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  1. Peninsula hotel's historian digs out the glamorous Shanghai of the 1930s

    Posted Sep 17th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... of the Peninsula chain. 'This whole history was out there in Shanghai but people know nothing about it; I'm trying to make it visible,' he said at the launch at The Peninsula in Tsim Sha Tsui on Wednesday. Beyond Hospitality chronicles the development of the hotel group, from the Astor House Hotel in Shanghai built during the 1850s to the Peninsula Shanghai, opened last ...

  2. Lawyer sues for HK$18m over Hunghom Peninsula contract

    Posted Oct 06th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... conveyancing transactions at the once controversial Hunghom Peninsula estate. Calvin Ng Chun-kong, proprietor of law firm Ko and Co, claimed in the High Court yesterday that First Star Development, ... the site of Hunghom Peninsula was leased for HK$583 million to First Star to build seven blocks of Home Ownership Scheme flats under the Private Sector Participation Scheme. First Star had hired ...

  3. Take a stroll down memory lane with The Peninsula for a prize

    Posted Apr 29th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Vivian Chen. You can collect a lot of memories in 80 years. The Peninsula hotel might have celebrated that major anniversary last year, but the grand dame of hospitality is still in a nostalgic mood. To wit, it is starting a 'my favourite memory at The Peninsula' contest from Saturday until July 31. The hotel is inviting all ...

  4. Naturally Peninsula- Flavours

    Posted Mar 21st 2010, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung Naturally Peninsula- Flavours The Peninsula Group When food is said to be 'lighter and healthier' I usually interpret that to mean 'dull and flavourless'. But when the recipes are published in a book by The Peninsula Group, I'm willing to take a closer look. Naturally Peninsula- Flavours was written and photographed by Singaporeans Violet Oon ...

  5. HK is best performer for Peninsula chain

    Posted May 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Isabella Steger Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, the owner of Peninsula hotels around the world, saw yields increase in the first quarter of this year, with its Hong Kong business weathering ... at The Peninsula in Hong Kong outperforming other markets at 17 per cent, compared with 13 per cent for both Asia and the United States. Revpar in Hong Kong in the first quarter reached HK$2,264, ...

  6. Core profit down 61pc but Peninsula owner upbeat on expo

    Posted Mar 13th 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Last year was a tough one for the Kadoorie family's Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, owner of the luxurious Peninsula hotels. Turnover dropped 15 per cent to HK$4.2 billion ... King-man, especially with the grand opening next week- after a five-month trial run- of its Shanghai Peninsula hotel which is expected to benefit from the World Expo. Unlike in Beijing, where many ...

  7. A more global flavour

    Posted May 06th 2010, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung Restaurant Magazine started publishing the World's 50 Best Restaurants list in 2002. Anything proclaiming itself to be world's 50 best of anything is inviting controversy, the obvious response being, 'Best? Says who?' In 200 ...

  8. Vida Rica Restaurant and Bar

    Posted Dec 18th 2010, 12:00am by Sujata Assomull

    ... Sujata Assomull Forget Macau's glitzy casinos. The new Vida Rica Restaurant and Bar at the Mandarin Oriental Macau has staked its position along the breathtaking Macau waterfront. With its natural stone interior, the 108-seat Vida Rica offers Chinese ...

  9. HK buyers pay top dollar for high-price clubs

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Joining a club in Hong Kong isn't so much an exercise in social networking as a crash course in financial and investment planning. A quick glance at the fluctuating cost of entry to some of the city's most prestigious clubs tells you ...

  10. Life of glamour on offer

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor With the opening of each new five-star resort in Macau, the bar for luxury and comfort seems to get raised a bit higher. If there is a trend, it appears to be away from ostentation and towards glamour. There is that subtle attention to deta ...




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