Vong at the Mandarin Oriental has one of the best harbour views in town. Unfortunately, the 25th-floor restaurant also happens to be level with the helicopter flight path. Smooth-talking manager Ali Ahmadi has had to soothe more than a few American diners obviously unused to close encounters of the helicopter kind. Mobile phones have been banned at Physical Fitness and Beauty Centre to prevent peeping toms taking pictures of patrons by pretending to make calls on Nokia and Ericsson's popular camera phones. Beijing celebrities, rushing to settle their tax bills after actress Liu Xiaoqing was jailed in June for tax evasion, have handed over more than 138 million yuan (HK$130 million), say authorities. According to the Beijing Star Daily, several artists had made the trip to the taxman's office in person. Today's shocking new Hong Kong word: 'Ana' - a person with anorexia. As in: 'Poor Trixie, since she has been reading those fashion magazines, she's turned totally Ana.'