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State of Chu

Surveyor accused in building's collapse

A building surveyor who checked a To Kwa Wan tenement building two months before it collapsed in 2010 was cross-examined yesterday over whether he had followed government inspection guidelines properly.

Wednesday, 16 May, 2012, 12:00am

Trial over deadly building collapse

A repairman hired to tear down structures in an ageing To Kwa Wan tenement block did not use any stabilising structures on the day of its deadly collapse, although he had proposed buying such items, a court heard yesterday.

15 May 2012 - 12:00am

Probe into intravenous drips for Hubei pupils

Hubei officials are looking into an incident in which a class of senior high school pupils were intravenously given amino acids in a night course in preparation for the national college entrance exam, an education spokeswoman said yesterday.

8 May 2012 - 12:00am

Summer placements yield invaluable insider's view

For many students, one major plus of the MBA programme at HKUST is the chance to match theory with practice. That comes, in particular, during summer internships with industry-leading companies, which give hands-on involvement in critical projects and an insider's view of how these organisations operate.

1 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Vet guilty of syringe attack

A veterinarian was yesterday found guilty of beating his ex-girlfriend and threatening to inject her with a drug used for euthanising animals.

8 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

'What do I know - as an old lady?'

The elderly woman at the centre of a legal battle over the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge said yesterday she had been asked to file the judicial review, and that she understood very little about it.

28 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Mission Hills chief slips away quietly

Mission Hills founder and chairman David Chu Shu-ho kept as low a profile in death as he did in life. The funeral was held in Hong Kong this week of the pioneer of golf on the mainland and one of the most powerful people in the game after he lost his fight with cancer. He was 61.

20 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

In pursuit of family harmony

Philip Chu was reading music sheets and working with the best orchestras in Asia. But he has switched to balance sheets and now manages, from the heart of Mong Kok, more than 6,000 employees.

3 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Chu Kong on lookout for buys to bulk up sales volumes, products

Chu Kong Petroleum and Natural Gas Steel Pipe Holdings is in talks to acquire rivals or their assets to extend its product line, and aims to finalise the establishment of a joint venture production line in the Middle East to circumvent protectionism there.

11 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Chefs cook up a fresh start

When the Teresa New Life Coffee Shop opened in Tsim Sha Tsui early last year, Regina Chu soon became a regular. It was a convenient spot for a bite to eat on the way to work or a short break from her job as director of learning and development at the nearby InterContinental Hong Kong.

24 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

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