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  1. An Xperience of a lifetime for French rugby fans

    Posted Jul 05th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen Star French rugby player Francois Trinh-Duc (pictured) attracted French nationals living in Hong Kong to hit Wan Chai's Xperience bar last Friday night. His ... stayed in Hong Kong for only three days before heading for Laos and Cambodia as part of his Asia Tour to promote French rugby. Being in Hong Kong for the first time, the 24-year-old was enjoying ...

  2. Three cheers for the boys in pink

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... and funds for breast cancer, this weekend all seven senior rugby teams from the Hong Kong Football Club will wear special pink shirts- as modelled by the Breast Cancer Foundation's Veronica ... the public's awareness of breast cancer and do our bit to support the fight,' the captain of the club's rugby section, Ben Stobart, said. More than 100 players will go pink during ...

  3. Excelsior celebrates 35 years with more renovations on the cards

    Posted Sep 04th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... of the other properties, but that didn't stop them from having a good time on Tuesday celebrating its 35th anniversary and the renovation of its ballrooms. 'In Hong Kong, hotels come and go, ... of clients and associates that turned up. That would explain the Hong Kong-style buffet for guests, many of whom were taking pictures of themselves in front of the ice sculpture when ...

  4. Recession? What recession? Restaurateur opens new venue in Lan Kwai Fong

    Posted Mar 31st 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... in Shanghai and said they wanted to come to Hong Kong,' Hsu said. 'I've been looking to return to Lan Kwai Fong, so I called Allan Zeman and the space [on California Tower's first ... director jumped back into the local dining scene last Thursday, throwing an opening party for his new outlet, Union J. Although he spends most of his time on the mainland now, he couldn't turn ...

  5. Italian envoy struggles to be heard at lively national day party

    Posted Jun 04th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... was an occasion to highlight the close ties between Italy and Hong Kong even as he noted the current economic climate remained cloudy. 'The fashion [industry] is down a bit but Hong Kong ... gamblers to Macau were all made in Italy. 'Our businesses here are not about cut and run. You know, Italy is the third-largest trading partner with Hong Kong.' Then, noting a certain ...

  6. Noir in a noodle shop? The world of filmmaking gets ever stranger

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Sometimes, film production makes for strange bedfellows. This week, several unusual unions were detailed in trade journal stories. Firstly, the Venice International Film Festival announced that a Hong Kong co-production would be their closing film on September 12. Chengdu, I Love You is described as a science ...

  7. Did you hear the one about the German comedy troupe?

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Fiona Ng, Vivian Chen

    ... that strange disco dance numbers would be among the sort of wackiness audiences could expect and predicted Teutonic humour would soon dominate the world stage, just like BMWs on Hong Kong roads. ... Hotel tonight and on Friday. Certainly no one ever accused the European Union's largest member of being a country of comedians- carmakers, yes; joke tellers, no- but it seems ...

  8. Maestro Ashkenazy takes hands-on approach to piano contest

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... The renowned conductor (centre, with the Chopin Society's Anabella and Andrew Freris) is currently the music director of the European Union Youth Orchestra, but come January he takes over as chief conductor and artistic director of the Sydney Symphony. In addition, he is in town now heading the jury for the Chopin Society of Hong Kong's second International Piano Competition (for ...

  9. It's not a proper Christmas without a crisis

    Posted Dec 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... to fly my mother back to Hong Kong for the holidays. Gigi Chao, Haute Monde director ... They are deeply Christian people and love rugby. My UN buddies had some extra cash, so in their huts villagers gathered to watch DVDs. We watched Terminator 2 on December 24 and slaughtered a cow. ...



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