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    An English tradition

    Life, Published on 24/02/2017

    » The Langham, London is Europe's first "Grand Hotel". Opened in 1865 by the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII), it was later frequented by authors Oscar Wilde and Mark Twain and composers Arturo Toscanini and Antonin Dvorak. It has also welcomed Winston Churchill, Charles de Gaulle and Princess Diana. It is where the Duke of Windsor entertained Wallis Simpson during their courtship. It has even been mentioned in several of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes novels. Last but not least, it is the birthplace of afternoon tea and has continued this tradition for more than 150 years.

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    Hardly graceful

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 04/01/2015

    » On the heels of the debacle at last month’s Cannes Film Festival, where Grace Of Monaco was dubbed “one of the worst opening films” of all time, the Nicole Kidman-starring cornball biopic has now arrived in Bangkok. The soft focus glitz follows the transformation of Grace Kelly — or the Princess of Monaco — from a cute little lamb into a gutsy tigress who defeats no less a character than Charles de Gaulle through her most sensational weapon — a charity ball.

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    The Force finally awakens as 'Star Wars' opens in cinemas

    AFP, Published on 16/12/2015

    » PARIS - The wait is finally over. The most hyped film of all time, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", opens in cinemas in France, South Africa and several other countries Wednesday, a decade after the last episode of the space saga.

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    The wind beneath Wing

    Life, Published on 13/02/2013

    » Internationally acclaimed photographer Wing Chan knows how to make the ordinary extraordinary. The Hong Kong artist's abstract photomontages find unexpected beauty in urban landscapes, textures and the dynamism of city life. Chan sees the world as brimming with potential, an iceberg with enormous secrets submerged beneath.

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