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  1. Film studies: stereotypes

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... movies began. Despite being a British colony with an influential and visible European and Asian presence, the communities rarely mixed on films made years before and after the second world war. ... in contemporary tales like A Night in Hong Kong (1961) and Hong Kong, Tokyo, Hawaii (1963). In terms of rabid stereotypes, Hong Kong films were far more benign than their counterparts on the mainland. ...

  2. Events

    Posted Jun 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Why isn't your business blogging?' Kinwick Centre, Central. American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Hong Kong films at a crossroads'. Shanghai: 1st Asia-Pacific CanCham Forum (until June 4). Tomorrow: British Chamber of Commerce lunch with David Li, chairman and chief executive of Bank of East Asia. Hong Kong Foreign ...

  3. The very best of British

    Posted May 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... likely acknowledged Hong Kong's continued taste for the output of British breweries. Hong Kong ranked as Britain's 14th largest import market last year, with goods totalling GBP7.33 billion, a slight decrease on 2010. One of the most prominent British corporations associated with Hong Kong business is British Airways (BA). The British flag carrier has long played a part ...

  4. British TV star's dad takes his own life in Wan Chai

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simon Parry Friends and relatives have paid warm tribute to a Hong Kong man- the father of a British television star- who took his own life as he struggled to cope with financial troubles ... with him, he got a big kick out of that. He was proud of the fact she was doing so well.' Hull, born in Hong Kong to a British army officer, had been out of work for about two years after ...

  5. Events diary

    Posted Mar 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China Club. Thursday, March 10, HK: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Implication of the new mainland franchising regulation on foreign franchise operators'. British Chamber of Commerce seminar: 'Plain English for business: How plain English can increase your profitability'. British Consulate-General. Friday, March 11, HK: Hong Kong General Chamber ...

  6. Clockenflap features a top-notch indie line-up

    Posted Dec 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... electro-alternative singer Santigold (pictured), British indie rock bands The Cribs and Bombay Bicycle Club, and New York indie pop band The Pains of Being Pure at Heart. Representing Hong Kong are electronic artist Choi Sai-ho, hard rockers DP, and indie bands Poubelle International and Noughts & Exes. Besides the musical acts, there will be a film and animation tent, arts and crafts area ...

  7. British supermarket looks to China

    Posted Jun 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... mainland China to offset rising prices in its home market. The group's chief executive, Dalton Philips, said direct sourcing would boost the group's competitiveness in the British retail market, where consumers favoured non-food products manufactured in China, both for quality and value for money. British grocery customers were faced with rising shopping bills, partly reflecting ...

  8. Thousands of HK students favour British education

    Posted Nov 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... reveal that as many as 5,160 Hong Kong students were studying British postgraduate courses delivered in Hong Kong in 2007-8, while the Education Bureau's Non-Local Courses Registry shows that there are about 640 postgraduate courses offered by overseas institutions in Hong Kong. Of those, more than 400 are from Britain. Juhanie Cheung, the British Council's manager for transnational ...

  9. Art mimics life

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Victoria Ip Hong Kong film Echoes of the Rainbow, which won the Crystal Bear for Best Film in the Children's Jury Generation Kplus category at last year's Berlin Film Festival, was filmed in Wing Lee Street. Thanks to the movie, the Urban Renewal Authority shelved its plan to redevelop the street. ...

  10. British schools and universities on show

    Posted Feb 07th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip The Education UK Exhibition aims to draw 7,000 visitors this year, with a new section introducing how Hong Kong students can take transnational courses to get a British qualification in Hong Kong. A total of 79 education institutions from the United Kingdom will participate in the fair to be held next weekend, according to the British Council. Exhibitors will range ...




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