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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 ripe, ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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, ...

  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. Springs break

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... March. Winter is also the best time to sample Hyogo's bathhouse heritage. The ancient onsen (hot spring) towns of Kinosaki, on the north coast, and Arima, outside Kobe, have hot pool ... century, and offers two types of springs; the golden Kinsen are high in iron and salt, giving the water a warm glow, while the silver Ginsen springs are high in carbonic acid. It's rare ...

  8. DAB springs a budget surprise

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong caused something of a surprise yesterday when members lobbied the financial secretary with their HK$21.2 billion proposal for next year's budget. Under John Tsang Chun ...

  9. Gymnast puts spring in medal bid

    Posted Mar 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong will rely on gymnasts and track athletes to break their medal drought at the World University Games when they send a 40-strong squad to Belgrade this summer. Gymnast Wong Hiu-ying and sprinters Lau Yu-leong, Tang Yik-chun, Yip Siu-ke ...

  10. HNA springs into talks on Shanghai hotel towers

    Posted Dec 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick, Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito and Naomi Rovnick HNA Group, which co-owns Hainan Airlines with billionaire investor George Soros, has emerged as a white knight for two uncompleted hotel towers in Shanghai, reviving hopes they can be built before the city's World Expo ne ...




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