Peninsula Hotel

Big-hearted Hong Kong executive gets to be fashion celebrity for a day

Glimpses of Eve Patton's day of pampering. Photo: Carmen Chan

When Eve Patton joined 40 glamorous women from around the globe for a classic car tour of Tuscany in 2011, she did it in style: in a 1957 Ford Thunderbird.

Monday, 11 November, 2013, 3:50pm

Ayurvedic spa trend

Ayurvedic therapy session at the Peninsula Spa. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Julie Eyres has stayed in spas all over the world. But one place she returns to each year is the Ayurveda Spa in the Orange County Resort in Coorg, India.

7 May 2013 - 10:53am

Business first at award ceremony

Piaget Award for Excellence of Entrepreneurship dinner

Where: The Peninsula hotel

When: November 2

What: Watch label Piaget and the Entrepreneurs' Organisation presented its annual business leader award at a prestigeous evening with more than 70 guests who were enlightened by keynote speaker Annie Wu Suk-ching's talk.

11 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Local is lovely

Try out little boutiques for locally made and designed products

Innovative designs, good quality and reasonable prices can be a difficult combination to find, but not impossible. Little boutiques selling locally designed and made products can be the source of some great buys.

11 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Law needs to come down hard on HK's sellers of fake goods

I write in response to the letter by Customs assistant commissioner Y.K. Tam 'Heavy penalties for shop fraud' (April 15), touting the success of his department in curtailing the illegal selling of 'copy watches' and other fakes.

20 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

History ticks among towers

IIN the tall, small and ultra-modern city of Hong Kong, it is sometimes easy to overlook the tiny fragments of history that still survive today. Many of these were the most important and identifiable landmarks of their day.

The pier in Tsim Sha Tsui was such a place 100 years ago. In fact, it was the only arrival point for visitors to Hong Kong.

22 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Plastic novelties at Kowloon show

50 years ago Kowloon (December 16): Hongkong yesterday had an opportunity to 'blow its own horn' regarding home-manufactured goods. It was the first day of the Annual Exhibition of Chinese Products, held in Kowloon on ground opposite the Peninsula hotel.

12 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Grand reunion

Grand reunion . . . a 62nd birthday bash for Chow Che-hung at the Peninsula hotel attracted a guest list of top civil servants, leading lawyers and business-community moguls.

22 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Injured student has new outlook

STUDENT Leung Ching-sze, shot in the Peninsula Hotel robbery last week, says the attack has changed her attitude to life.

Ms Leung, 20 today, said from her Queen Elizabeth Hospital bed: 'I think people should lead a happier life and be more optimistic, because death is so unpredictable.

29 Jun 1995 - 12:00am