Lee Hill-choi

Hill Choi Lee is a commissioning editor at SCMP’s Specialist Publications covering business and lifestyle. Prior to joining SCMP, she wrote on Southeast Asia’s financial and corporate legal markets in Hong Kong, and was previously digital editor covering environmental stories in London. Hill Choi speaks four languages, has a Master’s degree in international law with international relations and a Bachelor’s degree in communication and media studies.
Lee Hill-choi
Hill Choi Lee is a commissioning editor at SCMP’s Specialist Publications covering business and lifestyle. Prior to joining SCMP, she wrote on Southeast Asia’s financial and corporate legal markets in Hong Kong, and was previously digital editor covering environmental stories in London. Hill Choi speaks four languages, has a Master’s degree in international law with international relations and a Bachelor’s degree in communication and media studies.

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Give your mum an orgasm blush — or an Apple: 5 different Mother's Day gift ideas

What do you buy if you have a ‘chic home’, ‘health-tech savvy’ or ‘sexy’ mum? Fear not, for help is at hand with our selection of ideas ahead of this Sunday’s special day

8 May 2019 - 3:00PM

What do you buy if you have a ‘chic home’, ‘health-tech savvy’ or ‘sexy’ mum? Fear not, for help is at hand with our selection of ideas ahead of this Sunday’s special day

Give your mum an orgasm blush — or an Apple: 5 different Mother's Day gift ideas
A first look at the St. Regis Hong Kong, which throws open its doors today

The plush five-star hotel boasts Hong Kong-inspired interiors by top designer André Fu, restaurants led by Michelin-star chefs and a wealth of luxe services and amenities

11 Apr 2019 - 1:48PM

The plush five-star hotel boasts Hong Kong-inspired interiors by top designer André Fu, restaurants led by Michelin-star chefs and a wealth of luxe services and amenities

A first look at the St. Regis Hong Kong, which throws open its doors today
A taste of old China and delicious salt-baked chicken at John Anthony

The restaurant offers delicious roasted meats in a setting that’s a modern version of old Shanghai

10 Apr 2019 - 9:30AM

The restaurant offers delicious roasted meats in a setting that’s a modern version of old Shanghai

A taste of old China and delicious salt-baked chicken at John Anthony
Shanghai-style Madame Fu impresses with Iberico version of char siu

A Chinese restaurant in Central that combines piazza-like outdoor seating, elegant salon interiors and delicious dining

10 Apr 2019 - 9:15AM

A Chinese restaurant in Central that combines piazza-like outdoor seating, elegant salon interiors and delicious dining

Shanghai-style Madame Fu impresses with Iberico version of char siu
Today I learned why handcrafted luxury bags are outrageously expensive

At Maison D’Auchel in Central, each bag is customised – from the timeless French design to the leather and thread – and is 100 per cent handmade by a skilled craftsman

9 Apr 2019 - 12:00PM

At Maison D’Auchel in Central, each bag is customised – from the timeless French design to the leather and thread – and is 100 per cent handmade by a skilled craftsman

Today I learned why handcrafted luxury bags are outrageously expensive
How Belmond’s luxury ‘Tiger Express’ train journey could save big cats from extinction

Travel firm and Save Wild Tigers charity hope six-day Thailand-to-Singapore trip on Eastern & Oriental Express will raise awareness about endangered big cats

5 Apr 2019 - 4:16PM

Travel firm and Save Wild Tigers charity hope six-day Thailand-to-Singapore trip on Eastern & Oriental Express will raise awareness about endangered big cats

How Belmond’s luxury ‘Tiger Express’ train journey could save big cats from extinction
What’s inside the Audemars Piguet VIP concept lounge at Art Basel Hong Kong?

Designed by Brooklyn artist Fernando Mastrangelo, the space uses gold, brass, sapphire glass and iron – and will showcase the Swiss watchmaker’s new CODE 11:59 design

29 Mar 2019 - 3:13PM

Designed by Brooklyn artist Fernando Mastrangelo, the space uses gold, brass, sapphire glass and iron – and will showcase the Swiss watchmaker’s new CODE 11:59 design

What’s inside the Audemars Piguet VIP concept lounge at Art Basel Hong Kong?
Art Basel Hong Kong: resident artists talk about struggle and success in the city

Local talents like Peter Yuill, Katie Graham and Chan Ka Kiu are showcasing their work around the city in conjunction with the art fair

28 Mar 2019 - 10:03AM

Local talents like Peter Yuill, Katie Graham and Chan Ka Kiu are showcasing their work around the city in conjunction with the art fair

Art Basel Hong Kong: resident artists talk about struggle and success in the city
Art Basel Hong Kong: have you seen the artsy makeover of Wan Chai’s O’Brien footbridge and tram stop yet?

Top landmarks in the city’s art hub, have been given a creative lick of paint, thanks to the creative vision of Hong Kong Design Centre.

28 Mar 2019 - 9:46AM

Top landmarks in the city’s art hub, have been given a creative lick of paint, thanks to the creative vision of Hong Kong Design Centre.

Art Basel Hong Kong: have you seen the artsy makeover of Wan Chai’s O’Brien footbridge and tram stop yet?
We check in to the Rosewood Hong Kong, the newest luxury hotel on the harbourfront

‘Family estate’ focus helps hotelier return to its roots

23 Mar 2019 - 5:09PM

‘Family estate’ focus helps hotelier return to its roots

We check in to the Rosewood Hong Kong, the newest luxury hotel on the harbourfront
Bowie and Lady Gaga: celebrity photographer Markus Klinko is exhibiting in Hong Kong

‘2000s: Bowie and Beyond’ is at Alisan Fine Arts gallery and the Landmark Mandarin Oriental’s MO Bar

11 Mar 2019 - 12:25PM

‘2000s: Bowie and Beyond’ is at Alisan Fine Arts gallery and the Landmark Mandarin Oriental’s MO Bar

Bowie and Lady Gaga: celebrity photographer Markus Klinko is exhibiting in Hong Kong
5 women trailblazers who show the men there are no gender barriers to jobs

To celebrate today’s International Women’s Day we look at the achievements of women, including a fighter pilot and astronaut

8 Mar 2019 - 7:49PM

To celebrate today’s International Women’s Day we look at the achievements of women, including a fighter pilot and astronaut

5 women trailblazers who show the men there are no gender barriers to jobs
Want to watch the night sky from the salt flats of Bolivia? Here’s how

Travel curators provide ultimate VIP itineraries and services, such as snorkelling between tectonic plates in Iceland

7 Feb 2019 - 10:03AM

Travel curators provide ultimate VIP itineraries and services, such as snorkelling between tectonic plates in Iceland

Want to watch the night sky from the salt flats of Bolivia? Here’s how
Top luxury travel experts that put your dream trip on the map

Whatever your dream trip is – eco-tourism, cycling or health and wellness – there are travel agents that offer the ideal itineraries

6 Feb 2019 - 5:00PM

Whatever your dream trip is – eco-tourism, cycling or health and wellness – there are travel agents that offer the ideal itineraries

Top luxury travel experts that put your dream trip on the map
Fostering stronger trade ties is a key objective

Japan has a substantial involvement in Hong Kong’s economy, with many companies setting up regional headquarters in the city

5 Feb 2019 - 6:01PM

Japan has a substantial involvement in Hong Kong’s economy, with many companies setting up regional headquarters in the city

Fostering stronger trade ties is a key objective
What's it like to take a trip on the Silk Road curated by a luxury travel operator?

Travellers will see the beautiful Ala Archa National Park, witness the making of a yurt, and see the remnants of The Great Mughal dynasty

19 Feb 2019 - 4:33PM

Travellers will see the beautiful Ala Archa National Park, witness the making of a yurt, and see the remnants of The Great Mughal dynasty

What's it like to take a trip on the Silk Road curated by a luxury travel operator?
From Hong Kong to Singapore – 10 Instagrammable places to see in 2019

Where should you go this year for your next big Insta-moment? Here’s our pick of camera-ready places to explore that offer a diverse range of experiences and activities

5 Feb 2019 - 3:11PM

Where should you go this year for your next big Insta-moment? Here’s our pick of camera-ready places to explore that offer a diverse range of experiences and activities

From Hong Kong to Singapore – 10 Instagrammable places to see in 2019
Year of the Pig: Zodiac predictions for the Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig

In this three-part series, Hong Kong feng shui expert Thierry Chow tells you what to expect as per the Chinese animal zodiac when it comes to love, health, career and wealth

4 Feb 2019 - 2:31PM

In this three-part series, Hong Kong feng shui expert Thierry Chow tells you what to expect as per the Chinese animal zodiac when it comes to love, health, career and wealth

Year of the Pig: Zodiac predictions for the Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig
Year of the Pig: Zodiac predictions for the Dragon, Snake, Horse and Sheep

In this three-part series, Hong Kong feng shui expert Thierry Chow tells you what to expect as per the Chinese animal zodiac when it comes to love, health, career and wealth

1 Feb 2019 - 11:55AM

In this three-part series, Hong Kong feng shui expert Thierry Chow tells you what to expect as per the Chinese animal zodiac when it comes to love, health, career and wealth

Year of the Pig: Zodiac predictions for the Dragon, Snake, Horse and Sheep
Year of the Pig: Zodiac predictions for the Rat, Ox, Tiger and Rabbit

In this three-part series, Hong Kong feng shui expert Thierry Chow tells you what to expect as per the Chinese animal zodiac when it comes to love, health, career and wealth

31 Jan 2019 - 4:45PM

In this three-part series, Hong Kong feng shui expert Thierry Chow tells you what to expect as per the Chinese animal zodiac when it comes to love, health, career and wealth

Year of the Pig: Zodiac predictions for the Rat, Ox, Tiger and Rabbit
A 23-cabin converted ship – and 4 other stunning new hotels that are opening up in 2019

A wildlife park camping experience and tropical island beach resort, both in Cambodia, and a mountain eco-stay in Nepal are among the luxury offerings

10 Jan 2019 - 10:11AM

A wildlife park camping experience and tropical island beach resort, both in Cambodia, and a mountain eco-stay in Nepal are among the luxury offerings

A 23-cabin converted ship – and 4 other stunning new hotels that are opening up in 2019
How Piers Brunner emerges from Hong Kong's tough real estate scene a winner

CEO at Knight Frank for Greater China is an avid field hockey player, and so knows a thing or two about how to build a team

2 Jan 2019 - 10:03AM

CEO at Knight Frank for Greater China is an avid field hockey player, and so knows a thing or two about how to build a team

How Piers Brunner emerges from Hong Kong's tough real estate scene a winner
For Juliette Gimenez, mistakes are an opportunity to make things better

The founder of Goxip, Hong Kong-based developer of a fashion app, believes we all learn from our mistakes

1 Jan 2019 - 5:10PM

The founder of Goxip, Hong Kong-based developer of a fashion app, believes we all learn from our mistakes

For Juliette Gimenez, mistakes are an opportunity to make things better
Meet Naomi Mano, who makes ‘luxury’ a bespoke experience

Founder of Luxurique, a Tokyo-based boutique hospitality consultancy that specialises in tailored and exclusive experiences, is one of a select few successful businesswomen in Japan

31 Dec 2018 - 5:06PM

Founder of Luxurique, a Tokyo-based boutique hospitality consultancy that specialises in tailored and exclusive experiences, is one of a select few successful businesswomen in Japan

Meet Naomi Mano, who makes ‘luxury’ a bespoke experience
How app creator Timothy Yu made studying a virtual snap

Snapask founder and entrepreneur in the education technology sphere set out to provide online tutoring for students across in Asia – and came up with the answer

8 Jan 2019 - 5:45PM

Snapask founder and entrepreneur in the education technology sphere set out to provide online tutoring for students across in Asia – and came up with the answer

How app creator Timothy Yu made studying a virtual snap
For treasure hunter Sam Hines, time is of the essence

Worldwide head of watches at Sotheby’s lives and breathes rare, luxury and vintage timepieces

3 Jan 2019 - 11:47AM

Worldwide head of watches at Sotheby’s lives and breathes rare, luxury and vintage timepieces

For treasure hunter Sam Hines, time is of the essence
Why jewellery designer Nghi Nguyen believes we’re ready for a new visual language

Creater of other-worldly pieces for stars such as Lenny Kravitz and Utada Hikaru sees self-expression as a liberating act

25 Dec 2018 - 4:00PM

Creater of other-worldly pieces for stars such as Lenny Kravitz and Utada Hikaru sees self-expression as a liberating act

Why jewellery designer Nghi Nguyen believes we’re ready for a new visual language
‘Crazy Rich Asians’ jeweller Michelle Ong cherishes gift of time with family at Christmas

Bespoke pieces from her haute jewellery brand have appeared in films including ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and ‘Da Vinci Code’

25 Dec 2018 - 9:02AM

Bespoke pieces from her haute jewellery brand have appeared in films including ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and ‘Da Vinci Code’

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ jeweller Michelle Ong cherishes gift of time with family at Christmas
From law to lenses, how former legal eagle Michael Liu captures each moment

Retired lawyer-turned-author and jade expert finally has the time to pursue his passion for wildlife photography

27 Dec 2018 - 5:27PM

Retired lawyer-turned-author and jade expert finally has the time to pursue his passion for wildlife photography

From law to lenses, how former legal eagle Michael Liu captures each moment
Hong Kong fashion designer Barney Cheng put Apple’s new iPad Pro to the test

The well-known couturier, who dresses the likes of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, tries out the gadget, which Apple says is utterly different from previous models

24 Dec 2018 - 3:52PM

The well-known couturier, who dresses the likes of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, tries out the gadget, which Apple says is utterly different from previous models

Hong Kong fashion designer Barney Cheng put Apple’s new iPad Pro to the test