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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. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Generation Y can assess opportunities

    Posted Jan 29th 2011, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis For Standard Chartered Bank, the CPA Australia Career Expo is not only a good way to keep a finger on the pulse of the graduate market, it is also a prime opportunity ... with the banking group's senior managers. As a result of participating in the previous CPA Australia Career Expo, Hayes says more graduates from Australia have applied to join the bank's ...

  9. World seeing beyond cheap labour to Chinese values

    Posted Feb 06th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as a reminder of the 'richness and diversity' of American life. This year Rudd's successor, Julia Gillard, used the proximity of Australia Day, on January 26, and the Lunar New Year ...

  10. Price of belonging

    Posted Jan 25th 2011, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Shing just after I arrived in Hong Kong in 1988. Then I thought of that big country town in eastern Australia where I hail from and checked what that amount would get there. Far more than four ...




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