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Male Prostitution

Overseas influx boosts male escort business

A steady increase in the number of freelance overseas sex workers in Hong Kong's male escort industry is making it one of the biggest sectors of its kind in Asia.

Sunday, 18 December, 2011, 12:00am

'Geese' migrate south to join HK's sex menagerie

Hong Kong's sex industry could be described as an animal farm, going by the terms used. We already have 'chickens' (female prostitutes serving male clients) and 'ducks' (male prostitutes serving female clients) - so it was no surprise to see 'geese' crop up.

29 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Call Girls: Private Sex Workers in Australia

Call Girls: Private Sex Workers in Australia

by Roberta Perkins and Frances Lovejoy

UWA Press, HK$258

6 May 2007 - 12:00am

Tricks and the trade

AN UGLY CONFRONTATION with wives who'd discovered their husbands' infidelity spurred writer Yang Yee-shan to undertake an unusual project: an examination of local sex workers' lives.

17 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Beijing women sate sexual appetite with new dish of the day

Beijing is famous for its duck. Since the first roast duck restaurant opened in the city nearly 500 years ago, Peking duck - served finely sliced, with crisp skin and succulent meat, wrapped in a delicate pancake pasted with plum sauce - has been one of China's signature dishes.

22 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

like ducks to water

Rich but lonely Hong Kong wives are forming 'duck-picking groups' - in Cantonese, 'duck' means gigolo - to have sex, according to Surprise Weekly. To avoid being discovered by their husbands who pay their bills, the women visit Macau 'duck bars' where it costs about $5,000 to have a male companion for an evening.

2 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Trio in escort scam

THE men probably thought all their Christmases had come at once: earn up to $40,000 a month and it's easy work, they were told.

The advertisement in local Chinese papers promised unspecified work for unqualified men of any age. It was only after calling a pager number the men discovered the work was as escorts.

25 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Muscling in on the action

IT USED to be enough just to work as 'public relations' executives, usually in karaoke bars, or to wait for a call from the escort service. But even the world's most unacknowledged male profession has to change with the times.

9 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Three men released on bail in gigolo case

A TELEVISION host and two other men were released on bail yesterday after being questioned on Friday morning during an investigation into a male prostitution service. Eleven others arrested with the three men at the private Causeway Bay ''gigolo'' club were released unconditionally. Robert Hung used to host a late-night magazine programme on ATV, A Vigorous Life With Great Fun.

14 Feb 1993 - 12:00am