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  • Nov 27, 2014
  • Updated: 8:34am

Person Relation

Oasis flies into storm over bid for licence

The Air Transport Licensing Authority (Atla) yesterday received two formal objections to a request from Oasis Hong Kong Airlines, which wants to launch operations by year-end, to fly to six US and European destinations.

Saturday, 25 June, 2005, 12:00am

City Briefs

October court hearing for Asia's richest woman

25 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Footdown

Mercedes-Benz has just released photos of its new S-Class (right). The marque says it features the debut of brake assist PLUS, night view assist, infra-red headlamps and the second generation of pre-safe. The new S-Class' four models are due to be launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, with a Hong Kong unveiling the next quarter.

25 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Tsangs ready to sacrifice privacy for security's sake

Government House may be the dream home for many people but Donald Tsang Yam-kuen is already dreading the thought of losing his privacy. Unlike the cosy Victoria House where the Tsangs now live, Government House also houses the chief executive's office at ground level.

25 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Foreign relations

Iattended a wedding this month of a middle-aged girlfriend who was marrying an American scholar. It reminded me that Japanese marrying foreigners is no longer a rare event. Other friends have married partners from Italy, China, South Korea, India, Sri Lanka, Denmark, the United States, Morocco and Britain.

25 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

On the grape vine

An unidentified man has claimed that he's the ex-boyfriend of pop singer Stephy Tang Lai-yan (above), according to Three Weekly.

Although the 22-year-old star likes to present a 'clean' image to the media, she had many boyfriends even when she was in school and was always greedy for gifts, he said. He claimed that Tang left him for another boy.

24 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Baptista faces a dilemma

'O, it is not possible to think of that!' she answered hastily, shaking her head. 'When I get home it all will be prepared - it is ready even now - the things for the party, the furniture, Mr Heddegan's new suit, and everything. I should require the courage of a tropical lion to go home there and say I wouldn't carry out my promise!'

Which is right and which is wrong?

24 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Shot aid worker flown to hospital

A Hong Kong Red Cross worker shot after distributing aid in the tsunami-stricken Aceh province in Indonesia was rushed to a Singapore hospital last night.

Eva Yeung Yee-wa, 27, suffered wounds to her face and neck after her Red Cross-marked vehicle came under fire near Lam No, about 55km south of the capital Banda Aceh, on Wednesday night.

24 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Government House was home, says Betty Tung

Betty Tung Chiu Hung-ping never lived a single day in Government House during her husband Tung Chee-hwa's eight-year rule. But yesterday she recounted fond memories of the 150-year-old colonial-style mansion and described it as home.

24 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Man stood by as wife beat baby, court hears

A man charged with child abuse did nothing to stop his wife from inflicting injuries that led to their baby daughter's death, a court heard yesterday.

Ngai Kwok-leung, 27, has pleaded not guilty to one count of cruelty to a child over the death of his four-month-old daughter, Ngai Hiu-ching, on February 26 last year.

24 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Silverware

I'm familiar with Chinese export silver, but not Japanese. What's the difference?

WHAT THE EXPERT SAYS

Lucille Vessa, of Honeychurch Antiques, says the heyday of Japanese silver was from the 1850s to the 1930s. 'They began using silver when the feudal system was abolished in 1868 and the samurai were banned. The samurai sword-makers then became metal workers.

24 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Arts

Exhibitions

VS - Tai

Euphen Wong's paintings and installations. 2pm-8pm, Artist Commune, Unit 12, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, Kowloon. Inquiries: 2104 3322. Ends today

Flowers of Vietnam

23 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Lai See

rouge faces at the bank after moulin's future becomes a blur

Who isn't shocked by Moulin Global Eyecare's teetering on the brink of bankruptcy?

23 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

City's new leader reaches out in search for grass-roots perspective

Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday took an early-morning MTR ride to Yau Ma Tei, where he chatted with residents and enjoyed dim sum at a tea house.

Starting the unscheduled visit at 6.15am, the chief executive-designate and his wife, Salina Tsang Pow Siu-mei, boarded the train at Admiralty for the short journey.

21 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

In Brief

Detained journalist's wife appeals to Tsang

The wife of the Hong Kong-based journalist arrested in the mainland accused of spying has urged chief executive-designate Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to raise his case with state leaders when he visit Beijing. Mary Lau Man-yee reported no new developments in Ching Cheong's case.

21 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

2014 – 15 Principal Standard League

Nov 4
Principal 2:15 NAB BushRangers
Nov 11
Winner Medical Kings 2:6 Verity
Nov 18
Principal vs Verity
Nov 25
Winner Medical Kings vs NAB BushRangers

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