Standard Chartered, which, as one of Hong Kong's three note-issuing banks, released the world's first $150 bill (in any currency) in the city, in 2009, was last week accused by New York's banking regulator of sustained violations of sanctions on Iran.Saturday, 1 September, 2012, 12:26am
The Danish winter is harsh but, despite sub-freezing conditions, Copenhagen becomes magical for visitors and residents during the festive season, especially for beer lovers.16 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
A new, locally brewed beer has suddenly appeared on Malaysian shelves, a surprising development in a nation where Islamic-influenced policies have been holding increasing sway.17 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
DotCod, Cafe O, PizzaExpress, Wildfire,16 Jun 2006 - 12:00am
Title: Melody 2.
Ad agency: Publicis, a sister company of Saatchi & Saatchi.
First impression: quite fun, but what
are these people doing talking to their
beer bottles?6 Mar 2005 - 12:00am
Beer companies are kicking into top gear as football fans in Hong Kong settle in for three weeks of late-night matches on television. Local favourites San Miguel and Carlsberg expect a surge in demand.13 Jun 2004 - 12:00am
central/lan kwai fong
9 D'Aguilar Street
Hours: Noon-1am Mon-Thu; noon-3am Fri & Sat; noon-1am Sun
Al's Diner serves up hamburgers and fry-ups, along with some good bagels and coffee until 3am. It's popular among the expat community to booze their night away. Draft beer: Carlsberg, Hoegaarden5 Mar 2004 - 12:00am
123 Leighton Road 25779636
Hours: Mon-Thu 11am-3pm; 6.30pm-midnight; Fri 11am-3pm, 4pm-4am; Sat 4pm-4am, Sun 6pm-2am5 Mar 2004 - 12:00am
Hong Kong players trained for the Carlsberg Cup in soaking wet conditions on Sunday at Mong Kok.
Sweden have been pitted against Norway in a Scandinavian 'derby', while Honduras take on the Hong Kong League XI in the 2004 Carlsberg Cup, the annual Lunar New Year football tournament at Hong Kong stadium which opens on Thursday.20 Jan 2004 - 12:00am
Buler Rangers and South China clash in a crucial league match at Mongkok Stadium this afternoon that could prove the turning point in their title aspirations. But first, both teams have obstacles of their own to overcome.9 Feb 2003 - 12:00am
Former European champions Denmark are almost certain to appear in next year's Carlsberg Cup Lunar New Year tournament - an event they won on their last visit to Hong Kong in 1994.10 Dec 2002 - 12:00am
Seven major brewers and beer distributors yesterday lobbied legislators to reject the proposed increase in beer duty announced in the March Budget, saying it would not reap the projected $90 million in revenue in any case.23 May 2001 - 12:00am
Among all the live matches and informative magazine shows there are some oddities on the schedules. One is the International Pro Beach Soccer Tour on ESPN, a made-for-TV concoction which must have taken its inspiration from the beach volleyball phenomenon which took off in the US earlier this decade.5 Feb 1999 - 12:00am
The dancing stopped just long enough for $27,472 to be raised through a raffle and donations at the RTHK Operation Santa Claus ceilidh.
The Mariners' Club hosted the event again this year and Junk provided the music for the traditional Scottish reels.23 Dec 1998 - 12:00am
THE battle for the mainland's beer drinkers is about to become more ferocious, as intense competition forces the foreign brewers to sell off their factories or enter cost-cutting partnerships with their rivals.25 Oct 1998 - 12:00am