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  1. Angouleme

    Posted May 27th 2007, 12:00am by Heidi Fuller-Love

    ... with Heidi Fuller-Love This historical town in western France is a monument to the country's past riches, but its cartoon museum and culinary prowess bring it right up to date. 1. ... brasserie in the 19th century, the Musee de la Bande Dessinee has an archive of 200,000 original comics and is the only museum in France dedicated to the subject. Comic-strip fanatics from all over ...

  2. No fairytale ending to the story of Resistance hero and Nazi camp child

    Posted May 20th 2007, 12:00am by Susan Sachs

    ... Susan Sachs A fleeting night of love in a hideout in rural France in the tempest of the second world war. A French child born nine months later in a Nazi labour camp. Two men, searching ... roots, craved a father even more. But the hoped-for outcome was not to be. The story of the two Nants, a tale that charmed France when it became known two months ago, ended in letdown last week. ...

  3. St Tropez, France

    Posted Aug 26th 2007, 12:00am by Kelly Carter

    ... It's hard to tell which St Tropez has more of; swimwear boutiques or ice-cream stands. But too much indulgence in the latter can make shopping for the former a depressing experience, particularly in a tiny fishing village that has grown into a decade ...

  4. Testimony- France, Europe and the World in the 21st Century

    Posted Nov 11th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Testimony- France, Europe and the World in the 21st Century by Nicolas Sarkozy (translated by Philip K. Gordon) Harper Perennial, HK$150 French President Nicolas Sarkozy promises to take France, and Europe, in a new direction, while seducing Washington with the promise of a fresh start in Franco-American relations. Testimony, a translation of Sarkozy's best-selling ...

  5. e-pal: france

    Posted Oct 09th 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... to do. France gives its residents the freedom to express themselves: this is what I love most about my country. Our school day lasts from 8am to 6pm. We get homework which I usually do at school ... but my family eats meat. Luckily, cooking is one of my greatest passions, so I cook a lot when I'm at home. Music is very important in France. Everybody loves it and there is even a big ...

  6. France: C'est la boom

    Posted Jun 30th 2007, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem France is experiencing a popularity boom among mainland Chinese students, according to a key Paris language centre. Audrie Marzou, head of student marketing for the Alliance ... France to be the second-most-popular destination for mainland secondary school students. The Alliance Francaise is a government-sponsored organisation which specialises in teaching French, ...

  7. Sarkozy's France- back in the US fold

    Posted Sep 25th 2007, 12:00am by Hagai Segal

    ... in US-France bilateral relations as a consequence. It is Mr Sarkozy who has initiated the change. Suddenly, there is an entente cordiale across the Atlantic once more, and many US commentators- ... Jacques Chirac's government saw it as a policy possessing all the subtlety and nuance of a playground bully. France made it clear in the intervening years that it saw itself above ...

  8. e-pal: france

    Posted Dec 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Compiled by Melissa Albarus Connecting with teens around the world Name Jonathan Loong Bijaoui Age 17 City Normandy Star sign Sagittarius France is a beautiful country with amazing ... are a bit silly and they love partying. They rather work less, but they are great to hang out with. Food in France is really good, but Asian food is the best- there's a much greater variety. ...

  9. Villa Air-Bel- The Second World War, Escape and a House in France

    Posted Nov 04th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Villa Air-Bel- The Second World War, Escape and a House in France by Rosemary Sullivan John Murray, HK$170 Among the 'Righteous among the Nations' at Israel's Yad Vashem is a Harvard scholar named Varian Fry who was personally responsible for saving the lives of hundreds of Jewish writers and artists who might otherwise not have survived the Nazi era. Fry ...

  10. Vive la France

    Posted Feb 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A bit of France has made its way to the heart of Tin Hau with the opening of the Savoye Bistro. Named after the Villa Savoye, designed by French architect Le Corbusier, the 50-seat restaurant feels airy and spacious because of the six-metre-high ceilings. There's also a small roof garden with outdoor seating for four. The menu includes fresh sea scallop and salmon ...




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