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  1. Expert Advice

    Posted Jan 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sofia A. Suarez consults those in the know Q Is glass art a legitimate art form worth collecting? WHAT THE EXPERT SAYS: Julie Lambe, of Gaffer Studio Glass, a new gallery due to open in mid-February, says: 'The Hot Glass movement was started in America in the 1950s. Before that, it was produced in large numbers in a factory environment. Many glass artists came to it from ceramics ...

  2. In brief

    Posted Jan 12th 2005, 12:00am by Divia Harilela, Vivienne Tang

    ... Divia Harilela and Vivienne Tang Look and learn The British Council is holding its first Education Festival, from January 15 to February 3. There'll be workshops, seminars and shows on fashion, with academics and practitioners from Britain, including ...

  3. Tall Stories?

    Posted Nov 27th 2003, 12:00am by Tim Culpan

    ... Tim Culpan Chests swell and faces beam with pride when the talk is of the new tower in Taipei's eastern Xin-yi district. At 508 metres, it is now the world's tallest building- a fact that even its owners admit will be short-lived. But nevertheless, everyone is proud of Taipei Didi- literally, Taipei's little brother, the Taipei 101 building. Just two weeks ago, ...

  4. Look into it

    Posted Feb 26th 2010, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson It's clear to see why glass is a perennial favourite in interior design. Creative use of glass can open up views, bring in light, visually expand living rooms, ... to worktops, cabinets and splashbacks, and even in ways that once might have seemed impossible. Glass offers many advantages in terms of design flexibility, says Philip Tang Chi-ho, director of PTang ...

  5. 'Her voice finally faded' after three days

    Posted May 19th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... from rubble, after using their last bits of strength to save her. The little survivor Song Xinyi had her right leg amputated after being buried in debris for 47 hours, the Guangzhou-based News ...

  6. Stories of heroes, hope and tragedy emerge as first soldiers arrive

    Posted May 15th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... the children were dying,' a Xinhua reporter wrote. In a tale of hope, Song Xinyi, 3, survived more than 40 hours in the ruins of her house, sheltered under the bodies of her dead mother ...

  7. System under strain

    Posted Sep 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... walking or doing body-strengthening exercises. Inside a ward on the second floor, a little girl was putting together a Fuwa jigsaw puzzle. Sitting on a chair, three-year-old Xinyi looked a picture ... when she grows up a bit,' he added. For many quake victims like Xinyi, the road to rehabilitation- both physical and psychological- is long and winding. Indeed, for many, the long battle ...

  8. Brilliant white

    Posted Dec 05th 2010, 12:00am by David Roden

    ... David Roden 1 Mugtail squirrel, HK$150, from Lane Crawford, Pacific Place, Admiralty, tel: 2118 3652. 2 Rosenthal candleholder, HK$930, from Exclusivites, 1 Duddell Street, Central, tel: 2521 8626. 3 Portland hurricane lamp, HK$290, from Laura Ashley, K11, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 3122 4428. 4 Wine glass, HK$190, from Heather and March, Prince's Building, ...

  9. Shanghai property defies bid to cool it

    Posted Jan 12th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... is complicated by a flood of capital from the rest of China and overseas. The Taiwan-funded Xinyi Property Research Centre said that, in October, Shanghai people accounted for only 36 per cent ...

  10. Flats damaged by flying windows torn off brand-new tower

    Posted Aug 07th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Kobi Chan

    ... Tropical Storm Kammuri. They struck four flats between the seventh and 10th floors of Ngar Lan Mansion in Westlands Court on Westlands Road, shattering glass and window frames. A man who lives on the fifth floor said he was awakened by loud bangs. 'I went out of the bedroom to check and found glass fragments littering the living room,' he said. Another resident said she returned ...




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