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DJ turns the tables on style

Before she stumbled upon the music business eight years ago, Wong Yat-tung, better known as DJ Miss Yellow, was a model, beauty pageant contestant and jobbing actress for TVB.

Friday, 18 May, 2012, 12:00am

Hu Jia vows to continue his mission

One of the mainland's most high-profile dissidents, Hu Jia , vowed upon his release from jail yesterday that he would continue his activism, apparently unfettered by the heavy surveillance he was immediately placed under.

27 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Bureau's uniforms can't take the heat

Construction workers will become the city's latest uniformed service at the end of this year, along with the police, firefighters, nurses and others - but many are not happy with the designs on offer.

Critics who have seen samples say both the colour and the material are wrong.

17 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Dressing down just not the ticket at Cathay

Cathay Pacific has given its pilots a sartorial dressing down for being scruffy and poorly turned-out in public, and ordered them to make a New Year's resolution to smarten up.

3 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

'Sexy' new PLA uniforms set to turn heads at the big parade in Beijing

When members of the People's Liberation Army march down Changan Avenue on October 1, the top brass on the rostrum in Tiananmen Square may struggle to keep their eyes front.

The troops will be sporting eye-catching new uniforms that have been praised for being modern, well-tailored, practical - and even sexy.

20 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Uniform approach to design fails to inspire

The uniforms a city or country wears advertise its character - think of the London bobby or the Canadian Mountie. A change of uniform should therefore be managed with care. In Hong Kong, this process has been utterly mismanaged.

On street corners and in train stations, a design dictatorship has delivered a slap to the face of public service.

5 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Film studies: Eyes front

It may be dialogue-free, but Wang Wo's documentary Noise includes some of the most harrowing images in this year's Hong Kong Asian Film Festival. The hour-long piece's grand finale begins with night-vision footage of a boulevard in Beijing, with phalanxes of uniformed personnel marching towards a shouting crowd.

27 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Uniform image

Postmen will wear new uniforms and carry a mail delivery pouch from tomorrow to tie in with Hong Kong Post's new corporate image.

18 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Robbers force uniform plan

Guangdong is tightening control on the manufacture of police-style uniforms after a series of robbers impersonated Public Security Bureau officers.

The move is part of plans to standardise uniforms, management, recruitment, training and deployment of security companies, including privately run firms.

25 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Uniform approach to escape

A PRISONER who sewed police uniforms is believed to have used one of them to help him escape.

5 Apr 1995 - 12:00am