Chief steward delighted as Whyte guides Yeung in right path

The next time top apprentice Keith Yeung Ming-lun beats Douglas Whyte in a finish, the premier rider may have only himself to thank after offering his time and advice to the youngster last Tuesday after the barrier trials at Sha Tin.

Friday, 7 January, 2011, 12:00am

Youngster's winning ride ends on sour note

Matthew Chadwick was yesterday slapped with another three-meeting suspension and a HK$40,000 fine for careless riding after lifting the Tony Cruz-trained Splendid Champion to victory in the Taiwan Delicacies Handicap.

24 May 2010 - 12:00am

So extends his holiday with another ban

The week turned from bad to worse for apprentice Ben So Tik-hung after stewards added another four meetings to the term of suspension he already faces.

11 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Appeal panel reduces Lai's suspension

Jockey Alex Lai Hoi-wing met with success in his appeal yesterday against the severity of an eight-meeting ban for testing positive on October 4 to the banned substance methylephedrine.

The appeal panel reduced his suspension by three meetings and he will resume riding on November 4.

28 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

What you need to know

Can an employer who hires a foreign domestic helper this month enjoy levy suspension?

Yes. The relief measure granting a two-year levy suspension became effective in August this year. The latest proposal has no effect on the measure.

Can employers get money back under the proposed five-year levy suspension if they have already paid the levy?

12 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Time to end farcical levy on domestic helpers

The government's amendment of its poorly thought-out suspension of the levy on employers of foreign domestic helpers has not ended the confusion or the controversy.

31 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

The article 'Doctor gets one-month suspension' (C1, March 23) incorrectly reported that Shum Pik-yan's suspension would take effect in one year. But the Medical Council, which imposed the sentence, said the one-month sentence was suspended for 12 months.

13 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Club extends Munce's licence

The Jockey Club licensing committee yesterday announced that Chris Munce - currently sidelined through suspension - has been approved to ride for the balance of the season through to July 2.

4 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Careless riding cases on the increase

If it seems like there have been a lot of careless riding charges so far this season, that's because there have been.

27 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Trips back

Suspension of tours to Indonesia ended yesterday. The Travel Industry Council said travellers of tours suspended since May 9 could set off within six months or change their destination.

28 May 1998 - 12:00am

'Integrity checks' led to ICAC suspensions

Internal ICAC integrity checks, which include monitoring of business interests and travel to and from the SAR, triggered the investigation that left six officers suspended this week, sources said last night .

2 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Naughty students face jail visits to instil discipline

Naughty students might be sent to jail under a new scheme to ensure better classroom behaviour.

Disruptive pupils, suspended from school so as not to disturb other students, would be taken to correctional institutions and introduced to prisoners.

19 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Firm to smooth bumpy ride in China

HONG Kong-based international forwarder U-Freight is investing in air-ride suspension technology and fitting the equipment to the fleet of vehicles which operate its express service in China.

The equipment is manufactured by Load-Air, a US-based market leader in this area.

19 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Suspension of food licences

FOUR restaurants, two in Yuen Long and two in Tuen Mun, will have their licences suspended for repeatedly contravening health regulations in the past 12 months.

The suspensions will be for up to four days and were handed out for poor sanitation and the sale of restricted food.

19 Nov 1994 - 12:00am