Don't leave the water running. Turn off the water when brushing your teeth or washing the car.Tuesday, 18 April, 2006, 12:00am
As I research this story, I am spinning the scroll wheel on my mouse hard. The reason: since I will scarcely leave this seat in the next six hours, let alone take a walk or work out, I need to burn some calories.13 Mar 2006 - 12:00am
THE IMPROVED economy is bolstering the furniture business as offices and homeowners start to spend again.
Furniture retailers are looking to open more outlets and hire more staff to cater to the rising demand.
High-end furniture retailer Ulferts, which has four showrooms in Hong Kong, recently opened another showroom and a discount outlet in November.25 Feb 2006 - 12:00am
Q Is it fair to crack down on laundry in public places?12 Oct 2005 - 12:00am
Age: 15 years
Size: 6,500 sq ft
Layout: Six bedrooms
For sale: $70 million
Agent: Landscope Surveyors5 Oct 2005 - 12:00am
Many mothers find the pain of childbirth to be excruciating, but for windsurfing champion Lee Lai-shan it was nothing compared with the suffering she has experienced in the heat of competition.1 Sep 2005 - 12:00am
Siemens QuantumSpeed HB86Q560 combination microwave oven
The puff: 'The ultimate in new cooking technology for today's lifestyle.'
The look: Modern minimalism meets the 1970s in the shape of a red digital display.12 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
The serviced apartment niche is attracting young professionals and expatriates
The boutique serviced apartment has become a popular choice among house hunters looking for budget accommodation in prime locations.10 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
Memory foam, the space-age material developed for Nasa in the 1970s, has risen to new heights in modern furniture made by upscale French company Ligne Roset (16 Blue Pool Road, Happy Valley, tel: 2891 0913).31 Jul 2005 - 12:00am
A 400-year-old Beijing residence that was once home to an imperial official provides the perfect blend of old and new, east and west.
Imagine if 11 Downing Street, the residence of Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, were your home. It seems far-fetched, but in Beijing an American couple live in a house with as much, if not more, political significance.31 Jul 2005 - 12:00am