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  1. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Shuanghui Intl's Smithfield purchase may raise US hackles

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... shock to us,” said Smithfield Mayor T. Carter Williams, who noted that his wife has worked for the company for a decade. “Right now, I don’t think anybody here knows what’s going to happen...the ... pork, the leading animal protein consumed there. As its middle class expands, the country is relying on foreign producers to keep pace with demand. Demand for US meat in China has risen tenfold ...

  2. Mazinkaiser SKL (anime)

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... James Whittle Super robot chaos blasts onto flat screens with the return of Go Nagai's Mazinkaiser in the new original video animation Mazinkaiser SKL. Previous to the storyline, ... have to defeat three armies. Can they succeed? Anime production is by Actas, whose shows include Ex-Driver and Shin Megami Tensei Devil Children. Media Blasters has acquired the North American ...

  3. Local animators' soccer series gets an airing everywhere but home

    Posted Jun 20th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Although Hong Kong's soccer team didn't make it to South Africa, a group of animators has added a local flavour to an official World Cup production being aired in 50 countries- but it won't be seen in Hong Kong. This lack of airtime for independent producers prompted a call for a public channel to screen local talent. Local animation firm Jidou ...

  4. Global kick-off for Chinese-made soccer animation TV series

    Posted May 17th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney With the World Cup just weeks away, Gordon Chin is particularly excited as the event also marks the big kick-off for his company's new children's soccer animation television series, AI Football GGO. The series will be shown in over 40 countries- a record for a Chinese-made children's animation series- and Chin is still in negotiations with another 20 ...

  5. Cartoon's inheritor claims Astro turf

    Posted Oct 21st 2009, 12:00am

    ... bond between the robot and the scientist who created him, Astro Boy is credited with spawning the first anime in the 1960s and subsequently introducing manga and anime culture to audiences in the West. After Sony Pictures acquired the film rights in 1999, the film was stuck in development hell for most of the decade until Hong Kong-based Imagi Animation Studios took over the project ...

  6. All play and no work

    Posted Jan 30th 2011, 12:00am by Jane Steer

    ... to reveal a black, low-ceilinged entrance hall, decorated with disconcertingly large and realistic paintings of animals. 'That's deliberate,' says Kei. 'I designed it to be dark, ... 9288). The kitchen appliances are all from Miele (111 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, tel: 2890 1018). 4 Walter Kei whips up a little something in The Playground. 5 The three large animal paintings ...

  7. Investors pile into timber ventures on mainland but there are risks

    Posted Sep 24th 2010, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... often don't have the right track records. The remoteness of many of the mainland's forests also means transportation can be especially costly. There is also a shortage of knowledgeable ... The mainland began overhauling its forestry industry in 2003, allowing local and foreign investors to purchase forestry-operation rights. Previously, the only way local and overseas companies could ...

  8. Bag and baggage

    Posted Mar 28th 2010, 12:00am by Bron Sibree

    ... Conspiracy Most Foul. 'If you went to Bali right after the bombings as I did, it was a place in total shock. It had almost gone into a coma. So to use it in fiction and not be exploitative ... for teens, The Seeds of Time, is about animals enlisting the aid of children to fight global warming. Its 11-year-old heroine rebels against her vegetarian parents by buying pink clothes made ...

  9. Punchline Comedy Club

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it's a finance town,' says Grant (right), who hosts the Krater Comedy Club at Komedia in the southern English seaside town of Brighton. 'They're a ripe target.' ... deadpans Grant, who was named best comp?re last year. The comic started professional life as a software consultant and has recently signed a deal with Microsoft to write for online animation. He ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Mar 16th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... the stars'. This latter theory is predicated on the assumption, also held by the ancient Greeks, that gods are petty, jealous types. In our never-ending quest to find out which camp is right, we think we may have found a clue in the animal kingdom, where the writing appears to be on the wall for Hong Kong's roosters. The Health, Welfare and Food Bureau has proposed shutting every last ...




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