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  1. A Long Lunch: My Stories and I'm Sticking to Them

    Posted Apr 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... not to enjoy gossip. But wait until I tell you a thing or two about them. Simon Hoggart is a British journalist who has worked for more than 40 years on The Guardian, The Observer, and for the BBC, ... the likes of Salman Rushdie and David Hare were fellow students, Simon Hoggart went to work for The Guardian, then still based in Manchester. Later he spent several years reporting from Northern ...

  2. When the guardian blurs the lines

    Posted Aug 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... For a club made up mostly of members who pride themselves on being guardians of the public interest, the latest row over fast-tracked memberships is disappointing. The Foreign Correspondents' Club has long had an exclusive membership. Members of the media corps can join quickly, but there is a long waiting list for those outside the profession applying for associate membership. ...

  3. The guardian

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clarence Tsui In March 1989, Nansun Shi wrote a letter to The New York Times in response to the newspaper's review of Tsui Hark's Peking Opera Blues, which criticised the film's English subtitles as being 'so daffy that the eye waits f ...

  4. Guardians of the earth must be vigilant and outspoken lobbyists

    Posted Jul 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei After the government proposed a third runway at the Chek Lap Kok airport, Samantha Lee, Worldwide Fund (WWF) Hong Kong's senior marine conservation officer, looked into the possible effects of the project on the surrounding areas. ' ...

  5. Guardians of city's memories

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau Conserving historic buildings and turning them into unique and interesting projects is a highly satisfying yet challenging undertaking, says Robin Lee, chief assistant secretary for the Commissioner for Heritage's Office (CHO) under the De ...

  6. Predator at large

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Bonny Schoonakker

    ... Bonny Schoonakker WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy by David Leigh and Luke Harding Guardian Books, HK$240 Inside WikiLeaks: My Time with Julian Assange ... on 'redactions' that should be made to the Afghan war logs, the pilfered US documents which Assange eventually agreed to make available to The Guardian, Le Monde, The New York Times and Der Spiegel. ...

  7. US sailors prove a big hit with baseball showdown

    Posted Jul 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Andrew McIntyre andrew.mcintyre@scmp.com US sailors touched base in the city last night- by taking part in a game of baseball against the locals. The sailors, from the USS Guardian and USS ... in the city. Their departure date from Hong Kong is classified. Ten sailors from the Avenger and four from the Guardian took part in the game. The Avenger recently docked at Puerto Princesa ...

  8. 'Despicable' man jailed for funeral funds theft

    Posted Aug 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Department after his mother died in March last year. As Fong at the time had not come of age, the money went to Chau, his guardian. Acting Principal Magistrate Rickie Chan Kam-cheong told Chau: ... the young man could not make a living. He had no one to turn to but you, his uncle. But you took advantage of your close relationship with the victim and abused your identity as his guardian ...

  9. The bunnies are revolting- and once again the censors are hopping mad

    Posted Jan 29th 2011, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... deleted the clip on popular mainland websites than overseas media, from the Associated Press to The Guardian, picked up on it. 'Combining gruesome, South Park-style violence with swipes at several public scandals- from tainted baby milk to forced demolitions- it culminates with rabbits overrunning and savaging to death the tigers who have bullied them,' The Guardian reported. ...

  10. Chipmunks cast adrift in animated adventure

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jeanette (Anna Faris) and Eleanor (Amy Poehler)- and their manager-guardian Dave Seville (Jason Lee). Before you can say 'Allllvin!' (as Dave often cries out in distress at Alvin's ...




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