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  1. Lights, camera, action, and lots to worry over

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... With Robby Nimmo Video expert Peter Kline spent last night worrying about his equipment- and the threat of thunderstorms today. 'Every year before and during every tournament, I worry,' Kline says. 'Then I worry about what I haven't wo ...

  2. Small flats lead lettings revival

    Posted Oct 07th 2009, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... Richard Warren While the recovery in London's residential sales market has centred on strong demand for large houses, small flats are the star performers in the lettings sector. Overall, rents have stopped falling in prime central London, letting age ...

  3. Lessons in laughter and how to bend the rules at school

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... David Phair My schooldays were totally great. I went to an all-girls convent and I just remember us all being extremely silly and laughing a lot at the completely stupid things we did. There were lots of rules so we became extremely creative and were mast ...

  4. Luxury loos are 'British, not bling'

    Posted Jan 19th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Fiona Ng, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Vivian Chen and Fiona Ng. Just moved into the Ruttonjee Centre's gallery of fine home-design shops is Czech & Speake's bathroom range. If you've ever relieved yourself in the China Clu ...

  5. Cookbook author found food for thought at home

    Posted Jan 17th 2009, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... Dominica Yang is the co-author of TOO DELICIOUS with Claudia Shaw-d'Auriol. She was talking to David Phair. Meal times were always important for us as a family growing up in the 1960s and '70s, and that's carried through into my adult life ...

  6. Kingdom leads on overseas aid

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The 'Kingdom of humanity' is outranking richer countries of the West when it comes to humanitarian aid, the United Nations reports. Saudi Arabia is the largest international donor to humanitarian appeals when measured as a percentage of GDP, with 0.19 per cent of the value of its economy donated to overseas aid, according to the report. The United States was 19th ...

  7. HK$233,472 to use the Web? Life in the hermit kingdom

    Posted Oct 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fortunate enough to stay at one of the three designated hotels that have internet connections. In Pyongyang, most public facilities such as libraries and work units do have computers. ... of their work unit and their seniority. A couple will be awarded a bigger house if they give birth to four children. With merely a dozen bus lines and a few trams, most people take the subway- ...

  8. From Middle Kingdom to maritime power

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... a land-focused nation that envisaged itself as the centre of the Earth, the Middle Kingdom, and paid little attention to expanding its influence beyond its coastline. The wake-up calls came from a string ... the once land-loving Middle Kingdom to turn its eyes seaward. China quickly turned itself into the factory for the world, manufacturing cheap commodities including electronics, garments, toys ...

  9. Groups blame increasing workload for any laxity in complying with guidelines

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip An increasing workload could have made frontline hospital staff overlook rules for preventing medical blunders, nurses' and patients' groups say. Nurses said the government should plan ahead to ensure an adequate supply of frontline staf ...

  10. Q. So you think you know pop culture...

    Posted Apr 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. What is the capital of Nigeria? 2. Who played Sofia in the 1985 film The Color Purple? 3. In which Indian state is the Taj Mahal? 4. Who is Noddy's sidekick in Enid Blyton's Noddy (right) books? 5. Who directed the 1997 film Chinese Box, star ...




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