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Top Table

Even if you haven’t heard of Merritt Croker, chances are you would have been one of his many patrons. The American have been running a string of prominent themed restaurants for the past three decades. 716 more words

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Standard negativity post-Key

John Key’s resignation is Labour’s best opportunity in eight years to turn things around and look like a better governing option.

But going by reactions at The Standard left wing negativity is entrenched. 363 more words

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Razzle Dazzle

In the eyes of an outsider, Scott Thompson, a long-time Hong Kong resident, had a pretty good stroke of beginner’s luck when the former pilot decided to dive into jewelry retail without any relatable experience. 663 more words

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Debating Castro's legacy

There have been contrasting responses to the news of the death of Fidel Castro. A hero who stood up to the US, or a brutal dictator? 548 more words

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CV's ideal Labour

Colonial Viper has been under fire at The Standard lately because he is prepared to challenge the Labour status quo, and  establishment Labour activists don’t like their boat being rocked. 492 more words

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Trendy Tipple

Even though he lives in the concrete jungle of New York, Massimo Ferragamo – youngest son of Salvatore and Wanda, the power couple who built the legendary Ferragamo fashion house – keeps himself abreast of grapes growing continent away in Italy. 792 more words

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Why Mainlanders Love IB

Middle-class families in China are becoming the money spinners for the country’s private education providers, particularly for kindergartens and primary schools offering the International Baccalaureate curriculum. 718 more words

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