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  1. Special

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... down? It is hard to care whether such girls arrive at adulthood or not.' Geraldine Bedell, The Guardian Pros: Fast, fluid, funny. Cons: Much is unbelievable - the relentlessness ...

  2. Guardian angel helps Eva follow her dreams on the LPGA Tour

    Posted Dec 07th 2003, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay For the past couple of days, Hong Kong's top woman golfer, Eva Yoe Hoi-ning, has been cast in the role of a caddy at the Omega Hong Kong Open. She has walked the length of the Fanling course, dreaming of the day when she too can become a ...

  3. Gimme shelter

    Posted Sep 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Does your little flat feel a little too exposed to typhoons, floods, earthquakes or terrorist attacks? You may want to consider The Guardian. This aerodynamic monolith bunker, a 30cm-thick shell of reinforced concrete, fibreglass and steel, weighs in at just 14 tonnes. And delivery is easy. The Guardian - which CitySeen learned about in a spam e-mail as Typhoon Dujuan approached ...

  4. Censors' bottom line

    Posted Oct 18th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Despite all the hype and ads about Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill (left), which opened on Thursday in Hong Kong, what really got my attention was its American movie rating. The US ratings authority says: 'Kill Bill: Vol. 1 is rated R (under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian). It has shootings, stabbings, beatings, beheadings, ...

  5. Royal rice wine fetches an imperial price

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Guardian Auctions, which organised the event. About 93kg of the wine was sold at an average of US$7,739 per kg. The most expensive bottle, weighing 250 grams, fetched a princely US$2,050, ... then-Politburo member Li Tieying ordered the sale of a small portion of the stock to raise money for preservation and research into the ancient wine. The first auction was organised by China Guardian ...

  6. Depression pills 'make kids suicidal'

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An anti-depressant that doctors have been prescribing to thousands of British children can cause youngsters to want to kill themselves, British newspaper the Guardian reported. Efexor, ... It is the second anti-depressant in four months to be specifically banned from use by children. The Guardian said: 'There are around 50,000 children, some as young as six, on anti-depressants ...

  7. Reading the riot act

    Posted Sep 10th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... The government's purchase of a wide range of riot gear from Britain in case of another protest - one rather less orderly than the July 1 demonstration - has drawn condemnation in London. We are talking here about the whole range of police riot gear, everything from teargas and bomb suits to crowd-control equipment. According to The Guardian, the minority Liberal Democrat ...

  8. Museum curator denies price-fixing

    Posted Aug 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... house. Ahead of the Palace Museum's exhibition of The Troop Dispatching Ode tomorrow, Xiao Yanyi acknowledged for the first time that his son worked for China Guardian Auctions, which sold the Sui dynasty (581-618) calligraphy work to his museum last month. China Guardian had touted The Troop Dispatching Ode as the only surviving work of the prominent Western Jin dynasty (265-316) ...

  9. Holy Fools

    Posted Dec 21st 2003, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Diana McPartlin Holy Fools by Joanne Harris Transworld $94 From the author of Chocolat, another gothic romance that has sold well in hardback but has had mixed reviews.The Guardian called it 'Mills & Boon for the chattering classes''. In a role tailor-made for actress Juliette Binoche, a travelling rope-dancer (the Renaissance equivalent of pole-dancing) in 17th-century ...

  10. What Not To Wear

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cut the crap of the fashion mags and learn like us to say words like arse, tits and bum. You're feeling better already, aren't you?' The Guardian Pros: Bold and bitchy. Cons: ...




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