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  1. Young woman's deathbed fight against tanning

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Billy Adams

    ... would regard as to die for. Yet, her desire for a killer tan brought about a tragic and premature death. Just weeks after celebrating her 26th birthday, Hong Kong-born Clare was laid to rest ... it came directly from the sun or in more concentrated doses at tanning salons. Her public bravery stopped Australia in its tracks and forced politicians to pledge new laws to license ...

  2. Bronzed look could come at a high price, tanning salon junkies warned

    Posted May 16th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Gym junkies, party people and others seeking a summer glow from a tanning salon have been warned they risk serious skin damage and even cancer. The Consumer Council yesterday also listed suppression of the immune system, cataracts and other eye diseases as possible side effects of exposure to ultraviolet radiation from tanning beds and sun lamps. ...

  3. Also showing: Alexi Tan

    Posted Aug 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui It's fitting that Alexi Tan cites John Woo Yu-sum as an inspiration for his latest work. After all, the veteran filmmaker has become Tan's mentor and is the producer of Blood Brothers, Tan's first feature-length film. Tan worked as a fashion photographer in New York before trying his hand at film in 2000 with a short piece titled 17.17, which had ...

  4. A tan fan who draws the line at bikinis

    Posted Aug 06th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Kimberly Chou

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Kimberly Chou. 'I don't swim, but I like to get a tan at the beach. I usually wear a tube-top and shorts to beaches because when you suntan in a bikini, it will leave tan lines and people can tell you have been to the beach for a tan. One thing I don't think I would do is a bikini catwalk show since ...

  5. Amy Tan shares tale of two identities

    Posted Mar 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chris Wood 'I was supposed to be American but had weird Chinese parents' Author Amy Tan yesterday described how she struggled with her Chinese-American identity while growing up ... notion, but that's how strong my desire was to be American. Part of that was because I was around other kids and I wanted to be just like them.' Tan- who caught publishers' ...

  6. My HK- Tan Menzhong

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tan Menzhong, mainland tourist from Guangxi 'I was in my Guangxi village home in 1997. I knew that Hong Kong had reunited with the mainland at the time, but I was too busy to watch the ceremony on TV. As a Chinese, I was definitely happy to see the reunification. Things have improved for Hong Kong with the mainland supporting it. The most obvious change is that people can now ...

  7. Trial therapy: St Tropez spray tan

    Posted May 25th 2007, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... Suzanne Harrison What is it? An in-salon machine application of the St Tropez tanning agent. You can have it manually applied, but the machine spray is said to give better results. What was it like? Having had bad experiences with spray tans, I was worried I'd end up looking orange and have blotches on my feet- a difficult area to get an even spray. But with the weather heating ...

  8. Joy, Luck, and Fate: Amy Tan

    Posted Mar 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The best-selling novelist of The Joy Luck Club reflects on her life and books including her latest Saving Fish from Drowning. Today, 7pm, Central Library, 66 Causeway Rd, Causeway Bay, HK$160. Inquiries: www.festival.org.hk ...

  9. Right royal debut for sparkling collection

    Posted May 25th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Sau-wan, Nicola Cheung Sun-yuet, Nancy Lin and Wu Xiaoli. ...

  10. Does what we eat affect what our skin looks like?

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... Wynnie Chan This week Natalya Xavier, 17 Natalya asks: What should I eat to to keep my complexion clear? Wynnie says: The food you eat really does have an effect on your overall health- and that includes the look and feel of your skin. November is Nationa ...




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