Soon Huat, which has many former convicts on its staff, opening outlets in Indonesia. -ST
The conglomerate paid $500,000 more than the original asking price for Kay Lee Roast Meat Joint. -ST
Price hikes inevitable, given rising rental rates, labour costs: Economists. -ST
Mr Chan Hon Meng, owner of Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle at Chinatown Complex Food Centre, has not raised his prices since opening his stall five years ago. -ST
Best-selling US jazz musician Kenny G struck a bum note in China when he appeared among Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters. -Reuters
Aircraft makers Boeing and Commercial Aircraft Corp of China have launched a joint pilot project to turn used cooking oil into jet fuel. -Reuters
A makeover of Wasabi bistro, classic teppanyaki eatery Teppan-Ya's cooking follows the safe-pair-of-hands approach. -BT
Hairy crab season is back again and restaurants are showcasing the crustacean's sweet flesh and creamy roe. But eating hairy crab is some times quite a messy affair. -ST
Birthdays can be opportunities for a touch of extravagance. In this case, one woman is ordering a $1,200 cake for her granddaughter's birthday. -TNP
A Taiwanese tycoon detained for involvement in a recent food safety scandal was Tuesday charged with fraud for his alleged role in a food scare last year, officials said. -AFP

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