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  1. Junior windsurfers make waves

    Posted Jun 17th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... for the championships which will be held in France next month. 'We had a mixed gender group for junior windsurfers who used techno boards last year and I was the runner-up in the event,' said Man ... chance of qualifying for the World Junior Championships in France. Kevin is a Young Post intern ...

  2. The Sea Wall

    Posted Apr 11th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui The Sea Wall Isabelle Huppert, Gaspard Ulliel, Astrid Berges-Frisbey, Randal Douc Director: Rithy Panh An adaptation of Marguerite Duras' autobiographical novel Un Barrage contre le Pacifique, Rithy Panh's latest film revolves arou ...

  3. Living nightmare for siblings

    Posted Jan 25th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... stuck in the centre of a family breakdown. Zach's parents suddenly decide to leave Britain and move into a remote farmhouse in France to save the family. And Zach quickly finds himself ...

  4. Melting moments

    Posted Jan 17th 2010, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... reblochon. Made from cow's milk in the Haute-Savoie alpine region of France, it's a semi-soft, washed-rind cheese and quite pungent. The colour of the velvety rind ranges from off-white (a ...

  5. France may join exchange scheme

    Posted Nov 13th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung Hong Kong plans to start a working holiday exchange with France, labour minister Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said yesterday after signing an agreement with South Korea for such exchanges. The scheme will start on January 1 and 200 places will be available. Applicants must be aged 18 to 30, with not less than US$2,500 in assets and hold Hong Kong or BNO passports. South ...

  6. Ngong Ping France Parkour Extravaganza

    Posted Nov 25th 2010, 12:00am by Richard Macauley

    ... Richard Macauley Most people by now must have seen Parkour (or 'le Parkour') in action. Inspired by the physical skills of the Congolese, the discipline was defined in France and has now been exported worldwide thanks to the awe-inspiring moves pulled off by Parkour enthusiasts on YouTube and elsewhere. The most recent incarnation of the movie Casino Royale treated ...

  7. Visitors can enjoy a tour de France

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam French wine is intended to express terroir- the unique soil and climatic conditions of a particular place- and there is no better way to really learn to appreciate a wine than to visit the chateau and vineyards from which it comes. Local wines ...

  8. HK set to sign tax treaty with France next month

    Posted Oct 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Hong Kong and France will sign a taxation accord next month, leaving the city one treaty short of the 12 needed to fulfil international standards and prove it is not a tax ... and prove it is not a tax haven. France originally planned to sign the treaty with Hong Kong in May, but postponed at the last minute as the officials responsible were busy with Europe's debt ...

  9. Beginner student falls in love with France

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... When Grace Man went to Nice, France, for a four-week study programme last year, she fell in love with the glamorous coastal city and the language. 'It was my first trip abroad on my ... in France. 'Maybe they just don't like to speak English, but this forced me to speak with people in French.' She says another surprise was the meals. 'I was so lucky that my host ...

  10. First Asian to play for France spreads the word

    Posted Jul 04th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Francois Trinh-Duc is not the least bit fazed that France's rugby World Cup hopes next year in New Zealand lie in his hands. With Vietnamese blood coursing through his ... and represent my country.' The 23-year-old pivot, the first Asian to represent France at the highest level, is on an Asian swing spending two days in Hong Kong and also Cambodia and Laos- places he ...




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