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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Woody Allen balances the drama and the humour with his latest Europe-based film

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:27pm by Richard James Havis

    ... spent making films in Europe, where he has always been popular, and where Magic in the Moonlight is made. Macnab says that until fairly recently, he thought Allen was in terminal decline. " ... intellectual snobbishness, and pessimism. Although he now shoots in Europe, Allen still lives in Manhattan, making his movies abroad during the summer. The island, which frames many of his films, has ...

  2. Lifestyle

    Innovation rules in hotel and restaurant design

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:17pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... the restaurants as characters. "Blue Butcher is a male New Yorker with tattoos and a leather jacket, but Fish and Meat is his carefree sister with a long white dress who now lives in Europe ... to the difficulties is to avoid Hong Kong entirely, which is what Leung and Liu have done. "We're eyeing developing economies," says Leung. Another is to bank on designers who want to increase ...

  3. Lifestyle - ETIQUETTE

    Stop being so rude! Etiquette coaching on the rise in Asia

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 05:42pm by Mark Sharp

    ... in the eye, or look awkward." With Hong Kong's economy reliant on financial services and the tourism and hospitality industries, minding your employees' manners also makes good business ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books

    The last word on Kurt Wallander

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:27pm by Guy Haydon

    ... in Sweden, including those from war-torn Yugoslavia, and other parts of Eastern Europe, Iran and Iraq, and Latin America. This sparked resentment among the nation's then population of 8.5 ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Facing the music on hold on the telephone

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:27pm by MCT

    ... be a soundtrack at all? Perhaps surprisingly, given that select late 19th-century audiences in Europe had actually received live opera broadcasts via telephone, the idea of hold music doesn't seem ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    LED evangelist Teddy Lo combines art and commerce in real world

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:37am by James King

    ... however, is author Lo, an LED evangelist and Hong Kong and New York-based LED artist and designer who has exhibited his creations on the "tech-art scene" in Asia, Europe and the United ... with the Beijing Olympics and the Shanghai Expo having showed the world how LED-advanced the nation has become. "Advanced in manufacturing power, yes, but in technology, Japan, the US and Europe ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Urban planner marks Hong Kong down

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 10:36am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... of the community," he says. "The public realm in most of Asia is very dynamic, and it is dynamic because it is flexible. People colonise space for all sorts of things." The informal economy plays ... economy, because there has to be- so many people are working informally," says Cookson Smith. (In Bangkok, nearly two-thirds of gross domestic product is generated by the informal economy ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - MEMOIR

    Book review: Free Trade's First Missionary, by Philip Bowring

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:11pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... David Bartram Free Trade's First Missionary: Sir John Bowring in Europe and Asia by Philip Bowring HKU Press Sir John Bowring, the fourth governor of Hong Kong, deserves ... ultimately lead to the emergence of Britain as Europe's leading power. As an MP during his early career, he supported a number of radical causes, not least the proto-socialist Chartist movement. ...

  9. Business - Companies - FREIGHT

    Apple iPhone 6 expected to give lift to air cargo market

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:12am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... production base from Shenzhen to Zhengzhou in 2010, has brought exponential growth and spurred a logistics economy boom in the central city. "Its production value in 2013 was 180 billion yuan ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - ECONOMICS

    Book review: The 13th Labour of Hercules, by Yannis Palaiologos

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:11pm by David Wilson

    ... In The 13th Labour of Hercules Athenian reporter Yannis Palaiologos explains how the once-flush, outwardly advanced economy collapsed so fast and stayed down. Greece's worst flaw, it seems, ... Papandreou admitted the economy was in "intensive care". Cue doomed would-be rescue programmes. The overarching austerity policy dictated by the EU and the IMF only fuelled anger embodied ...




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