Guo Jingjing

Estee Lauder bash lifted by ex-diving diva

Kathy Chow

Tuesday's plug for beauty brand Estee Lauder was former diving queen Guo Jingjing's first public appearance since her extravagant wedding with tycoon heir Kenneth Fok Kai-kong in November.

Thursday, 10 January, 2013, 4:16am

Opulent nuptials wedded to image

The mega weddings of the rich serve as the best free advertisement for the industry.

The late Henry Fok's grandson tied the knot with Olympic diving champion Guo Jingjing in a wedding that reportedly cost HK$15 million. The price tag is eye-popping for most people, but judging by the most grotesque standards of conspicuous nuptial celebration, it's rather small beer.

12 Nov 2012 - 4:16pm 5 comments

Kenneth Fok and Guo Jingjing host Nansha wedding banquet

Kenneth Fok Kai-kong and Guo Jingjing at their wedding banquet in the Nansha Grand Hotel. Photo: SMP

After the first instalment of their HK$15 million wedding extravaganza in Hong Kong on Thursday, Guo Jingjing and Kenneth Fok Kai-kong were ready to party again - this time in the Fok family's ancestral home of Nansha in Guangzhou.

11 Nov 2012 - 5:10am 1 comment

Henry Fok's grandson ties knot with diving queen Guo Jingjing in HK$15 million wedding

Guo Jingjing and Kenneth Fok share a special moment during the ceremony at the Fok family mansion in Pok Fu Lam. Photo: SCMP

It must be a contender for wedding of the year - China's retired Olympic diving queen married a tycoon's grandson yesterday under a cloud of paparazzi sitting aloft on cranes.

9 Nov 2012 - 1:36pm 2 comments

Talking points

Marilyn Monroe

Korean rocket countdown … again

8 Nov 2012 - 2:08am

Heir Kenneth Fok and China's Olympic diving queen to tie the knot

Kenneth Fok Kai-kong (left) and Guo Jingjing. Photo: Chan Kin-wa

Kenneth Fok Kai-kong, a grandson of late billionaire Henry Fok Ying-tung, will next week marry his sweetheart, China's diving queen Guo Jingjing.

The couple have been under intense media scrutiny over the past few days after news leaked about a planned HK$15 million extravaganza.

3 Nov 2012 - 3:52am

Who said it?

The reason for our harsh treatment [in China] was our activities were highly systematic, as [we] had experience of underground activities

South Korean activist Kim Young-hwan, who says he was tortured while detained in Dandong

Her role is like a big sister to me, she helps me all the way and I am really grateful to her

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm

Lai See

Timothy Fok's Olympic moment synchronised with diving

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

Guo experiences Games from other side of the fence

Retired diving queen Guo Jingjing is enjoying being in the stands for a change after a stellar career that saw her win four Olympic gold medals.

The Chinese ace, who retired last year, was spotted watching the Hong Kong gymnastics team compete at North Greenwich Arena yesterday.

30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Diving into the

The atmosphere at the London Olympics will be unlike anything the 10,343 athletes could ever have imagined.

With the eyes of a global audience upon them, the experience of competing on the world's greatest stage will be an unbelievable 'high'.

But for one Olympic legend, it's the devastating 'low' that could hit them afterwards that concerns him.

28 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Kenneth Fok's mum confirms wedding bells for her son and Olympic diving champion Guo Jingjing

Another eligible bachelor is about to be struck off the list, and this time we saw it coming. Kenneth Fok Kai-kong, son of Hong Kong Olympic chief Timothy Fok Tsun-ting, will marry Olympic diving champion Guo Jingjing before year's end.

15 May 2012 - 12:00am

Blanc de Chine party lures power players

Luxury fashion brand Blanc de Chine demonstrated its clout when Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen showed up at its party to celebrate the opening of its new boutique in Prince's Building.

26 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Kowloon Park splashdown

Dickson Chow Ho-wing has used disappointments to keep on improving as a diver. Despite the setbacks, including niggling injuries caused by overtraining, he has managed to remain positive.

He has competed in the sport - diving off a 3m-high springboard - since 2002, after giving up swimming because he found races too boring.

16 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Social scene beckons for holiday-weary tai-tais back in the city

After a restful holiday out of the limelight, the city's tai-tais did not waste time returning to the scene to be seen.

Cosmetics brand Estee Lauder invited socialites to lunch at the Grand Hyatt hotel ballroom in Wan Chai, for a promotion on its signature 'advanced night repair face serum'.

6 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Great leap forward

China were last night only two gold medals shy of all 10 available in the diving events in the Fina World Championships at Shanghai's Oriental Sports Centre. China missed this historic feat by only one gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and by three at the 2009 world championships in Rome.

23 Jul 2011 - 12:00am