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Michael Hutchence

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Saturday, 26 January, 2008, 12:00am

Movie profits hidden in HK trusts

Crocodile Dundee star Paul Hogan and producer John 'Strop' Cornell allegedly used Hong Kong trusts to hide more than US$100 million earned from the popular films to avoid paying tax, a press report in Australia said.

29 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

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Myth Takes

(Warp Records)

A harsher critic might say that !!! have made 10 of them yet still can't spell 'mistakes', but there are a couple of redeeming features here: the noirish title track and Yadnus, a joyous glam-rock stomp.

25 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Welcome return

Boosted by a new lead singer, INXS has regrouped and returned to the music studio. The result is Switch - their first album since the tragic 1997 death of founding vocalist Michael Hutchence.

19 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Hutchence's fortune is gone, HK law firm tells late singer's family

A Hong Kong-based legal firm has told the family of dead rock star Michael Hutchence that his fortune, estimated to be between $10 million and $20 million, has vanished.

The mother of the singer, Patricia Glassop, has revealed that she received a letter from Boase Cohen & Collins claiming the value of the singer's estate as of July was zero.

21 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Calling all wannabe rockers

Disappointed you weren't a finalist for the INXS reality show? Well, here's your chance to be in the movie! Budding local filmmaker Mark Keil has written a script - tentatively titled Suicide Blonde - based on the life of INXS's late lead singer, Michael Hutchence, who committed suicide in 1997.

11 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Today in history

In Hong Kong

1967: Hippies dressed to express their individuality and were seeking a self-identity, said the Reverend Matthew Fong of the YMCA Institute. Although hippies just sat and gazed absent-mindedly in class, a survey indicated they had a higher IQ than other students, he said.

22 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

HK link to Hutchence cash puzzle

A HONG KONG barrister has been named as the central figure in a mystery over the fortune of late rock singer Michael Hutchence.

INXS front man Hutchence, who lived in Hong Kong between the ages of four and 12, and returned at the height of his fame to a luxury Tai Tam villa, killed himself in a Sydney hotel in November.

29 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

INXS in elegant return to form

The often erratic career of Australian band INXS has taken another upward turn to defy critics who had predicted their imminent demise.

They are back with their 10th studio album, Elegantly Wasted, from which the title- track has entered the British singles charts (Top 20) and is selling well on the Continent.

19 May 1997 - 12:00am

Star struck by excessive insight

Who said that pop stars have the personality of a road crash? Pop idol Michael Hutchence, who jetted into the territory with partner Paula Yates last weekend, gave a most illuminating insight on the difficult transition period Hong Kong will have to endure.

22 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

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