[Ch'ng Poh Tiong] Chinese tea is perhaps the one beverage most associated with Chinese people. I know of course that there are huangjiu and baijiu in the culture but tea is considered something of the national drink of China. Yet, tea is actually a relati
[CH'NG Poh Tiong] For Chinese people, the numeral we are most obsessed with is ‘8’. Ever since China became such an important market, exporters have exploited the country’s obsession with the number 8.
[CH'NG Poh Tiong] On 9 April 2013, I tasted the wines owned and represented by the company J-P Moueix in their offices in the town of Libourne. Started by the late Jean-Pierre Moueix, this merchant house is owned and managed by Christian Moueix, who has a
[CH'NG Poh Tiong] A scholar sits in the garden and reads a book. Before long, he falls asleep. And slips into a dream. He dreams he is a butterfly, flitting here and there in the garden. It finally lands on his lap. At that precise moment, the scholar awa
[CH'NG Poh Tiong] When First Lady Peng Liyuan accompanied her husband Xi Jinping on his first overseas tour as President of China, the former singer struck a high note for her country’s fashion industry.
[CH'NG Poh Tiong] Whether you live in Beijing or Bombay, Manchester or Melbourne, Chinese people throughout the world, our lives are marked by the moon from the moment of our birth.