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  1. Ree Yong

    Posted Jul 29th 2007, 12:00am by Shirley Lau

    ... Shirley Lau Who? Born in the Netherlands of Dutch, French and Chinese descent, Ree Yong (www.reeyong.com) specialises in the design of pet furniture and accessories. Since she started her business in 2005, she has developed a client base through a network of veterinarians, pet-grooming salons and friends. She has a showroom in Sheung Wan, where her works can be viewed. An animal ...

  2. A living museum left behind by Lin Dai

    Posted Dec 24th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Walls painted bright red and sky blue, blood-red velvet couch, white cupboards with fine decorations... The vibrant style of Lin Dai's apartment distinguishes it from many ... and why Lin Dai committed suicide in her prime is still a mystery. It is like reading Great Expectations by Charles Dickens,' Mr Chia said. 'How many people can keep an apartment intact ...

  3. Winter's Bone

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... in the world Daniel Woodrell has conjured. Bestial images abound. The protagonist, Ree, 16, has 'a body made for loping after needs'. The girl, whose responsibilities are beyond her years, ... as a bond, which means that if he's not found they'll be 'dogs in the fields'. The trouble is that no one wants to discuss Jessup, Ree's dad, known as one ...

  4. Their Darkest Hour: People Tested to the Extreme in WWII

    Posted Oct 28th 2007, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Their Darkest Hour: People Tested to the Extreme in WWII by Laurence Rees Ebury, HK$313 The story of Japanese patriot Hiroo Onoda alone justifies the price of this compendium. ... of Lubang. London-based historian Laurence Rees met the diehard in Tokyo in 2000, by which time Onoda (left) was a star. 'His refusal to surrender, his immense stubbornness, his overwhelming ...

  5. Deputy to replace Tianjin mayor, who awaits news of his next post

    Posted Dec 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai Tianjin mayor Dai Xianglong will be replaced by a deputy and transferred to a new post soon, media reports and official sources said yesterday. The appointment of executive ... municipality, but it was not known what job Mr Dai would be given. Mr Dai, 63, a former People's Bank of China governor, was appointed mayor of the port city in 2003. Under his leadership, Tianjin ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Mar 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... zone soon Tianjin is hopeful the central government will soon approve a comprehensive development for the Binhai New Development Zone, the city's mayor, Dai Xianglong, said. Mr Dai told ...

  7. Court rejects writer's bid to overturn ban on prison book's reprint

    Posted Mar 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivian Wu A Beijing court yesterday rejected a lawsuit filed against the mainland publication authorities by veteran writer Dai Huang, who has accused the authorities of unconstitutionally banning the reprint of a book on his life. Dai, 79, a retired journalist who worked for Xinhua, appealed to the Beijing No 2 Intermediate People's Court to overturn a General Administration ...

  8. letters

    Posted Dec 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Let's preserve dai pai dong The preservation of dai pai dong is a controversial issue. While there are people who consider them unhygienic, there are others who say they are a unique cultural heritage of Hong Kong. I hope dai pai dong will continue to exist and flourish. The reason is that open-air food stalls have been part of Hong Kong's culture for a long time. It is ironic ...

  9. Street market to stay, bureau says

    Posted Nov 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu The government has confirmed Wan Chai's biggest street market will be kept intact, and has proposed ways to cope with increased traffic flow from the construction of flats in the area. The Urban Renewal Authority had agreed to allow drivers ...

  10. Talkback

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should action be taken to save dai pai dong? The dai pai dong is one of the icons of Hong Kong. Dai pai dong sell inexpensive and tasty food and drinks and cater to the tastes of Hong Kong ... and preservation. But it has neglected the fact that our culture can be used as a tool for the development of tourism. With the right management strategy, our dai pai dong can become one of Hong Kong's ...




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