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  1. Chinese culture for the world to see

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Olympic organisers will use these three designs as inspiration for creating the fences for the showjumping. More than 2,000 entries were received by the Equestrian Company. The winning design in the professional category (far left) features a bamboo steam ...

  2. Melting pot of cultures

    Posted Apr 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sascha Matuscak The growth in Chengdu's foreign population and their desire to stay and help build this city is evident in the establishments going up around town. The Americans were first, and the oldest bars and coffee houses reflect their taste fo ...

  3. News - China - MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL

    Mooncakes of solid gold are a Shanghai sell-out

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... that Chinese culture advocates people sending luxurious gifts to establish a good rapport and gain favour with others. In recent years, there has been a public backlash against pricey edible mooncakes, ... exorbitant gold mooncake sets, at 47,620 yuan for two 50-gram mooncakes. "We made 2,000 sets and there is only one left," a sales manager at the Jinyi Cultural Development Company said. ...

  4. The man selling tea to China- and brewing a premium culture

    Posted Oct 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I'm sure all the tea was contaminated with the smell of coffee, but there were all these wonderful old Chinese teas. Afternoon tea at home was the most important meal of the day, and we always had fantastic teas. I found that very interesting. Did coming to Hong Kong expand your horizons as a tea lover? I got exposed to a lot of Chinese tea, and that was something of a revelation ...

  5. Coffee culture takes root in unexpected places

    Posted Dec 07th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... local Chinese would not consume coffee. However, coffee consumption has jumped 50 per cent in the past three to four years, he said. Expatriates and overseas Chinese have a culture of meeting ... Chinese coffee connoisseurs, an industry expert says. 'I thought the market had peaked five years ago,' Stuart Bailey, general manager of Asia Business Events, said. 'But Hong Kong ...

  6. Cuisine reflects cultural diversity

    Posted Jan 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... popular of course, and Australians continue to enjoy steaks and barbecues, but today the fare on offer in restaurants Down Under fully represents the cultural diversity of Australia's ... and in the Flower Drum the city boasts one of the finest Chinese restaurants in the world. The Japanese-Australian cuisine of Tetsuya's in Sydney won it the ranking of ninth best restaurant ...

  7. Cultural adventures

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Walker, Reggie Ho

    ... on cultural backgrounds. Rice and noodles are staples for one part of the human race, while pasta, bread and potatoes are staples for the other part. A common tendency we all share is sticking ... us continue to enjoy the thrill of the unknown as we boldly venture out to sample what other cultures dish out. Makumba B/F, Garley Building, 48-52a Peel Street, Central, 2522 0544 / 9745 ...

  8. Short day, long meal

    Posted Dec 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the coldest, so people drink soups with Chinese herbs,' says Goh, head chef at the Noble Court restaurant. 'One of the favourites is double-boiled cordyceps soup with fish maw, sea whelk, ...

  9. Lai See

    Posted Jun 04th 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... after winning the title. The title-holder of the professional section helped boost the business of the Yuen Long cafe he worked in. The little Chinese cafe- or cha chan tang in Cantonese- shot ...

  10. SPLENDID surroundings

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... use of a meeting room from 9am to 5pm; coffee/tea service throughout the meeting; coffee breaks with snacks in the morning and afternoon; choice of Western or Chinese lunch in the same meeting ... This includes use of a function room from 9am to 6pm; buffet lunch at Prompt Restaurant or Chinese set luncheon at Nam Fong Restaurant; two coffee breaks with snacks; and standard meeting equipment. ...




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