A good week for ...

Afghanistan's National Museum

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:30pm

My Week with Marilyn

Starring: Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Kenneth Branagh, Emma Watson Director: Simon Curtis Category: IIB

16 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Six Degrees

Coco Lee (below) gave local celebrity-watchers a stimulation overload recently with a wedding that cost a reported HK$100 million and was attended by the likes of Oprah, Beyonce and Jennifer Lopez.

6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Travellers' checks

Wedded bliss

25 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Lai See

Not a PC approach to road hogs

5 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Quotes of the week

I did have a brain scan once. I was very insulted by the report

Whistle-blower Jeremy Godfrey on a scan which revealed his brain was totally unexceptional

The break-up is a heartbreaker, but better now than after the marriage

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, jilted by his 25-year-old fiancee

19 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

I'm in agony. I feel guilty and apologetic towards his family

Lau Yuk-tong, chicken transporter whose protest yesterday led to a police officer's accidental death

There are so many social groups that have become angry. There's a general feeling of tension between the government and people

16 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Shaggy dog tale

In 1999, the same year his debut novel Our Fathers was short-listed for the Booker Prize, Andrew O'Hagan attended an auction of the late Marilyn Monroe's personal belongings at Christie's, New York.

27 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Hugh Hefner's bunnies will not be incinerated after all at Playboy cigar launch

Is Playboy in Hong Kong offering a Lewinsky moment or a hunt for pretty girls?

This invitation was cordially sent to our office the other day, promising a night of 'Playboy cigars and burning sexy girls' next week.

Are we invited to smoke cigars with Hugh Hefner's bunnies, or set them on fire?

20 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

The article, 'ChinaCache to double capacity for CDN service', published on March 11, should have said ChinaCache's total network capacity has reached more than 500 gigabytes instead of 500 megabytes.

The article, 'Playmates Toys posts net loss of HK$33.6m', published yesterday, should have said Playmates has neither made a recall nor been requested to recall its products.

13 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Playboy betting on bunny business in Macau

The Playboy Mansion is expanding to Macau, further highlighting the former enclave's redevelopment from sleepy gambling town to diversified gaming mecca.

28 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Boy oh boy! Lau is not a muse

Graffiti artist JonOne (John Perello) is back in town. This time he's on a commission from clothier MaxMara to create pieces for their new Prince's Building shop, including one in honour of a local star.

Perello claims the Carina Longchair was painted with the actress Carina Lau Ka-ling in mind.

29 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Been there, done that

A high wooden fence surrounds the abandoned Golden Palm nightclub, close to Shanghai's domestic airport. Silence reigns inside the twin golden turrets of the derelict building.

14 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Permits needed before Playboy hops to Shanghai

Playboy yesterday formally unveiled plans to launch its first new club in more than 10 years in Shanghai, but the establishment still needs to secure several government permits before opening, the operator says.

8 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Show me the bunny

WHEN 27-YEAR-OLD cartoonist Hugh Hefner left his job at Esquire Magazine to start Playboy with just US$7,000 of his own money, little did he know the impact he would have on sexual attitudes in America - and the rest of the world.

14 Dec 2003 - 12:00am