Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Wednesday, July 30, 2014   



Importing blondes makes fashion sense
Western models, it seems, are all over China these days: on department store display ads, in catalogues for clothing brands, on billboards, in commercials and on the runways at fashion shows.

We're still number one
Hong Kong still tops a slew of 290 Chinese cities on competitiveness, followed by Shanghai and Beijing.

Uh-oh, decade winds up without name
Dictionary editors and linguists cannot escape the question: what should we call the decade? We have the '80s, the '90s and the ... "twenty hundreds?"

Teen model tickles us pink all year
We not only see them everywhere - apparently they're our favorite subject.

Jackie Chan a leading man in mainland film body
Jackie Chan Kong-sang and other prominent Hong Kong filmmakers have joined a key mainland film association.

Asia's finest cop it in popularity poll
It has been said that a policeman's lot is not a happy one, and as we enter another year that would seem to be the collective case for Hong Kongs boys in blue.

A little bit of HKEx spin for Webb
Sounds like Richard Williams, head of the listing division at Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, is on an advertising retainer from corporate governance activist David Webb.

Ford stalls while chairing PCCW meeting
True to his background as a top civil servant, the chairman of the PCCW (0008) shareholders meeting yesterday V non- executive director Sir David Ford V did his best to fob off even the most innocuous of shareholders questions.

Taipan eyes an artist's role
Taipan Albert Cheng King-hon has picked a new image for himself that promises to add more color to his already controversial personality.



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