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  1. Designer stripes have parallels in Picasso

    Posted Mar 07th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Jean Paul Gaultier and trade up to a designer version of his favourite item? Gaultier has made the nautical shirt a fail-safe item on his repertoire, churning it out in various forms ...

  2. Beijing warns of 'trade war' over US currency bill

    Posted Oct 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... disastrous consequences. China, the fastest-growing major economy, has been suggested as a potential saviour of the teetering global economy. 'A trade war would complete the parallel between ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Beijing has warned Washington that it risks triggering a trade war with legislation being considered by the US Senate that would punish China ...

  3. Radiation checks cover parallel imports of food

    Posted Dec 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip and Colleen Lee Checks for radioactivity in food cover parallel imports of infant formula, the health chief said after manufacturer Meiji launched a massive recall of milk formula ... agent to import its milk formula into Hong Kong, some people who buy its products have voiced concerns that parallel imports- goods imported without the agreement of a manufacturer or its ...

  4. MTR to study parallel subway for Island Line

    Posted May 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam Hong Kong's next big railway project could be the proposed North Island Line- a controversial HK$10 billion backup subway parallel to a busy section of the MTR's Island ... It would be more difficult to create the 3.5-kilometre North Island Line- which would connect Hong Kong station with Fortress Hill, and Tin Hau directly with North Point, all in parallel ...

  5. Parallel worlds of mayhem

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Barry C Chung Director Kenneth Branagh breaks out of his familiar Shakespearean mould with his adaptation of Marvel's Thor. In the movie, the bull-headed god Thor (Chris Hemsworth) reignites a war between Asgard, his kingdom, and Jotunheim and its po ...

  6. Hong Kong's officials must inhabit a parallel universe

    Posted Feb 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... examples of official lunacy, and a generous helping of large ones. But you get the picture. No doubt all these cases of government insanity make perfect sense in the parallel bureaucratic universe ...

  7. The Tenth Parallel. Dispatches from the Fault Line between Christianity and Islam

    Posted Feb 13th 2011, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... Suzanne Harrison The Tenth Parallel. Dispatches from the Fault Line between Christianity and Islam by Eliza Griswold Penguin HK$325 Journalist Eliza Griswold traversed some ... Islam and the West. Griswold, a writer who focuses on conflict, human rights and religion, and was a 2007 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University, focused on countries framing the 10th parallel ...

  8. India's Parallel Cinema

    Posted Jan 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... outside India- Chetan Anand's social-realist Neecha Nagar was shown at Cannes in 1946- but Ray's emergence heralded the arrival of what is now known as Indian Parallel Cinema, a movement ... and Bhuvan Shome). Similar to other 'new wave' film movements, the Parallel Cinema filmmakers varied in their content, ideology and visual aesthetics. Ray was different from the Marxist ...

  9. Shortage of infant milk causes stir

    Posted Feb 15th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... to discourage parallel trading. If that does not work, they want the government to limit the amount of formula that a person can take across the border. Wong said the police should also crack down ... tourists did snap up some formula, it was the parallel traders, who carry the powder in luggage across the border to sell on the mainland, who were taking most of it. Wong said: 'I saw cartons ...

  10. Parents back call for baby formula exit tax

    Posted Jan 30th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... profit by selling the stock on the mainland. The Democratic Party has proposed a 50 per cent tax on milk products taken out of Hong Kong to discourage parallel trading. If that does not work, ... out. Wong said the prices of some milk powder had surged about 20 per cent while the cost of other lines had doubled. While tourists did snap up some formula, it was the parallel traders- who ...




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