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Mark McCord

Mark McCord

    Environmental effects of fine dining
    Environmental effects of fine dining
    One of the world's top chefs has warned that environmental degradation and an explosion in fine dining worldwide is set to have a drastic effect on...
    Hong Kong restaurant boasts robot staff
    Hong Kong restaurant boasts robot staff
    With a whir and a flash of lights, a robot whizzes to the restaurant table and takes a customer's order, while a second races to another table to...
    Online movie site spurs budding filmmakers
    Online movie site spurs budding filmmakers
    By any standards, this year's most-talked-about movie in Hong Kong is short, poorly filmed and grainy.
    Why geography curses Indonesia, and always will
    Why geography curses Indonesia, and always will
    The powerful earthquake that hit Indonesia was just the latest display of violent seismic activity on the archipelago, which stretches across one...
    Exclusive club would have Bond shaken and stirred
    Exclusive club would have Bond shaken and stirred
    With the click of a switch, brightly polished restaurant tables lift almost magically into the ceiling and from sliding panels in the floor ice...
    Star French chef hits Asia's streets
    Star French chef hits Asia's streets
    He's among an elite coterie of chefs who command the sort of respect usually accorded royalty, but when Thierry Marx comes to Hong Kong there's...
    Small farmers say they have much to lose from WTO deal
    Small farmers say they have much to lose from WTO deal
    Coffee grower Denis Cruz sniffs a handful of yellow-green beans produced from his Honduran farm and sighs.
    Commonwealth chief pessimistic of WTO deal
    Commonwealth chief pessimistic of WTO deal
    Developed countries have to bite the bullet and dig deeper to make this week's World Trade Organisation (WTO) trade talks a success and bring an...
    Luxury checks in at new Hong Kong hotels
    Luxury checks in at new Hong Kong hotels
    Hong Kong's high-end hotel sector just got more luxurious with a spate of new openings and refurbishments designed to cash in on the Chinese city's...
    Sizing up the future of air travel
    Sizing up the future of air travel
    From private cabins with designer fabrics and en suite bathrooms in first class to on-screen virtual air attendants taking orders in economy, the...
    Disney bets that it's a small world after all
    Disney bets that it's a small world after all
    Roy Hardy's task was simple when he was hired in 2002 to market Hong Kong Disneyland: make Mickey, Donald and company as familiar to families in...
    Mystery woman baffles Hong Kong authorities
    Mystery woman baffles Hong Kong authorities
    She appeared from nowhere on a rain-tossed morning, sitting naked on a Hong Kong shoreline, unable to speak.