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When the police are dormant, the thugs feel free to throw their parties. In the latest hangover on public display, the world has seen photos of Malaysia Airlines flight 17: passengers’ suitcases, toys and dead bodies, including those of 80 children and three babies, spread out in the...
Jul 24 2014
I was born in Hong Kong in 1951. The Baby Boomer generation is the foundation of society on every level—politics, finance and culture, the world over. The Chinese have an expression: “Born in poverty, die in comfort.” When you grow up in a difficult environment, you cherish [what...
Jul 24 2014
HK Magazine: Why come back home to Hong Kong? Janette Slack: The seed was planted in late December 2012. I had the launch of one of my albums at Fly. My parents asked if they could come. They came and even stayed for my 45-minute encore—and after! A week later, they came to my New Year...
Jul 24 2014
I was heading to SF, so I got in touch with an old college friend to meet up for drinks. He sent a standard response: “Would be great to see you! I’m jammed at work, but I’m sure I can make some time.” I get there and drop him another line. No response. No worries—...
Jul 23 2014
The Jolie Angelina   Revered Parisian tearoom Angelina has decided to replicate its European success with a branch at the IFC (Shop 3025-3026, IFC Mall, 8 Finance St., Central, 3188-0842). Renovations had been going on for a while, but it has finally opened its grand doors. The first Angelina...
Jul 23 2014
It’s time again for HK Magazine’s venerable News Quiz. Can you choose the correct answer from this collection of the week’s most news-worthy subjects? 1. China has launched a nationwide probe into its food industry. This is because… a) Threatening Hong Kong’s chicken...
Jul 23 2014
(USA) We take a break from your regular scheduled programming of robots or aliens versus humans, for a more intelligent blockbuster focused on interspecies war. Its man against monkey, and it’s really starting to look like this planet ain’t big enough for the both of us.   Director...
Jul 23 2014
When you see this, you can't help but run. Image: RFYL HK
Run For Your Lives started in Maryland, US three years ago, and since then the infectiously thrilling obstacle race has spread throughout the United States, Europe, and even Asia. After hitting Singapore and Taipei, it's official: the virus is in Hong Kong...so get ready to run! Survivors have...
Jul 22 2014
Photo: Hong Kong Adventist Hospital Foundation
Sunday Funday…Hope Shines Through charity bazaar will take place at Stanley Plaza on Sunday 3, August 2014, from 10am to 6pm. The foundation is currently looking for donations of toys, books and games to be sold at the event, with all proceeds going toward the HKAHF for the purpose of...
Jul 22 2014
Photo: Dining City HK
The event will take place from August 1-10, and will involve more than 80 of the city’s finest restaurants including Gin Sai, Chicha, Sanche and Super Giant. All participating restaurants will provide a delectable multi-course prixe-fixe set menu for lunch...
Jul 22 2014