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  1. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Asian designers shine at fashion trade show

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:39am by Charley Lanyon

    ... is in the bizarre position of introducing Asian brands to their own markets. Take Nannan Kong. The Chinese designer has based her Lou de Nannan brand of funky, brightly coloured knitwear in Beijing, ... in Paris," Kong says. "I think I know the European market but I don't really know the Asian market." Hong Kong designers such as Amy Cheung, the creative director of the Hong Kong ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology

    New iPads could bolster Apple's lead in China’s tablet market

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 11:08am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... remains the top-selling media tablet since its first model was introduced to the domestic market in September 2010. "I don’t see any vendor being able to upstage Apple in tablets in [mainland] China just yet, given its sheer scale and size, as well as the legion of loyal consumers waiting in the wings to lap up new Apple devices," Avinash Kalyana Sundaram, senior market ...

  3. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Decline in Asian luxury sales points to maturing of consumer tastes in region

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:58am by Abid Rahman

    ... on the mainland and a subsequent fall in tourist spending in Hong Kong, industry experts say that's only part of the story. They point to a longer term trend of slowing Asian sales growth among ... in emerging markets such as China. They say this drift towards the "masstige" market (a portmanteau of mass and prestige) has caused Louis Vuitton to lose its lustre among consumers ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books

    Asian-American Ed Lin lives the Great American Dream

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 12:46pm by Ajay Singh

    ... a young night-market foodstall owner in Taipei who tries to find out who killed his high school girlfriend. As in the crime novels of one of his literary mentors, Raymond Chandler, Lin's ... Jersey? It's a very Asian-American experience that your parents probably own a business and as a child you're one of the primary workers there. There's something special about ...

  5. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - STYLE CHECK JING ZHANG

    Kapok opens in Tokyo

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 10:58am by Jing Zhang

    ... of rapid Asian expansion lately. Its latest flagship, which opened this month in Tokyo's trendy Harajuku area, is a coup for the concept store that has made a huge name for itself in Asia ... this is the country of select stores. The competition is really tough and we are a small newcomer." While the brands Kapok has introduced to the Hong Kong market since 2006 have come to define its ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Postcard: Busan

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 11:54pm by DARCY PAQUET

    ... There was much more for professionals: the festival encompasses the Asian Film Market, a three-week-long Asian Film Academy which provides mentoring for young directors, the BIFF Conference & Forum for local and visiting academics, and an Asian Film Policy Forum. The Chinese presence at BIFF was especially noticeable this year, both in the programming and in its associated industry events. ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - APPS

    Language learning app Duolingo makes waves in the Chinese market

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 05:36pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... for the Hong Kong market. A simplified Chinese Android version was later revealed on July 25, racking up nearly 350,000 downloads in three days. According to Gina Gotthilf, Head of Communications ... speak English can also use the app to take lessons in Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Brazilian, Spanish, French and German. Gotthilf says that eventually, Asian languages such as Putonghua ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    What to see and do in Kennedy Town

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 11:04pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... beans imported by a friend. "These days, Asian people like to play around with single-origin beans, but for me, Italian coffee has a nice intensity," he says. SHOPPING ON THE EDGE ... the edges of the historic rooms. Be sure to leave room in your bag for some food. Back downhill, on the New Praya, Free Market offers an abundant selection of imported Filipino goodies like hot ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Full-time comedy club gives up-and-comers a chance to test their skills

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 05:29pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... that has been infused with Asian flavours," says Brewsky. Hosting the Hong Kong competition for the second time, New York-based stand-up comedian Tom Cotter is confident that Brewsky has ... better-paying corporate or college gigs in the States. But like many other comedians, he came because Hong Kong is seen as an exciting new market. "We come because we see the potential in Hong Kong ...

  10. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living

    Asian brands bring fresh style and function to London Design Festival

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 04:03pm by Giovanna Dunmall

    ... and ingenious design that made up the terrain of the event. Asian creativity was scattered all over town this year and South Korean designers, high on the Hallyu cultural wave, made their mark at events ...




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