Roll out Bing in Hong Kong and Taiwan, judge in US orders Yahoo

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer has not been enthusiastic about the search partnership with Microsoft. Photo: AP

A US judge refused to let Yahoo delay using Microsoft’s Bing search capabilities in Taiwan and Hong Kong, affirming on Monday an arbitrator’s decision in favour of Microsoft.

Tuesday, 22 October, 2013, 2:42pm

East meets West at Chanel

Paris-Shanghai collection cocktail party

Where: Joyce store, Central

When: June 17

What: Selected items from Chanel's Paris-Shanghai collection were made available for guests at an event by Joyce. French stylist Camille Waddington shared styling tips at the event.

9 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

City's latest Starbucks emulates coffee shops of a bygone era

With the opening of the latest branch of Starbucks Coffee in Hong Kong, on Duddell Street, Central, the global coffee chain has broken the mould.

Working together with the well-known local lifestyle store Goods of Desire (G.O.D.), the latest Starbucks has a unique look.

24 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Sydney mourns migrant hero and an old-school gentleman


It may not be the most inventive ditty on television, but for a generation of Sydneysiders, I Like Bing Lee - sung to the tune of Monty Python's I Like Chinese - has been an inescapable part of the retail landscape.

27 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

search me

For some, success means shedding some weight or just getting up in the morning. For others, it's world domination or devising a product that blossoms into a household name a la Hoover. Search engine Google has somehow achieved both those latter aims.

20 May 2007 - 12:00am

a glimpse of some must-reads

Letters from an extraordinary mind

13 May 2006 - 12:00am

this book at a glance

1 Business is like a constant state of warfare in which you sleep with the enemy every day. Your assets include business friends and others whose self-interest is identical to yours. 'As assets, your permanent and temporary allies, friends and friendly enemies must be plotted for, sculpted, moulded and sent off to do no particular end in sight,' writes Stanley Bing.

13 May 2006 - 12:00am

Get on the warpath at work

Sun Tzu Was a Sissy

by Stanley Bing

(Harper Collins)

TRUMPETED as a hilarious and tough-minded text on winning the war of contemporary life, this decidedly tongue-in-cheek book attacks right from the start. The front cover has an irreverent picture of august Chinese military tactician Sun Tzu in a ballet skirt and holding a wilting flower.

13 May 2006 - 12:00am

people's republic of desire

Bing was Niuniu's high school classmate in Beijing before Niuniu went to the United States. He was one of several boys who had a crush on Niuniu. At that time, very few children from the mainland had the opportunity to go to America at such an early age. Niuniu's classmates envied her.

14 May 2003 - 12:00am

Most respected writer Bing Xin dies aged 98

China's most respected woman writer Bing Xin died last night at a Beijing hospital, state media reported.

Bing, 98, whose real name was Xie Wangying, 'passed away quietly' at Beijing Hospital, the China News Service reported.

Widely regarded as the grandmother of children's literature, Bing had been in hospital since September 1994.

1 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Fun programs help save the holiday-season magic

In light of the fact that we have just successfully passed through the holiday season, it seems apt to look at light-hearted, just-for-laughs type of shareware applications.

This column highlights several free applications with little worth beyond their pure entertainment value.

15 Jan 1998 - 12:00am