Studying offers hope and redemption for killers

Prison bars have proved to be no barrier to education for two murderers, who have put their years in jail to good use earning university degrees.

Monday, 16 April, 2012, 12:00am

Fownes sets gold standard

Popular owner James Filmer-Wilson wasn't there to see it, but he'll be more than pleased when he sees the replay of his debutant Dance For Gold making a huge impression with his victory up the Sha Tin straight yesterday.

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Drawn to manga

Comic books, Sean Michael Wilson says, are most definitely not just kids' stuff. The only professional British manga writer working in Japan, Wilson has faced the criticism that comics are something you should grow out of before you are out of your teens - and has a riposte ready.

9 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Wilson aiming for HK breakthrough

Oliver Wilson is hoping to put his best foot forward at this week's UBS Hong Kong Open as the Englishman continues his search for a long-awaited breakthrough victory.

16 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Resourceful mum stays focused

It should be no surprise that Brenda Wilson's career to date has followed a successful trajectory.

24 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

The older he gets, the more daring jewellery designer is to try new things

British jewellery designer Simon Wilson dazzled the guests on Thursday - and it wasn't just his ultra-blingy accessories or his eye-catching fuchsia jacket.

19 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Wilson ready to take leading role

World University Games champion Hannah Wilson is ready to take over as Hong Kong's team leader following the retirement of Sherry Tsai Hiu-wai.

'I would love to be the leader if the other swimmers accept me. That would be a real honour,' Wilson said. 'I am happy to take up the responsibility, but the only thing is I can't speak Cantonese.'

18 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Wilson settles for bronze on happy homecoming

Hong Kong's Hannah Wilson enjoyed a warm reception on her homecoming, but had to settle for bronze in the 100-metres freestyle as the swimming competition got off to a record-breaking start at Kowloon Park Swimming Pool last night.

7 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

New riders need a helping hand

Wilson's suggestion of an agent has merit in cutthroat environment

Emma-Jayne Wilson may not have troubled the scorers during her stint here, but the Canadian jockey certainly raised an interesting issue when she talked about wanting her agent if she came again.

26 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Can I bring my agent next time? - Wilson

Emma-Jayne Wilson will ask for a review of Jockey Club rules to enable her to bring her own booking agent if she's to accept a future offer to come as a jockey.

Wilson, 26, goes home today with a great deal of learning under her belt, but no wins to show for a two-month tour of duty that encompassed 81 rides. She had four seconds and two thirds.

25 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Wilson's first day a learning experience

Emma-Jayne Wilson must have felt right at home at arctic Sha Tin yesterday, where racing fans were treated to everything but snow. The Canadian's first meeting went without a hitch and even gave her the sniff of a winner.

Wilson's home track of Woodbine in Toronto is in recess for winter and she needn't have left home to find yesterday's conditions.

3 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Wilson 'must decide her allegiance'

Officials warn teen ace risks Beijing dream if she does not take HK passport

Leading swimmer Hannah Wilson has been strongly advised to get a Hong Kong passport if she wishes to take part in the Beijing Olympics next summer.

12 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

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Reader Oliver Dreyer parked his new motorcycle near the shroff's office at a Wilson Parking lot in Whitfield Road, Tin Hau, on Christmas Eve and found it was stolen when he returned after midnight on Christmas Day.

13 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Paying the price of a date with a pretty face

If a girl goes on a date with a boy, who should pay for the food or cinema tickets? The old-fashioned idea is that the boy should pay. But nowadays, with girls and boys having the same amount of pocket money, costs are often shared.

10 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Repairs timetable just nonsensical

I wonder who the genius was who decided that both the Star Ferry and City Hall car parks should undergo repairs at the same time?

26 Sep 2001 - 12:00am