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  1. Initials success

    Posted Jun 30th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Lim

    ... road to success. The Italian luxury goods brand, founded in Vicenza in 1966 and bought by Gucci Group in 2001, is almost anti-fashion in its approach to design: styles evolve over several ... director of Bottega Veneta, says he wouldn't dream of designing a must-have bag- the proverbial bread and butter of luxury brands since Fendi started a feeding frenzy with its Baguette. ...

  2. Goodbye Jimmy Choo

    Posted Feb 06th 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... entertainment is PlayStation2. Her twinset-wearing, Mercedes-driving neighbours turn their noses up at her and only invite her to parties because she's good at making cakes. Salvation arrives ...

  3. Public still paying rent for Tung's luxury flat

    Posted Jul 01st 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly It's costing $105,000 a month but he will have to foot the bill under a new deal Taxpayers are still paying more than $100,000 a month for a flat used by Tung Chee-hwa four months after he stepped down as chief executive. A spokeswoman ...


    Posted Apr 24th 2005, 12:00am by Adam Lee-Potter

    ... generation it was a disadvantage. But now it's neither and I do think that's best. 'But I've had a pretty good run. Not because I'm posh or well-educated or Tory, but because ... I've been a good chooser and chosen jolly nice people to love, which I think is rather a feather in my cap.' He looks quietly pleased, seemingly surprising himself by this revelation. How ...

  5. What was the last good book you read?

    Posted Apr 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Catalina Hwang, 14 Catch-22 by Joseph Heller. Perhaps the most nonsensical novel ever written. Readers follow the insanity of the army wondering what Heller is getting at. Then in the last few chapters, everything suddenly becomes more serious. Paul Sarge ...

  6. Roots of good health

    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... and supplements. 'I tell people that, if you have a good doctor, you should never get sick. The idea is to stay well and not wait until symptoms of sickness appear.' A fundamental principle ... wasn't good for health,' says Angela Collingwood, chief editor of the ICM website and a former nurse. 'This was long before we knew about conditions such as hypertension. In the late ...

  7. Fight the good fight

    Posted Jan 18th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Last week, Raymond Tang Yee-bong was appointed as the new chairman of the Equal Opportunities Commission, Hong Kong's most important human-rights body- the fourth chief in less than 18 months. Mr Tang, the former head of the Privacy Commi ...

  8. Good Samaritans of Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Edith Terry

    ... born-in-the-road'. The role of circumstance, enterprise and good ideas linking the two boys reflects the positive energy unleashed when Hong Kong sophistication meets Chinese ingenuity. Usually, the results ...

  9. A good old-fashioned thriller

    Posted May 09th 2004, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Axel Bellmann who seems all set to develop into a good old-fashioned villain of interesting proportions. Few authors know how to stir up a complex story like Philip Pullman, and The Shadow ... about that, but The Shadow in the North is a rattling good mystery written by an author who has good stories to tell and a great way of telling them. The Shadow in the North By Philip Pullman ...

  10. Question of the week: What's the secret to a good relationship?

    Posted Mar 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is not easy to create a good relationship but I think that communication and forgiveness are the secret. You must be able to talk to each other and discuss issues or problems that are upsetting you. ... Gavin Hadley, 14 The secret to a good relationship is to not make a big deal out of things which have the potential for breaking up the relationship. People should be easy going ...




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