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Savannah, Georgia

Chicken feet give Savannah a big foot in the shipping door

Who would have thought that chicken feet could bring a US port to life? But that is indeed what they have done for the port of Savannah, Georgia. Prior to 2002, Savannah was a quiet sleepy port. Then two things happened.

Saturday, 8 December, 2012, 3:46am

Gulfstream looks to fly high in China

American business aircraft maker Gulfstream says it expects growth in orders from China to remain robust despite the bleak outlook of the global economy.

The firm, based in the state of Georgia, opened its first China office in Beijing yesterday.

8 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

After Midnight

WHEN YOU WRITE a best-seller that gets turned into a movie and allows you to give up your day job, repeating the winning formula in your next book sounds like a good plan. So that's what New York-based writer John Berendt set out to do with The City of Falling Angels.

2 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

MOVIE WATCH

Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil

Pearl, 12.45am

18 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

SERIES WATCH

Shark Encounters ATV World, 9pm Underwater film-makers are working hard to reverse the loathsome reputation sharks have been labelled with since the Jaws movies and before. Like the more flamboyant Nigel Marven before her, Michaela Strachan goes swimming with man-eating sharks to show that they are not so deadly after all, as long as we give them due respect and understanding.

18 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

'Old-fashioned girl' rides crest of wave

She may be a local hero, but Lee Lai-shan's blaze of glory was also splashed across the world's headlines.

The Times, dubbing Lee as 'just an old-fashioned girl' in an editorial yesterday, said her victory would 'go down in the record books as longer-lasting than the winds and the waves'.

31 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Southern comfort

Midnight In the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt Vintage $60 IN the southern states of America, blossom cities which seem as far removed from New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles - or Hong Kong - as one could be.

17 Jun 1995 - 12:00am