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  1. Business - Companies - CARS

    Ford to close plants as Australian dollar hits sales

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 01:19pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Sydney Ford to close plants as Australian dollar hits sales Ford will stop making cars in Australia, nine decades after founder Henry Ford first began building Model Ts ... struggled as a 29 per cent rise in the local dollar versus the yen over the past year stoked sales of cheaper imported vehicles and cut exports. The closure of one threatens the viability ...

  2. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Australian truffles offer off season alternative

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:09am by Vicki Williams

    ... Vicki Williams life@scmp.com Aussie truffles win global fans Selling Australian-grown Périgord truffles to French chefs may seem a foolhardy, even impossible goal, but that is exactly what ... cent of the Australian truffle harvest. Included in the new French client base is Restaurant Bruno in Lorgues, France, a Michelin-starred restaurant that is known for using more truffles than ...

  3. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - FASHION

    HK-based designers have eyes on Woolmark prize

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:50pm by P. Ramakrishnan

    ... Also in the mix is Hong Kong-based Australian designer Siu with her brand Nishe, which she launched in 2008. "Although my brand and company is in Hong Kong, I think the handwriting of my ... year's judges included Franca Sozzani, editor-in-chief of Vogue Italia, and L'Uomo Vogue Italia; Colette Garnsey, director of Australian Wool Innovation (managing company for The Woolmark ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - WINE

    Wine documentary lets genie out of the bottle

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:09pm by Bernice Chan

    ... it hadn't been twisted. But the film is quite dramatic. One person has described it as 'the world's first wine thriller'." The filmmaker credits Australian master of wine Andrew ... would buy, but the Chinese were stepping in and that's a whole new world. And that's what got me: China was the hook." The 59-year-old Australian was born in Hong Kong ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Tap Dogs is Australian dancer Dein Perry's life's work

    Posted May 14th 2014, 11:14pm by Andrew Sun

    ... career, Tap Dogs will be his legacy. The unlikely hit was first conceived in 1995 by the Australian native, a tap dancing specialist from the city of Newcastle in New South Wales. The revue, which ... now than it was. For a show without dialogue, humour is really important." The unlikely global tap-dancing hit from Down Under began as a short segment in another Australian show in which ...

  6. Lifestyle - Travel

    Anthony Lark and Trisara are redefining the high-end hotel in Asia

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 12:38am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun life@scmp.com A group of resorts and villas is redefining the notion of high-end getaways, writes Andrew Sun Suite surrender Anthony Lark is doing something very luxurious this Sunday afternoon. He's going to see Godzilla in 3-D with his son. After 25 years of managing and developing exclusive Asian resort hotels at the market's top end, the Australian native ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Lab report

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:01am by Jeanette Wang

    ... be as close as the nearest thermostat, a new study suggests. Australian researchers found that cooler indoor temperatures stimulate the growth of healthy brown fat, while warm temperatures reduce it. ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    No let-up in demand for international school places in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:01am by Linda Yeung

    ... by demand from wealthy local families. Chinese, British, American, Canadian and Australian students now make up the largest countries of origin for foreign students. About 28 per cent of the schools ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Hi-tech technique reveals hidden 'graffiti' on walls of Angkor Wat

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 01:47am by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... have never been noticed before. Four years ago Noel Hidalgo Tan, a PhD candidate at the Australian National University and specialist in the rock art of Southeast Asia, made the startling ...

  10. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - STYLE

    Style with David Roden, June 25, 2014

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:31am by David Roden

    ... David Roden What: Nimrod chair Why: By Australian Marc Newson and comes with removable wool covers in four colours How much: HK$11,800 each Where: Homeless & Sidekick, 1/F, Style House, The Park Lane, 310 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, tel: 3620 3675     What: Marco Polo crystal glasses Why: Bring colour into your home with these rainbow-hued tumblers How much: HK$9,900 ...




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