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Catching wind of change

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 17 June, 1997, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 17 June, 1997, 12:00am

July 1 is bringing winds of change, and what better way to ride them than with a special commemorative kite? Where to buy: Yue Hua Chinese Products Emporium stores.


Description: A blue canvas kite with the smiling pink dolphin and Special Administrative Region logo.


Cost: $99, slightly more than the ever popular souvenir price featuring the magic figures, '97'.


Our verdict: The time-honoured Chinese craft of kite making appears not to have been valued with this mass-produced model. Rain prevented us from testing it, but judging from its small size and thin cord, flying in gales would not be wise.


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