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  1. Man adds muscle to local literary festival

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... of financial services firm Man Investments affirms the progress of Hong Kong's four-year-old festival, according to Nury Vittachi, general manager of the event. 'Man's involvement in the Booker Prize is the most famous arts sponsorship in history,' Vittachi comments. 'It's fabulous to be part of that relationship. We've put a lot of effort into making ...

  2. News - World - IRAQ

    Time running out for Iraqis besieged by jihadists as UN warns of ‘potential genocide’

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 05:52pm by AFP

    ... convincing the Sunni Arab minority that IS “is not the only game in town”. Maliki bid at dead end Outgoing premier Nuri al-Maliki’s hopes of retaining power have been dealt a further blow by Iran, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Book Fair aims to attract 1m visitors

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... of the novel Fear of Flying, which has sold 20 million copies; and Nury Vittachi, a Hong Kong-based journalist and author known for his comedic take on life in Asia. "Hong Kong is a special ...

  4. News - World - IRAQ

    Islamic State fighters extend gains in north Iraq as tens of thousands flee

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:45pm by Reuters

    ... overnight to 59, with 125 wounded, security and medical sources said. The Islamic State’s gains have prompted Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, a Shiite, to order his air force to help the Kurds, ...

  5. Fine diners help Gaia carnival gala dish out $132,000 donation

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... and Christmas pound cake. The highlight of the evening was the live auction led by writer Nury Vittachi and RTHK Radio 3 presenter Phil Whelan, through which $63,000 was raised. There was fierce bidding for the first print of Vittachi's newest book, The True Story of Santa, which went for $5,200. Other items put up for auction included jewellery, watches, cosmetics, perfumes, a leather jacket, ...

  6. Dimsum: Volume 9

    Posted Nov 28th 2004, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... Alister McMillan Dimsum: Volume 9 edited by Nury Vittachi Chameleon $100 Almost 30 years after John le Carre wrote 'When you leave Hong Kong, it ceases to exist', he has proved himself wrong. The Honourable Schoolboy, the novel containing le Carre's aphorism, is at least partly responsible for creating a place for Hong Kong to exist in international literature. ...

  7. ESF to make final offer on pay cuts as boycott begins

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... not begun. 'Many parents are waiting to see what the impact will be,' she said. Parent Nury Vittachi, also a spokesman for the pressure group Families Against Cuts in Education, said ...

  8. class notes

    Posted Dec 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong-based English language author Nury Vittachi's new book instils money concepts in children aged between eight and 12. May Moon and the Secrets of the CPAs, commissioned by the Hong Kong ...

  9. Coffee culture speaks all languages

    Posted Apr 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... dealing with clients and solving their problems,' Ms Ho said. Judges' panel chairman Nury Vittachi said he was very impressed by the standard of English and quality of the projects: ...

  10. News - World - IRAQ

    Deadly clashes on approach to Baghdad as militants attack key Iraqi town of Baquba

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 05:22pm by AFP AND REUTERS

    ... of clashes with local militia and police forces. The government of Shiite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki is seeking to repel the Sunni militants who have seized several cities over the past week. ISIL ... and the Levant (ISIL), Nechirvan Barzani told the BBC it would be difficult to find a resolution with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in power and recommended an autonomous region for Sunnis ...




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