Football in Portugal
Portugal revived their World Cup qualifying campaign by beating Russia 1-0, while Mario Balotelli was red-carded for Italy in a 0-0 draw at the Czech Republic that put the four-time world champions closer to next year's finals.Sunday, 9 June, 2013, 5:39am
Managerial and operational staff The Cafe Deco Group
Working for a large company allows employees to have lateral exposure and keep learning new skills. Opportunities for career advancement are also higher.16 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
It doesn't look very far on the map. Even the distance from Auckland - 300 kilometres and a bit - doesn't sound too extreme. But I haven't accounted for the winding nature of New Zealand's 'main' roads. Nor the mists, the hills, the urge to stop at every turn to gaze at the landscapes.25 May 2012 - 12:00am
Martin Allies is the chief executive officer of Cafe Deco Group, which recently merged with Chevalier Pacific Holdings, the parent of Igor's Group - making it one of Hong Kong's largest food and beverage (F&B) companies, employing about 900 staff in more than 40 outlets.11 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
There's never a dull moment at the annual Five-A-Side Football Tournament launch party.
Two years ago, the event was held outdoors on one of the coldest nights of the year. Last year, a person took a misstep and fell backwards off the back of a slightly elevated stage.30 Nov 2009 - 12:00am
Opening its doors on May 1, Shanghai's newest boutique luxury hotel, the Langham Yangtze Boutique (above), has a range of offers centred on the property's art deco past.15 Apr 2009 - 12:00am
Labour shortage means Cafe Deco group needs 'a lot of people'
While visitors to Macau marvel at the mushrooming of casinos and state-of-the-art gaming facilities, they also enjoy a wide array of international cuisines, especially with the arrival of The Venetian Macau.13 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Chelsea may well be feeling the heat by the time they host Arsenal in tomorrow's big London derby, but that should not prevent the Premiership champions taking three precious points.
Manchester United kick off the weekend action in tonight's derby against neighbours City, knowing that victory would put them nine points clear of Chelsea.9 Dec 2006 - 12:00am
Low goals look good bet in tense final clash
England should set up a super showdown with Poland by beating Austria today, but another victory on Wednesday night looks far from guaranteed.8 Oct 2005 - 12:00am
I love the look of Shanghai when it was the Paris of the East. Could you please tell me about the furniture of the era?
WHAT THE EXPERT SAYS19 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
Manchester United are expanding their plan to conquer the Chinese market, with culturally friendly merchandise including lanterns and lai-see packets in the team's colours.
The lanterns will go on sale at this year's Mid-Autumn Festival.23 Jul 2005 - 12:00am
The theory goes that group winners are favoured by the draw now that Euro 2004 has reached the knockout stages, but the reality of past tournaments suggests punters should be wary of backing the favourites.24 Jun 2004 - 12:00am
Party girls all over town have been getting a Brazilian wax - that's everything, folks - ready for Cafe Deco's Noche Latino party this Saturday. 'It's all part of the South American vibe,' said Cafe Deco's Nicky Sayle, who had her first all-over waxing two years ago.8 Jul 2002 - 12:00am
Fernando Santos loves playing mind games - and so do his Porto players.
'We won with our heads,' said coach Santos after the Portuguese champions clawed their way to a 1-0 victory away to Hertha Berlin in Group A.23 Mar 2000 - 12:00am
It happens to all of us occasionally. You secure a good table in a good restaurant for a quiet dinner a deux.
The menu looks wonderful. In the candlelight your companion looks even better. The sommelier is extracting the cork from a bottle of a perfect wine, and you are enjoying the anticipation of what is clearly going to be a good evening.15 Feb 1998 - 12:00am