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  1. Clean up children's goods: expert

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Tougher standards recommended after series of quality problems involving youngsters' clothing, food and toys A senior mainland child health expert has urged governments to impose tougher standards on the manufacture of products aimed at children after a series of quality problems with children's toys, clothing and food. Ding Zongyi, head of the Chinese Medical ...

  2. 'Don't make me meet Bus Uncle again'

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... a frantic search in Yuen Long in the hope of finding Bus Uncle, who gave an interview to the Chinese-language magazine. Some journalists even suggested arranging a meeting for the infuriated ...

  3. Trust lending thrives amid new curbs to cool property market

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tim LeeMaster Mainland property investment trusts, which pool the capital of wealthy Chinese investors, have developed a niche market in lending to smaller developers left out in the cold by Beijing's efforts to curb property speculation. The trusts, although operating in wealthier big cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, are most active in second-tier cities and provinces, ...

  4. New body sought to manage arts funds

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... groups: the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, Hong Kong Dance Company and the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre. The Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Hong Kong Ballet, City ...

  5. Panda travels from obscurity into global spotlight

    Posted Dec 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with Jared Diamond, author of Guns, Germs and Steel, on a study of China's environment. The local economy of Wolong has been transformed by an emphasis on traditional Chinese medicine and specialised crops, instead of poaching, rice farming and logging. These are mentioned in Liu and Diamond's recent work. The Chinese national and provincial governments' support ...

  6. Appointments

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Polo Hotels in 2000. Maggie Chow Chinese restaurant and operations manager InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong Ms Chow will manage the hotel's Hoi King Heen restaurant. She has 10 years of experience in the industry and in-depth knowledge of regional Chinese cuisine. Roger Clark Spyer Executive vice-president, chief credit & risk officer, risk management group CITIC ...

  7. Wen expects historic step in ties with India

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wen said. The premier was speaking at a meeting with Chinese people living in New Delhi, including embassy staff and state-owned enterprises employees, shortly after his arrival from Bangalore ... co-operation,' he said. As Mr Wen spoke, Chinese and Indian officials were racing against time to choose the right words for the 'Delhi Declaration', to be signed by the premier and Dr Singh ...

  8. Minimum wage beats 'free' title

    Posted Jan 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... up chewed leftovers' (Sunday Post Magazine, January 1). It is a shame that the writer used his knowledge of the Chinese language to paint a misleading and undesirable picture ... Chinese people can be as creative in thought or action as any other. The country's four great ancient inventions of paper, printing, the compass and gunpowder are well known. ...

  9. Michael Yamashita

    Posted Jan 08th 2006, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... The freelance photographer and long-term contributor to National Geographic tells David Evans about his latest project: tracing the adventures of unacclaimed Chinese explorer Zheng He. ... focused on explorers such as [Ferdinand] Magellan and Vasco da Gama discovering Asia that no one thinks about the Chinese point of view. The joke at Nat Geo was that we were doing a story ...

  10. Lotus

    Posted Jun 27th 2004, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... the seeds are edible and used in many Chinese desserts; and the long, ugly roots are delicious in sweet and savoury dishes. Lotus seeds can be eaten raw but they're usually dried and sold ... which give a more delicate flavour than the bigger and more common zhong, or the glutinous rice wrapped in bamboo leaves seen during the Dragon Boat Festival. At fancy Chinese banquets fried ...




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