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  1. Perfect 10

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... to the west and Switzerland to the north, Turin was the first city to house an Italian government, when Victor Emmanuel II became king of Italy in 1861. Most of Turin's grand buildings were ... (Via Po 8), Cavour and Garibaldi plotted the future of Italy; and the closet-sized Caffe Mulassano (Piazza Castello 15) has been long favoured by artists from the nearby theatre. 4 Egyptian ...

  2. Value lies in lopsided battles

    Posted Feb 07th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... circumstances at Spurs in midweek and they should be able to build on that, though the likely absence of Nicolas Anelka is a minus. It's a big weekend in Italy, with six of the top eight teams ... relish meeting him again, having lost 1-0 to an Adriano goal at Parma earlier in the season. Elsewhere in Italy, Udinese did just enough to warrant support at home to Modena last week ...

  3. Look to lesser lights for value

    Posted Nov 06th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... sides to the Premiership have found themselves stuck near the bottom, but it is a different story around Europe. In Italy's Serie A, three of the promoted sides- Messina, Fiorentina ... draw specialists with seven out of nine so far in the league and another in their midweek Champions League clash with Valencia. Cagliari look the best bet in Italy, however, when they take ...

  4. Beware Italy's undeserved reputation as tournament 'slow-starters'

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... Nick Pulford Second favourites Italy open their Euro 2004 campaign tonight with a great chance of victory over Denmark in Group C. Italy have been renowned as slow starters in tournaments ... includes Sweden and Bulgaria, and Italy have every chance of taking early control. Denmark are fancied in many quarters but, as they showed in their 3-0 defeat against England in the 2002 World ...

  5. Little Italy

    Posted May 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A slice of Italian life can be had in Hong Kong from Friday at the Italy 2004: Quality & Lifestyle extravaganza organised by the Italian Chamber of Commerce and the Italian Trade Commission. Events including fashion shows, films, music and exhibitions will be held at various venues around town and from June 5 to 13, a products exhibition at Times Square, Causeway Bay, ...

  6. Sailors beam in on world event in Italy

    Posted Jun 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Young local sailors impressed at the Open Dinghy Regatta, their last warm-up event before the Laser 4.7 World Championships in Italy next month. Weather conditions were ideal on both days with steady winds of 8-10 knots for the two afternoon races on Saturday and 10-15 knots for Sunday's three races. Courses were typically 'triangle-sausage', ...

  7. Early European Cinema: Italy 1909-1927- Hedda Gabler (1919)

    Posted Jan 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The opening series of Italian silent films continues, with an adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's play about the tragic relationship between Hedda Gabler and her husband. The story of the difficulties faced by Gabler, a former aristocrat, in adapting to her newfound bourgeois status reflects the collapse of aristocracy in tumultuous early 20th-century Italy. All films with English title ...

  8. When in Italy...

    Posted Apr 04th 2004, 12:00am by Kelly Carter

    ... by American company Italy by Vespa. As we breezed along the dreamy, picturesque hillsides, I sucked in a deep breath and marvelled at scenery: rolling green hills, atop which every so often a villa ... for the first time or as a repeat visitor, whether you're into group holidays or not, Italy by Vespa offers a breathtaking way to see castles, wineries and charming medieval towns such as Siena ...


    Posted Oct 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cheese. Casamia (tel: 2753 7277) More than $200 Tormaresca Pietra Bianca 2001, $212 While many winemakers in southern Italy stick to the native grapes, others are joining the global trend towards classical French varietals. This chardonnay from sunny Puglia, the heel of Italy's geographical boot, is a good example. The estate is owned by the Antinori clan, who hail from the north. ...

  10. Scholarship for studies in Italy

    Posted Dec 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong A one-year scholarship to study in Italy will be available to music and fine arts students at Hong Kong Baptist University in the next academic year. Businessman Leo Lee ... education. As the president of the Italian Cultural Society of Hong Kong, he hopes the scholarship will promote and strengthen cultural exchanges between Hong Kong and Italy. University ...




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