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Return of Peter the great

Three-time winner Thomson a guest of honour

Wednesday, 14 November, 2007, 12:00am

Return of Peter the great

Three-time winner Thomson a guest of honour

When Peter Thomson first arrived in 1960 to play the Hong Kong Open, he was already a four-time British Open champion (he won a fifth Open Championship later). But despite his fame, he refused to take a cent for turning up in what was then a golfing backwater.

14 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Lost generation

I am glad that I graduated at my university four years ago because, to my knowledge, the average salary and career advancement of graduates in Hong Kong this year are much worse than in the past.

It is appalling to learn that some bachelor degree holders this year can only secure a dead-end job with a monthly salary as low as $7,000 (or even less).

3 Oct 2003 - 12:00am


China Eastern is expected to post a drop in net earnings when it announces its results today due to foreign exchanges losses.

The mainland airline will report a net profit of 177.71 million yuan (about HK$165.84 million) in the year to December 31, down 67 per cent from 541.7 million yuan in 2001, according to Thomson First Call Consensus.

7 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Editor clings to his desk

Police were called to magazine publishers Thomson Press on Tuesday after its managing editor refuted attempts to sack him and refused to leave his office.

5 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

TV firms unite to tackle French claims

Five of China's major television and home appliance manufacturers have teamed up to prepare for negotiations with a leading European consumer electronics maker on its demand for patent fees for technologies.

7 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Punishing workload

I agree with Thomson Leung's letter headlined 'Authority must change gruelling schedule in government hospitals' (South China Morning Post, January 23), about the heavy workload faced by hospital doctors and the adverse effect it has on their lives.

However, I am more concerned about how patients are affected.

29 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

Authority must change gruelling schedule in government hospitals

I was appalled to learn that only 60 per cent of 90 clinical departments in 11 major public hospitals in Hong Kong give rest days to doctors every week.

23 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

Thomson rejects new bid

London: Thomson Travel, Britain's biggest chartered tour operator, has rejected a second, higher buyout proposal of GBP1.45 billion (about HK$17.92 billion) in cash from Germany's C and N Touristic.

13 Apr 2000 - 12:00am