Monthly Archives: September 2021

Cathay Pacific International Pilots Denied Hong Kong Visas

Nearly 500 non-local Cathay Pacific pilots have had their work permit applications rejected by the Hong Kong Immigration Department. Cathy Pacific confirmed that 496 pilots whose jobs depended on obtaining work permits had not obtained the necessary approval from the Hong Kong authorities. Hong Kong authorities have rejected work permit …

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Michael Smith, chef at Moxie

Hong Kong has one of the most vibrant food scenes on the planet, filled with cooks and taste makers galore. In our Cheat Day column, we spotlight some of the best players in the kitchen and behind the bar, delving into their personal favorites on their days off. Michael Smith …

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Jakarta to apply odd-even rule around tourist attractions

Jakarta’s provincial government is anticipating what is known as revenge tourism, or an influx of tourists following the relaxation of social restrictions, by enforcing the peer-to-peer rule in and around the city’s tourist attractions. Three tourist attractions were reopened following the lowering of Jakarta’s Public Activity Restriction Enforcement (PPKM) level …

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HKTB brings new world-class attractions

Puneet Kumar, Director, South Asia and Middle East, Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) reveals the council’s strategy to revive tourism in the city. It also highlights upcoming world-class attractions, hospitality industry support and their relationship to the Indian market. A vibrant city with the most skyscrapers in the world and …

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What is Nouvelle Cuisine and is it still relevant today?

Consider this French Fine Dining 101. In the outpouring of tributes to the late Pierre Troisgros last year, the legendary French chef was hailed as one of the pioneers of ‘nouvelle cuisine’, a movement that sought to create lighter versions of classic French dishes. with an emphasis on fresh ingredients …

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