Jennifer Lo

The WOW factor

All about the eyes

Sunday, 28 August, 2011, 12:00am

Everyone at fault, no one to blame

A coroner yesterday declared the deaths of four people when a To Kwa Wan tenement block collapsed last year were accidental - despite finding fault with both the owner and buildings officials.

Michael Chan Pik-kiu said he was unable to find the deaths unlawful and said no one should be held criminally responsible.

17 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Limited-edition figures draw speculators

Speculation in limited-edition comic figures is so profitable that a group of buyers is paying students and others more than the statutory minimum wage to queue up for them at a fair that provides a once-a-year chance to snap up the colourful figurines.

30 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Book fair sets record, but profits down

The annual Book Fair wrapped up yesterday with a record tally of about 950,000 visitors who spent HK$500 million in the past seven days.

A survey showed that people were more willing to spend this year but exhibitors said that had little impact on their profits because of increased manpower costs and rent.

27 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Tributes for Summer's sacrifice

A father last night broke down in tears as hundreds paid tribute at a memorial service for his daughter, who died saving her family from a deadly blaze in Ma Tau Wai last month.

9 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Parents scramble for place in top schools

Secondary school place allocation results released yesterday heralded a hectic day for parents eager to get their children into the most desired institutions.

6 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

The WOW factor

Waves a-crashing

3 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

A-level success for girl killed in fire

Summer Tse Yan-yee and her family could have been celebrating her A-level results yesterday. Instead, her father was stricken with grief because the results reminded him of what the future could have held for her.

Summer (pictured), who died in the Ma Tau Wai fire last month, obtained passes in English, Chinese and three A-level subjects.

1 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Special day brings tears for family

Yesterday should have been a day of joy and family celebration; instead, June 21 will forever be stained with tears for the Tse family.

Beloved daughter and promising student Tse Yan-yee (pictured), who died in last week's fire in Ma Tau Wai, Kowloon City district, would have turned 19 yesterday, but all her family has left are memories.

22 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

The WOW factor

Shark's fin soap

19 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

'Why did they all have to die?'

'Where are my two sons?'

This was the first sentence uttered by Ma Tau Wai fire survivor Lai Hok-man when he woke up in hospital yesterday.

A moment later he was in tears after learning that his sons and his pregnant wife were among the four people who died in the fire that ripped through their dilapidated tenement on Wednesday.

18 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

This week we test: pressed powder

To make sure your makeup survives the city's humidity, use a pressed powder after foundation to for a shine-free, matte finish.

MAC Studio Careblend Pressed Powder (HK$180)

24 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

This week we test: eye masks

Give your eyes a treat with a mask that fights dark circles and puffiness and reveals their true sparkle.

H2O+ Advanced Collagen Green Tea Eye Mask (HK$460/18pcs)

These are pretty fiddly - the moisturising essence and actual masks come separately - but if you're nimble-fingered, the rewards are smooth, depuffed skin. Pricy, though, for nine pairs.

10 Apr 2011 - 12:00am