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  1. travellers' checks

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... childhood abode on Stanley Road, in Woking. Predictably for an official British effort designed to woo foreign visitors, Visit Britain won't send these free maps abroad, but the online version ...

  2. Peter Woo taking Joyce private after luxury retailer's profit dives

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the stock exchange. If the privatisation proceeds, it could be the second such attempt by controlling shareholder Wheelock & Co's Peter Woo Kwong-ching after he took then loss-making Lane Crawford private eight years ago. The stock exchange says Mr Woo controls 52 per cent of Joyce Boutique, with the Ma family holding 23 per cent. Joyce's net profit for the year to March ...

  3. Lost cause

    Posted Oct 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Outgoing Trade Development Council chairman Peter Woo has said it is too late for Hong Kong to extend expo facilities. What can we do to compete with regional competitors in this field? Write to us. ...

  4. 'One world' to gather in Beijing ... minus Tibet

    Posted Dec 16th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Exiles are unlikely to win when it comes to the political games, writes Peter Simpson Imagine a day in eight months and the indoor stadium at Peking University. Under the glare of the media, a few thousand lip-biting fans and a billion-plus watching on television, two table tennis players engage in the face-off for the Olympic title. About to serve for the gold medal against ...

  5. HK traffic forced our hand, say Brits

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson Fears over congestion behind decision to base pre-games camp in Macau Fear of logistical nightmares arising from Hong Kong's worsening traffic drove Britain to choose Macau ahead of its former colony as their pre-games preparation base next year. It was announced this week that the 280 British medal hopefuls will spend the three weeks leading up to the start ...

  6. Brits pick the lesser of two evils

    Posted Dec 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson asks why our former colonial masters chose Macau for their 2008 build-up The Union Jack was poised to fly once more over Hong Kong when Britain's Olympic team considered basing themselves in their old crown colony to prepare for Beijing 2008. But after much deliberation, and despite attempts from a dedicated Hong Kong government department to sell ...

  7. 'Sorry' the hardest word for Rose and Poulter

    Posted Nov 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson at Mission Hills The English might be polite to the point of being overly servile to each other on civvy street - but when it comes to etiquette on a tough golf course, there's little point in saying 'sorry'. Instead, Justin Rose and Ian Poulter - who make up Team England at the Omega Mission Hills World Cup - will rely on a little rudeness to spur each ...

  8. Big deal

    Posted Nov 14th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Westminster Travel is offering two nights in the former Manchurian capital of Shenyang for HK$3,050 per person (twin-share) with a choice of hotels, including the Gloria Plaza (gloriahotels.com), the Holiday Inn (ichotelsgroup.com) and the New World Hotel ...

  9. Big deal

    Posted Nov 07th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Available for departure until the end of November, this Farrington American Express Travel Ho Chi Minh package starts from HK$2,050 for two nights at the Omni Saigon ( www.omnisaigonhotel.com ), which is closer to the airport than to the city. More centra ...

  10. Big deal

    Posted Oct 31st 2007, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Cathay Pacific Holidays is selling a two-night package to Penang starting at HK$1,799 per person, twin share, and including round-trip, economy-class flights and accommodation at the mid-range Bayview Beach Resort in Batu Ferringhi (bayviewhotels.com/beac ...




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