Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Friday, December 19, 2014   

Caution or we may pay price of Russian woes
The currency crisis in Russia is the perfect example of what not to do when people vote with their feet.

Gentle reminder at the office
Communications specialist Thomas Chan Man-kit's company, Yuan Tung Financial Relations, moved office last month, with many political and business heavyweights attending the "office-warming" cocktail reception.

Untold opera stories get theater showing
Hong Kong Repertory Theatre artistic director Anthony Chan Kam-kuen told me his job is not just overseeing the day-to-day administration of the organization, but also to make sure that performances never stop.

Noodle makers make his day
The annual Hong Kong Brands and Products Expo is customarily opened by leaders of the community.

Value the art of giving this Christmas
"The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value." I am a true believer of American novelist Charles Dudley Warner who uttered these words of wisdom more than a century ago. However, the $64 million question remains: how to find an appropriate Christmas gift for a person who seems to have everything?

Keeping fit a walk in the park
Middle-class locals generally pay attention to their lifestyle and health and are naturally keen to take part in the many leisure and sports activities being held every week.

Thank your lucky stars for better year ahead
The No3 star is in command in the flying star model of a feng shui setting. It reflects grievance, while the nuisance star involves backstabbing, badmouthing and nitty-gritty petty matters that can bog you down all year round.

`National Policy' king rules
CGN Power stole the show among the many sizable new listings on the local bourse this month. China's largest atomic energy producer raised HK$24.53 billion the biggest initial public offering in two years.

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