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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 ... In the mainland, it operates 95 outlets, either self-owned or through franchising, with plans to open 50 stores this year. During the first 13 days of the Lunar New Year, turnover at its flagship 3D-Gold ...

  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. However, in those days the celebrations took place on the first new moon after the spring equinox and the most popular resolution was to return the piece of farm equipment borrowed from your ...

  3. The Performance

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

    ... ending at 12.30am New Year's Day. World Trade Centre, Main Entrance, Causeway Bay, free. Inquiries: 2576 4121 ... The Performance Dance Till Dawn International New Year's Eve street party featuring tap-dancing world-record holder (at 38 taps per second) James Devine. The Irishman is leading ...

  4. Atomic giveaways

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

    ... The Nokia New Year's Eve event featuring British pop lasses Atomic Kitten is attracting a lot of attention, but not everybody's enthusiastic about having to buy a new phone just ... unrealistic New Year's resolution- the 10 best answers will win two tickets. Don't forget to include a contact number. ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Is making New Year's resolutions a waste of time?

    Posted Dec 27th 2006, 12:00am by Benjamin Siu, Jocelyn Heng

    ... the plans, and because we do not need to write evaluation reports after we have failed to achieve our goals, New Year's resolutions are useless. And yet, people still waste hours deciding ... is to resolve not to make any more New Year's resolutions. Jocelyn Heng, 15 Maryknoll Convent School No. New Year's resolutions may not be achieved often, but they are worthwhile. The key ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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