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Ritz

New World charges 20pc for common areas

Developer first to reveal breakdown in price list

Homebuyers of a New World Development project in Kowloon City will need to pay as much as HK$1.68 million, or 20 per cent of the price of their flats, for common areas such as refuse and pump rooms.

Thursday, 17 May, 2007, 12:00am

Sting the tantric martini quaffer

When the Eagles flew in last October, they were expected to attend an after-concert party at the Edge nightclub, but never showed up because they were too tired.

Similarly, Alicia Keys blamed jetlag when she opted for a quick snack at Felix instead of partying until dawn.

28 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Nearly an excess charge

GOVERNMENT town planner Jennie Roberts felt the long arm of the law while enjoying a hen night with 14 pals in advance of her nuptials on Saturday.

23 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Mike Matthews as Madonna

THE Ritz Carlton's regional vice-president, Mike Matthews, caused a stir at the hotel's staff party last week. He undertook the daunting challenge of disguising himself as Madonna, complete with tights, conical bra, wig and make-up so thick, scraps were still in place a whole 24 hours after the thrash.

16 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

HK goes potty over Ritz appeal

HONGKONG might be losing its position as a world producer of fake designer goods, but Keeping Posted can announce that at least one of the territory's less successful forgers has moved into a very specialist area - chamber pots.

27 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

Putting on the Ritz - in a nicked bathrobe

IT must rank as one of the world's best bargains: a weekend in London's Ritz hotel in exchange for a (clean) chamber-pot.

And if you are one of the 800 guests who last year walked off with a Ritz monogrammed bath-robe, taking it back could win you a slap-up dinner.

6 Feb 1993 - 12:00am