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  1. Oktoberfest in Hong Kong sticks close to tradition with festival at racecourse

    Posted Sep 18th 2009, 12:00am

    ... with Clara Mak and Ben Sin Lovers of German beer, wine and food will enjoy the traditional Oktoberfest extravaganza at a new venue this year. Patrick Fong Chi-yan, representative of Erdinger wheat beer, and Ironmonger Events managing director Robert Derry (both pictured) officially kicked off the event, which will take place on October 30 and 31, with a traditional 'keg ...

  2. Muslim officials fuel row over alcohol by seizing beer from store

    Posted Aug 06th 2009, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Another front has opened in Malaysia's beer wars, with Muslim officials seizing 78 cans of beer from a 7-Eleven store and demanding that convenience ... admitted drinking a beer in a club. The beer seizure, which occurred on July 29, earned a sharp rebuke from an ethnic-Chinese minister in the Selangor state government, who forced the officials ...

  3. Officer denies stealing beer, food

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Police sergeant Fung Pak-sum, 52, from the Chai Wan division, pleaded not guilty in Eastern Court yesterday to theft and will face trial in December. He denied stealing beer, biscuits and cake worth HK$44.40 from a ParknShop in Aberdeen on September 26. His bail was set at HK$200. ...

  4. Guinness' master brewer to offer a real taste of Ireland at beer festival

    Posted Jul 09th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... Fergal Murray (left), who will be making an appearance this Saturday at about 7.30pm. Murray will be on the festival's stage talking up the history of the Irish dark beer, which ...

  5. Globe quaffers drown their sorrows with a few last beers

    Posted Nov 29th 2009, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney A comedian once said: 'The difference between a drunk and an alcoholic is that a drunk doesn't have to attend all those meetings.' That said, for many of us a few beers in the pub is an enjoyable way to socialise. Hong Kong can at times seem like a long way from home for many expatriates, so there's nothing more reassuring than having a pint ...

  6. Beer bottle of corrosive fluid crashes to Sham Shui Po street, third in four months

    Posted Oct 31st 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A beer bottle containing corrosive fluid was hurled into a popular Sham Shui Po shopping street yesterday- the third such attack in the district in four months. The glass ... while in Sham Shui Po they were all glass Blue Girl beer bottles. Lee made a public appeal for information: 'If citizens have any information about this case or previous Mong Kok incidents, ...

  7. Wild weekend delivers a winner - even without the beer jugs

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... thought we'd improved the system, but we will have to work again to make sure it's much, much, much better.' The HKRFU's decision to ban jugs of beer from the South Stand ...

  8. Premium beer sets up Tsingtao for heady gain

    Posted Aug 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jasmine Wang Tsingtao Brewery is expected to post strong interim results on Thursday as beer sales across the mainland rise. The trend is likely to continue in the second half, helping ... Turnover climbed 18.98 per cent year on year to 4.89 billion yuan, while sales volume increased 14 per cent to 2.21 million kilolitres. Tsingtao told analysts its beer sales volume grew 15 per cent ...

  9. Astronomical rent rise risks global shift

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. So The Globe is on the move. It is facing a massive rent increase with its lease expiring in November and general manager Tony Cooper has resigned himself to the fact that the Hollywood R ...

  10. Beer battles come to a head on mainland

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jasmine Wang Tempers are fraying in the increasingly competitive mainland beer market- even the pretty girls paid to promote rival beverages in bars are feeling the heat. Industry insiders say physical fights between beer sales girls are becoming increasingly common in bars and pubs around the country as a growing number of foreign and homegrown brands vie for customers ...




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