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  1. Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (film)

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Barry C Chung Zack Snyder takes the helm in his animation debut Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole, based on the children's series by Kathryn Lasky. The story takes ... the Great Tree of Ga'Hoole, home of the Guardians, owlkind's last hope against the Pure Ones. Legend of the Guardians is one of the most visually stunning animated films to date. ...

  2. Medical guardian looks again at laymen helping with complaints

    Posted Dec 06th 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Medical Council of Hong Kong members should no longer serve as judges and jury at disciplinary hearings, the council's chairwoman says. Professor Felice Lieh Mak said such a mixing of roles gives a poor public impression. Instead, setting up ...

  3. Homework pays off for Guardian

    Posted Jun 05th 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer In preparing for the final round of the university category, Joanne Man Yuen-ting left nothing to chance. The leader of the winning Guardian team from Chinese University knew that success depended on taking a holistic view of the case study and presenting recommendations that showed a full understanding of the client's choices. The topic centred on decisions facing ...

  4. Spain now guardians of 'beautiful game' says Zico

    Posted Jun 15th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Brazil tomorrow when the five-time champions kick off their campaign against North Korea. But his view that Spain are more entertaining to watch goes to prove that they are now the guardians ...

  5. Guardian of public purse will settle for respect, if not love

    Posted Jul 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivian Kwok After publishing 13 audit reports and investigating 58 government departments and 13 non-governmental organisations in the past seven years, Benjamin Tang Kwok-bun says: 'Auditors are never loved, the best we can hope for is to be respect ...

  6. Temple 'guardian' battles monastery

    Posted Apr 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai There are fine golden lines of stitches on a Buddhist monk's robe that have to be removed one by one every time a monk breaks the rules. So what one says while wearing a robe entails heavy responsibility and consequences, monk Sik Hin Fun says. What he says as the so-called guardian of a 70-year-old Tsuen Wan temple is likely to have an especially big impact ...

  7. Feathered guardian battles against the odds- and the odd

    Posted Feb 28th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... scored a first with Flood and Fang: The Raven Mysteries, where the central character and storyteller is Edgar, a past-his-prime raven. As self-appointed guardian to the Otherhand clan ... plants, things spin disastrously out of control, and the faithful guardian must pull out all stops. Flood and Fang is the first of The Raven Mysteries, a new series of mystery and goth-froth tales ...

  8. The magnificent obsession of Indonesia's moral guardians

    Posted May 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Hera Diani

    ... Hera Diani The year is 2020. Islamic moral police reign supreme, prowling the streets of Indonesia on the lookout for anyone who might dare to defy a decade-old anti-pornography law. They makes arrests for even the most trivial violations- women wearing s ...

  9. Moral guardian getting a makeover

    Posted May 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But The judiciary is shaking up the much criticised Obscene Articles Tribunal- which once ruled a picture of Michelangelo's David unsuitable for young Hong Kong eyes- by almost doubling its pool of adjudicators and capping their service at nin ...

  10. Moral guardians without a reliable compass...

    Posted May 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... People have different moral values which can evolve over time. This makes it difficult to reach a consensus on what constitutes public decency. So it is not surprising that the first stage of a consultation on an overhaul of the city's obscenity laws ...




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