• Sunday
  • October 26, 2014
  • Last updated: 11:56am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 182 for encounters spring 2013

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. 'Arab spring' comes to, but not for, HK

    Posted Oct 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... At least 20 Tunisians are heading to their consulate in Hong Kong over the next few days for a heartening reason. They will be voting in their country's 'first free and fair elections' in 30 years. Tunisia, of course, is where the 'Arab spring' felt its first fresh breezes. Protests in January, which began when an unemployed street vendor set himself alight, ...

  2. Samoa off to flying start despite Kenyan resistance

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... USA Sevens in Las Vegas, a win that he freely admits brought the tears flowing. 'That win has really put a spring in our steps, but we've prepared hard for Hong Kong,' said ... and every game will be tough- so we've just got to set about getting the job done.' The Samoans did that in the opening encounter, but did not have it all their own way as they fought off ...

  3. False spring

    Posted May 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fadi Hakura Spring has come early this year to the Arab world. Climate change has awakened the once comatose Middle East from the stupor of singular leaderships. A new dawn of democracy and freedom is sprouting from Morocco to Oman. Or so we are told. Weather forecasting is a tricky business. Despite sophisticated models and satellite imagery, deciphering weather patterns ...

  4. Italian fashionistas help The Swank get into spring-summer mood

    Posted Apr 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with Vivian Chen The Swank's managing director, David Hong Kin-hay, was in dandy mode at Italian fashion house Brunello Cucinelli's spring-summer collection preview at Pacific Place's The Swank shop last week. The fashion business guru mingled with VIP guests at the cocktail party, wearing an ensemble of denim shirt, suit jacket and a pair of nicely polished shoes ...

  5. Hill people provide the inspiration for Shanghai Tang's spring-summer collection

    Posted Jan 21st 2011, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... Yvonne Lai Shanghai Tang has harnessed the change of seasons for a Metamorphosis- the name and theme of its spring-summer 2011 collection. At the season preview at Shore restaurant in Sheung Wan on Wednesday, executive chairman Raphael le Masne de Chermont (left) revealed the inspiration was the mainland's Miao community, who live mainly in the hills in the south. One ...

  6. Spring break

    Posted Apr 28th 2005, 12:00am by Bradley Winterton

    ... Bradley Winterton Sulphur-rich hot springs, mineral water swimming pools, a salt water hot spring (one of only three in the world)- Taiwan is rich in geothermal pleasures. So, this week, when a friend suggested a night trip to a Yangmingshan hot spring, I agreed. This was, after all, the end of winter, when these places are most popular. It was a good idea, I thought, to have ...

  7. Adventure playground offers pleasure for all

    Posted Feb 06th 2009, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... have turned into lengthy friendly encounters. While such welcoming attitudes are the norm in major cities, they are particularly evident in rural areas, especially among Iran's nomadic ... is reputedly chained inside the mountain. The thermal springs on the mountain's lower slopes reportedly have therapeutic qualities and are certainly a delightful way to ease cramped muscles after ...

  8. Events

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tomorrow: Joint chamber lunch on 2012-2013 Budget. Convention and Exhibition Centre. French Chamber of Commerce event: 'Dealing with the UK Bribery Act: What you need to know'. French ...

  9. Land of wood and water

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Beth Cooper Jamaica is a colourful island nation of 2.8 million people in the Caribbean Sea, east of Mexico. The people living there, when it was discovered, called it 'the land of wood and water' and 'the land of springs'. It is the home of reggae, ska, mento and rocksteady music. The island's history When Christopher Columbus, the European explorer ...

  10. Talks are Manila's shoal option

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the atoll is within its exclusive economic zone. When Chinese fishing boats were encountered in the area by a Philippine warship on April 10, provocation, not negotiations, ensued. The fishermen ...




SCMP.com Account