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  1. Something fun

    Posted Dec 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The days following an excess of festive parties call for cheap nights in- which is where fun gifts and games come into their own Playing cards in a leather case ($600), Kate Spade Magic Clock with LED afterimage display ($598), Loft, Seibu Magnetic chess, checkers and backgammon set ($330), City'super The New York Times touch-screen crossword puzzle ($658), Loft, Seibu ...

  2. Language point

    Posted Nov 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for tonight's celebrations? 4. If the train arrives____ time, I can get to London____ time for my flight to New York. Answers: 1. on, in, 2. on, 3. in, 4. on, in ... It's something that has become a bad habit because there's no real trust that the dinner will start on time. A lot of students get 'on time' and 'in time ...

  3. Just deserts

    Posted Oct 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Born to an Anglo-Irish American father and a Chinese-Filipino mother, he now spends time between Rome, Manila, New York and Hong Kong, creating art works as culturally transient as he is. On Wednesday, he will unveil his latest collection, Tribes, at 10 Chancery Lane Gallery. The 13 pieces were created after the terrorist attacks on New York's World Trade Centre in 2001. Higgins ...

  4. Taxi driver who gave discount jailed

    Posted Nov 11th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... their company was alerted by taxi receipts they had submitted in a claim for transport expenses, which showed that they often boarded a taxi at the same time and date. The two were eventually found ... stickers in their vehicles warning passengers to pay the fare recorded on the meter. Kwok Chi-piu, chairman of the Urban Taxi Drivers' Association Joint Committee, said it was the first time ...

  5. Yankees come first, even in city under siege

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... in front of the heavily armed Robo-Cop types. Nobody really seems afraid, not here or anywhere else in the city for that matter. I'm leafing through The New York Times when I come across ... TIM NOONAN It stands to reason then that the shell-shocked people of New York City would be scurrying about in a paranoid fit this week. The government raised the terror alert at several ...

  6. Conversation stopper

    Posted Aug 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Rong Xiaoqing, New York Bill Wetzel and Liz Barry hang around the streets of New York during the day, often sitting on street corners, or in subway stations. At night, they sleep in parks, ... To Me'. Driven by a simple belief that strangers have a lot to teach each other, the New Jersey-born Mr Wetzel, who was at New York University, quit his studies and initiated the project ...

  7. Tribune's multifaceted hack's off to new york

    Posted Jan 16th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... there will be no exchanging of name cards tonight,' joked Crampton, adding a new regulation to the FCC. He is off to Manhattan to work for The New York Times' metro and business sections for six months ...

  8. Aliens invade New York

    Posted Aug 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to New York, they probably had visions of the president giving a nationally televised speech at Ground Zero, perhaps flanked by a firefighter or two. But unfortunately for Mr Bush, times have ... Richard Havis Republicans have rarely shown any great affection for New York. Former president Gerald Ford's attitude was summarised in the famous newspaper headline, 'Ford ...

  9. Cathay plans direct New York flights as recovery takes hold

    Posted Mar 11th 2004, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... to New York in July, as Hong Kong's biggest carrier looks to build on the aviation industry's recovery from last year's devastating Sars outbreak. Cathay, which on July 1 will become the only airline to offer a daily direct flight between New York and Hong Kong, revealed yesterday it had used a strong second-half performance last year to turn a $1.24 billion first-half ...

  10. Most wanted

    Posted May 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Tinja Tsang

    ... The New York accessories label, famed for Audrey-esque bags and shoes in pretty shades and patterns, has joined forces with Maclaren to create a buggy in fashionable stripes ($3,000 from Kate ... of baby kit they'll show interest in shopping for. A few years ago safety was the only concern. But in these style-driven times parents want their prams to look as good as they perambulate ...




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