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  1. Blackout

    Posted Mar 08th 2007, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... screens. Dreamgirls is the latest in a series of films about African-American culture that have flopped in Hong Kong, despite success in the US. Ray (2003) and Ali (2001) may have won critical ... seven-year-old son, Jaden, will be the next test of the pulling power of films about African-Americans. It opens in Hong Kong later this month. If black characters from the US don't appeal to local ...

  2. letters

    Posted Feb 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... around the world. Not only did Obama become the country's first African-American president, he also received the Nobel Peace Prize. This should remind us that racial harmony is a practical issue. As a city renowned for its modernity, Hong Kong should be leading the way, showcasing how different races and cultures can live together in harmony. It's high time that Hong Kong ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Macau International Music Festival even more diverse

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... There's also the chamber charms of The English Concert with soprano Carolyn Sampson (October 12); and the acclaimed African-American quintet Imani Winds from New York City whose eclectic concert ...

  4. A slow start out of the Olympic blocks

    Posted Dec 13th 2007, 12:00am by James Tien

    ... James Tien 'A lifetime of training for just 10 seconds.' That was how the great African-American athlete Jesse Owens described his mixed emotions after winning a gold medal- and sporting immortality- in the 100-metres final at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. No one could accuse Owens of being poorly prepared. His whole adult life to that point had focused on his quest for gold. ...

  5. Chinese assets

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Edith Terry

    ... by retailers. Here, the sensibility is more akin to Manhattan, where holidays like Rosh Hoshana, Christmas, the African-American Kwanzaa, and Chinese New Year all blend into one long party season. Hong ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Oct 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to apples ('Hollywood plot has parallels here', October 12). The example he cited was about southern Americans and African-Americans- they were all American citizens. In our case, we ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jan 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but that we must bear the consequences of our choices, that choice-based discrimination is neither unlawful nor unethical. So, according to him, we may not discriminate against women, African Americans or albinos, but Buddhists, Democratic Party members and homosexuals are fair game? A slippery slope indeed. This kind of approach fails in practice because it is frequently extremely ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... inappropriate. The violence was over the top and I walked out. I will forgive Disney this once, especially since they are going to have their first African American princess, The Frog Princess, set ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    A liveable city needs cultural riches, not just wealth

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Benny Chia

    ... Benny Chia Our city might meaningfully join the list of liveable cities if we begin to prioritise people over materialism HK can truly become a top city when its culture matures Last ... and cultural depth. How does Hong Kong stack up in comparison, then? We beat Vienna hands down in terms of food. For those who prefer culinary variety, Vienna definitely disappoints. As for Melbourne, ...

  10. Hong Kong courts disaster with culture of opposition

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... With the anti-national education campaign on a rampage and half of the new government busy defending the curriculum, any objective observer will easily come to the conclusion that launching national education in Hong Kong schools is a fool's errand. ...




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