Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
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Ex-engineering firm owner faces bribery charges
A former company owner will appear at Kowloon City Magistracy today to face charges of bribery in alleged tender rigging exercises involving nearly HK$45 million.

Shenzhen gets first taste of super slide
Mainlanders have beaten Hongkongers to the punch on the slide.

Bedside vigil for airlifted HK teenager
An 18-year-old victim of the Taiwan water park inferno remains in a critical condition after undergoing a five-hour skin graft operation yesterday at the Prince of Wales Hospital.

Conviction raises alert on service fees
Former assistant labor commissioner Chow Tung-shan, who ran a language education center after his retirement, was yesterday convicted at the Kowloon City Magistracy of accepting fees for courses he could not provide.

Tsang sidesteps `kingmaker' quiz
Legislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing deflected questions about whether he will be a kingmaker when he sets up a new think-tank on his retirement from Legco next year.

Cantopop sounds are fading away
Cantopop is losing its appeal for Hong Kong teenagers who seem to prefer K-Pop or Mandopop, says an academic with an ear for music.

University makes right connections in communications
The Chinese University of Hong Kong has been named one of the world's top 10 research institutions with the most impact on communications.

DAB raises stink on hygiene blackspots
When it comes to hygiene, some areas in Tsuen Wan, Wan Chai and Kowloon City literally stink, the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong found out.

Punters pour $1.3b into tote
Gun Pit broke his own course record to score a cosy win in the Hong Kong Reunification Cup yesterday as punters poured more than HK$1.3 billion into the tote.

HKU names Tam as acting provost but other delay raises doubts
The University of Hong Kong yesterday promoted Paul Tam Kwong-hang to acting provost, with effect from tomorrow.



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