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Plain sailing for HKRFU's new general manager

Everything must be ship-shape in the oval world as the most pressing problem for new Hong Kong Rugby Football Union general manager Ian McMahon is how to remain cool in the sweltering heat.

Sunday, 10 July, 2011, 12:00am

Evergreen wildlife chief relishes role

Eric Bohm, at 62, brings a lifetime of skills to bear in top job at the WWF

14 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

WWF lists five worst pollution own goals

With the globe gripped by World Cup football, the international conservation organisation World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) says it's time people started paying the same attention to the world they live in.

The organisation says that people's polluting habits are like own goals in football matches, which destroy not just the individual, or a team, but an entire nation.

19 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Tang 'too busy' to meet WWF over declining fish stock

Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen has been accused of turning a blind eye to the marine environment by refusing to meet conservationists seeking action to stop the dramatic decline in fish stocks.

26 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Judge throws out case against former SFC chief

He finds that Gerard McMahon never sought to influence an independent inquiry into the Allied Group in the 90s

15 Aug 2003 - 12:00am


World Wrestling Federation Smackdown

Pearl, 11.50pm

With its cast of gaudy warriors, strapping Amazons and

borderline-hysteric commentators, the WWF's Smackdown is the number one TV show among American males between the ages of 18 and 30. The professional entertainment

16 May 2001 - 12:00am

Kennedy draws McMahon in Preston showdown

Hong Kong's Noel Kennedy has been given a chance to meet and beat a long-time friend at this month's World Indoor Championships in Preston, England.

Kennedy said he had to do a double take when he saw the draw for the tournament, which pits him against former Hong Kong Commonwealth Games medallist Mark McMahon in the first round. The tournament begins on January 22.

10 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

McMahon joins Statham board

Former Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) executive director Gerard McMahon has been appointed non-executive director at Keith Statham Associates, a corporate and financial communications consultant.

Mr McMahon left the SFC in December. In April, he was appointed special adviser for O' Reilly Vernier & Gurka.

2 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

McMahon to leave securities watchdog

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has advertised the post of executive director of its enforcement division, currently held by Gerard McMahon.

Mr McMahon said he would step down at the end of December.

'I am not renewing my contract,' he said.

30 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Driving home the green message

CONSERVATIONISTS say the best hope for a brighter future is to educate the young . . . and that is what the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is doing.

The group has spent nine months equipping a van which will spend this year touring primary schools to drive home the environmental message.

1 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

McMahon moves on

HONG Kong's Mark McMahon is through to the second round of the World Indoor Bowls Championships singles competition at Preston, England.

McMahon, a former semi-finalist in the tournament, overcame New Zealand's Gary Lawson to book his place in the second round of the 32-strong tournament.

24 Feb 1994 - 12:00am

Confidence booster for busy McMahon

MARK McMahon received the perfect tonic in his preparations to take on the world when he won the Hong Kong annual Champion of Champions title yesterday at Craigengower Cricket Club.

McMahon, who is building up to next month's World Indoor Championships in Preston, England, beat his father, Bill 25-20 in the final.

3 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Hongkong duo make solid start

THE Hongkong men's lawn bowls pairs team are unbeaten after two rounds of the Pacific Championships in Victoria, Canada.

Noel Kennedy and Mark McMahon are second in their 13-team group, trailing Canada by shot difference.

They defeated India 25-14 in their opening match and followed up with a 26-20 win over minnows Singapore.

28 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

McMahon sets sights on Parella

HONGKONG'S Mark McMahon will be looking to continue his recent dominance over Commonwealth Games champion Rob Parella when he takes part in this month's Mazda Jack High tournament at Tweedheads on the Gold Coast, Australia.

McMahon, runner-up to Parella in the 1990 Commonwealth Games singles event, has beaten the Australian in their last three encounters.

4 Apr 1993 - 12:00am

Call to register Hongkew shares

HONGKEW Holdings shareholders who did not register with Hongkew's share registrar should do so immediately, according to a notice to be published tomorrow.

The warning comes from Mr Gerard McMahon, the inspector appointed by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), to investigate the shareholdings of Hongkew Holdings.

7 Mar 1993 - 12:00am