Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Thursday, July 2, 2015   




Thai fisheries all at sea as EU ban looms
A belated Thai clampdown on illegal fishing is forcing unlicensed vessels ashore, threatening to paralyse a key industry as the kingdom desperately tries to avoid a European Union ban on exports worth US$1 billion (HK$7.8 billion) a year.

State premium for top insurer
People always regard May and June as the "dead zone" for the local bourse, but individual stocks are still turning in outstanding performances.

Impressive dwelling place for immortals
One of the territory's most important Taoist Koons (temples) is Fung Ying Seen Koon.

`National' stage for local talent
Hong Kong and the mainland are forging closer financial cooperation, and mainland financial organizations are making an unstoppable foray into Hong Kong.

Suing yourself isn't cranky at all if you can get away with it
Hot new trend: take out a massive lawsuit against yourself.

Culinary delights at cook-off
The final cook-off at the annual Best of the Best Culinary Awards has just been completed.

Not everyone feels at home with HOS flats
Only one out of 60 locals are fortunate enough to get a chance to buy a Home Ownership Scheme flat. Yet when it comes time for a decision, only half make the commitment to become a home owner.

Cultural hub to sing about
Lars Nittve, the executive director of West Kowloon Cultural District's M+ museum for visual culture, has hinted he might leave before the facility's scheduled 2018 opening.



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