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  1. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER RIGHTS

    Customs nab Tsim Sha Tsui trader who misled shoppers over price of Chinese herbs

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 06:26pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Customers were pressured into paying more than ten times the price they expected after confusing use of different measurements Customs officers posing as ordinary customers on Monday arrested a saleswoman in Tsim Sha Tsui ...

  2. self-taught musician revels in Sawing strains

    Posted Apr 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ..., says the saw is not just a novelty but a serious musical instrument in its own right. 'I want more people to know about musical saws,' says Law, who has been playing his saw for two ... Kristine Kwok The sound of a musical instrument rises and falls eerily on the evening air on the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront. But what is it? Is it a violin or erhu? No, 70-year-old Law ...

  3. Japan's 'Ramen king' opens first local Ippudo outlet in Tsim Sha Tsui

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yoshiyuki on shimasen (a three-stringed Japanese instrument) and a team of taiko drummers, wishing Ippudo HK success in Japanese, Cantonese and English. 'I live in Tokyo half the time and Hong ...

  4. Sales pick up as curtain set to rise on 'Sun' opera

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'Perhaps people like to rush for tickets in the last minute,' she said. 'We believe the sales will be all right.' She assured theatre-goers the performance would not be scrapped ... by the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra with Chinese instruments, while the original score was written for Western ones. ...

  5. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... hobby- inadequate cycling roads and facilities, now plans to charge ridiculous amounts. Taiwan is better than Hong Kong right now! Jonathan Parry- Madness! Why won't the government ... Yap- The main causes of cancer are stress, modern-day lifestyles, food, and the environment. Take care and you will be quite all right. Yuen Tsang- Even if Queen Mary Hospital expands its size, ...

  6. Right place at right time

    Posted Nov 13th 2009, 12:00am by Elizabeth Turner

    ... Elizabeth Turner By their very nature, luxury goods equate to an elevated level of quality, design and craftsmanship. In an era where customer experience is increasingly critical to a brand's success, choosing how and where they showcase their produc ...

  7. Explore the human body

    Posted Dec 13th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau An exhibition at the Science Museum in Tsim Sha Tsui allows visitors to pretend to be aliens, and discover the mysteries of the human body. Running until April 8 next year, Mission Earthling is based on the idea of an alien learning to adapt to life on Earth after morphing into a human. Visitors, assuming the identity of the alien-turned-earthling, are introduced ...


    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Hong Kong is a city of excess and waste, but a small charity is turning this to its advantage. Foodlink takes leftover food from hotels and restaurants and delivers it to non-government organisations that deal with the poo ...

  9. Ruling on buskers strikes a bum note

    Posted Jul 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... chief manager of cultural services and the New Territories. As part of the scheme, 37 groups or individuals auditioned with the department for the right to busk from July to December last year, ... acoustic band shows, with instrumental music, percussion, dancing and singing, with performers' ages ranging from 20 to 70. 'The department considered that Sha Tin town hall provided more ...

  10. What watch do you buy when your girlfriend's a fashion queen?

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Lai Every year around Valentine's Day, male celebrities are hounded by reporters with one question: 'Have you figured out what to get your sweetheart yet?' Andy On Chi-kit stepped right in front of the firing squad at a charity auction launch at the Tissot boutique at The One in Tsim Sha Tsui on Wednesday. Since the occasion marked the launch of a limited ...




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