Wuhan car show under fire for bikini-clad child models

Images depicting very young girls in swimwear attempting to strike seductive poses with cars at a vehicle show have sparked fierce criticism online.

Tuesday, 20 November, 2012, 4:48am

Bikini-clad child models at car show outrage netizens

Bikini-clad child models at car show outrage netizens

A car show in Wuhan, which last Friday included five-year-old girls modelling bikinis, has sparked an angry public reaction in China, mainland newspapers reported on Friday.

19 Nov 2012 - 2:58pm

Briefs, September 28, 2012

The icebreaker Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, in Shanghai. Photo: AP

Icebreaker back from landmark Arctic trip

28 Sep 2012 - 2:19am

On style, she rules

I've seen a lot of celebrities wearing shorts suits. I'm not famous and designers don't ask me to wear their clothes (and I don't have a fancy label shopping budget), so where can a normal person pick one up?

The Short End, Hung Hom

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am


Who started it? Maggie Wilson-Consunji was crowned Miss Philippines in 2007, which launched her career as a model and actress in her home country. While continuing to work in the entertainment business she is now the chief executive and head designer of Manila-based swimwear brand Wanderlust.

11 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Golden girl Samantha Ko seen among the A-listers

Samantha Ko Hoi-ning seems to be the latest golden girl transforming herself from bikini-photobook poser to serious model and actress.

The beauty has recently been seen at promotions for luxury watchmakers and, on Monday, at British fashion house Ted Baker's autumn-winter presentation at Pacific Place.

7 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Pool partygoers bid farewell to summer

With autumn just around the corner, the crowd was making the most of the summer's heat at W Hotel's pool party.

31 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

On style, she rules

I saw a very 1950s pin-up-girl-style bikini with a high waist whose style I like. I think it was by Marc Jacobs but can't see it in the shop. Can you help me find one please?

Elegantly Waisted, Central

10 Jul 2011 - 12:00am


As nature intended

3 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Out shopping

Water babes

17 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Carry on partying - why our fun-loving tycoons have got their priorities right

What is it about our playboy tycoons?

Lam Kin-ming may be the controlling shareholder of Crocodile Garments but the man clearly prefers his ladies to be out of their garments. Next Magazine this week asked Lam to rate adult television host Vienna Lin in various alluring positions.

26 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

A pageant with a difference - no bikinis or six-packs, please

The Miss Hong Kong pageant's star faded this year, the winner denigrated as 'Miss Pork Chop' by Net users. The Mr Hong Kong pageant, meanwhile, was slammed by a male-rights group for its 'sexist' content.

19 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Models top up beer festival heat

Former Miss Hong Kong contestant Carrie Lam Lei and Japanese beauty Linah Matsuoka were the toast of Monday's press event for the forthcoming Lan Kwai Fong Beer Festival.

7 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Solas bar celebration for those who want a tan but find Hong Kong beaches a humid hassle

Melbourne-born Alanna Washington has some tips to share with working mothers. Her son is only 16 months old, but Washington has already been running a spray-tan service catering for women around town since January.

5 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Sticky rice cakes are OK, but no yummy devil's food for Jessica

It was another test of willpower for American-Chinese model Jessica Cambensy when she was invited as guest of honour to help launch a range of traditional Chinese desserts at Starbucks' retro-themed outlet in Central.

7 May 2010 - 12:00am