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  1. Perfect Pairs and Odd Couples

    Posted Jan 11th 2011, 12:00am by Natasha Rogai

    ... Natasha Rogai Perfect Pairs and Odd Couples Fringe Theatre Reviewed: Jan 7 Perfect Pairs and Odd Couples presents works by three pairs of performer/choreographers, two from Australia, one from Hong Kong. Subtitled 'new evolutions of the dance duet', the three pieces offer widely differing approaches to that staple of the art of dance. Sue Peacock and Stefan ...

  2. Who are we?

    Posted Dec 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... when the first British settlers landed in Australia, they found the country inhabited by native Aborigines, whose lifestyle was very different to what the white man understood. The Aboriginal tribes lived closely in harmony with nature and the land. As more and more Europeans settled in Australia in the 19th and early 20th centuries, native Aborigines were driven off their land ...

  3. Snowy fun Down Under

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on offer in Australia make it a perfect place for a holiday. The question is which part of the vast country- it is almost as big as China- should you go to? I suggest Melbourne. Situated ... be poisonous unless properly cooked. Currency Currency can be exchanged at all international airports in Australia. But many hotels also exchange major currencies for visitors. Most restaurants only ...

  4. Education consultants give parents, students matching lessons

    Posted Jul 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Calvin Chan, senior manager at Australia-based IDP Education consultancy, says his job is about finding the right match for clients. Based on inquiries received at IDP Hong Kong branch, the most popular destinations for students are Australia, the United States and Britain, Chan says. The student's ability, interest, and visa issues are the main things ...

  5. Jones and Armour called up for Australia trip

    Posted Nov 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for the Noosa and Gold Coast tournaments over the next two weekends in Australia. Centre Jones and fullback Armour have already won their 15s spurs for Hong Kong, having played in the HSBC Asian Five ... for Australia. The Noosa Sevens takes place this weekend followed by the Gold Coast international sevens on November 19-20, where a number of core IRB teams including New Zealand, Fiji, Australia, South ...

  6. 33 Postcards (Film)

    Posted Dec 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Lau Mei Mei (Zhu Lin) is an orphan living in China. Since her childhood, she has been sponsored by Dean Randall (Guy Pearce), a zoo ranger from Australia. Randall regularly sends Mei ... family. The chance finally comes, when Mei's orphanage choir flies to Australia for a performance. Mei sneaks out of the hostel to find Randall. She has no idea that her world is about ...

  7. China has tracking station in Australia

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com China's space programme has taken another big step forward with the acquisition of its first tracking station in Australia. Space authorities used the station in Western Australia during Tuesday's launch of Shenzhou VIII on a historic mission to dock with a target vehicle in orbit, paving the way for China's manned space station. ...

  8. Cross-cultural letdown

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Lau Mei Mei (Zhu Lin) is an orphan from China. Since her childhood, she has received sponsorship from Dean Randall (Guy Pearce), a zoo ranger from Australia. Randall regularly sends ... to find Randall. She has no idea that that her world is about to be turned upside-down. 33 Postcards is a coproduction between China and Australia. Director Pauline Chan, who was born and raised ...

  9. Australia set to relax rules on student visas

    Posted Sep 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan Australia will relax entry requirements for foreign students who wish to apply for universities there, and it will offer them short-term visas after they graduate. The changes were made after a review of the student visa scheme led by former New South Wales politician Michael Knight. Australia hopes to raise its competitiveness against the backdrop of a sharp decline ...

  10. AustCham Westpac Australia-China Business Awards 2011

    Posted Oct 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Business Innovation Award: BlueScope Butler China Austrade Business Promotion Award: OTEK Australia CLP Sustainable Development Award: RepuTex (HK) Cheung Kong Infrastructure People's Choice ... Energy Volume Group BDO Business Entrepreneurial Award: Aristocrat (Macau) Blackmores Laservision AustCham Business Innovation Award: China Australia Mining Development Alliance Toll Global ...




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