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  1. Brief encounter

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung In Hong Kong, it's easier to find hard, green, sour apricots than it is to get the ripe fruit. For about two months in the spring, vegetable vendors sell the unripe fruit - which cooks preserve with salt, vinegar or rice wine - then, very briefly, they'll have beautifully coloured ripe apricots. The season comes and goes so fast that if you want the fruit ...

  2. A fairy's life-changing encounter

    Posted Aug 31st 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... of the human family is injured in a car accident and paralysed from the waist down. One day, the fairy inevitably comes face to face with the crippled young man, and this encounter changes both ...

  3. Slumdog star laps up chance for close encounters at Ocean Park

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... was positively giddy as the local amusement venue offered him the full VIP treatment. In addition to all the rides and shows, his excursion included up-close encounters with all the animal attractions, ...

  4. Beef encounters

    Posted Dec 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung Eating at a steakhouse used to be predictable. The decor and atmosphere were that of a private men's club: dark wood, dim lighting, thick carpets and plush, comfortable leather chairs. You'd start off with a strong cocktail- a dry mar ...

  5. Minority shareholders finally meet management in brief encounter

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Just minutes before the high-stakes court hearing over PCCW's HK$15.9 billion buyout bid, minority shareholders finally got what they had long sought - a meeting with PCCW representatives to discuss the deal. Standing outside the High ...

  6. Brief Encounters

    Posted Feb 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... From humble beginnings, La Perla has become one of the most desired lingerie brands in the world, writes Cheryl Ow. SOME SAY Ada Masotti's success at La Perla is the result of a series of fortunate events. Others put it down to her partner's sha ...

  7. Wine expo will return to 'welcoming' Hong Kong for another booze schmooze next spring

    Posted Nov 05th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... their convention back to Hong Kong next spring for another industry-only schmooze on the business of booze. With several consular reps in attendance, Vinexpo's chief executive Robert Beynat reiterated ...

  8. The joy of springs

    Posted Nov 13th 2009, 12:00am by Andrea Pawlyna

    ... Andrea Pawlyna Even in the grey days of a recession, people who can afford it still like to splash out on luxuries. Not all luxuries satisfy in quite the same way. For those who put fun before what is purely functional, the desire to flaunt what is pretty ...

  9. Daylight of Spring Sodagreen (CD)

    Posted Aug 28th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Taiwan pop-rock band Sodagreen has taken inspiration from the season of renewal on their fifth album, Daylight of Spring. All 12 tracks - 10 with vocals and two instrumental - are newly written and intended to create an inspiring, refreshing, spring-like atmosphere. If you love vocalist Qing Feng's voice, you will definitely enjoy this album, as he once again makes ...

  10. Spring Airlines plans Shanghai listing and overseas flights

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Spring Airlines, the profitable Shanghai-based budget carrier, has announced plans to list on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and been granted a licence to fly international routes at a time when its domestic rivals are facing bankruptcy or asking the government for bailouts. One of the four major private carriers, Spring Airlines has survived the credit crunch ...




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