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  1. Exceptional array of works on offer

    Posted Apr 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Seoul Auction's Modern and Contemporary Art sale offers works by renowned and emerging Western and Asian artists worth an estimated HK$60 million. Seoul Auction, Korea's leading auction house, will hold its fourth Hong Kong sale on Sunday, at the Grand Hyatt, presenting an exceptional array of Western and Asian art. The sale features 80 works by leading Western and Asian ...

  2. Big deal

    Posted Apr 18th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... will be available until the end of October, except at the Four Seasons (until September 30). Prices include flights with Thai International, via Bangkok, breakfast at all properties except the Four Seasons ...

  3. Terracotta warriors come to Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... animation and augmented reality will help take visitors deep into the past. To find out more, you can visit www.firstemperor.lcsd.gov.hk. Entry is HK$10 and the museum is open every day except ...

  4. Nervous hush

    Posted Mar 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... - the world's last cold war frontier - and it quickly becomes apparent that the issue of how the region's powers would react should North Korea one day implode is exceptionally sensitive. So sensitive, in fact, that the big players struggle to address the issue, despite its obvious dangers. As one veteran regional envoy put it recently: 'It's ... exceptionally difficult ...

  5. Bo is a no-show at NPC session on criminal law

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Chongqing municipal party secretary Bo Xilai was conspicuously absent from yesterday's second plenary session of the National People's Congress. All of the 25 Politburo members except Bo attended the meeting to review a draft amendment to the Criminal Procedural Law, and no seat was reserved for him on the stage. The reason for his ...

  6. Negotiations the only way forward

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... A demonstration outside the Chinese embassy in Manila had the potential to inflame a stand-off over territorial claims in the politically sensitive South China Sea. Thankfully it passed uneventfully, except for a foiled attempt by one protester to burn a Chinese flag. That would have been a provocative affront to nationalist sentiment. It is to be hoped that quick action by the police ...

  7. Not much sympathy for the unfairer sex

    Posted May 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the opposite sex. Except, of course, we do. It's still a man's world in Hong Kong. Take a look at the number of women on the boards of public bodies and listed companies. The government has ...

  8. PRIVATE paradise

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... popular place to own property, partly due to [the archipelago's] exceptional natural beauty and partly due to its attractive investment proposition,' says Ann Adenius, director ...


    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... reflecting the company's values-reliability, quality and innovation. It was an exceptional conference, well-planned and executed. Measures The conference had live video feeds and simultaneous ...

  10. Mainlanders urged to choose carefully

    Posted Aug 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... executive director Joseph Tung Yao-chung said the dispute, which involved a Shenzhen agency, had apparently been resolved. There was little the council could do except urge travellers to choose ...




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