A hot cup of Ceylon tea considered soothing and relaxing, but Sri Lanka is now marketing its most profitable export as a luxury boost for the libido.Monday, 13 May, 2013, 4:32am
The quake-hit city of Yaan, nestled among mountains on the fringes of the Sichuan Basis, has a long association with the tea trade and even produced the world's most expensive variety of the commodity last year.22 Apr 2013 - 11:13am
Hundreds of tea estate workers armed with bows and poison-tipped arrows surrounded the plantation owner's home in India's northeastern state of Assam and set it on fire over a labour dispute, killing him and his wife, police said yesterday.28 Dec 2012 - 4:57am
Combining black tea and essence from the rind of the bergamot orange, it is named after the second Earl Grey, a 19th-century British prime minister. Janice Leung bags some of the best. (Teabags were infused for two minutes.)
Darvilles of Windsor Earl Grey6 Dec 2012 - 10:57am
The Trade and Development Council's Tea Fair and Food Expo will be held this month at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. A 'cake' of 112-year-old puer tea to be shown at the fair is estimated to be worth at least six figures, according to Sun Sing Tea retail manager Kelvin Yeung Ka-kay (main picture).15 Aug 2012 - 10:50pm
Make time by giving time17 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Wedding gifts, rather than lucky money, are becoming a popular option among Hong Kong couples who see them as a chance to fill the gaps in their home or serve as a reminder of their big day.21 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
These medicated troubleshooters deserve a place in any teen's arsenal against mild breakouts
Clinique Anti-Blemish Solutions Spot Treatment Gel (HK$130/15ml)
Zits dry up and reduce within a day, leaving no marks. It does a good job of soothing redness and irritation too. Real value for money!
Clinelle Blemish Clear (HK$99/15ml)17 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Manchester, Tennessee10 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Millions of people drink green tea daily. There are many reasons for doing so: aside from being a cultural habit, it aids digestion, helps students stay awake during boring university lectures, and fights heart disease and maybe cancer.3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
When it comes to planning a dinner party, what to serve and who to invite are not the only considerations. You also need to know how much to cook.20 May 2012 - 12:00am
IN THE BAG4 May 2012 - 12:00am
Presenting an assortment of products that combine creativity with practicality, the HKTDC Hong Kong Gifts and Premium Fair is a not-to-be-missed event for buyers on the prowl.27 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
One thing Chengdu will never give up, no matter how many developments are built, or how many Fortune 500 firms move to the city, is the afternoon tea session.
Even with hundreds of teahouses in the city, there still aren't enough. On sunny afternoons, of which there have been many this spring, every one is full to capacity.25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
In Hong Kong's colonial past, afternoon tea was a formal affair popular among the wealthy elite, but now it has a more democratic and widespread appeal that is no longer so snooty.
Introduced in England by Anna Russell, the seventh duchess of Bedford, in the early 1800s, afternoon tea has since become an English tradition and a symbol of leisurely enjoyment.22 Mar 2012 - 12:00am