Moore the merrier for Triple Trio fans

Maroon Prince has the draw to take some beating in the middle leg. Photo: Kenneth Chan

Moore should provide banker material in at least the second and third legs with Maroon Prince (Neil Callan) and Cultural City (Derek Leung Ka-chun), and possibly even in the first leg with the in-form Thanksgiving (Tim Clark).

Friday, 1 February, 2013, 2:45am

US$1b record set by US shoppers for online Black Friday sales

Black Friday shoppers pour into the Valley River Center mall for the Midnight Madness sale Friday. Photo: AP

US shoppers spent heavily online on the crucial Black Friday shopping day, for the first time topping US$1 billion in online sales in a single day.

27 Nov 2012 - 4:55am

US retailers looking for an edge on Black Friday sales

Free Thanksgiving dinners at a parish in Rockaway. Photo: AFP

US shoppers took advantage of retailers offering a Thursday night start to the traditional post-Thanksgiving holiday shopping season, lining up at stores to get deals on electronics and other items or to just see what the fuss was about.

24 Nov 2012 - 3:14am

Two dead, 80 hurt in 140-vehicle pile-up in Texas

About 90 people went to hospital due to the huge pile-up. Photo: AP

Two people died and more than 80 were hurt when at least 140 vehicles collided on a Texas highway in dense fog, leaving trucks twisted on top of each other and authorities rushing to pull survivors from the wreckage.

"It is catastrophic," Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Deputy Rod Carrol said of Thursday's pile-up. "I've got cars on top of cars."

24 Nov 2012 - 3:14am

Talking Points

America shops on 'Black Friday'

Palestinian envoy in Beijing talks

23 Nov 2012 - 2:22am

Let's stand up for pumpkin pie

Get everyone home for dinner and dig out your loosest jeans, because Thanksgiving is officially here. Now, I know that Thanksgiving isn't really a big part of Hong Kong festivities, and honestly, many of us don't even know why it's celebrated. But it's worth finding out, because it's one of the warmest family-oriented celebrations of the year.

24 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Thanksgiving treat for sailors far from home

For many Americans, Thanksgiving is a day spent with family. It's a day of travel, grandma's sweet potatoes, football on the television, conversation, laughs.

But yesterday, approximately 150 sailors and marines experienced a different version of the holiday. They stayed on their ship, the USS Blue Ridge, and ate a festive Thanksgiving meal in Hong Kong waters.

28 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Give thanks, even if you don't celebrate

Americans celebrate Thanksgiving Day today. But the significance of this historic festival is fading. I think this is time for us to give thanks to our loved ones, including our parents, relatives, teachers and friends.

27 Nov 2008 - 12:00am



A leading academic told the school's graduates how to survive in today's fast-changing society.

John Leong Chi-yen, guest-of-honour and president of the Open University of Hong Kong, was speaking at the school's 20th speech day on December 8.

18 Dec 2006 - 12:00am



The school's 20th athletic meet was held recently at the Hammer Hill Road Sports Ground in Kowloon.

The competition consisted of inter-house track and field events. Members of all five houses did their best to win the overall championship, while past students came back to campus and took part in the relays.

8 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community and War

Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community and War

by Nathaniel Philbrick

Viking, HK$234

10 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Feasting with gratitude

IT'S THANKSGIVING on Thursday and my advice for those planning to celebrate with a home-cooked feast is: buy your turkey today. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) advises the safest way to defrost a frozen turkey is to thaw it slowly in the fridge. They calculate the process takes one day per 2.2kg.

24 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Awards for excellence

Twenty-one academics at Baptist University have been awarded for outstanding performance in either teaching, scholarly work or service at the university's 46th anniversary thanksgiving service.

9 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

US observes Thanksgiving

Today is Thanksgiving. It is one of the most important holidays of the year in the United States.

On Thanksgiving - which is held on the fourth Thursday of November - Americans have family feasts and give thanks for their blessings.

23 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

Host of classes lined up for summer

The Hong Kong Rugby Association and 997 Union have arranged a rugby workshop for union members.

Rugby sessions will start on July 31.

Classes will be held on Mondays and Thursdays from 4 pm to 6 pm. There will be a total of four classes.

24 Jul 2000 - 12:00am