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Hospitals boss to step down after eight years

As if Hong Kong's public hospital system did not have enough problems, with demand for services rising as staff leave, yet another issue is looming: the top boss is due to step down in seven months.

Friday, 6 April, 2012, 12:00am

Everything covered

Jason Wu's studio in the fast-pulsing heart of New York City's garment district is a minimalist oasis of calm.

2 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Judges to tread carefully on billionaire's fraud case

The mainland's top court has spoken out on the fraud conviction of billionaire Wu Ying, saying it would review the contentious death penalty case with 'caution'.

15 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Ponzi scheme tycoon's missing assets revealed

The whereabouts of millions of yuan of assets belonging to the former Zhejiang tycoon Wu Ying, who is on death row pending a final court review, has finally been revealed, almost five years after her arrest.

10 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Playing victim

Now that we, the Chinese people - at least the ones on either side of the Shenzhen River - have resorted to calling each other animal names, it should be clear the s*** has, indeed, hit the fan. Yes, that's vulgar but it's not as vulgar as calling people 'dogs' or 'locusts', and it's not as vulgar as relieving oneself in public where toilets are abundant.

6 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Tycoon's death sentence under attack on internet

The upholding of a death sentence against legendary 29-year-old Zhejiang businesswoman Wu Ying for fraud has sparked an uproar online, with many questioning if the penalty is proportional to Wu's crime.

20 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Writer wielded pen of change

Wu Tai-chow was a passionate Hongkonger whose dedication to China changed the course of history for the city and the mainland.

The journalist turned businessman died on September 13 from the effects of motor neuron disease and pneumonia at the age of 76.

23 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Homeless footballers playing in Paris

Eight young Hongkongers have swapped a life of drug addiction for soccer shirts and the chance to represent their home town at the Homeless World Cup, which starts in Paris this afternoon.

21 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Central bank plays down reports of SME failures

Rising costs put a strain on the mainland's small- and medium-sized enterprises in the first half, but there were no 'large-scale' bankruptcies in the sector, said a senior official of the People's Bank of China.

19 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Toddler plucked from wreckage

A toddler was found alive in the wreckage of a bullet train, about 21 hours after the deadly crash in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province.

Firefighters said the girl was found unconscious at around 5.15pm yesterday as rescuers cleared a badly damaged carriage.

'When we found her, she could still move her hands,' a firefighter was quoted as saying by Xinhua.

11 Jun 2015 - 4:12pm

The only way is up

Designer Jason Wu's upward career trajectory - given a major boost in 2009 by US First Lady Michelle Obama when she wore his silk chiffon one-shoulder, floor-length gown at her husband's inauguration - continues at a rocket-propelled pace, with about 140 stores worldwide stocking the Chinese designer's classy clothing.

8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Leave me be, pleads baby's rescuer

A Zhejiang woman who became an internet sensation after catching a toddler who had fallen from a ninth-floor ledge has set up a microblog to tell the world she just wants her 'life to go back to normal'.

Wu Juping, who has been dubbed 'the most beautiful mum' since her heroism in Hangzhou on Saturday, is in hospital recovering from a broken arm she suffered in the feat.

7 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Alarm bells over fallen tycoon's fate

Rumour and speculation still abound concerning the fate of billionaire Wu Ying, sentenced to death in 2009 over a high-profile fraud case.

The fallen tycoon, 30, who illegally took 770 million yuan (HK$923 million) from investors, is waiting to see if she will receive a stay of execution after an appeal in April.

5 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Filipino sues over alleged racial slur

A Filipino has launched a lawsuit against a person who she says made discriminatory remarks about her race in the first such case brought under the Race Discrimination Ordinance since it was enacted in 2009.

13 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Young professionals look for a fast track to the top

The expectations of those joining the accounting industry is changing, prompting employers, such as PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), to find ways to accommodate their aspirations.

29 Jan 2011 - 12:00am