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  1. The Notebook

    Posted Jun 06th 2004, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Compiled by Diana McPartlin The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks Warner $71 A tender love story about loyalty, kindness and passion. Or a shallow, sickly sweet tearjerker that will make sceptics cringe. It's hard to be indifferent to this best-seller. Set in America's deep south, an unnamed old man sits by the bedside of an old woman, reading to her every day from ...

  2. Snap-happy night out

    Posted Nov 21st 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... into a groove, dominated by the live performance of angst-driven Kathryn Perry, America's answer to Canadian star Alanis Morissette. On the A-list that night was Veuve Clicquot's Bruno Yvon, ...

  3. Baker Towers

    Posted May 29th 2005, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... behind his Italian wife, Rose, and their five children. With the second world war and later post-war America shaping their lives, the siblings go their separate ways, although Bakerton maintains ...


    Posted Feb 12th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Cathay pilot Craig Young, who is working as a long-haul driver across North America on a 10th of his old salary ...

  5. Revolutionary trip

    Posted Oct 31st 2004, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... a wonderful job in melding a road movie and a coming-of-age story into a film that is as entertaining as much it is thought-provoking. The exotic and vibrant landscapes of South America contrast ...

  6. A conflict of interests

    Posted Jul 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Sunanda Kisor Datta-Ray

    ... General Pervez Musharraf. Pakistan is America's close partner in the war on terrorism, and General Musharraf has agreed in principle to send troops to Iraq. As Mr Sinha made clear, India does ... a face-saving formula to reconcile nationalist sentiment with America's strategic goals. That means early restoration of a credible, indigenous and democratic regime in Iraq. Mr Vajpayee has ...

  7. Rock of rages

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the exploits of America's most famous serial killers for whom he developed a morbid fascination (so much so that he owns paintings by Charles Manson and John Wayne Gacy and, one day, wants to open ... personal catharsis. He touched a nerve among America's angst-ridden, troubled youth. Ten years, several hits and 20 million album sales later, Davis admits he can't believe the way things ...


    Posted Dec 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... For many Chinese in America, Thanksgiving means wedding bells- and crushing costs. Rong Xiaoqing reports THANKSGIVING DAY is the one time of the year when the entire US grinds to a halt. ... are at least 50,000 Fujianese people eating at wedding ceremonies in Chinatown on Thanksgiving Day,' says Jimmy Lo, the president of Fujianese of America Unity Association. 'Thanksgiving ...

  9. TV tutor

    Posted Apr 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Shore Club (Miami); Ski-in Hotel Room: Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch (Avon, CO); Colonial Culture Hotel Room: Williamsburg Inn (Williamsburg, VA). April 7: Extreme Engineering- Subways in America (TVB Pearl, 9.35-10.35pm) By 1850, the populations of America's biggest cities were swollen and crying out for reliable, cheap mass transit. New York City opted for elevated railways, ...

  10. The human side of Iraq war to hit HK screens

    Posted Mar 06th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... palaces in Iraq is to get its first screening outside North America in Hong Kong later this month. Gunner Palace, which opened to critical acclaim and political crossfire in the United States ... was shocked to see how news of the Iraq war had slipped out of the headlines in the US despite the escalating death toll. 'It is page-17 news in America now. It is filling the back pages. ...




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