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  1. Hungry for the good life

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... the mainland's emergence as a key player in the world luxury goods market over the past two decades has been nothing short of astounding. It was a red-letter day in July when People's Daily reported ... of the world's luxury goods last year, spending a total of US$8.6 billion. And with mainland demand expected to grow, analysts forecast that in a few years China will be the world's largest luxury ...

  2. Kick at the high life

    Posted Oct 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Jackie Chan wants to show women living in the lap of luxury that there's more to life than shopping. 'I have a plan for next year- I'm hoping to bring some female artists and tai-tais to poverty-stricken areas on the mainland or in Cambodia or Vietnam,' the 51-year-old actor told a press gathering for Unicef's Change for Good fund-raising ...

  3. Return of the monsters

    Posted Jul 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... slightly drunk when I was on stage last time. People were drinking beer backstage. Although I seldom drink when I perform now, it feels good to play while you are a bit high,' says Choi, who will be performing on the first night. With a real do-it-yourself spirit, the bands had to share the cost of staging the shows, Law says. But this year they have the luxury of a music producer, so ...

  4. Attention-seeking advertisers tune into gimmicks

    Posted Mar 13th 2006, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... posters, she says. 'And it makes the terminal and the stations look cooler.' Harried travellers have also stopped to have their photo taken near the luxury brand's installation. 'It attracts more attention- it's a good image-building tactic,' says Au. Shoppers in Nathan Road this month will get to see Asia's first rotating sign, weighing in at 75 ...

  5. Expect a rebound, say agents

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... the performance of this year's first two quarters was quite good and was comparable to the third and fourth quarters of 2007. The market started to slow down in April because of the uncertainty of the stock market and the potential rise in the interest rate in the United States. The situation improved slightly in May when two luxury properties- The Palazzo in Fo Tan in the New Territories ...

  6. Independents' day

    Posted Feb 26th 2007, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... is a luxury,' he says. However, even without promotion, the singer's recent Om series, featuring renditions of his popular tunes and other popular Canto-pop tunes, sold more than 10,000 copies ... Warner's general manager, Gordon Lee Yan-kai, says they're trying to offer more choices for buyers by doing these distribution deals. 'It's a good thing for the industry. ...

  7. Here, there and everywhere- and in great shape, too

    Posted Mar 30th 2006, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... But vocalist/keyboard player Tang Chi-wai and guitarist Wong Shing-san have been quiet since 2002, with no new releases or live performances. The good news for fans is that they're back with a new album, ... not full-time musicians.' Because not everyone has the luxury of 5.1 sound at home, a regular stereo version of Here, There, Everywhere is available for download on the band's website. ...

  8. Hell of a plot

    Posted Oct 09th 2005, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze, Mathias Woo

    ... public housing estates, Housing Ownership Scheme flats and even some luxury properties are built like jail cells, too. 'Lots of properties in West Kowloon are just like blockhouses. There's no community or neighbourhood. The problem is getting worse.' And Woo says that many so-called luxury properties in Hong Kong 'are architecturally insignificant'. Woo, who ...

  9. You've changed your tune

    Posted Dec 01st 2005, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Hall, is the product of nine months' preparation- a rare luxury in an industry that typically expects performers to churn them out like batches of cookies. 'To be honest, local records ... many popular music artists now as stars, not singers,' says Chow. 'Hacken, I'd call a singer- a very good one.' Although some dismiss Lee's music as middle-of-the road ...


    Posted Jun 21st 2006, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... and rooftop tenants organise themselves into support groups. The H15 concern group is a good example for Shamshuipo residents, Chau says. Although her group has yet to come up with proposals on how ... for a proposed luxury residential development on Hollywood Road to be kept for government and community use. Group co-ordinator Roger Ho Yao-sheng describes the city's development as having run ...



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