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  1. It's time we gave Bruce Lee his just deserts

    Posted Aug 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mention Bruce Lee anywhere in the world and chances are the martial arts and movie icon's name will ring a bell. Few people have done more to put Hong Kong's culture and image on the global map. Indeed, there are Bruce Lee memorials scattered around the world. Except here. A single bronze statue among the likenesses of dozens of other entertainment stars in Tsim Sha Tsui ...

  2. Fans mourn crumbling legacy of Bruce Lee

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... A wrecking ball looms over city's last link with kung fu star, writes Vivienne Chow Whatever else happens on July 20, the 35th anniversary of Bruce Lee's death, it is a sure bet ... legend. The closing on Thursday of tenders for Lee's former residence, a 5,699 sq ft two-storey house in Cumberland Road, Kowloon Tong, has once again sparked calls for a Bruce Lee museum. ...

  3. A strong case for saving Bruce Lee's home

    Posted Jun 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The idea of turning the former Kowloon Tong home of Bruce Lee into a museum to celebrate the actor's life and work has been floated for years. Yet little ever comes of it. ... but which are not certified as having heritage value. More than any other Chinese star, Lee's charismatic appeal cut across cultures and made him a genuinely international superstar. This year ...

  4. Bosnia's Bruce Lee coup revives calls for HK memorial

    Posted Sep 05th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Bruce Lee followers in Hong Kong have renewed their calls for the government to fund a permanent memorial to their hero after learning that a statue to the kung fu star is about to be erected... in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Hew Kuan-yau, director of the city's Bruce Lee Fan Club, said it was disappointing that the war-ravaged Balkan state, which has no link ...

  5. Hong Kong's culture is more than Bruce Lee

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for this dynamic city. However, it is amazing that Henderson Land has selectively proposed a gallery dedicated to Bruce Lee instead of an appropriate museum to serve as a gallery cum hall of fame ... that Hong Kong's culture is not built on just 'kicks and action' although it is indisputable that the late Bruce Lee was a pioneer of bringing Hong Kong's kung-fu movies ...

  6. Museum muddle a blow to Lee's fans

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Most kung fu movies may be trite, but the man who made the genre a worldwide phenomenon is timeless. Bruce Lee remains the one truly great international star Hong Kong has produced. ... . But compared with using the star's old home the impact would not be the same. Preparations have already been made for a Bruce Lee museum. Officials produced a documentary on his life and exhibits ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong people can't just wait around for democracy; they must act

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Martin Lee

    ... Martin Lee Martin Lee says Hong Kong people now realise it's no use just expecting democracy to arrive one day soon. With universal suffrage being redefined, it's time for them ... there. I also hope that the international community will at least honour their moral obligation to Hong Kong. Martin Lee is the founding chairman of the Democratic Party. This is an edited ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Hu appeals to Hong Kong's sense of identity in response to anti-mainland gripes

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Apparent rebuke to anti-mainland feeling says city 'shares in pride of being Chinese' In an apparent response to growing anti-mainland sentiment in the city, President Hu Jintao expressed confidence Hongkongers would have a shared sense of pride ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL DAY

    Hong Kong-mainland integration is 'inevitable and essential', Leung says

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com Chief executive tells 4,000 guests that HK and mainland must achieve 'win-win situation' Integration is 'inevitable and essential', Leung says Increasing integration with the mainland could boost Hong Kong's economy and help solve the city's social problems, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said yesterday ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Transsexual's play tells true story of discrimination in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com The plight of a transgender local who isn't allowed to marry her boyfriend inspired Mimi Wong to tell the story on stage in a musical Art imitates life in transsexual's play Discrimination, unemployment and endless scoffing did not deter Mimi Wong from pursuing her dream: making Hong Kong a fair city for transsexual people. That is why, when she heard ...




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