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  1. Village life has mass appeal

    Posted Jan 21st 2011, 12:00am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... Alex Frew McMillan Charmaine Leung recalls what it was that attracted her to Happy Valley when she bought her first apartment in Hong Kong. 'It's the village feel of the place,' she says. 'It is a self-sustained, little area. You don&# ...

  2. Ace Group to buy New York Life operations

    Posted Oct 28th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu US-based insurer ACE Group announced it will spend US$425 million (HK$3.29 billion) in cash to buy the Hong Kong and South Korean operations of New York Life. ACE chairman and chief executive Evan Greenberg said yesterday the transaction would benefit shareholders and help ACE to expand in Asia. 'These two life insurance companies are small, solid agency ...

  3. Island life

    Posted May 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck The Victoria-bound Spirit of Vancouver Island lets out a droning blast of its horn and turns hard to port. The ferry's decks shudder as the engines churn to get her around a tight bend in the channel. Then comes the echoes of another so ...

  4. Microsoft LifeCam HD-6000

    Posted Mar 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Tony Chan our gadget man Everything these days is going high definition, and Microsoft wants you to give you HD on your webcam. With LifeCam HD-6000, you can turn you notebook computer or netbook running Windows XP- with Service Pack 2 or higher- into a high-definition digital camera or camcorder. While it offers 16:9 widescreen recording, the maximum resolution is actually 720p, ...

  5. New products

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... After two successful offers last year, HSBC is again marketing its capital-guaranteed product LifeBond Plus to Hong Kong investors. The bond offers a 20 per cent return over eight years, a capital guarantee, plus the potential for additional returns. 'LifeBond Plus is an all-in-one life insurance, savings and investment product,' says HSBC spokeswoman Ann Pearce. The bond ...

  6. Slice of Life

    Posted Oct 14th 2008, 12:00am by Sandra Lowe

    ... Compiled by Sandra Lowe From the South China Morning Post this week in: 1995 Western diplomats raise concerns over unresolved issues linked to the Special Administrative Region passport, a day after Beijing unveiled the document on October 16. American, C ...

  7. PC makers add bells and whistles to breathe new life into tired beige box

    Posted Aug 12th 2003, 12:00am by Tim Culpan

    ... Can personal computers ever be cool? As mobile phones become fashion items, personal digital assistants more functional and music players sleeker, the PC has stood its ground in the ugly war. A PC can compute pi to the millionth decimal place, but can it ...

  8. love life's not up to much? Sleep on it

    Posted Mar 26th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Drug giant Eli Lilly's anti-impotence pill Cialis must be running against some stiff competition that it has to offer what amounts to 'a buy-one, get-one-free' kind of deal. Sales people have been spotted outside Causeway Bay M ...

  9. Suites for the sweet life

    Posted Jan 16th 2005, 12:00am by Nicola Doyle

    ... Nicola Doyle The jury might still be out on where the property market is heading, but if Hong Kong's developers and architects have their way, shopping for a new home will soon be a recreational pastime. It will be much like a trip to the mall or the ...

  10. Growing taste for life at the top

    Posted Dec 24th 2004, 12:00am by Vanapa Ongvises

    ... Vanapa Ongvises An influx of end users and investors is ensuring the market for luxury housing stays on the boil With growing confidence and sustained economic recovery, landlords and developers are registering strong buying and leasing interest in their ...




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