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  1. China lacks the 'software' that a free society must have

    Posted Jan 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a free society- politicians who represent constituents through debate and decision-making- it will not resemble a 'western-style parliament'. Lau talks about a 'wider circle' of society competing for Hong Kong's 36 NPC seats. But then he quotes Sheng Huaren's prerequisites for candidates. Anyone who does not 'love China' or 'strictly abide ...

  2. Chinese-language movies have 1 in 2 chance of clinching best film title

    Posted Jan 21st 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip The chance that a Chinese-language film will grab top honours at the upcoming Asian Film Awards rose yesterday after three were nominated for best film. Of these, Bodyguards and Assassins stole the limelight with six nominations. The 4th Asian Film Awards, organised by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society, will take place at the Convention and Exhibition Centre ...

  3. A Realm With No Co-ordinates

    Posted Aug 29th 2006, 12:00am by Norman Ford

    ... the relationships between the two visual art scenes, and how they might relate to, or move beyond, the dominance of mainland Chinese art internationally. The curatorial team (led by Taiwan's Ray Pan ... of the qualities that has made mainland art successful overseas: its ethnic and national Chineseness. This leads to having to define what Hong Kong or Taiwanese art might be, especially in relation ...

  4. Shaolin and the city

    Posted Jan 15th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Temple abbot Shi Yanchang has the answer to Hong Kong's woes, writes Wong Yat-hei Hong Kong Shaolin Temple's abbot, Shi Yanchang, hopes to bring peace and harmony to society through Zen Buddhism and martial arts. 'When I first visited Hong Kong in 1993, I sensed the society and its people were very tense,' the mainland-born Zen master says. 'The pace ...

  5. Jail for high society burglar

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong An unemployed electrical engineer was jailed for 28 months yesterday for burgling a Sai Kung home. Chan Kai-kau, 45, who pleaded guilty to one count of burglary, was arrested after he broke into a home belonging to the niece of media mogul Si ...

  6. A less forbidding city

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Oliver Chou The Forbidden City in Beijing is a treasure trove of Chinese culture and history whose riches seem to hold little relevance for modern Hongkongers, much less young children. ... as the Palace Museum, and became the prime mover behind a series of projects that use the imperial palace as a theme to promote appreciation of Chinese art and culture. They include the 'We All ...

  7. The peak of cordon bleu society

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Tinnie Chow Some of Hong Kong's best-known tai tais stepped out of the shops and into the kitchen recently to get a firsthand lesson in French culture. Leading luxury brand Le Comite Colbert (the association of 65 French luxury brands such as Hermes, ...

  8. Film

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Not reviewed. Art House International Buddhist Film Festival 2012 Hong Kong The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation and Asia Society HK Centre present a programme of 13 Buddhist-themed films, including the following one. Until May 12. Asia Society HK Centre, the HK Jockey Club Former Explosives Magazine, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, HK$65 (Asia Society members HK$55) www.asiasociety.org.hk. Inquiries: ...

  9. Hong Kong Society for the Blind

    Posted Jun 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... more life experience as well as learn more about the society, so I joined. 'We take the elderly people out for a meal in nearby restaurants two or three times a month. We also take them ...

  10. Chairman of Housing Society in legal tussle

    Posted Jun 02nd 2006, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Row between directors of surveying firm intensifies as 120 workers seek pay Employees of David C. Lee Surveyors are still in limbo after a dispute between the Housing Society ... Mr Lee has rejected calls for his resignation from the Housing Society, which is a non-profit, statutory body offering subsidised housing to people in need. It manages 32,000 rented flats. ...




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