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  1. Here hangs a tale

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... by the emperor into believing it was so far from Singapore that his army would never get there in his lifetime. Singapore's first professional storytelling company, the Asian Storytelling Network, and the recently established Storytelling Association of Singapore hope to stem the decline and dispel the many misconceptions about the art of storytelling, such as the image of a storyteller as an old ...


    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1 Who composed Singapore's national anthem Majulah Singapura (Onward Singapore) in 1956/57? 2 What do the five stars on the Singapore national flag represent? 3 What is the first ... in 1996? 5 How many public holidays does Singapore have? 6 What is the translation of 'don't know' in Singlish? 7 How many double-decker Airbus A380-800 aircraft has Singapore ...

  3. Singapore project generates HK$4b in sales

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Cheung Kong (Holdings), Hongkong Land Holdings and Singapore's Keppel Land generated more than HK$4 billion from the sale of their jointly developed Marina Bay Residences in Singapore. Some units sold at S$2,700 (HK$13,646) per square foot, the highest since the 1997 Asian crisis. All 428 flats in the development were pre-sold this week at an average of S$1,850 per ...

  4. Singapore is flavour of the month at Gateway

    Posted Jul 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... You have a chance to win a round-trip air ticket to Singapore when you visit the Coffee Mill at The Marco Polo Gateway Hotel, Tsim Sha Tsui. The restaurant has invited two chefs from the Meritus Mandarin Singapore to celebrate the Singapore Food Festival, which runs through to the end of this month in the Lion City. Diners at the eatery between now and the end of the month ...

  5. Singapore

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Nicole Fall

    ... by the Bay, Esplanade, 8 Raffles Avenue, Singapore This is a casual restaurant devoted to halal food, most of which tends to be spicy. A bright red counter, glass walls and simple cafe-like ... is easily Singapore's best dessert restaurant. Just about everything on the menu is scrumptious, decadent, rich and highly fattening. Max's Choctail list includes a delectable concoction ...

  6. Singapore

    Posted Jun 21st 2006, 12:00am by Nicole Fall

    ... Nicole Fall A stroll along Orchard Road seems a great idea, but Singapore's oppressive heat and humidity soon leave you wilted. Scrap the jaunt and dive into one ... with air-conditioning and superb views of Singapore at Blu, the Shangri-La's impressive bar-restaurant. Perched on the 24th floor and looking out at skyscrapers and twinkling lights, Blu is named after ...

  7. Singapore loss to have little impact on HK Sevens

    Posted Jul 15th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Singapore's setback- losing the right to host one leg of the IRB Sevens- will not have any lasting impact on the Hong Kong Sevens, according to Allan Payne, executive director of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union. With Adelaide replacing Singapore in the IRB Sevens series next season, fears were raised that this might result in a loss of tourists coming from ...

  8. HK Chinese and Argyle buy Singapore plaza

    Posted Nov 29th 2006, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng Hongkong Chinese, a unit of Indonesian businessman Mochtar Riady's Lippo Group, has teamed with fund manager Argyle Street Management to buy a central Singapore plaza ... of the development to be residential and 40 per cent commercial. The project will offer views of the Singapore River. The Hong Kong-listed company last month bought two parcels of land on Singapore ...

  9. Singapore is not the ideal model

    Posted Jul 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong can learn a lot from the experiences of other cities, especially when key policy initiatives are being formulated. But the chief executive's choice of Singapore as a source ... to use it to gain insight into how Singapore developed its politicians. He had much to learn, he said, from the Singaporean bureaucracy. His comments should raise more than a few eyebrows in Hong ...

  10. Singapore, Macau tap HK buyers

    Posted Sep 13th 2006, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Developers of residential projects in Singapore and Macau have intensified their marketing in Hong Kong this year, taking advantage of the improved property sentiment in the two economies. They were also partly prompted by China's latest rules restricting property buying by foreigners, property consultants and developers said. Singapore developers Wing Tai Asia and Far ...




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