Bronze Bauhinia Star

A Concert of Cantonese Music Masterpieces in 100 Years

Cantonese opera virtuosos Wan Fei-yin, Ng Chin-fung, Yuen Siu-fai (left), Ng Mei-ying, Lee Lung, Nam Fung, Chan Wing-yee, Sun Kim-long, Koi Ming-fai, Lung Koon-tin and Chung Lai-yung perform works such as Why Have You Not Returned and Romance of the Phoenix Tower.

Thursday, 8 March, 2012, 12:00am

Man charged with murder, wounding

An unemployed man appeared in Kwun Tong Court yesterday on murder and wounding charges. On Wednesday, Ma Kwok-fai, 44, allegedly assaulted Ng Fuk-keung, 56, and Leung Kam-shing, 61, at a walkway at Kin Ming Estate, Tseung Kwan O, after a dispute. Ng died at Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Thursday and Leung suffered hand injuries. Ma did not enter any plea and was remanded in custody.

14 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Five get suspended jail terms for bribes

Five technicians who gave kickbacks to a fellow worker for introducing them to his employer were spared jail terms yesterday. In the District Court, Ngai Wai-chong, who pleaded guilty to conspiring to offer bribes to Chow Siu-ming, was sentenced to six months' jail, suspended for a year.

26 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Full list of candidates

Hong Kong Island

David Lee Chun-hung (no affiliation declared)

Leung Wing-ho (Tertiary 2012)

Tanya Chan (Civic Party)

Spencer Tai Cheuk-yin (Kuomintang)

Wong Hing (no affiliation)

Chan Yuet-tung (no affiliation declared)

Kowloon East

Lai King-fai (Tertiary 2012)

9 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

The Truth About Lying

The Truth About Lying Theatre, HK City Hall Reviewed: Mar 19

With some of the top talent in Hong Kong theatre - playwright Wong Wing-sze, director/actor Lee Chun-chow and actors Lo Koon-lan, Shaw Mei-kwan, Joey Leung and Mercy Wong - The Truth About Lying was one of the most anticipated local efforts at this year's Arts Festival.

23 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Cafe uncorked

DG Cafe & Wine Cuisine grand opening

Where: 1881 Heritage

When: October 16

What: From a shop at Jardine's Lookout, the cafe has expanded with a second outlet in the refurbished former Marine Police Headquarters and operator Designer Group, hosted an opening reception.

13 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Gucci goes back to the future

Gucci autumn/winter fashion show

Where: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai

When: August 28

What: The Italian label's 1980s New Wave-inspired looks were presented on a 65-metre runway, and 1,300 guests enjoyed a post-event party.

25 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Youth unable to recall details of beating

A Form Five pupil says his memory was impaired after he was beaten by five teenagers in Wong Tai Sin. Choi Chi-hung, 16, told the District Court he could not recall details of the attack on January 9 in Morse Park. Ching Pak-sheung, 17, Law Ka-ming, 16, Wu Tang-kit, 17, Kam Kai-wang, 16, and Lam Chun-hong, 15, pleaded not guilty to causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

6 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Men accused of attempted HK$1.5m theft

Five men appeared in court for trying to steal nearly HK$1.5 million from a businessman. Taxi drivers Wong Lin-hung and Ip Kam-piu, and unemployed men Poon Siu-wai, Wong Kai-yang and Wong Kwok-leung, aged between 30 and 55, entered no pleas at Eastern Court yesterday. They were charged with conspiring to rob Wong Cheung-ho of HK$1,462,800 from July 17 to August 3.

6 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Leung elected unopposed to top job

Businessman Brain Leung Hung-tak will keep his position as Hong Kong Football Association chairman as he was the only candidate for the top post when the deadline for nominations closed yesterday. All eight positions on the board will be uncontested and the nominees will be confirmed at Saturday's annual general meeting.

25 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Comic art at close quarters

Cassian Lau's Electric Claustrophobia exhibition opening

Where: Madhouse Contemporary Gallery, Central

When: April 25

What: Cassian Lau Kai-shun, owner of fashion chain Sistyr Moon, opened his first solo art exhibition, featuring 34 paintings and installations inspired by comics.

8 May 2009 - 12:00am

First woman assistant police commissioner dies

The police force's first female assistant commissioner, Felicia Wong Leung Kam-shan, 66, died of illness in hospital on March 29, the force's newspaper, Offbeat, reported. Wong joined the force as a probationary inspector in April 1963, and advanced to the rank of assistant commissioner in 1995. She was also regional commander for New Territories North.

8 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Pout and about

Guerlain's Rouge G lipstick launch

Where: Red Bar + Restaurant

When: March 24

What: Beauty brand Guerlain hosted a cocktail party for the society set to launch its latest lipstick available in 25 brilliant shades of rouge, and many of the ladies probably wanted them all.

3 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Political Animal

Democrats fail to button down issue

The questioning of Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen about the controversial appointment of Heung Yee Kuk leader Lau Wong-fat to the Executive Council was expected to be a long, fiery affair yesterday. But it came to an abrupt end when only one legislator, Lee Cheuk-yan, followed up on the original question raised by Ronny Tong Ka-wah.

5 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Hong Kong's boardsailors off to flier in Bali

Hong Kong's windsurfers got off to a good start in the opening races at the Asian Beach Games in Bali.

Cheng Kwok-fai is in the lead after four races in the men's lightweight mistral - winning the first two races and finishing second in the next two. In the men's RSX, Ho Chi-cho lies second overall, with Chan King-yin fourth.

22 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

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