Out shopping

Out shopping

Saturday, 15 December, 2012, 11:20pm

Bernard Chan decides to stay on advisory board

Antiquities Advisory Board chairman Bernard Chan did a U-turn yesterday and withdrew his resignation, saying he wanted to unite the board and stop members from leaving over the Government Hill saga.

11 Jun 2015 - 4:29pm

Private office idea for HQ's west wing

A top conservation adviser says the west wing of the government's former headquarters in Central should not be sold off for redevelopment but could be converted into grade-A offices for private use.

16 May 2012 - 12:00am

Executive offered to scratch boy's genitals in steam room, court told

The managing director of an investment company offered to scratch the private parts of a 15-year-old boy in a steam room at the prestigious Hong Kong Country Club, a court heard yesterday.

17 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

The Materialist

1 Stenzhorn Diamond Wild Watch Generation 3 (HK$350,000), Masterpiece by king fook.

2 Piel by Arte Broche clutch (HK$2,800).

3 David Yurman lavender amethyst wrap ring in 18k gold from the Chatelaine collection (price on request).

4 Coccinelle GUANT suede/croco print leather gloves (HK$2,199).

4 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

smooth operator

In an attempt to set the benchmark for quality and craftsmanship in the so-called premium cellular handset market segment, Nokia has introduced the 8800 Arte - a luxurious 3G slider camera-phone.

27 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

La Cucina Dell'Arte

Studio Theatre

Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Reviewed: March 3

Performer David Ronaldo writes that he doesn't like to work 'with things that are specially made for the programme'. He prefers to do his circus comedies with every-day objects such as 'a pot, a pan, things you've found'.

7 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

What's On


Circus Ronaldo from Italy will present La Cucina dell' Arte, a hilarious family show combining cooking and clowning.

3 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Cable 'failing to deliver goods'

Cable TV's Euro 2004 programming is rubbish, just like the World Cup. Words cannot express the utter contempt Cable TV has shown for the beautiful game, by its style of inane, childish, and trivial programming.

25 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Stars turn out for war of words

THERE could be serious blood-letting at the Coliseum on Tuesday night when eight of Hong Kong's razor-sharp wits are let loose during Metro Radio's 'Battle of the Mouths'.

25 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Wharf hits out over TV service

WHARF Cable has warned that unlicensed video-on-demand is unfair to television providers and will undermine the territory's regulatory standards Benny Chan, a senior manager, yesterday called on the Government to maintain equality by ensuring that standards were based on programme content and not the method of delivery.

27 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

Place in last eight for Chan and Chai

HONGKONG marched confidently into the quarter-finals of the World Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden yesterday after their fifth successive victory in the women's team event.

The territory's top two women players, Chan Tan-lui and Chai Po-wa, defeated Finland 3-1 despite Chan suffering an early hiccup by losing her first rubber to Anni Komulalinen 17-21, 21-12, 14-21.

14 May 1993 - 12:00am

A polished professional

''SURPRISED and happy'' was how 65-year-old furniture polisher Mr Chan Sik-yiu described himself at the news that he had been awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen's New Year's Honours List yesterday.

He said he had no special plans to celebrate but was pleased to receive the honour. ''My children are very proud of their Dad,'' he said.

1 Jan 1993 - 12:00am