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  1. Accountants show youngsters value of good financial habits

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of a book for parents and stories for children. Two of the storybooks were written by humourist Nury Vittachi. May Moon and the Secrets of the CPAs tells the tale of 12-year-old May Moon, who meets ...

  2. The Shanghai Union of Industrial Mystics

    Posted Nov 26th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb The Shanghai Union of Industrial Mystics- A Feng Shiu Detective Novel by Nury Vittachi Allen & Unwin, HK$119 With profound apologies to Chekhov's law of the theatre, if an elephant appears in the first chapter, it must go off by the last. Hong Kong writer Nury Vittachi, never one to defy the unseen laws governing the universe, does Chekhov proud in this latest outing ...

  3. Online forum ponders how city has changed since Brits left

    Posted Jun 15th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... decided to create a forum on the subject with a blog called hongkongchanges.com. Writers (pictured, from left) Nury Vittachi, Xu Xi and Lawrence Gray started the website, and although ... no longer dare serve instant coffee'. It comes under Vittachi's own Mr Jam blog. The social satirist believes there has been much transformation in the city, but it's all under ...

  4. Budding writers answer call

    Posted Feb 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... accuracy and intangible magic. The judges include Martin Alexander for the poetry category, Nury Vittachi for fiction and Martha Keswick for non-fiction. The results will be announced on April 23. ...

  5. And the rest is history

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... proportions, two literary-minded Hongkongers, Sri Lanka-born journalist and author Nury Vittachi and Indonesian-Chinese novelist Xu Xi, made a 'horrible discovery'. Vittachi had noted ... of interest in Asian literary voices, both writers saw the need to redress this cultural imbalance. A determined Xu Xi moved to New York to network with Asian-American authors, and Vittachi went ...

  6. Tales of growing up

    Posted Mar 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI A book of short stories for teenagers will be launched on Monday to raise funds for deprived children in Hong Kong. Thomas Beckham Wang and Other Stories, published by Chameleon Press, is set in Hong Kong, mainland China, India and Vietnam. The stories are about the joys and pains of growing up. Authors include renowned Hong Kong-based writers Nury Vittachi (aka Sam Jam) ...

  7. Bookseller's bid to beat the competition

    Posted Mar 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a lot of buzz include those with Chris Patten and Simon Winchester, as well as local celebrities such as Nury Vittachi and Lorette Roberts,' she said. The company also runs promotions ...

  8. Dance to charity's tune

    Posted Oct 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in town for the shooting of their Lonely Planet: Six Degrees 2 programme. Special guest for the night, writer Nury Vittachi, introduced Lonely Planet host Toby Aimes to Tiana and Aron Harilela. ...

  9. Literature live

    Posted Feb 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Present Who Deborah Ellis, Nury Vittachi, Peter Osbourne (for children 9 years and above) Where Fringe Studio When 9am Price $60 The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators: ... Where Fringe When 10.30pm Price $80 Thrillers and Killers Who Nury Vittachi, Catherine Sampson and Dean Barrett Where Fringe Theatre When 12pm Price $60 Women in Publishing Society: Inner ...

  10. 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, ...




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