Issue: June 07, 2011   (Archive)
Saturday, November 1, 2014   




Sweet notes for classical man
Veteran music marketing expert Joseph Wong Chi-wai has acquired a taste for success, branching out into the high-end chocolate business now that his cookie chain has taken root.

Cash is the key for sex-shop girls
To avoid customers being embarrassed by police, operators of illicit sex shops adopted a new approach, linking up with a nearby apartment house which would allow rooms to be used on an hourly basis.

Study challenges ginkgo benefits
The widely used herbal supplement Ginkgo biloba does not appear to slow the rate of cognitive decline in healthy older people or those with mild cognitive impairment, US researchers said.

Dome at home adds touch of class
A developer took advantage of the lull on the news front over the Christmas holidays to invite the media to its new Ma On Shan railway line project.

Big stories, enormous numbers and amazing quotes
None of us will ever forget 2008, a year of extraordinary headlines. Bill Gates is no longer Microsoft boss. The US is no longer the world's financial model. The world's biggest investment banks have vanished. This columnist is still not rich and famous. (Just thought I'd slip that in.)



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