Police deny triads are on the rise in Lan Kwai Fong

A police insider has rejected a media report that the entertainment district of Lan Kwai Fong has become a hotbed of triad activity, with recent triad-linked arrests in the area put down to a fight rather than gangster activities.

Sunday, 29 July, 2012, 12:00am

Stylish Pulp buzzes with celebrities for its Lan Kwai Fong debut

Lan Kwai Fong has never lacked spaces to drink and thanks to Cafe Deco Group, there is another contender on the strip.

27 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Victim of falling branch waiting for compensation

Life took a tragic turn for Wan Oi-lan a year ago when a falling tree branch struck her on the head. The 56-year-old has been declared mentally disabled and can no longer take care of her 12-year-old son or venture out of her housing estate by herself.

28 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

LAN seeks route between China and South America

Chile-based airline LAN will seek to establish its own flight routes between China and South America following its merger with Brazil-based airline TAM, which is expected to be completed by early next year.

26 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Silence was best plan of attack, says commander

The police officer in charge of the hunt for a serial sex attacker prowling Lan Kwai Fong has strongly defended his decision not to warn women, saying the culprit's arrest and conviction justified it.

13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Song and dance show at Bisous brings back 1920s-style glamour

As creators of the city's first retro-modern show club, Bisous, sisters Katrina and Janelle Zai are making a bid to become the Florenz Ziegfeld of 21st-century Hong Kong. And if the queue at Saturday night's grand opening party - which stretched for a whole block - was any indication, Lan Kwai Fong seems to be more than ready for some seduction and tease.

18 May 2011 - 12:00am

Throwing money at SMEs won't improve their fitness for business

'SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are the pillar of Hong Kong's economy. They are facing great challenges amidst the uncertainties of the global economic environment and keen competition.'

Rita Lau Ng Wai-lan

Commerce secretary

Gov't press release, Feb 2

6 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Psychic Jack

1/F, 30-32 Wyndham Street, Central. Tel: 2868 6102

The vibe: your average lounge lizard doesn't really need to be told - somehow they'll always sniff out the latest cosy little cubby hole. And so it has already been with Psychic Jack.

16 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Three wishes to make big week even better

Our wish list for future international weeks is not that long, but involves one or two new moves on the International Jockeys' Championship (IJC).

15 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Let's raise a glass as common sense prevails

Despite widespread euphoria and celebration in Hong Kong on hearing the news that jailed activist Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in October, it would be hard to argue that the spontaneous popping of champagne outside the central government's liaison office was a simple celebration.

3 Dec 2010 - 12:00am


3 Carols for a cause

Katterwall is holding its fourth annual carolling event in support of Operation Santa Claus. Turn up and sing your heart out for a great cause!

When: December 3, 7.30pm

Where: Lok Hing Lane sitting-out area, Lan Kwai Fong

Free admission; carol books will be available from F&B outlets near the venue

28 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Chrome dome

When I first arrived in Hong Kong from the United States, I was terrified. I kept seeing all these guys who looked like they had come straight from intensive care - no hair.

Not just thinning hair, like mine, or a buzz cut, but nothing - slick and shiny pates. They could have been soccer hooligans, except that those guys don't usually wear Armani. And they weren't punks.

14 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Beauty queen waxes lyrical

Furla autumn-winter collections preview

Where: Lan Kwai Fong Hotel

When: August 12

27 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Table talk

Taku in SoHo is celebrating its first-year anniversary tonight with a geisha performance and a special menu for HK$198 plus 10 per cent that includes chilled home-made tofu with crab roe; and marinated Japanese cucumber with surf clam and seaweed. Bookings: 2545 9966.

22 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

7-Eleven changes stores' open house booze policy

Counter staff in 7-Eleven stores have been told by their bosses not to open bottles of alcohol for customers because they do not have a liquor licence - instead they are insisting customers open bottles themselves.

18 Jul 2010 - 12:00am