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  1. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER RIGHTS

    Customs nab Tsim Sha Tsui trader who misled shoppers over price of Chinese herbs

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 06:26pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... as ordinary customers on Monday arrested a saleswoman in Tsim Sha Tsui for misleading shoppers about the unit of measurement used for quoting prices of Chinese herbs, which turned out to be 10 times ... group was involved. Some 4.5 catties (2.7kg) of herba dendrobii, a Chinese medicine known as shi hu which is said to help prevent high blood pressure, were seized with a total sales value ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Suspected pyramid scheme firm folds after taking HK$40m from Chinese investors

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Investment firm suddenly folds after taking millions from mainland and Hong Kong clients; police investigate suspected fraud 'Pyramid'company flees with HK$40m An investment company abruptly folded after taking H ...

  3. Chinese Estates expects surge in rental income

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Chinese Estates expects annual rental income from the One in Tsim Sha Tsui and the Windsor House shopping arcade in Causeway Bay will increase 10 per cent ... shopping centres to reach 650,000 during the holiday from January 21 to 26- a rise of 30 per cent from last year. Turnover is expected to climb 20 per cent to HK$55 million. If Chinese ...

  4. East-meets-West fashion collections are not just symbololic, but Chinese to the core

    Posted Mar 18th 2011, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... 'But Chinese [aesthetics] is always part of my life. I think it's basically the essence of my design, not just the symbolic look of it,' she said. Ma was one of three up-and-coming Chinese designers sponsored by the K11 art mall for its showcase at Paris Fashion Week this month. She presented her latest collection at the Tsim Sha Tsui mall on Wednesday. Locally-based models ...

  5. District council is urged to use more English

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... available in Chinese. He says most other councils are not much better. According to last year's census, more than 12 per cent of the population in the district is not of Chinese ethnicity, with almost 7,000 Nepalis and more than 5,000 Indians living there. Just 6.4 per cent of residents citywide are non-Chinese. 'The secretariats of district councils headed by the Home Affairs ...

  6. Chinese Estates selling six retail shops in Causeway Bay

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Property developer Chinese Estates Holdings plans to sell its retail shops in Causeway Bay, worth an estimated HK$2 billion, according to property agents. The company ... They said Chinese Estates planned to sell six retail shops at 24-26 East Point Road in Causeway Bay. But the plan did not include its Laforet shopping centre. The interested parties could buy ...

  7. Beijing projects' adviser puts down 1881 Heritage

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong in Beijing tanna.chong@scmp.com A Hong Kong deputy to the National People's Congress who helped turn a historic palace in Beijing into a heritage hotel says a similar project in Hong Kong failed to achieve proper conservation. Peter Wong ...

  8. Shock! Horror! Chinese tabloid reporter does her homework!

    Posted Aug 30th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Kimberly Chou

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Kimberly Chou and Phoebe Cheng. One of the best pieces of investigative journalism done by the Chinese tabloids lately is discovering that model Lisa Selesner (below) used to date actor Adrian Brody, before he became famous and before his Oscar. Although it's a bit of personal information Selesner never tried to hide, ...

  9. Consortium considers bid for Chinese Estates

    Posted Jul 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wong Ka-chun and Tim LeeMaster Lau brothers may ask for HK$20 a share to sell flagship Hedge funds and private equity firms are in talks to buy mid-tier property developer Chinese Estates ... privatisation bid by the company in May. Chinese Estates is controlled by brothers Joseph Lau Luen-hung and Thomas Lau Luen-hung. 'We won't comment on rumours,' said Lau Ming-wai, ...

  10. Majestic Drums XV

    Posted Nov 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chew Hee Chiat conducts drum and dance ensemble Azaguno, Chinese drummer Chan Wai-hong and the HK Chinese Orchestra performing works including Paschal Yao Younge's (left) Africa Meets Asia and Chew's Let the Thunder of Drums Roll VII.1111. Nov 11, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$150-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600 ...




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