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Sake sensei

Ayuchi Momose opened her bar to share her expertise of rice wine. She talks to Euan McKirdy.

18 Mar 2014 - 10:32PM

Ayuchi Momose opened her bar to share her expertise of rice wine. She talks to Euan McKirdy.

Sake sensei
Where wild beauty meets city culture
Mark Lui prefers to live in the moment
Working to strict timeframes helps, says automotive designer Pinky Lai
Renewed commitment

Thailand and Hong Kong's trade and commerce relationship goes back centuries, and trade between the two is evolving, according to a Thai consulate spokesman. Given its small domestic market, Thailand is dependent on exports, which make up about two-thirds of its gross domestic product.

8 Nov 2013 - 5:50PM

Thailand and Hong Kong's trade and commerce relationship goes back centuries, and trade between the two is evolving, according to a Thai consulate spokesman. Given its small domestic market, Thailand is dependent on exports, which make up about two-thirds of its gross domestic product.

Renewed commitment
From surgery to service, there's something for every tourist

There are likely only a scant few Hongkongers who, office-bound on a rainy afternoon, have not daydreamed their way to the bustle of Bangkok, the culturally rich north or the idyllic palm-fringed beaches that frame the Land of Smiles.

8 Nov 2013 - 5:48PM

There are likely only a scant few Hongkongers who, office-bound on a rainy afternoon, have not daydreamed their way to the bustle of Bangkok, the culturally rich north or the idyllic palm-fringed beaches that frame the Land of Smiles.

From surgery to service, there's something for every tourist
Italian luxury chocolate brand Amedei tests the market with a pop-up store
Time to spread island's wealth

Across the Taiwan Strait, there is a real appetite for growth, largely fuelled by the tech sector - something that is having a knock-on effect on social enterprises (SEs) that have the potential to fill the gap left by a sluggish public sector.

25 Oct 2013 - 2:53PM

Across the Taiwan Strait, there is a real appetite for growth, largely fuelled by the tech sector - something that is having a knock-on effect on social enterprises (SEs) that have the potential to fill the gap left by a sluggish public sector.

Time to spread island's wealth
Business and leisure travel on the increase

Sharing deep cultural and political links, Taiwan and Hong Kong are, in many ways, more closely connected than other parts of Greater China. While their relationship has often strayed into economic rivalry, the two places continue to recognise each other's importance - and hopes are high that there will be a new era of co-operation.

25 Oct 2013 - 2:47PM

Sharing deep cultural and political links, Taiwan and Hong Kong are, in many ways, more closely connected than other parts of Greater China. While their relationship has often strayed into economic rivalry, the two places continue to recognise each other's importance - and hopes are high that there will be a new era of co-operation.

Business and leisure travel on the increase
Indigo Living offers rich mix of designs to suit all tastes
Raise a glass to anniversary
10 Sep 2012 - 9:46AM
Raise a glass to anniversary
Eco-friendly furniture 'reclaimed, recycled, reloved'
German lifestyle brand focuses on its unique style
Brush with elegance

Preparation and a few special techniques can revive feel-good factor, writes Euan McKirdy.

4 Jan 2013 - 5:38PM

Preparation and a few special techniques can revive feel-good factor, writes Euan McKirdy.

Brush with elegance
Store makes outdoor life so accessible
Rapper's monster hit puts K-Pop in world spotlight
Keeping it in the family, Gaja wine feels the love in Asia
Enter cave for surprises
18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
Enter cave for surprises
Strong relationship grows
24 Oct 2012 - 5:08PM
Strong relationship grows
Quirky emporium still thriving
Rinse and repeat

Choosing the right cleanser can make a world of difference to your skin, writes Enrico Dee.

5 Mar 2013 - 2:35PM

Choosing the right cleanser can make a world of difference to your skin, writes Enrico Dee.

Rinse and repeat
California's Sonoma county emerges as a premium wine-growing region

It is unlikely that the first Europeans to reach California had complex, layered and characterful pinot noirs from small, boutique wineries on their minds. But some of the early settlers' frontier spirit remains in Sonoma county, the larger, more geographically diverse wine-producing cousin of neighbouring Napa.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM

It is unlikely that the first Europeans to reach California had complex, layered and characterful pinot noirs from small, boutique wineries on their minds. But some of the early settlers' frontier spirit remains in Sonoma county, the larger, more geographically diverse wine-producing cousin of neighbouring Napa.

California's Sonoma county emerges as a premium wine-growing region