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  1. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: The Curious Diary of Mr Jam, by Nury Vittachi

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... William Wadsworth The Curious Diary of Mr Jam by Nury Vittachi Blacksmith Books   For the past two decades, Nury Vittachi has made light of life. He collected readers' jokes, ... and a popular event speaker, Vittachi reprises his routine in his latest fiction. Drawn from the author's experiences, this initially entertaining novel relates a year in the life of the fictional ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books

    Seeing the funny side; analysing the essence of humour in Asia

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 02:44pm by Stephen Quinn

    ... Stephen Quinn A funny thing happened in a year of research about humour: in a new book that is out soon, Nury Vittachi outlines his discoveries about the nature of laughter in the Asian region. The Asian region lost its ability to laugh 60 years ago but is regaining its sense of humour, writer Nury Vittachi says in a new research study. Vittachi is researching humour at Hong Kong ...

  3. Lifestyle - Cityseen

    Archasia marks 25 years of design and architecture

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... today. The MC of the evening was journalist Nury Vittachi, who kept things lighthearted for a dinner about architecture. Other speakers included architect Nelson Chen, actor Redman Maxfield, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD CANNES

    Postcard: Cannes

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 02:00pm by James Mottram

    ... prize. That the jury, led by New Zealand filmmaker Jane Campion, bestowed cinema's highest honour on Turkey's Nuri Bilge Ceylan for his three-hour slow-burner Winter Sleep hardly ...

  5. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    A popular mainland charity is coming to a restaurant near you

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Ruth Williams

    ... author Nury Vittachi will hold court. Blue Butcher head chef Danny Chaney says he and his team are looking forward to cooking "some great meat" and doing their bit to help. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books

    'Shades' provokes variety of positions

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... Shades ' first two instalments have sold more than 150,000 copies alone. Although its appeal in Hong Kong is restricted mostly to expat readers, editions in Chinese are being printed. Nury Vittachi, journalist and author of The Feng Shui Detective, is not surprised by James' growing success in the region. "Asians could be said to have invented erotic writing. For most ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    The power of two

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... everyon's expectations Anna attributes building their stellar line-up of speakers - including Nury Vittachi, the Sri Lankan-born author and co-founder of the Hong Kong International Literary ...



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