Boss facing eviction says shipyards being killed off

The boss of a shipyard says the government is killing the marine industry, after it was ordered to leave its premises with just two days' notice.

Saturday, 28 April, 2012, 12:00am

It's all in the jeans, dudes - True Religion seeks converts to its latest collection

American denim brand True Religion says its latest collection is inspired by four archetypes: the restless wanderer, boho darling, sleek maverick and rebel who knows no bounds. The spirit of the collection was parlayed through a laid-back preview on Friday at The Box restaurant in IFC mall, to the accompaniment of upbeat music.

7 Feb 2012 - 12:00am


It's been a while since denim graduated from its humble roots and moved into the designer realm. Many jeans today cost upwards of HK$6,000. Like the navy blue blazer or worn-in chinos, denim is one of the staples of the modern man's wardrobe. No matter the season, you will find denim - whether as jeans, shirting, jacket or vest - in most designers' collections.

2 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

When you're hot, you're hotpot, says Aarif Lee

Actor, singer and model Aarif Lee has been working in Beijing over the past couple of months, but a series of Hong Kong events has led to short trips back every 10 days or so. Last week, it was a Levi's party. This week, it was for the Hennessy Artistry show.

10 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

The world's one big extravagant stage in the enchanting world of Coco and Bruce

You could be forgiven for going green with envy as more details of pop diva Coco Lee and Li & Fung boss Bruce Rockowitz's lavish wedding leak out. Well, the whopping sum of money the golden couple splashed out on their two-day celebration was almost as much as the GDP of a small country.

1 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Birthday boy Lee unfazed by huge betting plunge

Almond Lee celebrated his 47th birthday with a win, but it was punters who collected the cash when Namjong Hunter scored in a Class Four (1,400m). Namjong Hunter, now a winner of four from 37, was sensationally backed from 33-1 to 10-1in the final minutes.

10 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Building, sharing the bread of life

Based in Shanghai, Roberto Lee Jnr - Hyder Consulting regional managing director for East Asia - has worked with various companies in the region, handling business development, multinational contract negotiations and government projects. In 2004, Lee founded Fresh Bread & Company in China, achieving over US$2 billion (HK$15.6billion) in sales.

3 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Lee targets Valley prize with Happy Yeah Yeah

The next edition of the Happy Valley Million Challenge doesn't kick off until September, but the Almond Lee-trained Happy Yeah Yeah fired the first shot without ever having raced at the city course when he took the Hong Kong Island Handicap (1,200m).

2 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Awards for the quiet founder of Tom Lee Music

Thomas Lee Tse-ven may not be a name that strikes a chord with many people, but the business he founded almost 60 years ago has transformed the music industry.

The 91-year-old keeps such a low profile that the website for his company, Tom Lee Music, does not even mention him or his family.

23 May 2011 - 12:00am

Dirtier harbour defies logic with treatment in place, expert says

Few people in Hong Kong know more about waste water treatment than Professor Joseph Lee Hun-wei. Yet the respected expert confessed yesterday that he was as baffled by the sudden surge in bacteria levels at the centre of Victoria Harbour as the public - particularly given the city opened a new disinfection centre just last year that reduced the amount of sewage released into the harbour.

12 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

School careers convention

Mr Lee and Miss Kwok are in charge of the annual careers convention at St Hilda's Secondary School. Listen to the two teachers discussing their plans and then answer the questions.

1 Who do you think Mr Wong is?

a. the organiser of the careers convention

b. the school principal

c. a careers teacher

31 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Lee ready to be tested

Familiarity breeds confidence is the credo Jennifer Lee is living by as the showjumper-turned-eventer walks the 2.9-kilometre cross-country course built by the Hong Kong Jockey Club in Conghua, 40km north of Guangzhou.

18 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Past & Present: An Awkward Reunion

Amelia Johnson Contemporary Oct 28 to Nov 27

South Korean artist Lee Sang-hyun's photographic and video montages are full of opposites: past and present, East and West, rational and irrational, male and female, nature and industrialisation. They also reflect the many dilemmas his country - and the artist - have faced in the past.

28 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Lightning strikes twice for four-year-old

Dejvu all over again for Ole Ole as the Almond Lee-trained four-year-old struck the same conditions as in his only other win last term and produced the same result. Ole Ole (Keith Yeung Ming-lun) won on a wet-slow classified all-weather track last season and this course was downgraded from good to wet-slow before the Magpie Handicap (1,650m) - and Ole Ole did the rest.

11 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

All for the glory

Representing Hong Kong in this season's Amazing Race Asia are TVB actors Alan Luk Chun-kong, 32, and Wendy Lee Wing-ji, 24. The couple have been together for just more than a year. 'The show claims we have been together for three years. I don't know why,' Lee says between sessions of flirtatious bickering with her beau.

26 Sep 2010 - 12:00am