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    Posted Apr 18th 2004, 12:00am by Joyce Hor-Chung Lau

    ... that will be a brunch at the Asia Art Archive.' Perhaps with lunch in mind, Chang moves the interview to the China Club across the street. It could be said this is Chang's unofficial second gallery, ... Asia Art Archive. The fact that Chinese art has become more recognised is only a part of this major shift, though. 'When art changes, it's not just a matter of prominence but also ...

  2. Airline rises over worlds of change

    Posted Aug 14th 2004, 12:00am by Hiram To

    ... synonymous with the carrier. The airline's in-house art department in Bombay where, during its heyday, it employed 12 artists, helped cast the Maharajah as a globe-trotting travel ambassador of India. They also created many award-winning posters. The large collection of graphics, housed in the archives, carried striking poster designs ranging from colourful cartoon earth motifs, ...

  3. 'An architectural style owned by all cultures'

    Posted Aug 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Sin So what is art deco architecture? Conservation specialist Angela Ngai said art deco, a term from the French Arts Decoratifs, could be traced to the 1910s when French archaeologists brought artefacts back from Egypt. The impact on architecture first emerged in 1925 when the World Fair's Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes ...

  4. Art of the deal

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Contemporary art has seen the greatest growth in value in recent years and Hong Kong is catching up fast.' The chief executive of Sotheby's Asia, Kevin Ching, says the city's favourable ... World financial markets are in disarray but the art boom continues apace, and Hong Kong is reaping the rewards, writes Charmaine Carvalho From his office in the hills of Pyeongchang-dong, ...

  5. Darken our door

    Posted Jul 28th 2010, 12:00am by Francesca Fearon

    ... To celebrate the opening, Pugh has designed an exclusive collection featuring 'full-on signature pieces' drawn from pieces from his early archive that weren't produced. The shop itself ... and performance art. This is not surprising, considering that the fine-framed, softly spoken young man with alabaster skin studied ballet and tap-dancing as a boy. At 14 he was fortunate enough ...

  6. Players review art of retaining good staff

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Andrea Zavadszky

    ... resources at FedEx Express Asia, offered an insight into how his company managed the employer brand. FedEx takes a three-pronged approach that involves traditional advertising, public relations ... staff turnover. 'The majority of our management team in Asia-Pacific started with the company in non-management positions,' Mr Allison said. This is also true of FedEx as a whole. ...

  7. Business - Companies - RESULTS

    Retailer to expand circle on mainland China

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by PAUL SOH

    ... Paul Soh paul.soh@scmp.com Retailer to expand circle on mainland Convenience Retail Asia, operator of Circle K convenience stores and Saint Honore cake shops, is looking to double ... and escalating expenses, we expect consumer sentiment to improve in the second half of 2013," said Richard Yeung, chief executive of Convenience Retail Asia. Yeung said that although operating ...

  8. Classic comeback

    Posted Mar 12th 2011, 12:00am by Lim Hui Sin

    ... site. Using archive records and photographs, the Waldorf Astoria has recreated the Long Bar to its original specifications. The marble columns, stained-glass windows, and ornate wall panelling ... the premises of the Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, the refurbished classic neo-Greek building won the Unesco Asia-Pacific Heritage Award in September 2006. The building's Taiwanese ...

  9. Business - China Business - PROPERTY

    China Vanke follows rich Chinese to grow abroad

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... expansion plan," said Alan Jin, an analyst at Mizuho Securities Asia. "San Francisco, Hong Kong and Singapore are the most desirable overseas destinations for Chinese immigrants." ... from Tishman Speyer Properties. 'They will go anywhere the mainland Chinese want to go," said Lee Wee Liat, head of property research at BNP Paribas Securities (Asia). "But ...

  10. Business - China Business - LISTINGS

    Fujian broker mulls Hong Kong float in expansion

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by REN WEI

    ... overseas. Citic Sec bought CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets while Haitong acquired Taifook Securities as the two mainland firms spearheaded a "go outbound" campaign to diversify revenue sources. ...




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