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  1. 24 hours with Diego della Valle

    Posted Mar 21st 2004, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... The head of luxury accessories label Tod's, which boasts a host of celebrities as fans, tells Annabel Walker about his hectic working life in Italy and devotion to his family. I live ... and in Milan, where he works for the Tod's brand Hogan. I believe that family is one of the most important things in life, so I think I'm lucky to work with my brother Andrea, who ...

  2. 24 hours with Evelyn Mills

    Posted Sep 05th 2004, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... The founder of Marriage Maestros tells Caryn Yap that the key to a successful wedding-planning business lies in remaining calm under stress, working long hours and being flexible ... everything down. So my typical working day will end at 2.30am or 3am. It's a full 24-hour day. We're happy but we're well aware that if one thing goes wrong, people will remember it. ...

  3. Drop your standards, singletons are told

    Posted Feb 09th 2004, 12:00am by Hannah Lee

    ... Hannah Lee Authors of a survey of single women say they shouldn't set their sights so high Lower your standards, look elsewhere, or prepare to live happily ever after without prince ... they were single because they could not find a suitable man. Emily Lee Man-shan, social work supervisor of the Hong Kong Young Women's Christian Association, blamed the problem on rising ...

  4. Driver's death adds fuel to hours debate

    Posted Oct 13th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... on the eve of a Legco discussion on working hours, giving ammunition to groups lobbying the government to set a maximum. The Hong Kong Transport Worker Organisations said yesterday that traffic accidents often happened because drivers were overworked. It said drivers worked an average 12.2 hours a day last year compared with 9.3 hours in 1991, and the situation was getting worse. ...

  5. Rush hour for CDs and VCDs of a favourite daughter

    Posted Dec 31st 2003, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... mostly aged over 30, rushed to buy her recent and past work. 'We have already sold close to 100 copies of CDs and VCDs this morning,' said a shopkeeper at Wide Sight Entertainment who ...

  6. 24 hours with Duffy the Mule

    Posted Jan 16th 2005, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... molasses and corn oil. The amount we get depends on the loads we are carrying. At the moment, we are moving diesel up to the work site and loose dirt and rocks back down. Four tins of diesel weigh ... there until the problem goes away. The only things we don't like are umbrellas and bicycles. If someone came along on a bicycle with an umbrella, it would be a recipe for disaster. Working ...

  7. 24 Hours with Dave Cheung

    Posted Jul 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Saint Laurent and Helmut Newton, and becoming their friend along the I almost never have breakfast. It's one of the habits you develop when running a restaurant. I eat when I start work ... Chinese immigrants at the time and my father didn't know what to do to make a living, so he worked in a restaurant. It's where I also learned about the business. I wanted to do something ...

  8. A potted guide to the Coen brothers

    Posted Nov 20th 2003, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis The Coen brothers have remained remarkably consistent since making their debut, Blood Simple, in 1984. That film highlighted a quirky, jet-black humour and a willingness to turn standard stories on their heads. Nearly 20 years later, they haven't lost their sardonic wit and their desire to mess with cinema's classic stories. Blood Simple ...

  9. Working towards an uncommon goal

    Posted Oct 15th 2003, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... and a keeper in the Olympic team last year, Tse devotes more than six hours a day to the game. 'We have training sessions four nights a week, each lasting three hours, and there is football match on Sunday. Apart from that, we also have to coach school teams nearly every day for more than two hours,' said Tse. 'But you will never get bored with football because there is so much ...

  10. Steel tycoon's ambitions forged in clan work ethic

    Posted Nov 01st 2004, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... is quintessentially Indian despite having lived in Britain since the 1970s. His work ethic is unrelenting, he swears by an hour of yoga every day and he observes the traditional business practices of the famously prosperous community to which he belongs, the Marwaris of Rajasthan. He employs the century-old partha accounting practice whereby Marwaris calculate all costs at the end of each working ...




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