Noble House

Noble House restaurant chain cooks up HK$83m recipe for IPO

The mainland's high-end restaurant chain Noble House (China) plans to raise up to HK$83.3 million in an initial public offering in the growth enterprise market in Hong Kong.

Wednesday, 21 December, 2011, 12:00am

From the vault: 1988

Noble House

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, John Rhys-Davies, Deborah Raffin

Director: Gary Nelson

6 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Shopping for ideas

It is no surprise that Money Magazine (Pearl, 8pm) is focusing on shopping. This week of all weeks is anyone focusing on anything else?

23 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Going out in a whirlwind of glory

The publisher looked at a framed picture of a 1980s best-seller list topped by the late James Clavell. 'God, I miss that man, Carruthers,' he said. 'He brought something special to this company. He added so much, so much - what's the word?' 'Revenue, sir?' 'Yes, that's right, revenue.

16 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

The word on Hong Kong

TRAVELLER'S AND LITERARY COMPANION: South-East Asia, Alastair Dingwall, In Print, $238 IF you want to know why Hong Kong has been such a fertile ground for writers, you only have to look out the window. The place is suffering from advanced schizophrenia, if not multiple personality disorder.

10 Mar 1996 - 12:00am


NAME: Hong Kong, Pearl of the Orient (POO).

AS IN: That place we read about in Hong Kong Tourist Association promotions, hotel advertising campaigns, second-rate novels and fifth-rate travel articles.

NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH: The Hong Kong in which we live.

AGE: 154 years old.

CATCHPHRASE: Wonders never cease.

28 May 1995 - 12:00am

Nazi loose in jungle

WHEN the highlight of the day's television is a film that one critic called 'an absurd adventure', you know you've got problems.

The film is River of Death (Pearl, 9.30pm) and it is based on the novel of the same name by Alistair MacLean, a writer who, at his peak, was more prolific than the Pope.

11 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

Noble House party

GAI-JIN By James Clavell (Hodder, $205) AYEEYAH. That foul-smelling foreign devil has written yet another fornicating book about round-eyes in the coastal waters of the Middle Kingdom.

10 Apr 1993 - 12:00am