Spain's Princess Cristina is suspect in corruption case

Princess Cristina and Inaki Urdangarin face embezzlement claims

Spain's Princess Cristina has been summoned to testify as a suspect in a corruption case, a judicial source said yesterday, dealing a blow to the prestige of the royal family including her father King Juan Carlos.

Thursday, 4 April, 2013, 2:59am

Work-focused Niki Chow has a princess moment

Model-actress Niki Chow Lai-kei had a princess moment last week. At the launch of her collaborative collection with shoe brand Venilla Suite, a male model helped her put on a pair of heels.

'No, I haven't had a man helping me wear shoes since I was really little. It did quite make me feel like Cinderella,' she said at the event on Tuesday in the Festival Walk mall.

14 May 2012 - 12:00am

Middle of nowhere

In our family of there are our two boys and our princess in the middle. I say princess because gender stereotyping dictates that we call her that. She is something of a tomboy princess however, if that exists. With two brothers, one older and one younger, it's natural.

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Wounded Rhymes Lykke Li (CD)

Wounded Rhymes is indie princess Lykke Li's second album. Gone is the cute appeal of early hits like Little Bit - the singer from Sweden has acquired some grit.

Opener Youth Knows No Pain introduces Li's new approach. The chorus sets up the dark sound that permeates the album.

Despite an unvarying mood, there are surprises, as Li draws on a range of styles.

15 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Swede displays new grit

Wounded Rhymes is indie princess Lykke Li's second album. Gone is the cute appeal of early hits like Little Bit - the singer from Sweden has acquired some grit.

10 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Interview with C.C. Cliff

C. C. Cliff is the author of the worldwide best-seller Jackel Jones and the Tower of Evil. She lives in Britain, but has come to Hong Kong to meet her fans and talk about the book. Along with four other teens, Amy has won a competition to meet Cliff and ask her a few questions.

Listen to Amy's interview with C.C. Cliff and answer the questions

20 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

John says ...

Jennifer has come up with a great way of updating a classic fairytale for our harsher modern world.

In her very funny story, neither Sleeping Beauty nor her rescuer are really interested in romance and true love - they're both after a profitable marriage and a pot of cash.

15 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

John says ...

Ting-ting is clearly a very creative writer with a strong imagination. Imagination is the spark of magic that brings to life an author's storytelling style and their choice of words.

13 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Now read the reworked version of the story

Once upon a time, a king, a queen and a beautiful princess lived in a castle. The king was a brilliant ruler and his people were happy and successful.

13 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Style meter



Fun jewellery pieces made from sequins and embroideries. Very chic.


Pretty and sexy, plus they stop dresses from clinging during hot days.

The sequinned tank/big shouldered blazer combo

The outfit of choice for fashion editors everywhere.

YSL's unisex line

5 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Our love is here to stay, newly wed musician tells HK

It appears musician Howard McCrary will be in the city for good. The pianist, singer and actor married long-time girlfriend Ivy Chan at a music-filled ceremony last Wednesday at the Dancing Jupiter club in Fortress Hill.

18 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Wetlands of a Woman

Wetlands of a Woman

McMuiMui Dansemble & Princess' Blackbox

Shouson Theatre, HK Arts Centre

Reviewed: Sept 12

16 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Bookworms' choice

Paper 3

Part A

In this part you will have five minutes after you have been given the question to prepare your ideas and jot down some notes to help remember what you want to say. Be careful not to write down too much because you will then seem to be reading out something you have prepared. This is not allowed. The discussion must be as natural as possible.

19 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

My Grandmother's Funeral

My Grandmother's Funeral

Princess' Blackbox

McAulay Studio, HK Arts Centre

Reviewed: Apr 11

In this one-woman show directed by Lee Chun-chow, playwright and actress Wong Wing-sze explores the many quirks of her family through a darkly comical account of her grandmother's funeral two years ago.

15 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

'We must use data to allay everyone's fears'

World chief Princess Haya bint Al-Hussein called on her federation to enlighten Olympic riders - and the world - with the 'most sophisticated and in-depth technical information' produced for an equestrian event.

19 Feb 2008 - 12:00am