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At home in the slow lane

Sonu Shivdasani was in town this month not only to promote Six Senses Private Residences, one of his environmentally conscious brands, but to encourage wealthy property investors to think in terms of 'intelligent luxury'.

Friday, 30 October, 2009, 12:00am



Installations by Canadian visual artist Germaine Koh. Opens Fri, 6pm-8pm, then Wed-Sun, noon-7pm. Para/Site Art Space, G/F 2 Po Yan St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2517 4620. Ends Jun 20

25 May 2004 - 12:00am

Leader can show the way for Hutchison

THESE are lean times for long-serving trainer Bruce Hutchison but brighter days beckon with the arrival of Brilliant Leader (34-1), who finished a fighting fourth in the Class Four second event won by Fortune Dancer.

25 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

New World buyer of $728m home on Peak

New World Development has emerged as the mystery buyer of a $728.88 million home on the Peak.

Agents said the price was equivalent to about $60,000 per square foot for the 12,000 sq ft house.

15 May 1997 - 12:00am

Chandeliers 'contest'

DINNER last night at the Riviera, the Regal Hongkong's rooftop Mediterranean restaurant, where hotel PR manager Christina Koh asked: ''Is there any establishment in Hongkong with more chandeliers than us?'' At the last count the hotel had 310 Swarovski chandeliers. Singaporean Christina, who next week takes up a posting at the Peninsula Palace in Beijing, claims the record.

8 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

Altar images from Rena

WHEN Rena Koh started selling her wedding gowns on consignment to local retail outlets, she knew it was all or nothing.

''My gowns were well received, but I could see what a struggle it would be if I tried to present myself to major companies.

30 Jun 1993 - 12:00am