Sudden Weekly

Sudden Weekly (Chinese: 忽然一週) was a women's magazine published in Hong Kong by Jimmy Lai's Next Media Limited from 1995 until 2015.

History and profile

Sudden Weekly was founded by Next Media in 1995.[1] The magazine featured articles on celebrities and targeted women's.[1] It ceased publication on 7 August 2015.[1][2]


Issue 493 of the magazine (dated 7 January 2005 but delivered to newsstands on the night of 6 January) carried a story that included photographs of Director of the Chief Executive's Office Lam Woon-kwong with a woman outside a hotel in Tokyo and an interview with his wife of nearly 30 years. Lam resigned on the same evening, citing "in view of the media report on my private affairs, I tendered my resignation to the chief executive today".


  1. 1 2 3 Eric Cheung (21 July 2015). "A 'harsh winter' for print media? Layoffs as Sudden Weekly to cease publication in August". Hong Kong Free Press. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  2. Isaac Cheung (21 July 2015). "HK gossip mag Sudden Weekly to cease publication after 20 years". Hong Kong Coconuts. Retrieved 26 October 2015.

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