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  1. Talk back

    Posted Feb 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an idling-engine law, but, more importantly, we need to make sure that this is not an attempt to lull us into thinking that improvements are being made. We need much bigger pledges from Mr Tsang to make ...

  2. Old ghost back to haunt us as mainland private firms all the rage

    Posted Feb 17th 2007, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... for cooking the books. He was eventually jailed. But the assistance is limited to cases concerning state-owned enterprises, as the China Securities Regulatory Commission has categorically made clear ...

  3. In the name of tradition

    Posted May 12th 2006, 12:00am by John Goodall

    ... reserve, which it is at 1 o'clock on the dial. It was inspired by the famous 12-hour Sebring Race in the American Le Mans championship series. The square stainless steel case has rounded edges ...

  4. Shhh! It's top secret

    Posted May 12th 2006, 12:00am by John Goodall

    ... The new Alhambra watch on an 18-carat white or yellow gold bracelet has natural mother-of-pearl inlays. A new man's watch has been created to commemorate the centenary- Monsieur Arpels. ...

  5. On style, she rules

    Posted Sep 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lyndhurst Terrace and Stanley Street. Partyland (shop B, basement, 51 Wellington Street, Central, tel: 2147 9283; www.myparty.com.hk) sells cheap 'grass' skirts made from plastic string ... They carry leis in many colours and types for HK$10 each. If you're not picky, they also have cheaper-looking 'grass' skirts made from the same string. (Don't you dare ask how ...

  6. A timeless feast for the senses

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Dino Mahoney

    ... Copley's production made no attempt to achieve contemporary relevance - we could have been back in 1740's London when the opera was first written and performed. Henry Bardon's decorative ...

  7. The new bourgeoisie

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Sean Robson

    ... of others being made in Bordeaux. Since then, some members believe quality has improved enormously, while others demur. There has always been a large variation between the best and the worst cru ...

  8. Macao

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from vile 19th-century slavers, canny prostitutes made good, debauched opium lords, gamblers, tireless Jesuit evangelists, through to the lamentable beggar of Coloane village square, the canny ...

  9. Sphere of influence

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... PHOTOGRAPHER LEE KING-HIN is preparing for the largest exhibition of his life, quietly hoping it will fare more auspiciously than his last. That three-month show, titled 'Children Nature' and held in the lobby of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, opened on February 24 - just two weeks before the Sars outbreak made hospitals a virtual no-go zone. 'Not many people got to see ...

  10. Finding favour in long-lost gems

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... themes made sense in a classical context, except that Loussier, also rightly, makes the same assumption in reverse. He is not, of course, the only jazz musician to have improvised on classical ...




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