Tsim Sha Tsui

Sogo to make way for revamp in Tsim Sha Tsui

New World Development will terminate the lease with Sogo department store at its Tsim Sha Tsui underground shopping centre as it prepares to redevelop the site.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:47pm

Wish list of priceless pieces

A Gulfstream jet, a Lalique vase, a Ferrari coupe, a Jackson Pollock painting and a jacket worn by Marilyn Monroe - these are just a few of the spectacular items that make up 66 Private Collectables.

Produced by SCMP Marketing Services, the book showcases 66 timeless collectables carefully selected for their value, astonishing characteristics and historical significance.

31 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Expansionist Anglicans channel HK spirit

When developers tear down heritage sites, they are out to make a buck. But when churches do the same, behold, they are doing God's work. So shut up.

31 Jul 2012 - 12:00am


Who started it? Los Angeles-based Vince was launched in 2001 by Rea Laccone and Christopher LaPolice. The pair, who had worked together at Laundry by Shelli Segal, set out on their own to create casual luxury clothing. In quintessential Californian style, they specialise in relaxed silhou-ettes, simple lines and solid colours.

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

St Andrew's to demolish stone wall

One of the last traces of old Nathan Road is set to disappear in a few days when a century-old Protestant church in Kowloon demolishes its landmark stone wall, despite a government counterproposal to preserve it.

28 Jul 2012 - 12:00am



LG/F, 97 Wellington Street, Central. Tel: 2810 6969. So exclusive it's almost secretive, this club's black wooden floors and secluded booths lend themselves to privacy. Recommended: its premium spirits.


26 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Mong Kok Bird Garden reopens

25 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Appeal by triad gangsters thrown out

Nine men jailed for staging a gangland tribute to the slain leader of a faction of one of Hong Kong's most powerful triad gangs - the Sun Yee On - had their appeal thrown out yesterday.

24 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Tropical storm brings heat and haze

Hongkongers endured one of the hottest days of the year yesterday as the approach of a tropical storm brought stifling heat and haze to Hong Kong.

Tropical Storm Vicente is forecast to bring strong winds and heavy showers to Hong Kong today, tomorrow and on Tuesday.

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Perfect stranger

Fashion cover: lace dress (HK$41,400) and lace cape (HK$49,800), both from Dolce & Gabbana, Alexandra House, Central. Necklace (HK$233,900) from Chanel, Prince's Building, Central. Shoes (HK$9,950) from Gucci, The Landmark, Central.

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

A lady of the night shuts up shop

As dazzling spotlights shone down from the ornate golden ceiling, 50 glamorous hostesses ensured that the final night of a Hong Kong landmark, Club Bboss, went off in high style.

Loyal customers bid farewell to the nightclub last night, signalling the near-extinction of mega-Japanese clubs on the city's entertainment scene.

21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Edison Chen shows zest for fashion at new Juice boutique

Edison Chen Koon-hei was in Tsim Sha Tsui this week for the opening of his new Juice clothing store in the basement of the Woodhouse shopping mall.

The star, who was sporting a mohawk, said the Nathan Road shop would sell more accessible street wear brands compared to the Causeway Bay location.

20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Neighbourhoods have a story to tell

Whoever thinks Hong Kong is not an interesting place to visit or live in should think again. We are aptly seen as a wonder of the modern world, rising within a century from a tranquil fishing village on China's southern shores to a gateway to Asia.

20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Table talk

Vivian Mak of MingCha in Quarry Bay and Nana Chan of Teakha in Sheung Wan are pairing up for a tasting of teas and desserts. Those attending the class on July 26 will taste MingCha teas such as white peony supreme and Tieguanyin Classic with Teakha's dense chocolate cake and summer lemon tart. The class is HK$180. Bookings: discover@teakha.com

19 Jul 2012 - 12:00am



4/F Ho Lee Commercial Building, 38-44 D'Aguilar Street, Central. Tel: 2804 6611. This bar has a vibe that invites lingering, but stick to the classic cocktails rather than the signature drinks or limited wine and beer selection. Recommended: the mojitos (HK$80) were a treat.

Baby Buddha

19 Jul 2012 - 12:00am