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  1. A fund-raiser for refugees

    Posted Jun 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Barry C Chung The inter-school fund-raising show R11 will perform a benefit concert for the Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre on Saturday evening at the Canadian International School. Students from Chinese International School, West Island School, South Isl ...

  2. X marks the spot for disabled

    Posted Feb 10th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd London The London Disability Film Festival is one of British cinema's best kept secrets. It may boast the prestigious BFI Southbank as host venue, but even David Watson, one of this year's co-curators, was unaware of its existence unt ...

  3. Middle age hits equities

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... If equities have a life cycle, growth in equity valuations in China is set to slow in the next few decades, 'ageing' in line with the country's population. The 'life cycle hypothesis' is part of an HSBC report that correlates equity values with the size of a middle-aged population, because they are the people most likely to invest in equities. ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - SECOND SIGHT

    Bollain's powerful film about filming targets social justice in Latin America

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... of the native population who dared to rise up against them. The film is screened on Friday as part of the Spanish Film Festival and it's a story that mirrors what's unfolding around the cast ... mirroring the Taino revolution they are recreating on film, as the local population take up arms against an American multinational making hefty profits by selling the country's water back ...

  5. Lifestyle - ENTERTAINMENT

    Now showing at a cinema near you- if you're lucky

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... that the number of screens had stayed more or less the same over the years. "Heavily populated cities are not favourable for cinemas. So is it the rent or are there other factors putting the squeeze ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - SECOND SIGHT

    Second Sight: 'The Summer of Aviya'

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun The Summer of Aviya Israel came into being in 1948- one year before the People's Republic of China was established- and its just under 8 million population is only slightly larger than Hong Kong's. For a country of its size and age, it has an exceedingly strong national cinema. Equally fast maturing is the Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival. Turning 13 this year, ...

  7. The tale of a revolutionary spirit

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a bestselling British author, has populated a historical era with fictional characters. Her characters are frighteningly believable. She describes the mood of the French Revolution perfectly. ...

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    Harlem Gospel Choir to perform in Hong Kong this week

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... of the population is Christian. Lawyer and part-time musician Henry Chung, 35, and his brother, Roger, 29, released a Cantonese-language gospel music album in 2009 and another last year. "Gospel music ...

  9. Tweeting the Universe

    Posted Jan 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... are in the dictionary. Its authors may argue that Tweeting the Universe, which explains big concepts in under 140 words, serves that part of the population who require, or will tolerate, only succinct ...

  10. The Great Animal Orchestra: Finding the Origins of Music in the World's Wild Places

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... environment are unavoidable because of our species' population growth. Krause may not be happy with the way the noise of low-flying planes impacts an ecosystem, but it is the same kind of planes ... course can mean horrible repercussions, including uncontrolled population growth for animals and humans. The balance between the natural and the artificial is thus delicate, one that all of us ...




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