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  1. Rival gives Starbucks a taste of competition in China

    Posted Jul 29th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... A Canadian coffee chain is gearing up to challenge market leader Starbucks by opening stores in China's three major cities within a week. Blenz Coffee, founded in 1992 in Vancouver, an hour's drive from Seattle, the home of Starbucks, opened its first Beijing store last Friday and will open in Guangzhou today and in Shanghai on Thursday. It has chosen a strategy similar ...

  2. A Starbucks is born

    Posted Mar 24th 2005, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... the stereotype by having her Hong Kong show sponsored by none other than Starbucks. But then Krall is known for not really caring what people think about her, with interview skills that veer from blunt ...

  3. Thriving nightlife takes root in quiet zone

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Have your taxi driver drop you off at Lotus Lane. Proceed past the inevitable Starbucks, housed in a tastefully renovated structure, and Kosmo Coffee, but rest assured that these are the only ...

  4. Wanted: tome raiders willing and able to spread the word

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... and Lyndhurst Terrace, Central. Northern Lights by Philip Pullman sat in the magazine rack of the Exchange Square Starbucks. Cleopatra's Needle by Steven Siebert was dropped amid the magazines ...

  5. Lo and behold

    Posted Jan 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and retailers and so far nine restaurants, cafes and shops- including a Haagen-Dazs, Va Bene (Italian) and Zen (Cantonese) restaurants, a Starbucks, Pao's Bakery, and Tea and Wine Chapter, which ... the dining isn't alfresco- Hangzhou's winters are too chilly for that- the overall effect is relaxing. Even Starbucks, sporting its usual green and white neon sign, has a conservatory-like ...

  6. Body & soul

    Posted May 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lin Peiqu loves muscles and the Lord. Didi Kirsten Tatlow meets God's own bodybuilder BODYBUILDING and Christ are Lin Peiqu's two passions. On a recent Thursday afternoon, with the sun shining weakly down on Beijing through a cloak of pollution, the 27-year-old Guangdong native rises from a curvy, purple Starbucks sofa and heads out of the dimly lit coffee bar. There, ...

  7. A family is the happiest of balancing acts

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... out,' she said. 'But in Hong Kong, I can sit at Starbucks with friends having coffee and let the kids run around, as long as I can hear them.' Hiring a domestic helper in Hong Kong ...

  8. Mexican wave

    Posted Aug 29th 2004, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... of bringing real Mexican food to China, she is having to invent some new words. 'When Starbucks opened, nobody had a [Chinese] word for espresso macchiato,' says Greenspon. 'We're ...

  9. The Planner

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... county, through villages, over bridges and past mountains. Every Sun, 8.30am, meeting at the Lido Hotel Starbucks. 150 yuan (HK$141) or 100 yuan covers a round-trip bus transport, guide service ...



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