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Silver Bauhinia Star

Dirty diesel engines an obvious target for EPD

Changing the game

It's long been known that vehicles using old diesel engines cause a high proportion of Hong Kong's roadside pollution. This was confirmed by the release of Hong Kong's 2010 Air Pollutant Emission Inventory recently.

Tuesday, 6 November, 2012, 4:24am 5 comments

Fok sons ask for time in battle over legacy

The sons of the late tycoon Henry Fok Ying-tung, at loggerheads over their father's extensive estate, will tell the Court of First Instance today whether they have reached an out-of-court agreement.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:50pm

Hints of a deal on day one of battle for Fok fortune

The sons of late tycoon Henry Fok Ying-tung, who are in dispute over their father's multibillion-dollar estate, raised the possibility of a deal yesterday as the first of three lawsuits reached court.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:47pm

C.Y.'s aide figures out how to help election bid

A former aide of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying is back in the political arena, but this time as a voluntary adviser to a pan-democrat candidate for the accounting sector in the Legislative Council election.

23 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Honour for awards panel chief

Six people have won Hong Kong's highest honour - including the man who led the committee handing out the gongs.

Legal figures make up half the Grand Bauhinia Medal recipients, with Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, Court of Final Appeal judge Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary and outgoing Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung all honoured.

30 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Quick ruling urged on Fok brother's executor role

The estate of late tycoon Henry Fok Ying-tung had been in a 'deadlock' for five years and urgent action was needed to resolve the situation, a lawyer for one of the executors of his will told the High Court yesterday.

24 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Plot thickens in 'triad' probe

A rural leader has now admitted lining up a dinner with the campaign officers of chief executive contender Leung Chun-ying - a meal that has left suspicions of triad involvement clouding the March 25 election.

14 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Sons of tycoon Henry Fok in fight over estate

Court battles over the estates of Hong Kong's richest just keep coming - the latest in the shape of a legal battle between two brothers over the fortune of the late tycoon Henry Fok Ying-tung.

21 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Let's Go!

Starring: Juno Mak Chun-lung, Stephy Tang Lai-yan, Gordon Lam Ka-tung Director: Wong Ching-po Category: IIB (Cantonese)

Inspired by cartoons and memories of 1980s after-school TV viewing, this live-action comedy-drama is in dire need of a team of superhero scriptwriters to bring its scattered ideas into focus.

10 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Setting another benchmark

With the first-round winners in the SCMP/IFPHK Financial Planner Awards 2011 just announced, the stage is set for an intense battle for prizes for various categories and the overall crown.

9 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Heroes, media chiefs, ethnic minority leaders honoured for service

A Hong Kong volunteer who died while saving others in the Qinghai earthquake and a firefighter who died while fighting a factory blaze in March were both awarded the Medal for Bravery (Gold) posthumously.

1 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Detour party takes in Hawaii

It was 'aloha' in SoHo as the Hong Kong Ambassadors of Design launched its two-week art and design event, Detour, with a Hawaiian-themed party on November 27. More than 500 culture vultures passed through the former Police Married Quarters to check out the exhibits.

10 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Students strike gold in maths Olympiad

Five students won a gold medal, two silvers and two bronze, the best result a Hong Kong team has achieved in three years, at the 50th International Mathematical Olympiad in Germany. Ching Tak-wing took gold; Kenneth Hung Ka-kin and Lam Cho-ho each won a silver; and Chung Ping-ngai and Ng Ngai-fung each won a bronze. A total of 565 contestants from 104 countries took part.

24 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Winners list

Able Assets Management Fonnie Kwok

Yuk-fong, Stephen Yuen Kwok-keung (DSA)

American International Assurance

Shawn Lau Yun-lam (OYSA)

AXA China Region Insurance

Sarah Leong (DSA)

Bank of Communications Ivy Lau Yee-king, Leung Chi-lung, Yeung Kwok-wing (DSA)

13 Jun 2008 - 12:00am


Legislators who will vote against the compromise food-labelling regulation

Geographical constituencies

Non-affiliated: Anson Chan Fang On-sang

Democratic Party: Lee Wing-tat; Martin Lee Chu-ming; Yeung Sum; Fred Li Wah-ming; James To Kun-sun; Andrew Cheng Kar-foo; Albert Ho Chun-yan

28 May 2008 - 12:00am