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HK Magazine: Why did you choose to create and sell Chinese calligraphy greetings in this neighborhood? Derek Chan: I chose this spot in Sheung Wan because I feel really connected to the area. I work nearby as an antique trader, and also went to school just up on Hollywood Road. I have a lot of...
Feb 22 2013
Intercontinental's chefs
The Cooking with the Culinary Stars classes allow participants to learn everything from classic cooking techniques and essentials to specialty and seasonal dishes from Intercontinental’s celebrated chefs. The chefs come from InterContinental Hong Kong’s diverse restaurants, including...
Feb 7 2013
He Jiang
Sichuan Spice Offering Chengdu cuisine in a comfortable environment, He Jiang is not your average noisy Chinese restaurant. Located inside a four-star hotel, the restaurant is bright and spacious, with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the busy roads of Wan Chai. For a more private dining...
Feb 1 2013
Also announced are the five finalists contending for the 2nd Annual HAF/Fox Chinese Film Development Award, aimed at encouraging Chinese language cinema and which comes with a Development Contract, a First Look Agreement with Fox, and a $100,000 cash prize. Recognized as Asia’s most important...
Jan 30 2013
HK Magazine: How did you become a Cantonese opera singer? Lin Yingshi: My parents liked to watch Chinese opera and they always brought me with them, so that built up an interest. I’ve liked singing Cantonese opera from a young age, but I officially began training when I was 13 and got into...
Jan 25 2013
HK Magazine: Did you grow up in a musical environment? Yan Huichang: Yes and no. I grew up in a village, and when I was eight or nine, my brother started playing the flute. However, when he played, he would get dizzy and pass me the flute, so that’s how I began myself. When I got into...
Jan 18 2013
Photo of North Point by Wikipedia user Baycrest under CC-BY-SA-2.5 license
Yim Ka-ying, who lives with her mother in Shenzhen, had been in town to visit her father when the tragedy occurred. Both her parents had been out of the house and she had been in the care of her aunt, named as Yang Baiyun. A police officer said that the window had been closed but unlocked, and did...
Jan 17 2013
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Angus Law (PhD student) @angushoyin Daniel Haddad (food blogger) @danielhungryhk Kim Lo (creative director) @lamma Denise Lai (fashion blogger and graphic designer) @SUPERWOWOMG Emma Chan (freelancer) @nahcamme Boo (office manager) @xenaboo Priyanka Boghani (journalist) @priboghani Kim...
Jan 11 2013
The temperature’s dropping through the floor, and even though you’re wrapped in layers, you’re still shivering. Yes, the cold January weather is here again, and it’s time to put something hot in your belly to keep that fire going. This winter, why not head to a traditional...
Jan 11 2013
HK Magazine: Where is your family from originally? Sunny Cheng: My family emigrated from Hebei province in China when I was nine. Hebei and Hong Kong aren’t that different, except for the weather and the food culture. In Hebei, the cuisine relies a lot on beef, lamb and strong flavors—...
Dec 28 2012