David Tang

David Tang eyes luxe rice cooker

David Tang Wing-cheung, founder of Shanghai Tang. Photo: Oliver Tsang

Tang-Tang-Tang-TANG … Sing it like Beethoven's Fifth. It's the name of businessman and bon vivant David Tang's new retail empire. So, what what what WHAT will it sell?

Monday, 24 December, 2012, 4:23am

Corrections & Clarifications

The report, 'Shanghai Tang homeless ... for now' on page A1 on October 7 wrongly stated that Shanghai Tang was acquired from Sir David Tang in 1999 by the Richemont Group. It was in fact acquired in 2006.

9 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Shanghai Tang next to leave Pedder Building

6 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

A touch of royalty at this year's Book Fair

A touch of royal glamour will grace this year's Hong Kong Book Fair as authors including Prince Charles' stepson and a royal history expert meet the public in a push to get more people reading in English.

27 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Desert success proves the lady is a champ

When Lucy Tang entered her 40s she did what most people do - she wondered whether the constant socialising was really how she should still be spending her time.

27 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

A few words

One of the highlights of this year's Hong Kong Book Fair will be the appearance of three heavyweight British authors in the form of thriller specialist Frederick Forsyth, actor/writer Stephen Fry and historian Andrew Roberts.

18 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Lai See

Pied-a-terre on The Peak for Hong Kong's cage-dwellers

Recent reports say that urban redevelopment in the past few years has drastically reduced the supply of cage homes in older districts and pushed up prices. These dingy wire-mesh cubicles or bunk-bed spaces closely resemble chicken coops and their occupants, the so-called 'cage men', are among the city's poorest.

6 May 2010 - 12:00am

Charles Saumarez Smith

MISSIONARY MAN It was obvious when I was growing up that my parents would have liked me to go into the church, in an unstated way, because both my parents came from churchy families. It was quite an academic family, too. I'm not really an academic but I'm doing a reasonably respectable job of it. From the age of 15 or 16, I was passionately interested in art history.

14 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Mainland artist steals show with cutting-edge performance piece

The Art HK 08 international art fair opened on Wednesday night at the Convention and Exhibition Centre as a kind of trade convention for the arts. With galleries, collectors and buyers all gathered from around the world until Sunday, it will be five days of unprecedented cultural consumption.

16 May 2008 - 12:00am

David Tang awarded knighthood in UK list

Businessman and socialite David Tang Wing-cheung has been awarded a knighthood in the British Queen's New Year Honours List - an honour his grandfather also achieved.

30 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Thatcher regrets not seeking new HK lease

Former British prime minister Baroness Thatcher says she regrets failing to persuade Beijing to let Britain lease Hong Kong for a longer period.

Lady Thatcher, who visited Beijing in 1984 to sign the Sino-British Joint Declaration, also was reported by British newspaper The Sunday Telegraph saying she had doubts about the 'one country, two systems' formula.

11 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Security deficit syndrome

It is excellent that we have to queue for half-an-hour more, going through new airport security measures, as we carry out our civic duty of catching that terrorist. It is excellent that we are no longer able to carry any liquid bottle of more than 100ml, as we help to increase the businesses of all the shops in the airport after security.

24 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

The mainland bumpkin has the last laugh

Hong Kong Chinese used to laugh at mainlanders. We seemed to think they were all country bumpkins. We had a name for them: 'Ah Charn' - a character straight out of a soap opera on TVB in the early eighties.

10 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Dressing down for super kate

British supermodel Kate Moss has slipped into Hong Kong as the guest of David and Lucy Tang. She was spotted in the city on Monday and at Dragon-I in the evening, but there was no sign of Babyshambles bad-boy boyfriend Pete Doherty.

10 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Our inheritance through heritage

I shall say it, although a lot of people, and quite a few of my friends, particularly the rich ones, will hate me for it or think I am talking about something they do not recognise, or that I am being silly or exaggerating.

30 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

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