Made in the shades

David Yurman eyewear launch

Where: Cafe Costa, IFC Mall

When: February 26

Friday, 13 March, 2009, 12:00am

Staff filed by 'Little Sweetie' every day, but few ever met her

Staff and tenants of the Chinachem Golden Plaza will not be able to easily forget Nina Wang - each day they file through the building's lift lobby past an imposingly cute pig-tailed statue of a cartoon character of the flamboyant businesswoman.

5 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

A colourful life

1937: born Kung Yu-sum in Shanghai

Early 1950s: comes to Hong Kong with childhood friend Teddy Wang Teh-huei

1955: marries Teddy

1960: Teddy makes will leaving estate divided equally between father and wife

1963: Teddy's new will names father Wang Din-shin as sole executor and beneficiary allegedly after Nina is having affair

5 Apr 2007 - 12:00am


A comparison of different versions of the last character in Teddy Wang's signature

Below six authenticated copies of the character 'Huei' between 1958 and 1985

Right four copies of Wang's will drafted in 1990 with the four copies of his signature. His father Wang Din-shin's claim that they were forged by Nina Wang was rejected yesterday by the Court of Final Appeal

17 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Beyond Indigo

Beyond Indigo

by Preethi Nair

HarperCollins $195

10 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Bingo! Corporate bored game arrives with a nod

Is your boss' oratory a lot like melatonin? Was he unamused when your snoring drowned out his speech on 'Exceeding Current Efficiency Levels and Implementing Complacency Avoidance Strategies'? Fear not. There's a new game doing the corporate rounds in Hong Kong to keep the terminally bored from slipping into a coma.

Lai See just received her very own gameboard.

15 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Relative values

FAMILY MONEY By Nina Bawden (Virago, $105) Reviewed by SUSAN FURLONG IN her 20th novel, Nina Bawden takes a piercing look at the heart of family life. There she finds a spider's web of emotions - concern for an ageing mother mixed with fierce sibling rivalry and greed.

16 Jan 1993 - 12:00am