Chow Chow

Celebrity Chow sisters keep it all in the family in commercial promotions and collaborations

It's probably safe to say that La Mod Salon is where supermodel Kathy Chow Man-kei and her little sister, singer-actress Niki Chow Lai-kei, get their impeccable hair groomed.

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 12:00am

Project 'a threat to country park'

Environmentalists and villagers fear a patch of land that has been flattened and cleared could be used to extend a luxury development on the edge of a country park.

About 60 per cent of the plot in Wong Chuk Yeung village, Fo Tan, which is about the size of a football pitch, is owned by the government, with the rest owned by shell companies.

18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Don't set C.Y. hopes too high, says Chow

Do not expect too much from Leung Chun-ying's administration, outgoing health minister Dr York Chow Yat-ngok warned Hongkongers yesterday.

'The public should not have too much hope for the next government, because during an election, candidates' policy manifestos can be perfect, but can these perfect manifestos be delivered?' he asked during an interview on a radio show.

18 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

She's got the blues

Carolyn Chow of Central Weddings and Occasions is a having a blue moment. 'I don't know why, but I have been drawn to blue this season,' she says with a shrug.

8 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Cents and sensibility

Most parents understand the importance of establishing a home environment made up of daily routines that encourage children to develop the positive habits relating to food, looking after personal hygiene needs, and developing positive social relationships.

28 May 2012 - 12:00am

Chow Tai Fook shares fall amid investor fears

Shares of Chow Tai Fook Jewellery, the largest jewellery retailer in China, fell nearly 10 per cent yesterday as investors' worries about slower growth in the sector escalated.

The stock declined 9.6 per cent to close at HK$10.54, the lowest since its debut last December, after media reported the company had cancelled the bonus for back-office staff.

17 May 2012 - 12:00am

New HKEx chairman faces merger and quality issues

Chow Chung-kong, who was elected chairman of the city's stock exchange yesterday, is expected to focus on a probable takeover of the London Metal Exchange (LME) and to improve the quality of new listings.

25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Driver jailed over death of motorcyclist at toll booth

A mother was jailed for eight months yesterday for dangerous driving causing death after her car ran over a British motorcyclist at the toll booth of Tate's Cairn Tunnel last year.

Chow Siu-fong, 41, a clerk, also had her licence suspended for two years and was fined HK$6,000.

25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Tiddler on the roof

It seemed like any other day when property agent Wong Chun-sing brought his young daughter to an elite primary school in Jordan for her entrance exam two years ago.

1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Bomb scare at Russian consulate closes road

5 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Sister act fun but not worth their while

It's curious how actress Niki Chow Lai-kei (below left) and her supermodel big sister Kathy Chow Man-kei (below right), two of the hottest siblings in town, are hardly ever double-booked for a commercial event.

22 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Plugged into parenting

When Cherie Leung was pregnant with her first child in 2004, she had no idea how to prepare for the birth. 'None of my friends were parents back then. I read a lot of baby magazines to ease my worries about pregnancy and parenthood, but most of the articles were written like advertorials. I didn't know whether to trust the information,' she says.

8 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Young yet diverse, they join in decrying capitalism

The participants of Occupy Central consist of various individuals, some with political activist affiliations, others with specific causes.

23 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Mothers-to-be wade into health seminar

Pregnant mainlanders gatecrashed a Polytechnic University event yesterday, and a male supporter stormed the stage, in a protest at their treatment by the government.

22 Oct 2011 - 12:00am


The photo that appeared next to Eric Joseph Chow's opinion piece on October 6 was not Eric. The correct photo will appear in any future articles.

17 Oct 2011 - 12:00am