Thursday, 25 August 2016

1796 HKSAR Name of the Day

Selwyn Mar, former president of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Hong Kong

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Tuesday, 23 August 2016

1795 HKSAR Name of the Day

Harris Chan (Mr), creative director, Moiselle, Hong Kong
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Name Category: Rare

Sunday, 21 August 2016

1794 HKSAR Name of the Day

Charmain Tan, registered dietitian, Seventeen Nutrition Consultants, Hong Kong

Old German and English name. The meaning of the name Charmain is "free man; charm".

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Friday, 19 August 2016

1793 HKSAR Name of the Day

Anson Chan Yiu-cheung (Mr), eldest son of Anita Chan Lai-ling a Hong Kong philanthropist

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Name Category: Creation for females; Rare for males; Son-suffix; somewhat common in Hong Kong

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

1792 HKSAR Name of the Day

Anson Mui Ka-leung, Chelsea supporters' club chairman, Hong Kong

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Name Category: Creation for females; Rare for males; Son-suffix; somewhat common in Hong Kong

Monday, 15 August 2016

1791 HKSAR Name of the Day

Panda Chu, physiotherapist and mother interviewed by SCMP about having her baby delivered by Caesarean section, Hong Kong.

Here's the lead paragraph (Knife's edge, 23 August 2011):
To avoid damage to her pelvic floor muscles and the risk of incontinence, Panda Chu decided to have her first child delivered by Caesarean section. "I was more interested in the product than the process," the physiotherapist says. "But I can understand other women's sense of achievement in wanting to go through labour." 

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Name Category: Creation; Nature-based

Saturday, 13 August 2016

1790 HKSAR Name of the Day

Gannon Jow, teacher, Hong Kong (A Chinese-American teacher jailed for 10 years in August 2011 for stabbing to death a stranger who intervened in a drunken brawl during a night out in Tsim Sha Tsui in August 2010)

The meaning of Gannon is "fair-skinned"

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