Eight Plus Nine displays plenty of passion in trial

A change of tactics provided a much more favourable result when Eight Plus Nine bolted away with the second barrier trial at Sha Tin yesterday.

Eight Plus Nine was handled by Brett Prebble, who attempted to take the gelding back from his outside barrier.

Sunday, 1 February, 2009, 12:00am

HKBU duo finds the perfect rhythm

A pair of Latin dancers from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) came second in each of the three categories they entered at the fourth Hong Kong Interschool Dancesport Championships held in January.

Yu Dick-kwan and Holly Yau Sin-ting, who took part in the cha cha cha, rumba and jive, said they were excited about the results.

6 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Burn the Floor

Touring dance show (right) fusing waltz, rumba, salsa, samba, tango, jive and swing. Today, 8pm, Hall 3, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai, HK$290-HK$990 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2989 9239 or

6 May 2007 - 12:00am

Week 5

Jermaine Wong, 16

St Paul's Convent School

Challenge: Find out more about astronomy

Hi everyone, I'm back from Japan! On the flight home, I read a really interesting article in a newspaper.

20 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Life's such a whirl for dance-mad Vicki

Vicki Wong found she had lots of time on her hands when her children went off to boarding school in the UK, so she decided to take up dancing lessons.

Little did she know she would get so hooked on the cha-cha and rumba that she would open her own dancing school.

14 Jan 2000 - 12:00am

dinner and dancing

Cha cha, waltz and rumba: chill out to live music - Chinese Nostalgia (Fridays) and Oldies in English (Saturdays) - by Hardy Li and the News at Ye Shanghai, a new Shanghainese restaurant at Pacific Place (Level 3; tel: 2918-9833). Minimum charge for dinner is $300 before the band starts at 9.30 pm, and $100 afterwards.

9 May 1999 - 12:00am

Swirling into HK to catchy rhythms

FEET will be tapping to catchy Latin and ballroom rhythms at a dance spectacular presented by a group of international dance champions.

13 Sep 1994 - 12:00am