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Stephanie Wong

Stephanie Wong

    China predicts 'final victory' in weather war
    China predicts 'final victory' in weather war
    China's prime minister said "victory" was in sight on Tuesday with the country finally overcoming huge transport and power problems caused by weeks...
    Train stampedes in China's winter hell
    Train stampedes in China's winter hell
    Millions of Chinese workers battled for a precious train ticket home on Sunday as authorities struggled to keep order here following a stampede for...
    Thaksin vows to return to Thailand
    Thaksin vows to return to Thailand
    Deposed Thai premier Thaksin Shinawatra said Tuesday he wanted to return to Thailand in February, as he called for reconciliation with the military...
    Vast new casino raises the stakes in Macau
    Vast new casino raises the stakes in Macau
    The world's largest casino-resort, a gaudy mix of baccarat, shops and Venetian canals, opened this week, aiming to accelerate Macau's heady...
    No such thing as a holiday for Lonely Planet pair
    No such thing as a holiday for Lonely Planet pair
    Maureen and Tony Wheeler have backpacked around the world several times over but for them there is no such thing as a holiday.
    Hong Kong's Big Buddha cable car takes off
    Hong Kong's Big Buddha cable car takes off
    A new Hong Kong cable car to take tourists to one of the world's largest outdoor statues of Buddha opened to the public this week after a three-month delay due to technical problems....
    Destructive typhoon heads for Hong Kong
    Destructive typhoon heads for Hong Kong
    Typhoon Chanchu barrelled towards Hong Kong and southern China on Tuesday after claiming at least 41 lives in the Philippines and becoming the...
    Hong Kong braces for anti-WTO rally
    Hong Kong braces for anti-WTO rally
    Thousands of anti-globalisation activists gathered in Hong Kong on Tuesday watched by a huge security operation aimed at preventing a repeat of...
    Bruce Lee fans in Hong Kong find new champion
    Bruce Lee fans in Hong Kong find new champion
    There's only one place in Wong Yiu-keung's heart -- and that's for late martial arts legend Bruce Lee.
    Boeing jet to attempt record commercial flight
    Boeing jet to attempt record commercial flight
    Boeing was trying for the world record of the longest-ever commercial flight on Wednesday, with its new 777 Worldliner set for a 23-hour flight...
    Hong Kong man jailed in landmark web piracy case
    Hong Kong man jailed in landmark web piracy case
    A Hong Kong court sentenced a man to three months in prison Monday in what is believed to be the first jail sentence for distributing movie files...