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  1. Hang Fung pursues urban expansion

    Posted Feb 15th 2006, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... the company to open stores in the New Territories last year. 'Retail rents have to fall when they reach a point where retailers no longer make a reasonable profit,' chairman Lam Sai-wing ... transaction was $300,000. The customer came from Zhejiang [province] and bought a four-carat diamond,' Mr Lam said. During the Lunar New Year, the flagship store opened its doors at 7am, two ...

  2. Statements of intent

    Posted Dec 30th 2006, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... Hazel Parry The tradition of New Year resolutions is believed to date back 4,000 years to the ancient Babylonians, who are also credited with being the first to celebrate the New Year ... neighbour. It was the Romans who moved the new year to January, aptly naming the first month of the year after Janus, a god with two faces, one on the front of his head looking forward to the new ...

  3. New Year around the world

    Posted Dec 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... calendar, starts with two days of celebration and is followed by 10 days of penance. Next year's holiday starts at sundown on September 12. Islamic New Year, 1428 according to the lunar Muslim ... Chinese New Year starts with a blast of firecrackers on February 18 and ends 15 days later with the Lantern Festival. Next year will be 4705, the year of the red fire pig. Losar in Tibet ...

  4. Two more executives quit Disney park

    Posted Apr 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... park. Disney had followed Hong Kong's calendar for public holidays. This meant that entry on the first three days of the Lunar New Year were designated for date-specific ticket-holders, ... Dennis Eng Two senior marketing executives have quit Hong Kong Disneyland in a move travel industry insiders are linking to the Lunar New Year ticketing debacle, low staff morale and poor ...

  5. Cityseen

    Posted Dec 29th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... perspective and I've met some new friends. I've also been approached for a new movie tentatively titled Piano, so I'll be quite busy the first half of the year.'; Conroy Chan actor 'Firstly, I want to be healthier. I was sick quite often this year. And second, to launch my new band, 24 Herbs. We just got back from Taiwan from our first official performance. We are working ...

  6. Secrets to selling your apartment

    Posted Feb 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... New Year. Secondary home sales in the top 35 housing estates surged nearly 40 per cent to 120 deals last week over the previous week, according to agents. However, the rise in sentiment has ... with Chartersince Surveyors, said touch-up work must be done in the bathroom to impress buyers. 'Fit new sanitaryware if fittings are worn. A messy bathroom is often associated with an unhealthy living ...

  7. What's your New Year's resolution?

    Posted Dec 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Beverley Taam, 17 My New Year's resolutions- note that I have more than one- are: to be on time, to actually get a job while I do part-time university studies, get up early, not eat ... My New Year's resolution is to finally get organised. I find myself working on my homework the night before it's due way too often, even though my teachers are always telling me ...

  8. Romance and money high on wish lists

    Posted Dec 30th 2006, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... Save more, exercise more... and show me some more love. Hazel Parry looks at what people want in the new year I wouldn't change you for the world. I love you just the way you are. Words we've all heard and said and would like to believe. But are they true? Not quite, according to a survey of women that asked what, if any, New Year resolution they'd like to see ...

  9. Bard storming

    Posted Dec 27th 2006, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... containing the touchstones of Burns' existence, including an original manuscript of his New Year karaoke-style hit, written in his sprawling hand. Beside the museum stands his old home, Burns ... of his work. Whatever your race or roots, think of Scotland's favourite son when the New Year dawns and you 'take a cup of kindness'. Burns National Heritage Park, Murdoch's ...

  10. Creative resolutions

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

    ... important thing, more important than whether everyone can own a flat, have a pay rise or benefit from tax cuts.' Singer Kay Tse On-kay: 'My New Year's wish is to see more musicians ... By Lau Kit-wai With only three days to go until a brand new year begins, we asked local celebs what they want out of 2007 Canto-pop singer Ella Koon Yun-na: 'In 2007, I want ...




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