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  1. ALBUM (1990)

    Posted Jan 16th 2011, 12:00am by Charlie Carter

    ... Vanilla Ice To the Extreme SBK What do you remember of Vanilla Ice, the white-boy rap star of the late 1980s? Is it the cheesy dance routines, the loud trousers, the gravity-defying hairstyle or the gauche aping of black mannerisms? Could it be his feud w ...

  2. Jesus Out to Sea and Other Stories

    Posted Feb 01st 2009, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Jesus Out to Sea and Other Stories by James Lee Burke Phoenix, HK$108 The popular short story is enjoying a renaissance - either that or novels are feeling the credit crunch and shrinking from 300 pages to 40. After Stephen King's impressive Just After Sunset come James Lee Burke's 11 tales from the gritty side of life. His wise, atmospheric stories float ...

  3. The Tin Roof Blowdown

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd The Tin Roof Blowdown by James Lee Burke Phoenix HK$128 James Lee Burke's last novel, Pegasus Descending, ended with a cliff-hanger to end most cliff-hangers. The tension had little to do with plot or even Burke's durable detective hero, Dave Robicheaux. Rather, as Pegasus descended and with Robicheaux a helpless onlooker, Hurricane Katrina blew ...

  4. Farmers grappling with volatile currency

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Lachlan Colquhoun

    ... at least you know that it will rain one day. But with the currency, the way it's been this year, it's hard to predict,' said Charles Burke, the chairman of the economics committee ... more of a concern than the actual dollar value,' said Mr Burke. 'At least if it was stable, you can take steps, but the way it's been up and down this year doesn't give you ...

  5. US may obstruct fabric imports

    Posted Dec 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... US textile industry is focused more on electoral disruption and not so much market disruption,' American Apparel & Footwear Association president Kevin Burke said in Hong Kong last month. China was the 22nd largest supplier of cotton trousers to the US, accounting for a tiny 1.3 per cent of US imports, Mr Burke pointed out. 'Most people do not realise that from 2000 ...

  6. Bank manager helps to invest in youngsters' reading skills

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... bit like a favourite grandfather as he read Charlie and Grandma's Birthday Present to more than 100 children, the HSBC chairman's performance paid dividends by enriching ... Mark Cowley. Mr Cowley's bilingual magazines- Typhoon Club and Hi Charlie- are distributed in 375 schools. He has worked with a panel of teachers to target Typhoon Club for upper primary ...

  7. Style bites

    Posted Aug 19th 2009, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... and Escada. Tickets are HK$488 for two, which include afternoon tea and tickets to the show. The first show on September 10 will feature Salvatore Ferragamo. Rizer to the occasion Dooney & Burke ...

  8. US naval chief warns of 'winds of change'

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that demands not only constant vigilance but action, as well.' He added a quote from Irish political philosopher Edmund Burke: 'The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good ...

  9. Atlantic

    Posted Jan 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Antonella Gambotto-burke

    ... Antonella Gambotto-Burke Atlantic by Simon Winchester Harper, HK$224 British journalist, geologist and US resident Simon Winchester, the man behind an ever-increasing number of historical nonfiction New York Times best-sellers, remains devoted to the ideals of 'freedom, the New World, adventure'. And, in the spirit of this physical and intellectual expansion, his books- ...

  10. 2012

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... the Louvre Museum director called - what else? - Roland. Meanwhile, Curtis learns of the pending doom while hiking with his children at Yellowstone, where he runs into the mad-prophet Charlie (Woody Harrelson), who enlightens him - and the world, through his pirate broadcasts - about the global conspiracy. (Why Charlie isn't 'disappeared' by the authorities, however, remains ...




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