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  1. Latest recruitment survey offers little spring cheer

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Cremer Despite widespread optimism about the apparent strength of Hong Kong's job market, findings from Manpower's latest employment outlook survey offer a salutary reminder. They show that, moving into the traditional hiring season- post-L ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Local amateur golfers ready to spring surprises

    Posted May 30th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Jenkins

    ... Alex Jenkins Coming off the back of one of the most impressive results in recent years, national coach Brad Schadewitz believes Hong Kong has what it takes to spring a few surprises at some of golf's most important amateur team events in the autumn. Ten days ago, the men's team put in a gutsy display to share first place at the fourth edition of the All-China Games ...

  4. Disneyland planning Lantau push

    Posted Jan 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... had seen a double-digit growth in visitors, he said. Grizzly Gulch, which will feature a roller-coaster, and the Mystic Point attraction, will open this summer and in spring 2013 respectively. ...

  5. Voyage of discovery

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... trend. A public survey last year of 1,900 Hong Kong couples, who will marry before 2013, found each will spend an average of HK$34,000 on their honeymoon, up 18 per cent on the previous year, ... event. Similarly, about 50 exhibitors, including a group from the Malaysian Healthcare Travel Council, will showcase a wide range of related services and products from clinics, spas, hot springs ...

  6. Put a spring in your step

    Posted Mar 18th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Reports by Michael Taylor The hot springs of Jiangmen are a great way to relax. Best thing of all, they are right in Hong Kong's own backyard of the Pearl River Delta Think of them as hot springs with Chinese characteristics. At their best, they offer such five-star amenities as herbal baths, massages on platforms heated by subterranean springs, tropical landscaping, ...

  7. China's manufacturing exodus

    Posted Oct 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... factories to upgrade or migrate. Despite the economic turmoil abroad, the trade fair, held each spring and autumn in Guangzhou since 1957, was packed with visitors from across the globe on Saturday, ... Southeast Asian countries by 2013, but China was now the group's dominant source, supplying 80 per cent of products. Guangzhou-based Lebanese Farhad Ziad, who sources consumer goods from ...

  8. Putting the pitch

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... resort in Haikou, the capital of Hainan. Opened last year, the Haikou resort includes a five-star hotel with 518 rooms and suites, about 170 mineral-rich hot and cold natural spring pools, ... years. 'We do need a lot of rank-and-file first-line workers, as well as middle to senior management staff to lead them. And once the project [construction] is completed [in 2013], we ...

  9. News - China

    Air pollution leaves China's Pearl River Delta region choking on smog

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com Pearl River Delta region shrouded in heavy smog Heavy smog has been smothering the Pearl River Delta for the past week, with air pollution readings in the region hitting their highest levels of the year. The lingering haze yesterday prompted the Guangzhou Central Meteorological Observatory to issue its first "heavy fog" warning of 2013 ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    More Hong Kong companies expected to quit Pearl River Delta

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... will be difficult in 2013." Guangdong also suffers from electricity shortage. Factories going without electricity for one or two days a week was common last summer, Lau said. Hong Kong's exports ...




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