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  • Jul 10, 2014
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Spittoon

Lai See

So just who is Deng's closest political bedfellow?

Which political leader would Deng Xiaoping be in terms of his political philosophy: Lee Kuan Yew, Chiang Kai-shek, Benito Mussolini, Augusto Pinochet or the Kangxi Emperor?

Thursday, 17 May, 2012, 12:00am

Spitting image

Despite years of imposing fines and espousing propaganda to eradicate spitting, if Hong Kong is to become Asia's wine hub it will have to welcome back the habit. There are no clear guidelines when it comes to spitting, but when it comes to wine, spit at tastings and swallow at meals.

24 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Pools treated like spittoons

It seems that spitting in swimming pools is a legal and popularly accepted habit in Hong Kong.

7 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Sius face family dilemma

FROM London, New York, Toronto and Kowloon gathered the six sons and daughters of Julie Siu - the philanthropic matriarch of the family that built its fortune from an old-established undertaking business.

6 Apr 1995 - 12:00am