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Two more cities have joined Beijing with a tax on foreigners:

Wednesday, 11 January, 2012, 12:00am

Best friends out of the ring, brutal opponents once the bell rings

Rachel Jacqueline and Tricia Yap were best friends when they entered the ring for their bout at last night's Hedge Fund Fight Nite - just how strained the relationship might be after three brutal rounds was made clear just minutes after the bell.

21 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Hoodlums killed protected trees at resort, says owner

Gangsters armed with chainsaws mowed down trees in an eco-tourism village north of Beijing last week after failing to extort money from hoteliers, hotel staff said yesterday.

'It has turned into a warlord's zone of its own,' said Laurence Brahm, owner of the Red Capital Range resort next to the forest where the trees were chopped down.

17 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Why we should hesitate to use US policies as a model

In 'A case of double standards': America's stance on Article 23' (June 18), Michael Chugani raises a number of thought-provoking questions related to Martin Lee Chu-ming's appeal to the US to oppose Article 23.

22 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Lawyers face judgment by jury of peers

THE three candidates for the legal functional constituency are all playing to their strengths.

For Donald Yap, former Law Society president and a Hong Kong affairs adviser, his good relations with China appear to be sufficient to outdo his opponents.

10 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Yap denies pro-Beijing sponsors

CHINA-appointed Hong Kong Affairs adviser Donald Yap denied eminent figures sponsoring his Legislative Council bid were pro-China - despite their backgrounds.

With just two days before the end of the nomination period, the former Law Society president yesterday officially registered his candidacy in the Legal functional constituency.

11 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Former law boss in Legco battle

THE race for the legal profession's Legislative Council seat is set to turn into a fight between the liberal and conservative factions.

Former Law Society president Donald Yap - seen as a conservative - announced his candidacy yesterday.

9 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Support sounded out for Legco attempt

FORMER Law Society president Donald Yap is set to decide within days whether to stand for the legal functional constituency in September's Legislative Council polls.

1 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Industry left open-mouthed as CAL soars to greater heights

CHINA Airlines (CAL) was one of the surprise packages late last year when the world's most profitable airlines were announced. A surprise, that is, to many people excluding cargo chief Peter Yap and his lieutenants.

CAL moved from eighth to fourth in the league table behind British Airways (BA) Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Cathay Pacific.

16 Jan 1993 - 12:00am