Tai-Pan

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Tai-Pan

A colloquial, Cantonese term for a business executive. It literally means "top class." The term originated as an expression for Western executives who did business in Hong Kong during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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Sushi, Buffet Club, LIV organic, Tai Pan, Lobster Pot and more are also offering dishes with a discount of up to 90%.
On the romantic holiday, guests may enjoy a Cupid's Feast at Robin's Grill and Teppan, and the NT$9999 Dear Lover Room package, which includes a NT$2000 Feast of Romance spending credit, Tai Pan Lounge access and a Bvlgari perfume priced at NT$3400 along with a room night in the Junior Suite.
Tai Pan Oriental Buffet in Hanover Street, Liverpool city centre, was hit by a raid from Immigration Enforcement Officers on Thursday evening.
Mae'n bwysig i blant ifanc weld eu rhieni a phobl eraill yn amgylchynu eu hunain a llyfrau.' Pobl o wledydd fel Estonia, Norwy a Gwlad Tsiec oedd a'r nifer fwya o lyfrau yn eu tai pan oedden nhw'n 16.
(trading as Tai Pan) and a health centre let to Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust, on leases expiring on 15 April 2038 and 31 October 2023 respectively.
Tai Pan, in Great Howard Street, and La Tasca, in Queen Square, also had cancellations.
Another travel agency offering trips to Saudi Arabia is Tai Pan Touristik, also based in Vienna.
Tom's MADE IN TAI PAN, success fulonhis chasing debut over this course and distance before beating subsequent Durkan winner Follow The Plan at Navan, sets a decent standard and, if fully recovered from his Leopards town exertions, when fourth to Follow The Plan at Grade 1 level, will prove difficult to beat.
Tai Pan chef Peng Xiao will be thousands of miles away from his wife Hua Xun, 26, and son Xiuhan Jian, age two, who live in the Liaoning province of North China.
Michelle spent six months travelling back and forth to Stephen Mak's Tai Pan Oriental Massage and Spa in Beijing to complete her training while looking into setting up her own business in Teesside.
We'd been to Tai Pan before and sampled the banquets.