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Johnny Wong

As one door closes, another opens - but for quite a different crowd

As one old-school hotel, The Ritz-Carlton, closed its doors on Friday night, hip new serviced apartments opened in Sheung Wan.

Monday, 4 February, 2008, 12:00am

Home is where the art is

TO SOME PEOPLE art may mean an oversized Buddha-head print from a market in Thailand filling wall space over the shoe cabinet.

16 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Johnny Wong

Wales-born interior designer Johnny Wong, 32, says there's no such thing as an original design. 'Design is all about evolution. You produce a new piece, but it's not really original. You always have to take it from something else.' Which is why his company is called Fak3, a play on the word fake with a reversed 'E'.

Favourite furniture shop

25 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Hair loss puts HK men at risk of becoming a divorce statistic

Trichoderm could be the answer where looks and self-confidence are the all-important saving factors

High-flying IT executive Johnny Wong knows from bitter experience the importance of keeping up appearances. Failing to do so in the past cost him his marriage and almost his career.

17 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Wong's International sales slide 10pc as crisis bites

Wong's International (Holdings), which manufactures electronic products for original equipment manufacture customers, has seen sales drop 10 per cent this year because of the economic downturn.

Last year, the company's revenue totalled $2.83 billion. Income generated in the region amounted to $1.21 billion.

3 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

Wong's to develop site

Wong's International (Holdings) says an indirectly wholly owned subsidiary has agreed to buy a residential site of about 10,371 square feet for $146 million from independent third parties. The company plans to form an equal joint venture with Blessea Investment to develop a four-storey residential tower on the site.

7 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Pigeon also gives you the option of your own Web page

A new company called Pigeon is offering a service that is at least unusual, if not unique.

Pigeon offers its customers a lifetime e-mail address (LEA). Borrowing the word pigeon from the idea of a carrier-pigeon, the company is offering a way to maintain a site where your e-mail will always be forwarded.

28 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Embarrassment of Rich is prevented by unseen hand

CONMAN Johnny ''Olivier'' Wong went into action again on Tuesday afternoon.

While we were writing about his methods, he nipped into the offices of K.K. Yeung, a consultancy firm in Swire House, at about 6 pm.

There he told Richard Summers that he was an executive for Braun, the German appliance company, and said he wanted to hire accountants to do an audit.

26 Mar 1993 - 12:00am