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  1. Hefty sponsorship from diamond dealers

    Posted Apr 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The Hong Kong East Asian Games 2009 kicked off with a winning start in commercial sponsorship after securing a hefty HK$30 million from six diamond partners. Together with a $21 million donation announced earlier, organisers have now raised $51 million, but Johnny Woo Wai-man, chief executive officer for the organisers, said they needed more support to make ends ...

  2. Clogs, cheese and a charity gala to mark 150-year Dutch diplomatic link to city

    Posted Nov 01st 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... rock cut by Amsterdam Gassan Diamonds, said to be worth over HK$120,000. 'I am not a diamond expert and I don't think I will be buying the diamond myself but my wife may think ...

  3. Shanghai gets top Harry Winston store

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Harry Winston, famous jeweller to Hollywood stars and self-described 'king of diamonds', plans to establish its flagship mainland store in Shanghai by the end of this year to meet growing local demand for high-priced gems. The New York-based luxury retailer, which is owned by Canadian mining firm Harry Winston Diamond Corp, will also build ...

  4. A wealth of attractions

    Posted Nov 15th 2009, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... streets, Nationalestraat, is crammed with boutiques, many stocked by the city's own designers. Antwerp is also the world's diamond capital- moving 40 per cent of the Earth's industrial diamonds, half the cut diamonds and 85 per cent of its rough diamonds. Thirdly, Antwerp has the best nightlife, not just in Belgium but in this part of Europe. Clubbers from Holland ...

  5. Understated elegance

    Posted May 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with a black base is also available. The No 384 is now available with a gold case with natural brown diamonds on the bezel and a chocolate brown dial with Roman numerals and golden hands, and a Havana strap. The second version leans more towards classic tastes with a steel case set with white diamonds, a white dial with black Roman numerals and a black leather strap. ...

  6. Tintin's homeland

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and processes them before exporting them. Belgians work hard. They import uncut diamonds, which they cut and polish for export. Belgium is also well-known for its delicious food and beer. Belgian ...

  7. Talking points

    Posted Dec 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and the first and last time that the entire collection will be gathered in one place. The auction will run from December 13-16, offering pieces like the 33.19 carat 'Elizabeth Taylor Diamond ...

  8. Organisers see no clash in trade fairs

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

    ... will place more emphasis on high quality products. A new section, 'Treasures of Nature', will feature rare loose diamonds, gems and pearls from 30 companies. The number of companies ... to steal a diamond necklace worth $1.2 million. This year is expected to be favourable for Hong Kong jewellery exports, which increased by 23 per cent last year to $25.5 billion. Exports ...

  9. Change of tactics the secret of Ming Hoi Treasure's success

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... four-year-old in the Class Three Diamond Hill Handicap (1,600m). 'It was a bit of a surprise, because on paper it didn't look to be his race,' Beadman said. 'But little fish ...

  10. Lady luck smiles on tourist couple

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... included a diamond pendant, a Bvlgari watch and a $10,000 gift certificate from Lane Crawford, just to name a few. Here's one couple that is sure to come back. ...




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