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  1. Nurturing passion for wholesome growth

    Posted Mar 04th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... Tim Metcalfe Pret A Manger managing director Winnie Lau says food made from natural ingredients has been the key to her company's success I JOINED PRET four years ago as executive ... Now we have eight outlets with a staff of 120 and plan to open at least another three this year. Our food, made from natural ingredients and without preservatives, is the key to our success, ...

  2. Man of flowers says local industry needs nurturing

    Posted Apr 15th 2006, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... wife run the store. She has been in this business since the age of 16, so I am really her assistant. I used to be a music teacher. I have always had an appreciation for the arts and for nature and flowers. I therefore have a natural interest in the industry. There is a lot more to flowers than people think. I learnt floristry from a Japanese teacher for two years before working full-time ...

  3. Nurturing discourse

    Posted May 06th 2006, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... classes that nurture an English-speaking environment at the school's six centres. Meanwhile, the increasing need to use Putonghua and unwavering demand for English- the international business ... through word of mouth,' Ms Man said. 'It is a bit like running a restaurant. If our students have enjoyed the course and think it is value for money, they will naturally tell ...

  4. Let's nurture a fairer appreciation of golf

    Posted Oct 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... recycling water, using natural grasses and as few chemicals as possible. Despite a small fraction of the mainland's population playing golf, the country ranks 17th in the world for the number ...

  5. Artists thrive in nurturing, inspiring Sichuan setting

    Posted Jun 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of central China towards the east in search of fame and fortune. Chengdu has long been a cradle of artistic inspiration and expression, because of the character of the people and the nature ... The layout of Chengdu and the natural splendour of Sichuan help local artists absorb these influences, while providing an anchor for their own artistic identities. 'Chengdu is very special ...

  6. Monopolies nurture seeds of their own demise and destruction

    Posted Feb 18th 2006, 12:00am by Rex Aguado

    ... as aggregators of supply and demand, leading to economies of scale and bulk savings. But the very nature of cartels can lead to distortions. Fortunately, cartels contain their own cancerous seeds. Some ...

  7. Nurturing an innovative retail concept

    Posted Apr 29th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... of establishing your company is that there is no standard set of rules to follow. 'It depends on the kind of business, your partners and investors, the nature of your suppliers and customers- ...

  8. Put nature and adventure on the agenda with a camping trip

    Posted Aug 25th 2006, 12:00am by Scarlet Ma

    ... Scarlet Ma There are many ways to appreciate the natural beauty of Hong Kong, and camping is one of them. With cooler weather on the horizon, consider nurturing the adventurer within. ... Wan Tsai Nature Trail reveals the biological and geographical value of the area. Walk 25 minutes south from the campsite to reach Hoi Ha, which has shops, restaurants and boats for hire. Sam ...

  9. If Tamar issue is about greens versus jobs, then let's have greens

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... or later and then reversing the trend will be very difficult. Unfortunately, it is a problem of present cost for future gain and this is always the way that the jobs versus environment debate plays ... manufacturing workers saw their jobs vanish and had to find ones in other industries. They did it, too. In the end, the debate about Tamar is not purely one about greens versus jobs. It is also one ...

  10. Cable TV versus pirates: a draw

    Posted May 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey With the soccer World Cup just two weeks away, an off-the-field battle is raging between Cable TV and gangs selling illegal decoders, with the pay-TV operator launching its latest offensive last week. Shopkeepers selling the illegal decoders ...




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