversations are now peppered with acronyms such as GMM (Giant Mega Mass) or PNPW (Prolab Nutrition's Pure Whey), strawberry-flavoured, American-made dietary supplements for increasing muscle mass.

18 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Fetish Fashion forced to submit

It's been a wild, wonderful ride, says Miss Whiplash, who is off to help the 'kinky community'

The city's leading sex shop is closing next month, partly because of rising costs, but mostly because founder Brenda Scofield wants to lecture on sexuality and counsel the city's 'kinky community'.

17 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Sorcerer arrested for saucy deception

A former monk defrocked 10 years ago for performing a bizarre rite involving oil extracted from the chins of aborted fetuses has been arrested on charges of deceiving the public.

17 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

The disillusioned hero

The rousing pre-battle speech the commander of the first battalion of the Royal Irish Regiment, Lieutenant-Colonel Tim Collins, gave to his troops as they prepared to enter Iraq on March 19, 2003, was meant for their ears only.

17 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

An invitation to terror?

When Mahrukh Ibrahim, 20, and Junaid Miandad, 22, tie the knot in Karachi this week, senior members of the intelligence communities in Washington, New Delhi and Islamabad will be keeping a close watch.

17 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Page burners

Jung Chang Author of Wild Swans and co-author of Mao: The Unknown Story

17 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Return journey

One home-owner's desire to go back to his roots brought about an opportunity to start afresh with a new flat.

17 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

HK wary of pacy Filipinos

Hong Kong resume their campaign in the Eastcolight Super Kung Sheung Cup tonight with a tricky encounter against the Philippines in the semi-finals at the Hong Kong Coliseum.

16 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Yeung gets in touch with manly side

Work seems to be so overwhelming for singer Miriam Yeung Chin-wah that she needs someone to put her life back on track.

'My friends know me better than I know myself,' the 31-year- old said. 'I need other people to remind me about things I've been neglecting.'

16 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Snakes are alive for Wong

Having relaunched his career in recent years, singer Chris Wong Hoi-kun is now taking on the ambitious project of turning the famous Chinese tale The Legend of White Snake into a stage musical.

16 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Tsang small fry in property stakes

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and Chief Secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan are humbled by most ministers and non-official executive councillors in terms of property ownership.

The chief executive owns two properties - a flat in Surrey, England, and another in Central, according to the Executive Council members' declaration of interests, which were released yesterday.

16 Jul 2005 - 12:00am