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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Big Hong Kong firms shun phone app for 'gay-friendly' shopping

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... clients who had an exquisite taste for luxury goods. "The LGBT community knows exactly what they want; they know what luxury fibres are," she said. Ramscar hopes the app will promote gay ... by Ramscar and each pays HK$500 to HK$2,000 a month to be on the directory. The listings include the British bank Barclays, the retail chain Goods of Desire, and the hair and skin salon Paul Gerrard. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hopes of revival for dying trade of street hawking in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 06:46am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... licences.   Today, hawkers can be roughly divided into four types: fixed-pitch hawkers selling dry goods, cooked-food stalls, newspaper stalls and itinerant hawkers who push their carts from place ... hawker streets catering to the locals. Yip criticised Hong Kong's city planning and spatial use. Instead of building a city full of luxury flats and office space, the government should save ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Farooq Saeed an all-round good sport

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 06:45pm by Annemarie Evans

    ... is not an easy story of luxury kit, brandname sports shoes and air conditioned training. Saeed, who came to Hong Kong as a boy with his family from Pakistan, returned to his home country to study commerce and train in the sports he loves. Kids here need to play sport. It’s good for your health and helps you mentally Farooq Saeed “Sometimes I would have to cycle to the sports grounds ...

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    Gigi Chao issues open letter to father Cecil Chao to accept partner Sean Eav

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:29am by Ada Lee

    ... in a lesbian relationship because there was a shortage of good, suitable men in Hong Kong. There are plenty of good men, they are just not for me." Gigi, who hopes the letter will clear up some ... attempts to arrange a meeting between the two have been snubbed by the luxury property development tycoon. "Daddy's attempts to find me a husband imply that he did not see Sean like every ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - SOCIETY

    Society by James Whittle

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... Mori. The dinner was the perfect way to kick off the launch of the first Art Basel in Hong Kong. The dragon wears Versace A luxury fashion store's opening is often a sedate affair, ... glow! There's a new place in town that helps sustain your youthful good looks: the Vegas Aso Spa in Lan Kwai Fong. At its launch, models Jessica Cambensy and Eunice Chan were there to help ...

  6. News - World - SOCIETY

    Human evolution is over, says Sir David Attenborough

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... life and don't suffer as a consequence, then that's all to the good. "But I'm not particularly optimistic about the future. I think we're lucky to be living when we ... Attenborough, who had a pacemaker fitted to regulate his heart in June. "But I'm not. I'm swanning round the world looking at the most fabulously interesting things. Such good ...

  7. News - World - SOCIETY

    Russian expat's London wine shop caters to rich

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:21am by The Guardian

    ... wine Yevgeny Chichvarkin does not agree that spending £120,000 (HK$1.53 million) on a bottle of wine is an absurd extravagance. "Why?" asked the Russian owner of luxury wine store ... would "become crazy", and decided with casual chutzpah to set up what he believes will become the world's best wine shop. Chichvarkin is proud to stock a few good bottles of wine ...

  8. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    Zhejiang man gives lover 8.88m yuan in cash as engagement present

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 03:00pm by Chris Luo

    ... of fresh new yuan bills, lavishly-wrapped jewellery and luxury apparel. A total of 18 men, including the groom, carried the valuables to his lover’s home on their shoulders in one of most famous ... of social status and good faith. According to local custom, the bride’s side will return much of the money on the day of an even grander wedding ceremony. On top of that, they would also offer fair ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - SOCIETY


    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... James Whittle james.whittle@scmp.com Stars join lip-smacking launch Normally, tea is for two, but for Lancôme, tea is for 30. That's how many local celebrities the luxury beauty brand ... kicked off its latest Signature for Good campaign, saying it hoped to raise US$1.5 million this year to support Unicef's educational programmes. For every item in the Signature for Good ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Shangri-la cuts waste by giving food to the needy

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com The luxury hotel's banquet leftovers are donated to charity or turned into fish feed Shangri-la cuts waste by giving food to the needy Wondering what ... hotel manager. "When our chefs produce food … they take care to assess the quantities," he said. But leftovers were inevitable, and the hotel had programmes to put them to good use. ...




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