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Czech mate

Slovakia's attractions may be unpronounceable, but there are enough of them to give the nation's more tourist-oriented neighbour a run for its money. Words and pictures by Tim Pile.

Thursday, 30 August, 2012, 6:56pm

Out shopping



31 Aug 2012 - 6:51pm

Education chief Eddie Ng is C.Y. Leung's most disliked minister

The secretary for education, Eddie Ng Hak-kim, has emerged as the new government's most unpopular minister, with almost half of those questioned in a new poll saying they had no confidence in him after little more than a month in office.

15 Aug 2012 - 3:47am

Man gets life in retrial for umbrella stand killing

A man was jailed for life yesterday at the end of his retrial for the killing of a 25-year-old father with an umbrella stand in a gang attack four years ago at a McDonald's restaurant in Tin Shui Wai.

A Court of First Instance jury found Ng Pak-lun, 22, guilty by a 5-2 verdict of murdering Poon Ka-yan on October 5, 2008, in a brutal beating that involved eight other men.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:15pm

Business Digest

Wah Nam changes name to Brockman Mining

Wah Nam International, formerly a limousine rental services firm and copper miner, is changing its name due to a shift in core business. The new name, Brockman Mining, reflects its key business of iron ore mining projects in western Australia following the completion of a takeover offer of Brockman Resources in June. Lulu Chen

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

Double delight as Sandro, Abercrombie head to HK

It will be double the fun for Hong Kong and mainland fashionistas this year, as they can add two well-known fashion brands to their list of shopping destinations in the city.

All-American casual wear label Abercrombie & Fitch is set to open its local flagship store on August 11 in Central's historic Pedder Building - with some sexy sweeteners for customers.

30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am