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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education briefs

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 10:36am by Linda Yeung

    ... Greater China and the Philippines, and Dr Christopher See, PhD candidate of the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong. Starbucks to help with fees Starbucks is partnering ... will be able to choose from 40 educational programmes, and won't be required to stay at Starbucks after earning the degree. For freshman and sophomore years, students would pay a greatly reduced ...

  2. Lifestyle - Cityseen

    Starbucks launches special Christmas campaign

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen Vivian.chen@scmp.com Send tips and invitations to cityseen@scmp.com Starbucks makes a special Christmas effort for Hong Kong's special kids Following on from its fundraising sales for Unicef last year, Starbucks Hong Kong is doing another charity effort, this time in support Po Leung Kuk's special children development fund. From December 17 to 23, ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    HK Cultural Centre approaches its quarter century with uncertainty but still a lot going for it

    Posted Nov 01st 2014, 11:11pm by Natasha Rogai

    ... the design of the complex- ventilation issues rule out having a restaurant inside the main building (hence there's only a Starbucks in the foyer). Watch: The Hong Kong Cultural Centre celebrates ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - ECONOMICS

    Book review: Consumption in China, by LiAnne Yu

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:37pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... writes that just a decade after her encounter with the inhospitable shopkeeper, a Starbucks opened on the grounds of the Forbidden City. Despite closing in 2007 due to uproar that the culturally ...

  5. Lifestyle

    Designers take from the past for the city's future

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:10am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... design in projects such as Starbucks' bing sutt corner in Duddell Street- evoking the city's old-style cha chaan teng- others are asking themselves how to recall Hong Kong in a more ... of the first to search for a uniquely Hong Kong aesthetic was G.O.D.'s Young. In 2009, he was commissioned by Starbucks to design the bing sutt corner, featuring green metal window frames, hanging ...

  6. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    The subtlety of fine coffee sparks a passion in wine expert

    Posted May 30th 2014, 12:50am by Robin Lynam

    ... operates the speciality Coffee Academics outlets. He even has a polite word or two for Starbucks, generally excoriated by coffee connoisseurs. "In speciality coffee places a cup could go for HK$50 or HK$100. People want to differentiate themselves from going to Starbucks now, but Starbucks is a good thing. They introduced many people to coffee, and everybody has to start from ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - Lifestyle

    Fancy an 'elephant dung' coffee? Visit Macau to taste most expensive beans in the world

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 04:47am by Lana Lam

    ... Graham, Patrick Boehler and Amy Nip took a blindtest of four brands: a cup from Starbucks costing HK$27; Maxim's HK$11; MGM Macau elephant dung/Black Ivory 488 patacas plus 10 per cent service charge; and Café Corridor, Causeway Bay, HK$30.   Starbucks- Aroma Chris: bland, smells rubbish Patrick: no aroma Amy: smells like bitter gourd Starbucks- Taste Chris: bitter, like instant ...

  8. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Brazil's drought has resulted in an increase in the price of coffee

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:34am by Andrew Dembina

    ... such as Starbucks, contract premium coffee supplies from growers not connected to commodities markets, and most companies selling coffee directly to consumers use futures contracts to stabilise the price ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Frozen assets: hunting icebergs in Newfoundland

    Posted May 10th 2014, 10:39pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... by that most reassuringly Canadian of sights: a Tim Hortons coffee shop. Tim Hortons was set up in the 1960s by a former ice-hockey player and now sells six times more coffee than Starbucks in Canada. ...

  10. Business - Companies

    With balloons and fibre, Google experiments in Web access

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 10:45am by Reuters

    ... on nascent Internet services that may one day challenge the telecom and cable companies. In recent months, Google has announced plans to bring free wireless Internet access to 7,000 Starbucks cafes ... such as New York and San Francisco. In the Starbucks deal, Google will create and run a wireless service it says will be ten times faster than the previous WiFi Starbucks offered. Starbucks’ existing ...




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