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  1. Public Eye

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... for another gripping episode of Hospital Horrors! Wigs and gowns would add colour to streets Say it ain't so! But sadly, it is. Hong Kong's barristers won't be allowed to dress up ... and solicit clients on street corners. No wigs and gowns outside court premises. What a shame. Public Eye strongly believes they would add colour to our streets. Just look at Central. Nothing ...

  2. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Sony seeks US patent for hi-tech 'SmartWig' hairpieces

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 04:17am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo The hi-tech hairpieces can navigate roads, monitor blood pressure and present slides Sony seeks head start in US patent for 'SmartWig' Sony, which popularised portable music players with the Walkman, is seeking a US patent for "SmartWig" hairpieces that could help navigate roads, check blood pressure or flip through slides in a presentation. ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    Baby wigs fail to impress Chinese online buyers

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 04:46pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chinese online buyers are unimpressed by baby wigs while reports of their sales have divided views in the US. A baby wig seller called Baby Bangs! has attracted criticism from parents ... to an advertisement. The products are designed for baby girls to cover their baldness so they won’t be mistaken for boys. The website reported that the wigs had outraged many online who thought them ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Top Hong Kong judge refuses to let solicitors wear wigs in higher courts

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Brush-off for solicitors who want to wear wigs It's a ruling that may leave some solicitors tearing their hair out. The city's top judge has refused their request to be allowed to wear wigs- historically a symbol of power and the preserve of judges and barristers- when they represent clients in higher courts. Earlier this year the Law Society, which ...

  5. Lifestyle - Cityseen

    Annie Woon's wig exhibition opens in Times Square

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen vivian.chen@scmp.com Send tips and invitations to cityseen@scmp.com Wigs are the mane attraction for celebrity stylist letting her hair down in Times Square Local artist Annie Woon said she was thrilled with her first exhibition featuring artwork made with colourful wigs, which has opened in the atrium of Causeway Bay's Times Square mall. "I was honoured ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    With barristers' wigs, the more sullied, the better

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy, Austin Chiu

    ... Patsy Moy and Austin Chiu With wigs, barristers are dressed to grill Ronny Tong Ka-wah wears a second-hand wig in court that he bought four decades ago in Britain for a mere £8. And he has not cleaned the delicate piece since buying it, fearing it may not survive the stress of washing. The lawmaker, who is also a senior counsel, recalled how he came to possess the wig. "The ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Right of abode? What about the right to wear wigs, ask lawyers

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Austin Chiu and Patsy Moy

    ... Stuart Lau, Austin Chiu and Patsy Moy Law Society keen to preserve time-honoured tradition Big wigs keen to preserve time-honoured tradition Litigation over the right of abode may be a prime concern in legal circles, but Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma Tao-li has another headache to work on: should solicitors be allowed to wear wigs in court like barristers? The Law Society, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Cityseen

    Fala Chen Fa-la turns into a wigged lawyer

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen vivian.chen@scmp.com Fala transformed from girlie TV star to bewigged lawyer Those familiar with TVB actress Fala Chen Fa-la's girlie image were surprised to see her with shorn locks at a preview of American accessories brand Coach's spring collection. It turned out that she was wearing a wig she will don as a lawyer in a new soap opera, Transfer of Love ...

  9. Lost on the buses: wigs, violins and guitars

    Posted Aug 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... including wigs, Chinese opera costumes and violins. 'Some of these lost items are nicely packed and fancy,' Lam said. Bulky items such as baby strollers, luggage and guitars were found. ...

  10. Who better to tell bad jokes on the sorry state of the world than 'wigs' and 'pens'?

    Posted Oct 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Phoebe Cheng. It's not quite as secretive as Fight Club but one of the rules of a Wig & Pen gathering is, you're ... Lintern-Smith (pictured, right) and his firm, Robertsons, it's now less about exchanging views than punchlines. Speaking for the 'wigs' was retired magistrate Ian Candy (left), while FCC ...




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