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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION

    Out shopping

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm by Jing Zhang

    ... at that point, was not the greatest, but more on that another time. The Hermès perfumes are super-sophisticated, beautifully bottled and packaged and stay on the skin much longer than your regular luxury ... (above left, HK$840; previously available inflight only) has two 15ml bottles of Un Jardin sur le Nil and Un Jardin sur le Toit. Then there is the Hermès Miniature set (above right; HK$535), ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 2, 2013

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... use their time and energy on this earth more wisely. Jasmin Bracken, Tauranga, New Zealand   Recycling glass bottles in city impractical Environment Secretary Wong Kam-sing has said that he hopes the proposed levy on glass bottles will help recover 70 per cent of glass waste through recycling. Importers and distributors of bottled drinks will need to pay HK$1 per one-litre bottle ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Blind Bin-Bin gets futuristic glasses to help him 'see' via pulses on tongue

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 03:11pm by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang in Shenzhen emily.tsang@scmp.com Device uses a camera and electric pulses on the tongue to describe shapes and perspective Blind Bin-Bin gets glasses to help 'see' ... little bit painful". The United States-made Brainport device for the blind translates information from a digital camera mounted on glasses into vibrations on the tongue. Users are trained ...

  4. Hotels put bottles on path to green future

    Posted Nov 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang The beer bottles you throw away may be turned into paving stones. In an effort to reduce waste, 11 hotels will recycle their glass bottles for the first time ... already been used in Tuen Mun's EcoPark and in housing estates. This is the first time glass bottles from hotels are being recycled. Some 40 hotels have been recycling plastic bottles since ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    Look, could you stop drinking craft beer straight from the bottle. Thank you

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 04:34pm by Martyn Cornell

    ... you’re drinking, please, please, use a glass. Tipping it straight down your throat out of the bottle is deeply disrespectful to the beer. The brewers have done their best to bring you a drink ... I order a beer. Even in Hong Kong, where yuppies appear still to be thriving, most bars will give you a glass to go with a bottle: only the American-run ones seem not to. Unfortunately one of my ...

  6. How to pour, roar and slam

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Alan Warboys

    ... Alan Warboys- Never fill your own glass; fill those of your companions. If women are present, they should do the pouring.- Hold the bottle with two hands when pouring.- An empty glass should be raised in the air before it is refilled.- Drinking is a social event- always clink your glass when saying cheers, or wi ha yo in Korean.- When clinking glasses, if someone is senior ...

  7. Waste charge on products must have financial incentive for consumers

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... recyclers. Take, for example, batteries. Add, let's say, HK$10 to the price, but give back HK$10 if the product gets returned to the store for recycling. With bottles, add, let's say, HK$2 per bottle and offer a refund when it is returned to the shop. The same could be done with plastic packaging (for example bottles of laundry detergent and softener), with HK$5 added ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    HK$1 glass recycling levy welcomed by most, SCMP.com poll finds

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Readers raise glasses to HK$1 recycling levy Eight out of 10 South China Morning Post readers polled in an online survey do not mind paying extra for a bottled drink if it helps pay for recycling the glass in Hong Kong. The Post reported on Tuesday that environmental officials were considering putting a HK$1 levy on bottles of beer, wine and spirits ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Six wounded as gas explosion blows off flat's air con, windows in Yuen Long

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 09:09pm by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Shattering glass and debris also injure several people below Six people were injured on Saturday when a gas explosion blew out the windows and the air conditioner of a third-floor Yuen Long apartment, spraying shards of glass across passers-by. It is believed that three children left alone in the Kuen Yick Building flat set off the blast as they attempted to cook ...

  10. Sip Code

    Posted Jun 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Raise a glass of fine red, or white if you prefer, to these objects of desire that are sure to enhance your drinking experience. Clef du Vin from Lane Crawford HK$1,150 Table-mounted lever corkscrew from Pan Handler HK$350 Ritzenhoff bottle tops from I.D. HK$195-HK$260 Parrot corkscrew/bottle opener by Alessi HK$440 Chain bottle holder from Homeless HK$350 Ercuis wine decanter Heather ...




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