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  1. Tranquil treat

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by Tracey Furniss

    ... according to the time of day or season, our guide says, as we drive down the hillside through the uncultivated fields. We stay the night at the remote hillside Kumona Club hot springs resort, with ryokan-style luxury villas larger than my home. The resort boasts "facilities that provide fresh encounters with people and nature through dining, accommodation and experiences"- this rings ...

  2. FOOD

    Delicious expedition: Bangkok's street food

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by GAVIN GOUGH

    ... with fish maw soup, topped with shredded cabbage, spring onions and bean sprouts. A glass of cold chrysanthemum tea provided the perfect accompaniment. As is often the case when dining at street ...


    Blowing hot and cold: Iceland

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by LINSEY MCNEILL

    ... volcanic regions in the world. But I figured since this volcano had been dormant for 4,000 years, it would take a rather extreme case of bad luck for it to spring to life while we were inside. Our ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD

    Film, Postcard: Seoul

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by DARCY PAQUET

    ... the massive commercial success of films such as War of the Arrows (2011), Masquerade (2012) and The Face Reader (2013). Upcoming projects include period fantasies such as martial arts revenge epic ... Song Kang-ho plays King Yeongjo (1694-1776) in upcoming epic Sado from director Lee Joon-ik (King and the Clown, 2005). Earlier this year, The Fatal Encounter starred Hyun Bin as Yeongjo's ...

  5. News - World - SPACE

    Comet Siding Spring whizzes by Mars after a million year journey

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 10:07pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Press in Washington If you missed Siding Spring's first pass, wait a million years and it should be back again 1.5km-wide comet whizzes by Mars A comet the size of a small mountain whizzed past Mars at the weekend, dazzling space enthusiasts with the once-in-a-million-years encounter. The comet, known as Siding Spring, made its closest encounter with Mars ...

  6. News - World - MOTORING

    Documents show General Motors had early knowledge of switch defect linked to 13 deaths

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 06:29pm by Reuters in Washington and Detroit

    ... Administration (NHTSA) told General Motors in a July 2013 e-mail that the automaker was “slow to communicate, slow to act” on defects and recalls. Still to be answered is whether top GM executives were ... moving from the “run” position to “accessory”, which shut down the engine. A root cause of the problem was a tiny set of parts, called a detent plunger and spring, that helped keep the ignition ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    London's bawdy nightspot Madam Jojo's shuts down

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 04:32am by GDN

    ... the double doors beneath a seedy flashing neon sign, however, and you encounter a plush world of opulence, red velvet curtains and art deco mirrors. Until recently, the crowd filling the dance floor ... of the earliest gigs played by bands such as The xx and Anna Calvi, and Lorde played her first UK show there. It was also the focal point of Michael Winterbottom's 2013 film The Look Of Love, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - BRIEF ENCOUNTERS

    Brief encounters: Wan Yifang

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:58am by Francesca Fearon

    ... for autumn-winter 2013 at Fashion Scout during London Fashion Week. They provide a sponsored catwalk show and exhibition area. I didn't have much time to think it all through, but I launched my ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - MONETARY POLICY

    Central bankers warn of market turbulence as rates rise

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 04:48am by Bloomberg

    ... be accompanied by some degree of market turbulence", Dudley said. "It is clear in retrospect that our attempts in the spring of 2013 to provide guidance about the potential timing and pace ... Carney said "the transition could be bumpy". The comments suggest central bankers are trying to prepare better for the global effects of any withdrawal than in 2013, when then chairman ...

  10. Lifestyle

    Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge teaches students to think outside the box

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 05:40pm by Mark Sharp

    ... of ideas to spring from the contest, just 17 are still in operation. In a report released this month, the Social Enterprise Advisory Committee found that 83 per cent of 174 such initiatives ... sometimes get a cool reception. She and Lok encountered plenty of scepticism when they went looking for support for their venture. "Ninety per cent of people thought it was not going ...




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