17 Jan '11, 11pm

Malaysian maid in Hong Kong wins $4.98 million

A Malaysian maid working for the fourth wife of gambling tycoon Stanley Ho has won more than HK$30 million ($4.98 million) in a lottery in Hong Kong. The China Press reported that the middle-aged woman bought a ticket on her birthday at the urging of her employer's family. A member of the family confirmed the news to the Apple Daily. The woman has reportedly worked at the mansion of Mr Ho's fourth wife, Ms Angela Leong, for more than 10 years. The paper said she had been caring for Ms Leong's eldest daughter, Sabrina Ho Chiu-ying, since she was a little girl.

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/World/Worldinbrief/EDC110118-0...

Tweets

Malaysian maid wins $5 million in HK lottery (v...

straitstimes.com 17 Jan '11, 12am

A MALAYSIAN maid working in Hong Kong has reportedly won over HK$30mil (S$4.96 million) in a local lottery, China Press re...

Hong Kong jobless rate lowest in two years

channelnewsasia.com 18 Jan '11, 12pm

HONG KONG: Hong Kong said Tuesday its unemployment rate fell to four percent between October and December last year, its l...

Hong Kong has seized 290kg of cocaine worth $43...

straitstimes.com 20 Jan '11, 5am

HONG KONG - HONG KONG customs officers have made the territory's second largest ever drugs haul, seizing cocaine worth HK$...

[Daily Blog Reads] 36 hours to Hong Kong! - Wel...

sabrina.sg 14 Jan '11, 5pm

I'm low on moral and manpower, and I'm running out of time! Good help (that I can trust) is so hard to find these days. An...

www.HongKong-VIP.com Hong Kong beat Singapore o...

temasekreview.com 12 Jan '11, 12pm

Hong Kong has beaten Singapore again to be ranked the freest economy in the world for the 17th straight consecutive year, ...

By @camemberu - I'm Going to Hong Kong Tomorrow...

camemberu.com 27 Jan '11, 2am

What's "Camemberu"? Just the way Japanese pronounce Camembert, the French cheese. I love all things Japanese and how they ...

Maid abuser jailed for 3 months: A HOUSEWIFE wh...

straitstimes.com 18 Jan '11, 5am

Koh Bee Choo, 40, was jailed 12 weeks for assaulting her Filipino maid. A HOUSEWIFE who assaulted her Filipino maid seven ...

2 people are in critical condition with the H1N...

straitstimes.com 21 Jan '11, 4am

HONG KONG - TWO people were in critical condition in a Hong Kong hospital suffering from H1N1 flu, health officials said o...

#Prada plans to open 90 stores, makes decision ...

straitstimes.com 27 Jan '11, 2pm

MILAN - ITALIAN fashion group luxury Prada announced on Thursday it will make its first public listing on the Hong Kong bo...

Hong Kong judge stands down in Singson drug case

Hong Kong judge stands down in Singson drug case

channelnewsasia.com 26 Jan '11, 12pm

HONG KONG - A Hong Kong judge stood down from the drug trafficking trial of Philippine congressman Ronald Singson on Wedne...

Football: ASEAN eyes joint bid for 2030 World Cup

channelnewsasia.com 18 Jan '11, 11am

SINGAPORE: Football-mad Southeast Asia may file a joint bid for the 2030 World Cup as part of efforts to forge closer ties...

HK's Kelly Chen pregnant again: HONG KONG: Former Hong Kong singer-actress Kelly Chen announced Friday during a

HK's Kelly Chen pregnant again: HONG KONG: Form...

channelnewsasia.com 21 Jan '11, 11am

HONG KONG: Former Hong Kong singer-actress Kelly Chen announced Friday during a publicity event for Hong Kong Disneyland t...

Hundreds mourn Hong Kong democracy icon

Hundreds mourn Hong Kong democracy icon

channelnewsasia.com 29 Jan '11, 5am

HONG KONG: Several hundred people packed into a Hong Kong church Saturday to mourn a democracy icon who helped dissidents ...

Hong Kong has the world's least affordable housing, according to an international survey

Hong Kong has the world's least affordable hous...

straitstimes.com 25 Jan '11, 8am

A bird's eye view of residential and commercial property in Hong Kong. -- PHOTO: AFP HONG KONG - HONG KONG has the world's...