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  1. Virtuoso delivers opening lines of cultural message

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

    ... in Beijing in 1981, and was happy to see the musician in person again. 'The series of events will enhance the understanding of the Chinese towards France. It will enable us to know it more than being a romantic place,' said the Beijing teacher at the opening concert. It ended in Tiananmen Square after a five-minute intermission to transport Jarre by motorcycle to the southern end ...

  2. Out in the open

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... One young Chinese-American director has brought sexual taboos into the open- and shattered some stereotypes in the process, writes Richard James Havis BOOKS AND FILMS about Chinese-American mothers and daughters have become something of a cliche. But first-time director Alice Wu, who's enjoying success in the US with her film Saving Face, puts a different spin ...

  3. Top US banker bludgeoned to death

    Posted Nov 08th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... At about 11.45pm, the officers opened the storeroom and discovered Kissel's body. A post-mortem examination revealed that he died from severe head injuries, which sources indicate may have ...

  4. Apec hopes cutting red tape will boost trade by US$280b

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... slashing red tape will stimulate an additional US$280 billion in regional trade by 2006. Ng Kim Neo, chairwoman of the Apec Committee on Trade and Investment, said they were well on their way ... open and transparent so businesses can work within the system.' Ms Ng said all Apec economies were working in unison to implement more information technology to cut down on customs ...


    Posted Dec 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... For many Chinese in America, Thanksgiving means wedding bells- and crushing costs. Rong Xiaoqing reports THANKSGIVING DAY is the one time of the year when the entire US grinds to a halt. ... of their lives toiling in restaurants up and down the US East Coast, from Maine to Florida, get the day off. On every other holiday, these people- who mainly come from rural parts of Fujian province- ...

  6. Reading scheme opens road to riches

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... WHAT'S WORTH knowing about Walt Disney except Disneyland? It's his wisdom on reading. He once said: 'There is more treasure in books than in all pirates' loot on Treasure Island and at the bottom of the Spanish Main.' Now, the roa ...

  7. Kind words the key to opening older hearts

    Posted Feb 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Cheng Yim-Chong won the heart and the hand of Gunawan Hertati when he said three magical words: 'I love you'. Now, 33 years later and with Chinese Valentine's Day falling next Wednesday, the couple say their main concerns are ...

  8. Withdrawal leaves field wide open as Legco nominations loom

    Posted Jul 21st 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... on Thursday without the political veteran, the field has been thrown wide open. Having been beaten soundly by Mr Li in three previous elections, nobody could blame Hong Kong Society of Accountants ...

  9. Win tickets to OCEAN thriller

    Posted Sep 07th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... to a sneak preview of Open Water on Sunday, September 12, 10.30am at Broadway Olympian City. Send us an e-mail including your name, age, contact number and postal address. The first 20 entries ... What would you do if you were left floating in shark-infested water? This is the question on the minds of newlyweds Susan and Daniel in the new thriller Open Water. The movie might ...

  10. Beijing talks set to grow Sino-US relations

    Posted Jul 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Ting Vice-Foreign Minister Dai Bingguo will inaugurate a 'strategic dialogue' with his US counterpart Robert Zoellick in Beijing next week. The so-called strategic dialogue ... terrorism, Xinhua reported yesterday. Analysts say the recent frequent interaction between China and the US underscores a willingness by both sides to explore mutual interests and discuss how best ...




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