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  1. Peninsula pampering

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or the money for regular, relaxing holidays. Hope is at hand, however. The Peninsula's latest spa package will leave you feeling as if you have just had a weekend away. The 60-minute facial ... at the Peninsula' begins with up to an hour's relaxation in the spa's steam room and sauna. The steam room is circular and in rich chocolate mosaic tiles, centred by a huge glowing orange crystal, ...

  2. Shanghai chic catches on at Peninsula's swanky new salon

    Posted Nov 28th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Shanghai chic has even caught on at Hong Kong's venerable old dame, the Peninsula. The hotel has converted a corner ... the director and chief operating officer of Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels. Mr Borer was general manager at the Peninsula from 1994 to 1999,' a publicist told us. 'Madame Ning is a fictitious ...

  3. Only the best for Peninsula

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer For years, Peninsula Hotels has been synonymous with style, elegance and management excellence. With the opening of select international properties over the past two decades, ... in every venture, usually as the majority shareholder, and has no interest in taking on management or operating contracts for owners. It is a point of principle that each Peninsula hotel ...

  4. Exotic night at the Peninsula

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Edited by Andrew Sun French fashion house Hermes reopened its Peninsula boutique with a grand dinner and party on May 9 that featured an exotic Indian fantasy setting. The night was hosted by Guillaume de Seynes, a sixth generation member of the Hermes family, along with Asia-Pacific managing director Bertrand Michaud and general manager David Ma. The Peninsula's chairman Michael ...

  5. Peninsula pique

    Posted Dec 12th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... nations meet in Beijing to discuss North Korean denuclearisation and winter falls across the Korean Peninsula, increasing enmity between Seoul and Pyongyang has driven bilateral relations ... is in charge in Pyongyang, the peninsula is surrounded by even greater risks than normal. Although the North stands to suffer the most, economically, from the chill in relations, it is Seoul that has ...

  6. Peninsula moves the furniture to celebrate a more genteel Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 19th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. For its 80th anniversary, the Peninsula Hotel is bringing back some of its traditions. On Sunday the furniture was cleared from ... plastic or athletic wear. Gentlemen are required to be in full-length trousers and collared shirts. For this nostalgic privilege, the Peninsula is charging HK$495 for a deluxe afternoon tea, which ...

  7. The Peninsula Tokyo

    Posted Apr 20th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... respects- notably the afternoon tea served in the lobby. Also, the guest rooms have the unmistakable Peninsula signature. There's a helipad on the roof too, but the hotel isn't licensed to use it unless there's a fire. From the outside, it's not very similar. The Peninsula Tokyo has a glass and amber granite facade and a modern- some might say unremarkable- design. ...

  8. A chance to transform the Korean peninsula

    Posted Feb 11th 2008, 12:00am by Doug Bandow

    ... Doug Bandow The Bush administration's attention is focused on the Middle East, but the Korean peninsula also requires attention. The impending inauguration of conservative Lee ... is not interested in a confrontation on the peninsula. He is no more likely to risk war- or support a US-policy that risks war- than the current government. Washington should incorporate a more aggressive ...

  9. Preserving history

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Backers of Ponte16 project say development and heritage concerns should not be mutually exclusive Executives behind Ponte16 have pledged that the hotel and casino-entertainment complex will keep the integrity of Macau's heritage by offering visitors ...

  10. All In

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough takes an eye-in-the-sky view of the growing casino trade Measuring up Adelson There is no rule that says you have to be outspoken to make it as a casino tycoon, but it doesn't appear to hurt. Billionaire Las Vegas Sands Corp chairman and c ...




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