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  1. News - Asia - DRUG TRAFFICKING

    It's happy hour for the heroin traffickers of the Golden Triangle

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... David Eimer in Muang Long, Laos With demand from China's heroin addicts outstripping supply, the trafficking business is booming, but little changes for the poor farmers Happy hour ... as well as in Hong Kong and Macau, is fuelling what Thailand's deputy chief of police has called "happy hour" for the region's drug traffickers. Almost 90 per cent of heroin ...

  2. Business - Money - SPENDING: HAPPY HOURS

    Happy hours

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... Pavan Shamdasani As HK pubs morph into steep, sleek lounges, happy hour loses its mirth. Our roving reporter discovers there are still reasons to be cheerful Lost liquidity: in search of value-addled time With rent skyrocketing and every casual pub in Hong Kong turning into an overpriced lounge, the once ubiquitous idea of an affordable happy hour has devolved into a mere 20 per cent ...

  3. Business - Economy

    Group wants to shun Silicon Valley and revive 40-hour working week

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 01:55pm by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty An advocacy group is calling for companies to revive the eight-hour day, saying Silicon Valley geeks have distorted how long one must work Happy hours A small ... common industrial sense. “Bring back the 40 hour working week” is the way that one of them summarises it. In an emotionally charged article on AlterNet, Sara Robinson claims that “the single, ...

  4. News - World

    Happy New Year! Sparkling Sydney kicks off global 2014 party

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 05:04am by AFP

    ... more than 400,000 fireworks. Kuwait set the mark in 2011 with an hour-long blast of 77,282 fireworks. Tonga, located near the international dateline, was one of the first nations to greet 2014, ... people happy,” said 16-year-old local Wendy Yip. In Japan, the celebrations were quieter. Small fireworks displays were held across the country. But millions of people turned out to local temples ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    For law on working hours, the devil is in the details

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... are happy to voluntarily opt out? Then there is the question of definition. Do "working hours" include meal breaks and rest periods? Last, but not least, we have to consider economic ... Bernard Chan Bernard Chan says an inflexible approach could do more harm than good For law on working hours, the devil is in the details The debate on standard working hours will soon ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Doctors prescribe food and fun for a happy Christmas

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 04:29am by LO WEI

    ... and fun for a happy Christmas Doctors at the Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital swapped their white coats and stethoscopes for aprons and chef's hats to raise funds for charity. The hospital in Happy Valley tested the doctors' kitchen skills at its Christmas party on Monday. The crowd cheered as the hospital's medical superintendent Dr Walton Li Wai-tat flipped his egg ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - GO

    My 48 hours in Phnom Penh

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 10:39pm by MARISSA CARRUTHERS

    ... at affordable prices during early evening happy hours. The elegant Elephant Bar in Raffles Hotel Le Royal offers half-price draught and bottled beers, cocktails and spirits daily between 4pm and 9pm. ... always setting the scene, Backstage tends to fill up after 9pm and goes on until the early hours of the morning. The party never stops in Phnom Penh and Street 51 is lively all night. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    HK$3m burglary at top banker's Happy Valley flat among spate of break-ins

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 06:21am by Johnny Tam, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Johnny Tam and Samuel Chan Raid in Happy Valley was among a spate of break-ins at luxury flats on HK Island Banker's home hit in HK$3m burglary Cash and valuables worth more than HK$3 million were stolen from the Happy Valley home of a top banker on Saturday- the fourth burglary from a luxury Hong Kong Island flat in just two days. Zhu Yong, 58, returned to his flat in United ...

  9. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    A 15-hour work week sounds great, but we'd still want more

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Our failure to spend more time in leisure is a result of our desire for material wealth with an emphasis on output growth for its own sake A 15-hour work week sounds great, ... Graeber, who set out to solve a puzzle. In 1930, economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that by the early 21st century, advances in technology would require us to work for no more than 15 hours ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - REGULATION

    Fate of Happy Valley bar which lost licence a familiar tale

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... A decision by the Liquor Licensing Board not to renew the licence of a popular Happy Valley bar has illustrated the problems facing some bar owners. The Happy Valley Bar and Grill lost its licence ... "We have many letters of support from customers and also the backing of the police here in Happy Valley, who have never had to deal with any disturbances here and say we run a good ...




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