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Murano

Best of both worlds

The Nissan Murano was first launched in North America as a 'crossover', combining the size and ruggedness of a sports utility vehicle and the manoeuvrability and comfort of a saloon car.

Friday, 23 March, 2012, 12:00am

Muscle tone

Big brother to Nissan's popular Qashqai crossover, the Murano is a luxury sports utility vehicle with all the trimmings - and it has been given a radical makeover for 2009.

27 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Happenings

Kwun Tong Government Secondary School

Our 25th Anniversary Open Day in February was a memorable day for the whole school. Our former principal, Lam Sui-hing, opened our time capsule which had been buried in the playground for 10 years.

She took some of the message cards and newspaper articles out and read them aloud.

19 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Skin deep

British accessories designer Pia Tonna has come to the rescue of fans of expensive exotic-skin handbags with her spring/summer collection. Her new range features a 'viper' effect fabric created by placing laser-cut patterns on glossy calf leather. Other details include handmade Murano glass beads, tassles and maroon lining with ebony piping.

30 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Glass in Venice

After tourism, glassmaking is Venice's second-biggest industry. Shoppers should venture beyond the stores selling unappealing glass souvenirs near touristy Piazza San Marco. On the nearby island of Murano, they will find some beautiful products created by talented artisans.

12 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

On style, she rules

I hear Gola trainers are in fashion. Have you heard of them? I think they're from Spain. Do you know where I can find some?

Doing A Runner, Tin Hau

22 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Glassmakers build on centuries of class

AMID the tourist traps that line the canal bank on the glass-making island of Murano in Venice is an imposing building that is off-limits to browsers, but one that all visitors flock to nonetheless.

14 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Glassmakers' art on show

CONTEMPORARY Italian glass design at its finest is on show for the first time in Hongkong, and collectors of modern glass art can rest assured their purchases can never be reproduced.

2 Jun 1993 - 12:00am