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