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Aaron Kwok opens Longines exhibition at Times Square

Aaron Kwok dazzled for Longines at an exhibition in Times Square.

Singer-actor Aaron Kwok Fu-shing turns 47 on Friday, but he's still got what it takes. The youthful-looking star dazzled in a tailored suit on Monday for the opening of Swiss luxury watchmaker Longines' exhibition in Times Square.

Wednesday, 24 October, 2012, 5:40am

Aaron Kwok can't stop talking about winning stallion at Longines opening

Aaron Kwok and Hannah Quinlivan grace the Longines flagship store opening in Tsim Sha Tsui.

Singer-actor Aaron Kwok Fu-shing has been in high spirits lately thanks to his stallion Calling with Love winning its debut race last week.

The showbiz veteran just could not stop talking about the horse while at a watch function last week.

1 Oct 2012 - 3:58am

Charmaine Sheh takes the stage at Longines' watch launch

(From left) Korean models Hoon Lee, Song Doo-hwan and Zenki show off the Longines Saint-Imier Collection. Photo: Woody Wong

TVB actress Charmaine Sheh Sze-man is one of the most hard-working celebrities in show business. And why not? Some of her jobs - just like the one on Monday where she helped launch Longines' new store - may seem so effortless that Sheh is probably making some people jealous.

23 Aug 2012 - 3:31am

Sponsor switch is a surprise but maybe time will tell

So, one week on, what did the Jockey Club actually win out of the new tie-up with Longines? It resembled something more like the shifting of the chairs than a new suite of furniture.

4 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Longines rides into town and saddles up for International Races

Swiss watchmaker Longines will take over as the main sponsor of the Hong Kong International Races from Cathay Pacific.

Longines president Walter von Kanel was at the Happy Valley racecourse on Wednesday to announce his company's new role as title sponsor and official timekeeper of the meet on December 9.

29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Longines boosts big day by HK$4m

Hong Kong racing's 'turf world championships' showpiece on December 9 will see an increase in stake money with the transition to its new sponsor, Longines.

28 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Longines clocks in as new HKIR sponsor

The Hong Kong Jockey Club is expected to announce prize money increases for the December international meeting at a press conference confirming that watchmaker Longines will take over from Cathay Pacific as the event sponsor.

21 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Fit for the occasion

This year is a big one for anniversaries: the Brits are celebrating the queen's diamond jubilee; and it's the 150th anniversary of the birth of painter Gustav Klimt; the 128th anniversary of Singapore's Raffles Hotel; and, closer to home, the 15th anniversary of the return of Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty.

6 May 2012 - 12:00am

Tennis ceremony draws Ocean Terminal crowd

Eager audience members, cameras in hand, crowded the main concourse at Ocean Terminal while intrigued shoppers looked down from the second floor waiting to see the presentation of this year's Longines Future Tennis Aces award.

27 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Aaron Kwok clears the air on break-up rumours

The rumour mill seems to be getting a bit tiring for Canto-pop king Aaron Kwok Fu-shing and model Lynn Xiong Dailin. They have reportedly been in an on-off relationship for several years, and it was even reported a while back that wedding bells would soon be ringing. More recently, Xiong has stopped talking about her relationship with Kwok at public events, leading to break-up rumours.

6 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Silver screen proves a timely inspiration

Watches have always been an inspiration for the cinema. When the late Steve McQueen agreed to star in Le Mans, he asked to be trained by Swiss legend Jo Siffert, Tag Heuer's first ambassador, and also be dressed like him. It resulted in Jack Heuer providing watches for the set.

18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Into the black

Fashion is just confusing. A quick flick through any men's magazine and one is inundated with the supposed hot new trends, this year's must-haves and the colour that will define the season. Is grey still the new black? Or is it back to brown? Navy blue, perhaps? Unsurprisingly, it's not hot pink but we may have come full circle and, rather absurdly, black is once again the new black.

24 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Living La Dolce Vita

Since its launch in 1997, the Longines' DolceVita range has been associated with La Dolce Vita, the effortless Italian lifestyle Audrey Hepburn enjoyed in the film Roman Holiday. One of the Swiss watchmaker's most popular collections - the rectangular Longines DolceVita range - has been updated this year with new references that mix steel and rose or yellow gold.

6 May 2011 - 12:00am

Dive time

As a famous philosopher once said, 'Under the sea, under the sea, darling it's better down where it's wetter, take it from me.' Yes, that was Sebastian the crab from The Little Mermaid, and he's got a point.

24 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Happy hours for Latin lovers

Longines DolceVita launch party

Where: The Repulse Bay hotel

When: February 28

What: Watch brand Longines threw a grand launch for its new DolceVita timepiece. Topping off the night was a Latin dance performance for the guests.

Who: Admiring the watch were Lin Chi-ling, Marsha Yuan, Chau Pak-ho, Icy Wong and Winnie Fung.

18 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

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