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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: Let them eat brunch!

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:58pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... Jenni Marsh No expense is spared as Hutong launches Hong Kong's first Chinese free flow champagne brunch, writes Jenni Marsh Let them eat brunch! If a champagne brunch culture had swept Peking during the dying days of the Qing dynasty, this is how the Empress Dowager Cixi- who liked to be served 150 courses per banquet and eat with gold chopsticks- would have wanted it. ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: Fool's gold

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Ko

    ... Vanessa Ko Vanessa Ko Fool's gold Here's a primary-level mathematics question: a customer who becomes a member of a cosmetic brand's loyalty club gets one point for every ... of gold at the end? A pot that is worth a miserly HK$80. This promotion brings to mind incentive rewards sometimes offered by my bank. Some years ago, it offered customers who increased ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: The Seattle Chinese Garden

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am by Violet Law

    ... without flowers. The board struck gold when Jiang Yiqiao, a native of the peony's famous home, Luoyang, came forth from a Seattle suburb. The son of a painter of peonies, he ensured his ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm

    ... troops to Afghanistan and Iraq. Bush advocated China’s entry to the World Trade Organisation but he didn’t seem to mind offending Beijing, either. In 2007, he presented the US Congressional Gold ... foods: cheese, bread, tofu and mushrooms. The Congressional Gold Medal, an award that recognises people who have had a major impact on American history and culture, was bestowed on him on October ...

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    So near, yet so feared: first case scenarios

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:20pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... parlour and a very good yum cha restaurant I had visited many times. Today it looked different; brighter. The reds were redder, the golds more golden. Had it been redecorated, with exactly ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the grip of the grape

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 12:31am by Jason Wordie

    ... in three centuries), high-priced wine, along with gold, jade and other luxury goods, has become a popular investment vehicle and an inventive business "gift" that keeps on giving. But how ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: taking note

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 10:44pm by Jason Wordie

    ... interest-bearing investments. Gold, silver and gemstones- all portable and concealable- have considerable appeal when paper confidence declines. Jade has always been desirable in Chinese societies, ... administration, weakened by 15 years of intermittent civil war and the Japanese onslaught, replaced its existing, hugely inflated paper currency with a new one (known as the gold yuan), thereby alienating ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Paul Kan Man-lok

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:59pm by Jo Baker

    ... buy gold, new mines continue to be discovered; porcelain and paintings continue to be made; but agarwood is something people burn for incense and consume as medicine. Good-quality resin ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:41pm

    ... for Gold. “I’m not embarrassed about it,” Zimmer has said. “I look at it fondly as a ridiculous piece of music. It’s like looking at photos of yourself when you had a terrible hairstyle and you ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: That sinking feeling

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 10:58pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... The place looked great on the website- maritime, but with Liberace characteristics. Gold fittings ahoy! Unfortunately, I was in such a hurry to get there that I forgot the most important part of my ...




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