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  1. Mountain Water Panorama

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen Hanart TZ Gallery Until Mar 31 Hanart TZ Gallery's latest exhibition re-examines the evolution of Chinese ink painting in recent years by looking at one of the most prominent themes in the ancient art form: the landscape. Curated by gallery director Johnson Chang Tsong-zung, Mountain Water Panorama features more than 20 works by 17 artists from Hong Kong, ...

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    Daring soles

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 10:28pm by Vivian Chen

    ... and accessories boutique which exclusively offers bespoke shoes from makers including Saint Crispin's from the Carpathian Mountains and Japanese label Spigola by Koji Suziki. "There's ...

  3. Guo Wenjing's World of Chinese Music

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Coffins on the Cliffs in Sichuan and Three Melodies of West Yunnan as well as the dizi (bamboo flute) concerto Desolate Mountain. The concerto will feature soloist Tang Junqiao whose work ... the concert will be a highlight of his career because the pieces selected for the programme are representative of his repertoire so far. Desolate Mountain is his first concerto for Chinese ethnic ...

  4. Brush with death in Tasmania 'saved my life', says climber

    Posted Feb 25th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Fiona Ng, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Vivian Chen and Fiona Ng. Mountaineer Paul Pritchard looks quite good considering a boulder once landed on him. The English climbing ... started climbing at 16 and has scaled Himalayan mountains and the American Rockies. However, his life changed when a chunk of Australian rock nearly flattened him. 'I was climbing a 60-metre ...

  5. Memorable year-end moments

    Posted Dec 30th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... I was in Austria with a close friend one New Year's Eve. He suggested we hike up the Dobratsch, which is almost 4,000 metres high, so we could celebrate in a little hut on the top of the mountain ... hours, I noticed an electricity tower near what I assumed was the top of the mountain, so I excitedly started to speed up. I told him: 'Look, we're almost there.' The distance ...

  6. Swiss chef sends delights into the wide blue yonder

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... and services who flew in for the event, it wasn't the new catering that made the biggest impression on him. 'The garden suite's view is better than the Swiss mountains,' he said. ...

  7. Peruvian chef brings a taste of the Andes to the Grand Hyatt

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... beaches for surfing and you can ski in the Andes Mountains. And you can see the jungle of the Amazon.' Don't just take the chef's words. Ask Grand Hyatt general manager Gordon ...

  8. T-shirts urge Hongkongers to think positive

    Posted May 07th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... the 12th person, mountaineer John Tsang Chi-sing, is currently attempting to climb Mount Everest. His brother passed on a message that Tsang is confident he will reach the top this Sunday, at which ...

  9. Intrepid reviewers pin down The Rock- sorry, make that Dwayne

    Posted Feb 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Fiona Ng, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Vivian Chen and Fiona Ng. Dwayne Johnson dropped into town briefly last week. Who? That would be the wrestler turned actor better known as The Rock. He was hanging around- of all places- Hong Kong Disneyland to promote a new sci-fi action movie called Race to Witch Mountain (due for release this spring, and yes, it is a Disney movie). ...

  10. How Near, How Far?

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... of waves, mountains and landscapes were inspired by his travels around his home country and beyond. 'Travelling influenced me immensely, but not in a tangible way in my work,' says ...




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