VOLAR

SCMP STYLE AWARDS Feb 26, 2008 The winners in the nightlife and entertainment category, club owners Benedict Ku, Jaime Ku, Ina Yip and Ray Ng, based their unique brand on non-commercial music. Their club Volar brought European electro-rock to clubbers in the city. Benedict Ku said: “I don’t think it’s a risk. We thought that […]

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5+1_Annapurna

The history of Italy’s finest cashmere knitwear is also the story of Annapurna S.p.A. in Prato. Since its foundation in 1978, the company whose name reminds us of a place in the Himalayan mountains, has been benefiting from an exceptionally favorable blend of knowledge and skill. Annapurna S.p.A. owes its impressive growth and leading position […]

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Swiss bank UBS reports huge loss after subprime debacle

Eat this, GIC Special Situations Group! Swiss bank UBS reports huge loss after subprime debacle 22 hours ago ZURICH (AFP) — Swiss banking giant UBS plunged to its first-ever full-year net loss on Thursday after losing 18 billion dollars in the US subprime mortgage crisis. Bank chairman Marcel Rohner said the losses were “unacceptable”. UBS […]

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SIA shoddily handled extra baggage allowance request

I HAVE always associated Singapore Airlines (SIA) with exceptional customer service, but was disappointed before even boarding my flight. I am a student going overseas on a six-month study attachment and am facing great difficulty in squeezing all my necessary baggage into SIA’s 20kg Economy Class Checked Baggage Allowance. Hence, I wanted to see if […]

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