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  1. Striving for exceptional quality

    Posted Nov 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... guarantees exceptional quality. To combine age-old know-how and ultra-modern equipment to produce ever more sophisticated timepieces, to create watches with exemplary lines and volumes, in harmony ... expended to give exceptional value to each watch. It is the care devoted to each detail that makes a timepiece so clearly recognisable to connoisseurs. What is your favourite time of day? Sunrise ...

  2. Spending on festivities cut amid hard times- except on security measures

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing Frugality is the order of the day as the preparations for the 60th anniversary celebrations reach a climax. In a recent circular, the government said extravagance would give way to austerity, and the money saved would be diverted to ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    NeoDemocrats call for end to multi-entry permits for Shenzhen residents

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by AMY NIP AND CALVIN LIU

    ... at the government's headquarters in Admiralty to highlight the issue. But Tuen Mun swimming pool was far from full when the Post visited yesterday, and most of the swimmers appeared to be locals, except ...

  4. Low exceptionals shave 5pc off Melco's earnings

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... exceptional gains compared with the 2006 Nasdaq spin-off of its Macau gaming business. Melco International, which recorded net income of HK$2.69 billion, down from HK$2.72 billion a year ago, has ... in Melco PBL. But the underlying losses were more than offset by exceptional one-off gains from various equity-related transactions. Melco PBL's December 2006 Nasdaq initial offering delivered ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art House: Blood Will Tell features 1940s mainland star Bai Guang in a bad girl role

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:54pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Text: Paul Fonoroff Prior to the 1940s, Chinese celluloid featured numerous bad women. Usually, these were supporting characters — and if they were in leading roles, they'd be redeemed to a semblance of virtue by the final reel. The rare exceptions were the anti-heroines essayed by Bai Guang, an actress-singer who reached the pinnacle of Shanghai celebrity during ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Mainland tourists’ satisfaction with Hong Kong hits four-year record, study finds

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 06:36pm by Amy Nip

    ... visitors rated attractions highest ahead of transport, which topped the 2012 ratings. But South Korean and Japanese visitors were less happy. Their satisfaction levels dropped in every area except ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The club of insular leaders goes global

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 12:21pm by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Ordinary people have rarely counted for much, except in religious literature, such as the Bible, where God finally listens and heeds the prayer of the downtrodden widow or lifts a peasant ... for hardline hatred of anything except narrow dogma. Where are the peacemakers hiding? When I first went to Japan, I thought that, as the victim of the atomic bombs and a small country on the edge ...

  8. Nothing concrete on bridge except interests

    Posted Feb 18th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp Deal struck for bridge over delta, says Beijing SCMP headline, February 17, 2008 I don't usually bother with including the year when citing the date of some snippet from the recent news. It's absolutely required in this ca ...

  9. Institute looking for exceptional educators

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Ed Olivo

    ... by the University Grants Committee, it is actively searching for exceptional educators. It is looking to hire chair and senior professors, administrative and support staff, for its faculty of arts ...

  10. Exceptional violinists to light up music scene

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There isn't much that China's premier violinist Li Chuanyun hasn't achieved, having won countless awards, including first prize at the Fifth Wieniawski International Youth Violin Competition, which he won at the tender age of 11. The talent ...




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