Nordic Countries

Mads Refslund, formerly of Noma, brings Nordic Cuisine to the Ritz-Carlton

A "burnt field" of smoked vegetables

Danish chef Mads Refslund can trace his fascination with food back to a home-made pizza. But he's best known for something that's closer to his roots: popularising New Nordic Cuisine at his New York restaurant Acme.

Friday, 14 June, 2013, 4:19am

Danes profit from winds of change

Hong Kong and Copenhagen are both famous for their magnificent harbours, but there's a difference that illustrates just how seriously Danes take the concept of environmental responsibility. In Hong Kong, you're asking a lot from your immune system if you decide to take a dip in the harbour.

16 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

France searches for an answer to jobs crisis

THE FRENCH government's recent withdrawal of a new employment contract for young people following a wave of demonstrations and strikes has once again focused attention on the problem of unemployment in Europe.

20 May 2006 - 12:00am

Danish deals probed

The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, is to investigate 65 Danish ship financings, a Danish financial newspaper reports.

24 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Winning students top of the world

WHILE the rest of Hongkong is heating up, two students are preparing to cool down - in the icy temperatures of the Arctic Circle.

Ms Katherine Wong Wing-kit and Ms Rita Tsang Ka-mei, both 20, have been chosen out of more than 500 applicants to take part in an expedition to travel around Iceland and Greenland.

4 May 1993 - 12:00am