Wedding Packages at McDonald’s Hong Kong

Toast with soft drinks only at McDonald's Hong Kong
Toast with soft drinks only at McDonald’s Hong Kong

If your childhood birthday party at McDonald’s is something so memorable that you still think of right now, then having your wedding at McDonald’s would be a dream come true! And your dream is about to become a reality coming January 1, 2011 when McDonald’s Hong Kong rolls out McDonald’s nuptial packages for couples!

The package includes a baked apple pie wedding cake, dress made out of party balloons, kiddie party favors for guests, and of course, catering by McDonald’s. Couples get to toast with soft drinks instead of alcohol.

Fries Kiss
Fries Kiss

McDonald's Balloon Dress
McDonald’s Balloon Dress

According to the South China Morning Post, McDonald’s Hong Kong director of corporate communications and relations Helen Cheung tells that the chain has been getting 10 calls a month from people who wanted to throw their wedding bash at McDonald’s joints — the idea came about when one couple who met and dated at McDonald’s held their wedding party at the Admiralty branch this year.

McDonald's Apple Pie Cake
McDonald’s Apple Pie Cake

The nuptial packages, however, are only available in Admiralty, Mei Foo and Smithfield branches for the time being.

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3-year-old Hong Kong Girl Treated After Drinking Tainted Milk

A 3-year-old Hong Kong girl is now being treated after drinking tainted milk despite having no symptoms. She has been consuming Yili brand milk beverage daily for the past 15 months.

In related news, Hong Kong finds melamine in Nestle milk from China.

The government said late Sunday it found the industrial chemical in Nestle’s Dairy Farm brand pure milk for catering use. It said the milk was made by Nestle’s division in the Chinese coastal city Qingdao.

McDonald’s Hong Kong Shake N’ Dip Commercial

McDonald’s Hong Kong Shake N’ Dip Commercial with Joey Yung and Korean actor and model Lee Jun Ki.

Edison Chen Returns To Hong Kong and Apologizes

Finally, Edison Chen returned to Hong Kong from the U.S. on Thursday, and made a public apology for his sex scandal. He mentioned he would take an indefinite break from the Hong Kong entertainment industry after fulfilling his outstanding contracts.

Read the full statement:

Today I have come back to Hong Kong to stand before you and account for myself. I have never escaped from my responsibility. During the past few weeks, I have been with my mother and my family and my loved ones to show support and care and at the same time to have them support and care for me.

I admit that most of the photos being circulated on the Internet were taken by me. But these photos are very private and have not been shown to people and are never intended to be shown to anyone. These photos were stolen from me illegally and distributed without my consent.

There is no doubt whoever obtained these photos have them uploaded on the Internet with malicious and deliberate intent. This matter has deteriorated to the extent that society as a whole has been affected by this. In this regard, I am deeply saddened. I would like now to apologize to all the people for all the suffering that has been caused and the problems that have arisen from this. I would like to apologize to all the ladies and to all their families for any harm or hurt that they have been feeling. I am sorry. I would like to also apologize to my mother and my father for the pain and suffering I have caused them during the past few weeks. Most importantly, I would like to say sorry to all the people of Hong Kong. I give my apology sincerely to you all, unreservedly and with my heart.

I know young people in Hong Kong look up to many figures in our society. And in this regard, I have failed. I failed as a role model. However, I wish this matter will teach everyone a lesson. To all the young people in our community, let this be a lesson for you all. This is not an example to be set for you.

During my time away, I have made an important decision. I will whole-heartedly fulfill all commitments that I have to date. But after that, I decided to step away from the Hong Kong entertainment industry. I have decided to do this to give myself an opportunity to heal myself and to search my soul. I will dedicate my time to charity and community work within the next few months. I will be away from Hong Kong entertainment industry indefinitely. There is no time frame.

I have been assisting the police since the first day the photos were published and I will continue to assist them. After this press con., I have obligation to help them with their investigation and hope that this case can end soon as everyone I think has the same wish.

I would like to use this opportunity to thank the police for their hard work on this case. Thank you. I believe everyone’s priority now (and) my priority now is to stop the suffering and pain, for not letting this…we do not want to let this situation become more out of control. We need to protect all the innocents and all the young from matters like this. In this regard, I have instructed my lawyers to do everything possible within the law to protect all the innocents, victims of this case. I believe that a press statement is being issued as we speak on what my lawyers have advised me to do.

Lastly, I would like to thank everyone for coming here today and listening to what I have to say. I would like to also apologize once again to all the ladies and their families, my family and to everyone in Hong Kong and everyone in our society. I am deeply saddened by this. And I apologize to everyone (who) has to go through this. I would like to also thank you for giving me this opportunity to say what I have wanted to say all along in my heart.

I hope, after today, I can have your forgiveness. With regard to this case, with everything, everything that has happened, I am deeply sorry. I hope you all accept my apology and give me a chance.

Thank you.

Alternatively, you may prefer to read Edison Chen’s statement in Chinese.

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