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Civil Decorations of Hong Kong

Song and dance for Tung Wah

Tung Wah Hospital's Starlight gala fund-raiser

Where: InterContinental Hong Kong

When: January 29

Friday, 12 February, 2010, 12:00am

Quotes of the Week

Many fung shui masters, including me, had never paid tax, but since his case we all have to.

Fung shui master Yu Chi-lun, who was visited by the taxman after testifying for late billionaire Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum's Chinachem Charitable Foundation in its epic probate battle with Tony Chan Chun-chuen

6 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Glamour girls hit the fashion trail

Fashionistas flocked to Moiselle's spring/summer show at the Convention Centre during Hong Kong Fashion Week on January 19.

4 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Socialites in fine form at the track

Cle de Peau Beaute Synactif party

Where: Happy Valley Racecourse

When: January 7

What: Japanese skincare and make-up giant Shiseido launched its new product line with a socialites party. Chief executive Carsten Fischer flew in from Japan while glamour gals Coco Chiang and Valerie Chow Ka-ling promoted the merchandise.

29 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Hong Kong women shine in S Korea

Hong Kong's Zhou Mi advanced to the women's singles second round at the US$300,000 Korea Super Series in Seoul yesterday alongside teammate Yip Pui-yin. Zhou, the second seed, rallied to beat Malaysian Wong Mee Choo 10-21, 21-10, 21-11, while Yip routed South Korea's Yang Ran-sun 21-12 , 21-10.

14 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Bank chairman collapses at banquet

The chairman of Tai Sang Bank and Tai Sang Land Development, William Ma Ching-wai, was taken to hospital late last night after collapsing during a banquet at the Four Seasons hotel in Central. Ma, 55, regained consciousness on the way to Queen Mary Hospital at 11.10pm. He is a son of the late Ma Kam-chan who was a respected property developer and founder of the bank.

12 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Brand makes a beautiful entrance

Melvita grand opening

Where: IFC Mall

When: December 10

What: The French organic skincare brand celebrated the opening of its first Asia flagship store with a cocktail event. The toasting ceremony was hosted by its Asia head Andre Hoffmann and brand founder Bernard Chevilliat, who specially flew in from France to attend the event.

8 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Man jailed for stabbing two neighbours

A man who stabbed his neighbours in a row about noise was jailed for 28 months. In the District Court, Li Chi-sat, 26, had pleaded guilty to one count of wounding and a charge of wounding with intent. Li stabbed Leung Wing, 60, in the neck and Wong Wing-fai, 26, Leung's daughter's fiance, twice in the chest at 5.25am on May 2 at Po Tat Estate, Sau Mau Ping.

23 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Leong pips Chau as top buzzed-up person in HK

So what was the buzz in 2009? According to search engine Yahoo, the most buzzed-up person in Hong Kong this year was Isabella Leong Lok-sze. Apparently, the young actress, through her break from the Emperor Entertainment Group and having Richard Li Tzar-kai's son, was the most searched person in 2009, with interest in her increasing fivefold from the previous year.

17 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

All-Chinese front row for Prague clash

Hong Kong will for the first time field an all-Chinese front row in an international when they take on the Czech Republic in Prague in the second game of their groundbreaking European Tour.

17 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Guilty plea expected in threat against judge

An unemployed man accused of threatening the judge in the probate battle over Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum's fortune indicated he would plead guilty yesterday in the District Court. Hung Wai-yip, 48, who allegedly threatened Mr Justice Johnson Lam Man-hon in a letter, was remanded in custody. Judge Stanley Chan Kwong-chi adjourned the case to December 29.

12 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Hong Kong sailors bag three out of four golds

It was good tide-ings for Hong Kong's boardsailors, who brought home three gold medals and a silver with one race still to go in the 10-race series off the shores of Stanley.

Vicky Chan Wai-kei led the gold-medal charge as she remained unbeaten in nine races to clinch the top prize in the RS:X women's class.

12 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Men and women eye gold medals

Hong Kong moved closer to grabbing two more gold medals in the team competition after both the men and women moved into the final with easy victories over South Korean opponents. Number-one Annie Au Wing-chi and Chan Ho-ling both recorded 3-0 wins in the best-of-three match format, allowing number two Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin to rest for today's final against Japan.

9 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Pump up the party

Local hipster outlet Juice joined forces with Reebok to create a limited-edition Pump shoe and threw a party to celebrate at its Causeway Bay shop on November 20. It's the Pump's 20th anniversary but it wasn't only footwear that was pumping at the event. With DJs, models and musicians in the crowd, the vibe was cool and crazy.

3 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Winners' List

SUPERVISORY LEVEL

Beauty products/cosmetics category Olivia Chan Hiu-ching, Sa Sa Cosmetic

Electronic and electrical appliances/telecommunications category: Ma Kwok-wah, Nokia (HK)

Fashion and accessories category: Susan Cheung Sau-shan, Sidefame - 45R

Fast food/restaurants category: Mo Ka-wong, Pizza Hut Hong Kong

1 Dec 2009 - 12:00am