Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Sunday, October 26, 2014   

Slim pickings for the fast-food industry
Fast food is a postwar phenomenon that was first seen in America before catching on in the rest of the world. By industrializing preparation, fast food brings freshly cooked fare to more people at an affordable cost.

Top educator mourned
The education sector was saddened by the sudden death of Chu Hai College of Higher Education vice president Kong Yau-pak.

Bullish horse owner has eye for winners
Wong Wing-keung, owner of the "Bullish" stable of horses, has three daughters and a son. He said it is all right for the boy to be a bit "bullish" as long as he is polite to others.

Changes at top for papers
There have been top-level changes at local newspapers lately.

Sparkling returns with morganite the mighty
Pink is a fashion favorite in the current gemstone markets, especially among young jet-setters in the mainland. With the asking price of quality pink diamonds spiraling to millions of dollars per carat, morganite emerges as a gem that is in strong demand.

Shoppers' paradise hopes for best
The Occupy Central protests erupted on the streets just before the October 1 Golden Week, affecting popular tourists areas such as Mong Kok and Causeway Bay.

Constant change makes world goes round
The formation of the Earth has been through four ice ages and countless tectonic plate movements.

A voice we must all hear
The Child Development Initiative Alliance held its first anniversary dinner reception, and Ruby Yang, director of My Voice, My Life, was guest speaker.

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