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  1. Safety guidelines considered for drinking fountains after deaths

    Posted Apr 19th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Peter So

    ... Martin Wong and Peter So The Education Bureau and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department are studying safety measures for the use of drinking fountains after an expert group's ... The school said yesterday the fountain was quarantined after Ho-ming's death. Other than in schools, drinking fountains can be found in many public facilities managed by the Leisure and Cultural ...

  2. Pop Culture

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Jennifer Cardenas

    ... Jennifer Cardenas Champagne is a must have at any celebration, and the House of Krug still prefers to make it the old-fashioned way. CHAMPAGNE IS THE PERFECT DRINK for a romantic occasion. ... and intensity of Krug Rose makes it a drink for the stylish and sophisticated. It is a must have for those indulging in moments of extravagance.' Hong Kong is one of the few cities in the world ...

  3. Exotic night at the Peninsula

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Kadoorie also graced the ceremony with his presence as they cut the ribbon to boxes of colourful macarons, which were shared with all the guests. In addition to food and drinks, Kathak dancers ...

  4. Coffee culture takes hold in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... general, the coffee market is very active and the development is expected to be fast in the coming few years. The coffee culture here is not as mature as in the US and Europe, there is a lot ... drinking, it's crucial for frontline staff to share their knowledge on how best to appreciate coffee. 'The biggest challenge of the job is to introduce different kinds of coffee to our ...

  5. It's all hip and happening in a cafewith lots of culture

    Posted Feb 27th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... the drinks and refreshments provide good value for the money. To local artists, the cafe serves an even bigger role - it is one of the few venues that will display their work for free. DY Club Cafe ... Central Library or the Cultural Centre. It is not somewhere we can afford,' said Dragon Ken Tsz-kin, 27, president of the Hong Kong Creative Art Association. Ken previously displayed his oil ...

  6. Youth of 'Booze Britain' on a deadly binge

    Posted Oct 19th 2008, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... culture. As the initiation stunts become more gruesome and in some cases have catastrophic consequences, the spotlight has fallen on binge drinking at universities. Students are consuming alcohol at unprecedented levels, mirroring a national concern over 'Booze Britain' as the drinking culture soars to record highs with often violent consequences. This month, a group from the University ...

  7. Husk - Street-food inspired dishes in a super-cool setting

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... About HK$150 per person without drinks, but you could easily have a light meal for HK$80. WHO TO BRING Friends who would love a trip to Bangkok or Hanoi but can't afford it. TURN-ONS ... The accompanying thick red sauce was soft and flavoured of shrimp without being overpowering. DRINKS The menu listed one sparkling, two red and three white wines, all available by the bottle or by glass ...

  8. Savouring success

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Mark James

    ... as a gourmet's paradise, with thousands of restaurants representing every cuisine. Over the years, this food culture has cultivated a discerning public, who expect value for money and tantalising taste. ... because our experience was more inclined to a western style of restaurant business, and there were some cultural differences to deal with. Initially, we found that staff here tended to follow ...

  9. Eat this ...

    Posted Aug 24th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... From being a staple during crisis situations to a quick and convenient alternative to fresh food, canned products have come a long way since the Great Depression, writes Yvonne Lai. The recent arrival of a restaurant featuring upmarket canned food - at Sp ...

  10. Workers keep their focus on the job despite lure of internet streaming of the Games

    Posted Aug 16th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... With Vivienne Chow. With the Olympic Games being held during the day in our time zone and live internet streaming of the action available, many company heads have been worried about how this might affect the productivity of employees who might be watching ...




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