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HK Magazine: I hear you guys are an internet couple... Sugs: I was a fan of Herb Vendors; Samlaleo was part of Herb Vendors. These guys were one of the pioneer drum’n’bass acts here in Malaysia, and after listening to their “Homegrown Vibes” EP, I decided to contact them....
Nov 9 2007
Simon Birch
You shouldn’t believe what I say. Questions provoke lies, especially when there is no answer. My hands are insured for US$1 million. I had a bad motorbike crash where I broke my fingers – now I can’t bend my little finger properly. So when I paint, it drags across the canvas and...
In 2001, the government renovated the Lok Hing Lane playground into a public theater. At great taxpayer’s expense, three years were spent building the Lan Kwai Fong-situated stone amphitheatre. The project was part of an initiative to convert unused public areas into more community-friendly...
HK Magazine: What was the inspiration? Wilson Shieh: The idea for the series came to me about two years ago, when I went for lunch at a sushi-go-round restaurant. I noticed that 90 perecnt of the customers were women and thought, where do men go for lunch? Cha chaan tengs? I came to the conclusion...
People are intrigued about me because of the strange combination – a lawyer, an actress and a politician. I grew up in a single-parent family – my mother worked two jobs to support me. I’ve enjoyed performing since I was very young. When I was 5, I sang in order to get more ice...
Nov 2 2007
Ready, set, barf
The Last Day: Team USA For reasons now beyond me, I woke at 6:30am on the final day of the race determined more than ever to sail. This time, I thought, I’d choose the right boat. Yesterday I sailed with the nice guys and we didn’t even get out the gate. If I was going to sail right, I...
Nov 2 2007
HK Magazine: How did you get into comic books? Ben Hall: As with the best things in life, it came to be through a sequence of events that relied heavily on coincidence and luck – plus an overactive imagination. HK: Why comics? BH: Comic books are something of an unsung hero at present. They...
Oct 25 2007
I was born in 1980 in Guangzhou to a family of three. My father is a government official. From him, I learned to be concerned about social issues. My mother, thanks to her traumatic childhood, can easily come up with the worst-case scenario for everything. My albums have been doing better ever...
Oct 25 2007
Unless you’ve been living on a distant planet, you’ve heard that the Graham Street Market is set to be removed as part of the government’s plan to redevelop the area to make room for a hotel, two residential buildings and an office complex. When we lose this, the oldest street...
Oct 25 2007
Dual-Pronged Food Award - Amber
Eat | Drink | Play | Relax | Others Best Place to Charge to Your Expense Account SPOON by Alain Ducasse InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Rd., 2721-1211 Alain Ducasse’s fine-dining French restaurant narrowly beat out Nobu’s eponymous fusion Japanese joint as your favorite place...
Oct 19 2007