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  1. letters

    Posted Jan 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Celebrate a green Lunar New Year The Lunar New Year is just four days away. This is a time to celebrate, but we need to think of our planet, too. Hong Kong people waste a lot of things during important festivals, especially Lunar New Year celebrations. Most people throw away their old things and buy new ones for the new year. It doesn't make any sense. We cannot continue ...

  2. The metro

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... ingenious design is all about. Reality is reality, however. It has been my New Year's resolution for some years now to acquire a 1,000 sq ft walk-in closet, but every 12 months it goes back ... Reggie Ho Hi, my name is Reggie, and I am a fashion hoarder. There you have it. Pop culture and tradition would have us believe the New Year should be the time to clean up, to make room ...

  3. ask toni & josh

    Posted Aug 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... diplomacy skills will make them even happier. If all else fails, think of the meetings as buttering-up exercises ahead of each Lunar New Year- after all, if you don't talk to your relatives, ... is not uncommon. I'm sure your new classmates won't hold it against you. Secondly, someone always has to be the oldest in a group of people. It's more likely your younger peers will look up ...

  4. A day in the life of a hotel executive trainee

    Posted Mar 12th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... or Sundays off. Usually, they get three days off every two weeks. Every department has its own peak hours. A hotel restaurant, for example, is busy from 6-10pm, while the bar becomes crowded after 10pm. The peak seasons for hotels are the long holidays, such as Christmas and the Lunar New Year. Hotels also have a lot of customers during summer. ...

  5. Mainland visitors help lift retail sales by 7.4 per cent

    Posted Mar 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... following the Lunar New Year. 'Consumer sentiment has been on a roller-coaster ride,' Ms Mak said. 'Last year, retail sales in March were not bad, increasing 20 per cent in value. ... Dennis Eng Shoes and supermarket goods topped people's shopping lists in January as the Lunar New Year holiday and an influx of mainland visitors helped lift retail sales by 7.4 per ...

  6. listening

    Posted Apr 24th 2009, 12:00am by John Millen, Karly Cox, Sara Yin

    ... and then answer the questions. New year horror Question 1 This news item is about a tragic event in which country? a. China b. Thailand c. Japan Question 2 What is the Santika Club? a. a popular karaoke ... The cause of the fire was probably a spark from an on-stage display. New scent hits the perfume market Question 1 The new perfume Flame smells of... Question 2 When was the perfume launched? a. ...

  7. Revenue falls as crisis deepens

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was greater because the Lunar New Year was in January this year but in February last year, the ministry said. The ministry attributed the decline to 'worsened company profitability' ...

  8. Sweet and sour

    Posted Feb 01st 2009, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... they are thought to bring prosperity and happiness to households at Lunar New Year and are discarded afterwards. If you come across a tree that still has its fruit, don't bother to pick the kumquats ...

  9. The Wow Factor

    Posted Jan 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Balance it out If you're feeling out of sorts after tidying your room and schedule in time for the Lunar New Year, Aveda's Chakra Balancing Body Mists (HK$320) could be just what you need. Based on the practice of Ayurveda, a traditional system of healthy living principals and therapeutic practices designed to promote physical, mental, social and spiritual harmony, ...

  10. The Wow Factor

    Posted Jan 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Time for tranquility With only a week to go before the big pre-Lunar New Year clean, stress levels are set to rise. Calm down with a relaxing bath and home spa with Jurlique's Body Intense Moisturising set (HK$495). Containing a 100ml Tranquil Bath Oil and 300ml Lavender Body Lotion, the set is available at all Jurlique locations. Pick one up for yourself before ...




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