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Switzerland Business Report - March 2019

With many of the world’s biggest steel manufacturers located across Asia, MTAG Switzerland – the global market leader in the field of vacuum steel degassing plants with dry mechanical pumps – is placing its stakes firmly in the region.

15 Mar 2019 - 3:38PM
Switzerland Business Report - March 2019

With many of the world’s biggest steel manufacturers located across Asia, MTAG Switzerland – the global market leader in the field of vacuum steel degassing plants with dry mechanical pumps – is placing its stakes firmly in the region.

STYLE Edit: Plan your dream dinner party and we’ll help you decide what jewellery to wear

Take a fun quiz to help you to plan your ultimate celebrity dinner, and then – based on your choices of venue type, menu type and more – we suggest what kind of jewellery might suit you best for such an occasion

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
STYLE Edit: Plan your dream dinner party and we’ll help you decide what jewellery to wear

Take a fun quiz to help you to plan your ultimate celebrity dinner, and then – based on your choices of venue type, menu type and more – we suggest what kind of jewellery might suit you best for such an occasion

Style Edit: What makes your perfect date – and which accessories should you take?

If you’re too busy to work out what to do on your next romantic date, fear not. Try our fun quiz for the answers – plus helpful tips on which accessories to take

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
Style Edit: What makes your perfect date – and which accessories should you take?

If you’re too busy to work out what to do on your next romantic date, fear not. Try our fun quiz for the answers – plus helpful tips on which accessories to take

100 Top Tables: Why Sichuan cuisine is the perfect choice for guests with a zest for spice

Feng Wei Ju’s Executive Chinese Chef Chan Chek Keong and João Afonso, co-founder of Sniper Capital, discuss the finer qualities of the cuisine and what gives the chilli dishes their extra depth and flavour

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
100 Top Tables: Why Sichuan cuisine is the perfect choice for guests with a zest for spice

Feng Wei Ju’s Executive Chinese Chef Chan Chek Keong and João Afonso, co-founder of Sniper Capital, discuss the finer qualities of the cuisine and what gives the chilli dishes their extra depth and flavour

STYLE Edit: Gem of a handbag from Givenchy plays with soft lines and bold designs

Clare Waight Keller’s new GEM collection features edgy bags with a fun long tassel and a ring for attaching bag charms

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
STYLE Edit: Gem of a handbag from Givenchy plays with soft lines and bold designs

Clare Waight Keller’s new GEM collection features edgy bags with a fun long tassel and a ring for attaching bag charms

Behind the Story: How the SCMP covered Typhoon Mangkhut, Hong Kong’s most intense storm

Hear first-hand accounts of the most powerful storm Hong Kong has faced since records began.

19 Dec 2018 - 8:04PM
Behind the Story: How the SCMP covered Typhoon Mangkhut, Hong Kong’s most intense storm

Hear first-hand accounts of the most powerful storm Hong Kong has faced since records began.

Hong Kong scare India in Asia Cup with record 174-run opening partnership but fall short of victory
Fan Bingbing tax evasion scandal: four luxury brands caught up in the Chinese actress’ fall from grace
https://www.scmp.com/culture/film-tv/article/2166820/not-just-fan-bingbing-other-chinese-entertainers-who-have-run-afoul
The actress, one of China’s highest-earning entertainers, has not been seen in public since the July scandal. Her disappearance poses some difficult questions for the luxury brands she endorses.
3 Oct 2018 - 6:26PM
Fan Bingbing tax evasion scandal: four luxury brands caught up in the Chinese actress’ fall from grace
https://www.scmp.com/culture/film-tv/article/2166820/not-just-fan-bingbing-other-chinese-entertainers-who-have-run-afoul
The actress, one of China’s highest-earning entertainers, has not been seen in public since the July scandal. Her disappearance poses some difficult questions for the luxury brands she endorses.
STYLE Edit: Dior plays in light moods with its new perfume, JOY by Dior

The fragrance, which smells of flowers, citrus fruits, warm woods and gentle musks, expresses a feeling of joy by providing an olfactive interpretation of light

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
STYLE Edit: Dior plays in light moods with its new perfume, JOY by Dior

The fragrance, which smells of flowers, citrus fruits, warm woods and gentle musks, expresses a feeling of joy by providing an olfactive interpretation of light

Pakistan prove too strong for Hong Kong in opening Asia Cup clash
Typhoon Mangkhut: a dozen must-reads while you’re stuck at home

Batten down the hatches and reach for that packet of crisps. This Week in Asia has some suggested reading to get you through the big day

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
Typhoon Mangkhut: a dozen must-reads while you’re stuck at home

Batten down the hatches and reach for that packet of crisps. This Week in Asia has some suggested reading to get you through the big day

Six classic TV series to binge-watch during Super Typhoon Mangkhut

With the biggest typhoon since records began bearing down on Hong Kong and predicted to shut the city down on Sunday, we have some ideas to keep yourselves amused while the weather rages outside.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
Six classic TV series to binge-watch during Super Typhoon Mangkhut

With the biggest typhoon since records began bearing down on Hong Kong and predicted to shut the city down on Sunday, we have some ideas to keep yourselves amused while the weather rages outside.

Not crazy: Lazy Rich Asians TV series pitch picked up by US TV network, report says

Asian-American writer Jessica Gao’s pitch for a series about a Chinese-American who becomes unwilling matriarch of ‘her crazy, exhausting family’ would let US TV network ride on success of Crazy Rich Asians film.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
Not crazy: Lazy Rich Asians TV series pitch picked up by US TV network, report says

Asian-American writer Jessica Gao’s pitch for a series about a Chinese-American who becomes unwilling matriarch of ‘her crazy, exhausting family’ would let US TV network ride on success of Crazy Rich Asians film.

STYLE Edit: Hermès revives rich-storied, horse-themed luxury scarfs

Three designs, with geometric lettering, saddlery prints and image of native American, inspired by brand’s origins making fine saddles and harnesses

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
STYLE Edit: Hermès revives rich-storied, horse-themed luxury scarfs

Three designs, with geometric lettering, saddlery prints and image of native American, inspired by brand’s origins making fine saddles and harnesses

Asian Netball Championships: gallant Hong Kong fall short in World Cup bid
Asian Netball Championships: towering 208cm Sri Lankan shooter stands between Hong Kong and the World Cup
BTS’ new K-pop video with Nicki Minaj shoots to 10 million views in less than one day

K-pop mega band have another YouTube hit on their hands, days after their first Idol music video became fastest to 100 million views this year.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
BTS’ new K-pop video with Nicki Minaj shoots to 10 million views in less than one day

K-pop mega band have another YouTube hit on their hands, days after their first Idol music video became fastest to 100 million views this year.

STYLE Edit: Reed Krakoff brings new inspiration to Tiffany & Co.

The chief artistic officer wants to create jewellery that clients can integrate into their daily life in an individual style

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
STYLE Edit: Reed Krakoff brings new inspiration to Tiffany & Co.

The chief artistic officer wants to create jewellery that clients can integrate into their daily life in an individual style

STYLE Edit: Berluti goes ‘Off the Road’ with elegant biker capsule collection

Luxury brand’s stylish designs include calf-leather biker boots, collaborative crash helmet, shearling-lined blouson, travel bag, gloves and two wallets

7 Sep 2018 - 5:45PM
STYLE Edit: Berluti goes ‘Off the Road’ with elegant biker capsule collection

Luxury brand’s stylish designs include calf-leather biker boots, collaborative crash helmet, shearling-lined blouson, travel bag, gloves and two wallets

Japan’s Kansai International Airport set to be closed for a week in wake of deadly Typhoon Jebi

Thousands of passengers had to be evacuated in boats when tanker crashed into major Osaka bridge.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
Japan’s Kansai International Airport set to be closed for a week in wake of deadly Typhoon Jebi

Thousands of passengers had to be evacuated in boats when tanker crashed into major Osaka bridge.

Asian Netball Championships: Hong Kong make dominant start in bid to qualify for World Cup
STYLE Edit: Polaris Geographic sets global time

Jaeger-LeCoultre pays homage to 1968 Memovox with elegant and sporty 250-piece limited-edition that tells travellers the hour wherever they are in the world

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
STYLE Edit: Polaris Geographic sets global time

Jaeger-LeCoultre pays homage to 1968 Memovox with elegant and sporty 250-piece limited-edition that tells travellers the hour wherever they are in the world

Asian Games: Japan swimmer Rikako Ikee claims US$50,000 prize money after being named Games MVP
Hong Kong Observatory cancels amber rainstorm signal, but wet weekend continues

For the month of August, 11 rainstorm signals of amber and above were issued.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
Hong Kong Observatory cancels amber rainstorm signal, but wet weekend continues

For the month of August, 11 rainstorm signals of amber and above were issued.

EU condemns Taiwan’s use of death penalty after man’s execution for double murder
STYLE Edit: Bottega Veneta turns to cubes for inspiration – and it’s a hit around the block

Creative director Tomas Maier plays with a cube motif inspired by New York City in the brand’s autumn/winter men’s collection

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
STYLE Edit: Bottega Veneta turns to cubes for inspiration – and it’s a hit around the block

Creative director Tomas Maier plays with a cube motif inspired by New York City in the brand’s autumn/winter men’s collection

STYLE Edit: Louis Vuitton’s youthful, vibrant New Wave bag collection will brighten up your day

Luxury brand’s colourful wave-shaped collection pays homage to 1980s new wave music with adjustable chains and ‘rainbow’ embroidered Vuitton name

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
STYLE Edit: Louis Vuitton’s youthful, vibrant New Wave bag collection will brighten up your day

Luxury brand’s colourful wave-shaped collection pays homage to 1980s new wave music with adjustable chains and ‘rainbow’ embroidered Vuitton name

Coco Chanel loved coromandel screens - and now they have inspired a high jewellery collection

Coromandel collection’s 59 pieces, named after lacquerware she collected in 1910s, feature designs and gems echoing details and colours of adored items

24 Aug 2018 - 1:34PM
Coco Chanel loved coromandel screens - and now they have inspired a high jewellery collection

Coromandel collection’s 59 pieces, named after lacquerware she collected in 1910s, feature designs and gems echoing details and colours of adored items

Asian Games 2018: full list of Hong Kong athletes in action on day one
Asian Games 2018 medal table: who leads the final standings in Indonesia?