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  1. Smooth sailing for Grand Banks

    Posted Aug 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cameron Dueck At first glance, a Grand Banks yacht (below right) resembles a traditional Western fishing trawler. Square, muscular lines make the boat appear sensible and seaworthy. Below deck they are comfortable and homey, with dark wood, sturdy handhol ...

  2. Raphael Bouchez

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and chefs. I travel all over to find the top farms- to China, Bulgaria, Italy, France, Germany, [North] America, South America, even the Middle East. We don't really have wild caviar anymore. ... is unstable, America is falling, but Asia is going up. I've had a chance to work here, in France and many countries. It's good to have an international cultural awareness, but many countries ...

  3. China's Ma Jian on court for America's Cup bid

    Posted Sep 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter Simpson China's bid to rule the waves in the America's Cup has a secret weapon- veteran basketball player Ma Jian. The former LA Clippers rear guard is among the Team China ... to build their challenge in the America's Cup over the next 10 years,' said Richard Worth, the chairman of the America's Cup Event Authority. Today will see the culmination ...

  4. It's Captain America vs the Nazis

    Posted Aug 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... YP cadet Jacqueline Leung Captain America turned 70 this year, but he is still going strong. Here comes his first big-screen adventure: The First Avenger. During the second world war, ... By drinking a serum, he transforms into Captain America. His first mission is to fight a Nazi terrorist organisation led by Red Skull (Hugo Weaving), who is threatening the safety of the United ...

  5. Channel hop

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to an almost-forgotten time when America was great. And so, among the newest television offerings from the United States that will soon show up in Hong Kong are copycats such as Pan Am. The airline drama arrived ... is on holiday. Next week: the second of two 'TV postcards' from America. ...

  6. HK poised to host World Series

    Posted Oct 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong could host a leg of the America's Cup World Series in Victoria Harbour next year if preliminary negotiations bear fruit, said China Team chief executive Thierry Barot. Barot, who is spearheading the campaign for China Team who have taken part in two of the six legs in the 2011 America's Cup World Series calendar, said ...

  7. Two numbers that are the sum of an anguished decade

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Andrew Lam Numerologists are having a field day with two digits- 1 and 9- that, when arranged in a certain sequence, have foretold the fortunes of America: first there was 9/11, now ... of reality TV and America's fairy-tale-like commercialism. The reality that's not yet shown on TV is the permanent underclass that has become a fixture of the new America. That reality also ...

  8. Lost in America: A Dead-end Journey

    Posted Aug 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... David Wilson Lost in America: A Dead-end Journey by Colby Buzzell Harper In his new travelogue Lost in America, 30-something San Franciscan Colby Buzzell claims to be 'a mop ... birth, Buzzell is more unstable than ever. To find himself, the half-Korean combat veteran packs his gear and hops in his battered classic car. For five months, he drives across America minus ...

  9. Dangers of a fall

    Posted Aug 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lanxin Xiang It was most ironic that US Vice-President Joe Biden arrived in China at a time when the Chinese media was hotly discussing America's decline. Not too long ago, leading ... America is in decline has become irrelevant as the 'declinists' are taking over. Some important commentators are even talking openly about the question of 'succession'. One key ...

  10. 'Less' the new byword

    Posted Apr 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Asia's own authoritarian regimes. But that attention overlooks another important aspect for the region- what it all says about America's place in the world. The Libyan crisis has been ... sudden reticence that is even more compelling, and one that could have considerable impact on this region; simply put, America can no longer do everything that it once could, or wants to. ...




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