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  1. Region has huge appetite for masterpieces

    Posted Nov 13th 2009, 12:00am by Elizabeth Turner

    ... High-end goods on the mainland and India were limited to five-star luxury hotels, but rapid growth has seen the rise of alternative and better retail environments. Benjamin Vuchot, managing director at Van Cleef & Arpels, said that while those hotel arcades offered a controlled environment and a guaranteed customer profile willing to purchase luxury goods, the mainland, ...

  2. Prada chief backs China in textiles dispute with Europe

    Posted May 20th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill in Shanghai Luxury goods maker says mainland industry is an opportunity, not a threat Backing Beijing's stand in its textile dispute with the European Union, ... the keynote address to an audience of 400 industry leaders and institutional investors at the Business of Luxury summit, held at the former Hall of Sino-Soviet Friendship. 'It is not good ...

  3. Who's who of great and good mostly a blur

    Posted Jan 20th 2011, 12:00am by Kristin Jones

    ... athletes, supermodels, money-makers, innovators and astronauts, along with a handful of good-looking lao bai xing (ordinary people), lit up the six huge screens on New York's Broadway, beaming ... was confused with the Taiwanese-American director of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Ang Lee. 'Great ad,' Dunn concluded. McGonagle agreed: 'It's good to see Chinese people doing so ...

  4. Fownes camp in good spirits as Green Birdie looks the part in Japan

    Posted Oct 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... previously travelled the world with Cape Of Good Hope- winner of the Global Sprint Challenge in 2005- under trainer David Oughton, but will be hoping for a better result this time after Green Birdie ...

  5. A bubble warning we shouldn't lose sleep over

    Posted Dec 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to prevent potential bubbles forming at a time when major economies around the world are flooded with liquidity. While there may be good reason for such concerns, the dangers have arisen as a result ... their nadir in March. Froth undoubtedly exists at the luxury end of the property market, but the mass market is still affordable by historical standards. The stock market rally also appears to have ...

  6. Fight the good fight

    Posted Feb 17th 2010, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... Jerome A. Cohen US President Barack Obama's meeting scheduled for tomorrow with the Dalai Lama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's recent speech condemning China's internet censorship have added to the complications plaguing Sin ...

  7. Secret of good English? Keep it simple, stupid

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it? After teaching in Hong Kong for many years, I think I can understand some of the reasons for the use of long words where short ones will do. Teachers will often give marks for 'good ...

  8. For the good of all Asians

    Posted Apr 13th 2005, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... Tom Plate Reform of the United Nations- that terribly tarnished crown jewel of post-war global order- is, as everyone agrees, urgently needed. For all its imperfections, it is the best world political organisation we have. Erected in the aftermath of the ...

  9. Good habits may offer best defence

    Posted Mar 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Danyll Wills

    ... Reports by Danyll Wills While many companies believe technological solutions are the answer, an American expert urges making it easier for end-users to do the right thing THE FACE OF computer security may have changed over the past 25 years but the underl ...

  10. Bright retail view puts investors in good cheer

    Posted Dec 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nichole Chan Prospects for US shares feed into optimism at home as window dressing adds to gains for indices Hong Kong shares were boosted to a higher close yesterday by year-end institutional investor window dressing. Some investors also opted to jump in ...




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