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Favourite Hong Kong restaurants of Michael Chan, doctor turned burger restaurant owner

. Chan, owner of Honbo in Wan Chai, prefers traditional Chinese fare – seafood, noodles, roast meat and dim sum – as well as New...

Hong Kong's family firms struggle to merge tradition with young ambition

“Some tycoons are now using professional managers outside of the family to run their enterprises,” said Michael Chan Yue-kwong, honorary chairman of the Legacy Academy...

Olympic pride is more than medals for Hong Kong's athletes

Tiffany Chan Tze-ching is one of the three amateurs golf players who made the Games. Windsurfer Michael Cheng Chun-leung finished eighth while Tie Yana and...

No contest: six newcomers running unopposed in Hong Kong elections

They include six new faces from five constituencies: Edward Lau Kwok-fan (District Council First), Jimmy Ng Wing-ka (Industrial Second), Ronick Chan Chun-ying (Finance), Kenneth Lau...

'Homosexuality just like drug abuse': Hong Kong bishop defends anti-gay stance ...

(subscription) (subscription)... a senior bishop said this morning. Auxiliary bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung was speaking in defence of Cardinal John Tong Hon, leader of...

Hunting for the next generation of chopper pilots: Hong Kong government flying ...

(subscription) (subscription)“We are not unaffected [by the retirement wave], but we have appropriate measures such as increasing recruitment, speeding up our training of pilots,...

June 4 vigil still delivers powerful message, say young activists

(subscription) (subscription)For Heyson Tang Cheuk-yu and Michael Chan Wai-ho, the annual June 4 candlelight vigil commemorating the Tiananmen crackdown was the beginning of their...

Lawmakers clash over high-speed-rail inquiry

(subscription)"My understanding is that the date referred to … is merely about the [announcement of] the delay," Chan Kam-lam, of the Democratic Alliance for...

Former officials want names cleared in decades-old flat-rental scam

(subscription)Former development minister Mak Chai-kwong and former assistant highways director Tsang King-man set out yesterday to clear their names after they were convicted in...

Lawyers sound alarm at time Hong Kong suspects spend on remand

(subscription)"It's an alarming trend, if there's no good, valid reason for it," said Michael Blanchflower, a senior barrister with 28 years' experience in Hong...

Chinese scholars praise NPC ruling... Hong Kong academics disagree

CNNMoney (subscription)Beijing's insistence on a 50 per cent nominating threshold reflected its determination to block any "risks" of a confrontational candidate being elected, said Chan's...

Airport Authority's incentive plan for new routes encounters turbulence

(subscription)Michael Mo, spokesman for the Airport Development Concern Network, said the scheme led to inefficient use of the Chek Lap Kok airport. Many of...

Elton John and partner furnish bar with own works

(subscription)Another LaChapelle shot features John with Elizabeth Taylor, the two nestled together on a bed, she in a regal pink turban and bejewelled sandals.

Pressure mounts as busy Asian sevens season looms

(subscription)Jamie Hood (captain), Nick Hewson, Max Woodward, Lee Jones, Jack Capon, Michael Coverdale, Tomasi Lawa, Cado Lee Ka-to, Alex McQueen, Rowan Varty, Tom McQueen,...

Splashing cash on all that jazz but none for the elderly

(subscription)Anson Chan Fang On-sang, Martin Lee Chu-ming, and legislators "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung, Lee Cheuk-yan and Alan Leong Kah-kit have all confirmed receiving fat...

Michael Suen tells court he isn't good friends with SHKP's Thomas Chan

(subscription)Retired government minister Michael Suen Ming-yeung has denied being a good friend of a Sun Hung Kai Properties executive who is a co-defendant in...

Business chambers liken Occupy Central to Thai political protests

(subscription)Occupy Central co-organiser Dr Chan Kin-man described the remarks as "an exaggerated comparison aiming to create fear". "The Thai protesters were trying to overthrow...

Pan-democrats hypocritical in outrage over Jimmy Lai's donations

(subscription)What sickens me is not so much the furtive way the money was given but the repugnant stench of hypocrisy from the democracy camp...

Let there be light: Will Caravaggio bring the Asia Society out of the shadows?

On her watch, the organisation greatly expanded and moved into premises opened by then-mayor Michael Bloomberg. "A lot of people ... Until 2011, however, it...

Plastic surgeons raise alarm over illegal beauty treatments in Hong Kong

In January, then-coroner Michael Chan Pik-kiu urged medical regulators to set down guidelines on what operations should be carried out only by specialist plastic surgeons...

Plastic surgeons raise alarm over illegal beauty treatments

In January, then-coroner Michael Chan Pik-kiu urged medical regulators to set down guidelines on what operations should be carried out only by specialist plastic surgeons...

Hong Kong breast case doctor found guilty over uterus operation

Wong's career as a cosmetic surgeon attracted attention from former coroner Michael Chan Pik-kiu in January. Chan ruled the death of his patient, Zoey Leung...