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  1. Drop in local productions leads to fewer Asian Film Award nominations for HK

    Posted Jan 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... will be better as the Film Development Council began financing film projects last year and many of the films haven't been shown or are still in production,' he said. Mr Wong is also projecting ... Vivienne Chow Beast Stalker, CJ7 and Sparrow were among the few Hong Kong films to pick up nominations at this year's Asian Film Awards,as a decline in the number of local productions ...

  2. Spotlight on eco-friendly products

    Posted Apr 20th 2009, 12:00am by Fionnuala Carolan

    ... surroundings. This year's Hong Kong Trade Development Council's (HKTDC) Hong Kong Houseware Fair puts a distinct emphasis on eco-friendly design and materials to meet this demand. The 24th ... across the globe. They will show off their products and ideas in the largest houseware fair in Asia. Everything from kitchens, bathrooms, home decor and Persian carpets to pet products ...

  3. HK-mainland co-productions take five film awards

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... A Simple Life. The glitzy event also saw two Hong Kong-mainland co-productions become big winners this year, sweeping five prizes. But the coveted best film and best director awards were bagged ... language prize at the Academy Awards last month, becoming the first Iranian movie to win at the Oscars. Hong Kong-mainland production Wu Xia, a martial-arts thriller directed by renowned Hong Kong ...

  4. Cultural Council puts art and soul into fellowships

    Posted Dec 17th 2010, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Edited by Kobi Chan Asian Cultural Council annual fellowship awards presentation Where: Hong Kong Arts Centre When: November 9 What: The Asian Cultural Council announced fellowships for 18 art specialists to allow them to pursue further studies, research and artistic collaborations. Who: At the ceremony were William Lo, Susanna Chung, Jay Shaw, Gloria Wong and Catherine Lau. ...

  5. Hip pet products for hot dogs and cool cats

    Posted Mar 21st 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... The collars are just part of a selection of cool pet products that designer Bernice Chiu came up with to counter the cutsey types dominating the pet market. 'The dog beds are either pink, fluffy, ... the product, I knew it had market potential.' And she was right. Chiu founded the Petbitat brand and started a website, which accepts individual orders for the beds. She expanded her range from ...

  6. Actress has skin-tight excuse as she swaps drama for product launch

    Posted Jan 06th 2011, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... tagline. The Shiseido Benefiance WrinkleResist24 commercial premiered at the brand's product launch on Tuesday. The introduction was humorously modelled on a public service announcement ... drama, the 35-year-old appeared at the product launch, wearing a beige off-the-shoulder gown to show off her milky complexion (pictured). 'I feel pretty lucky to have lasted this long ...

  7. 'Our six-month-old son died after drinking 20 tins of Sanlu formula'

    Posted Sep 20th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... On Thursday, Xinjiang authorities revealed that an eight-month-old boy who died in hospital last month had been suffering from kidney problems that were also caused by the Sanlu product. The Jiangxi ... after drinking melamine-tainted milk formula, and more than 6,200 others had fallen ill. Of those, 158 are suffering acute kidney failure. The State Council yesterday ordered manufacturers ...

  8. Enough Hung Hom undertakers: council

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee Kowloon City yesterday passed a unanimous motion urging the government to stop issuing undertaker's licences in Hung Hom. Food and Environmental Hygiene Department figures show 56 of the city's 94 licence holders operate in the area. ...

  9. The eyes have it at product unveiling

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Edited by Kobi Chan La Mer product launch cocktail party Where: The Apex, Wan Chai When: September 29 What: Skincare brand La Mer unveiled its new eye treatment at a cocktail reception. Taiwanese singer-actor Richie Jen Hsien-chi shared his first-hand experience of the product. Who: Attending the cocktail reception were Sue Lynn Hwa, Yvette Yuen, Elaine Ng, Kathy Chiu and Vinci ...

  10. A sordid production

    Posted Apr 29th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung Adultery and tuna casserole? A drag queen son and an ex-con country singer? These might not normally appear in the same story, but they do now, in the Hong Kong Players' new production, Sordid Lives. Written by Del Shores, it's a black comedy that portrays a dysfunctional white trash family in a small Texan town gathered for their grandmother's ...




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