Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Wednesday, May 6, 2015   




Don't be fooled by the twin sister of jadeite
As English novelist Rudyard Kipling rightly said: "God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers." While many choose to say thanks with flowers, more prefer to glorify motherhood with special gifts this coming Sunday, hence the heated battle in the consumer market catering for women.

War and peace in Lushun
Some say men will always be boys as they love toys no matter how old they are. And fast cars, flashy yachts and private jets are, of course, their common dream toys.

Lost in culinary translation
Sing Tao Canada's board holds a meeting every year in Asia, and the location this year was the seaport of Dalian in the mainland.

Asian giants made most of calm waters
What do Lee Kuan Yew and Li Ka-shing have in common when it comes to the ying feng shui of their ancestral graveyards?

Tuna treat pays dividends
"Seafood king" Jonathan Choi Koon-shum recently invited friends to a gathering at his Nishimura Japanese Restaurant and treated them to non-frozen bluefin tuna flown in straight from Japan.

Flushed with success? Spend a penny in the transshipments
My wife bought a product called Extra Sensitive Baby Wipes. If you use them to clean your shoes, they get really upset.

Highflier with an appetite for healthy living
When she was five, Elisa Lo's dream was to be an air stewardess. "My father worked at a travel agency at the time and I had the chance to go places. I wanted to be an air stewardess because I wanted to travel around the world."

Winning in the numbers game
Everyone is talking about the dramatic ride up in local shares, and the "numbers game" of comparing stock code notes has become the new in-thing at social occasions.



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