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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    China’s wealthy increasingly attracted to Britain's elite secondary schools

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 03:20pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com London education consultancies advise parents on exclusive schools A decade after Bo Guagua, grandson to a revolutionary hero and son of fallen Communist Party leader Bo Xilai, became the first Chinese to attend Britain’s elite Harrow School, agencies promising access to Britain’s top independent schools are expanding rapidly to cope ...

  2. News - Asia

    Moranbong style: North Korea's first girl band may be a sign of change

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 11:23am by Patrick Boehler

    ... A year since their world debut, the musicians have been front and centre of Pyongyang cultural and political efforts One year ago, North Korea's first all-girl band made its world debut. The toe-tapping Moranbong had put on a performance that the sec ...

  3. News - China Insider - LAW

    Winemaker Penfolds in legal battle with 'trademark squatters' over right to use its Chinese name

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:03pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Australian winemaker Treasury Wine Estates, owner of the popular Penfolds brand, is facing a legal challenge in China in the latest of a series of high-profile trademark disputes involving big international brands.  A Treasury Wine Estates spokesman said it won a Chinese court case granting it the right to use Penfolds' adopted Chinese name ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    China's cult alternative band P.K.14 returns with new album

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 10:39am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com After a half a decade of silence, a trailblazing band for China's alternative music scene, P.K.14, is making a comeback with a new album and it's deeply political. The album, 1984, "is not a tribute to George Orwell, it's about our reality in China," said frontman Yang Haisong. "That's what we can deal ...

  5. News - China

    Mao Zedong's rice bowls auction for record HK$8m in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:05pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com A set of rice bowls produced exclusively for Mao Zedong has been auctioned in Hong Kong on Thursday for a record HK$8 million ahead of the 120th anniversary of the chairman's birth later this year. The price falls short of the original estimate of HK$10 million to HK$12.5 million set by Poly Auction Hong Kong, the local subsidiary ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - Lifestyle

    Fancy an 'elephant dung' coffee? Visit Macau to taste most expensive beans in the world

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 04:47am by Lana Lam

    ... Graham, Patrick Boehler and Amy Nip took a blindtest of four brands: a cup from Starbucks costing HK$27; Maxim's HK$11; MGM Macau elephant dung/Black Ivory 488 patacas plus 10 per cent ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books

    Amazon to sell Kindle in China, say reports

    Posted May 30th 2013, 11:29am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Amazon will start selling its Kindle e-book reader and tablet on mainland China next month, according to several Chinese media reports, in a bid to officially enter an e-book reader market that is booming but fiercely contested. The technology portal Zhongguancun Online raised speculation about the imminent sale earlier this week, when it found ...



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