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Alan Chan

Who said it?

Dr Benny Tai Yiu-ting

By the time we obtain Hongkongers' endorsement of a political reform proposal, the nuclear weapon is assembled.

Thursday, 28 March, 2013, 3:30am

Consultant Alan Chan puts a personal spin on the year ahead

Henry Chu and his family in front of his hair-raising work Grow.

Designer and brand consultant Alan Chan Yau-kin opened Gallery 27 with the aim of promoting creative graphic art and bringing it into our daily lives.

To banish the notion that art directors are commercially driven, Chan asked nine designers to each create an experimental graphic artwork for an exhibition entitled "Art by Art Directors".

31 Jan 2013 - 3:23am

Welcome to a Rouge awakening

The opening of the members-only China Rouge performance lounge at Galaxy Macau last weekend brought Hong Kong socialites out in force. The evening started with a performance by Dutch songstress Laura Fygi, who sang classic jazz numbers like Dream a Little Dream of Me.

6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Private preview of all that glitters

The Hong Kong International Jewellery Designer Association organised a three-day private show at the Grand Hyatt hotel from June 12 to 14, at which the non-profit organisation exhibited jewellery ranging from silver accessories to haute couture pieces. Fifteen designers from six countries presented their masterpieces at the glittering event.

8 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Local is lovely

Try out little boutiques for locally made and designed products

Innovative designs, good quality and reasonable prices can be a difficult combination to find, but not impossible. Little boutiques selling locally designed and made products can be the source of some great buys.

11 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Don't spend too long glued to the screen

Many teenagers are addicted to computer games.

Playing online games can help you relax, but too much of it will disrupt your life.

Your studies will be affected and you will get poor grades.

Sitting in front of your computer for long hours affects your eyesight, too. Make sure you have a rest after an hour.

28 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Metal ... Stone ... Being ... Cracked

Composition recital by Alan Chan (left), who composes chamber music and writes art songs such as Metal ... Stone ... Being ... Cracked and A Spirit's Dream. Musicians include members of the Hong Kong City Chamber Orchestra, Yuki Ip, Apollo Wong, Chang Lin-lin (Taiwan) and artist Gino Ng (US). Today, noon, HK City Hall, 8/F High Block, Recital Hall, Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$200 Urbtix.

23 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

The living gets easier when you move in

AVERAGE SALARIES in Macau do not yet compare with those in Hong Kong, but they are catching up. Alan Chan, general manager of Links Recruitment Macau, said the gap was steadily narrowing, though disparities remained in certain sectors.

He said salary differences were rapidly disappearing in the hospitality industry.

18 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

A user's guide to fashion

Window opportunity

9 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

BLAST FROM THE PAST

AS the West busily recreates the '70s, Hong Kong is nostalgic for an earlier era. Local companies are using images from the 1920s and '30s to sell everything from cologne to coasters. Designer Alan Chan plasters retro designs over cards, trays and T-shirts; cosmetics company Kwong Sang Hong uses its illustrious past to sell its lotions and potions.

5 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

Designs down to a tea

RIDE the escalator to the top floor of Loft Central on Wellington Street. Follow the sounds of clinking silverware and slip into a cosy corner. Welcome to Mr Chan's Tea Room.

There are reasons, other than culinary ones, to visit the newly-opened restaurant of graphics design whizz Alan Chan.

18 Mar 1993 - 12:00am