Gary Wong

Time to reflect after 10 years of design at Shine ... and to celebrate, of course

Fashion retailer Shine celebrated its 10th anniversary in style at The Peninsula hotel's Salon de Ning.

Tuesday, 22 November, 2011, 12:00am

Market Calls

It has been a difficult eight weeks for the China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC /1186). The firm builds and maintains rail lines on the mainland. Following the high-speed rail collision near Wenzhou, Zhejiang, on July 23, the central government suspended construction of new rail projects, and the accident threw into question the viability of the mainland's ambitious programme.

12 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Doubts rail ministry will turn profit

The Ministry of Railways faces higher borrowing costs as a result of last month's fatal accident and the likelihood that it will book a loss this year. Those factors, analysts say, prompted the ministry to offer a bond issue worth 15 billion yuan (HK$18.31 billion ) this week, close on the heels of an issue worth 20 billion yuan on August 8.

20 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

HK kids most allergy-prone in the region

Hong Kong children are much less prone to food allergies than those in North America but are still twice as likely to be sufferers than others in Southeast Asia, a study has found.

The Chinese University study found that nearly three out of 100 children in Hong Kong have food allergies, with shrimp being the most common allergy.

20 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

HK$163m for Jardine's Lookout house

Following the government's new measures to cool the property market, buyers have been somewhat hesitant to purchase homes. However, property prices at the luxury end of the market have not dropped.

28 May 2010 - 12:00am

Consumer Council offers more amazing insights

IT'S the time of the month when the Consumer Council issues Choice magazine, its most lethal weapon in the fight for consumers' rights.

18 Oct 1994 - 12:00am