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  1. Book of Deer

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... P. Ramakrishnan Who started it? Born in Edinburgh to a Scottish mother and Chinese father, Hong Kong-raised Eilidh Ho, 25, launched Book of Deer in 2010. Having studied fashion design ... to the brand. Why we love it: named after the oldest manuscript written in Scotland (a tip of the hat to her heritage), Ho loved the poetic ring of the moniker Book of Deer. She says she's ...

  2. Back in Beijing's good books

    Posted Jan 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... threat,' Michael Lo wrote in his book. Even after the party became more dictatorial, Lo Fu was unwavering in his support. He stayed loyal through the 'anti-rightist' movement, which began ...

  3. Leung gets more than an upset stomach after booking lands fine

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken Derek Leung Ka-chun missed nothing in the eight races after being stood down from riding with an upset stomach, but the upset wouldn't have got any better just the same. None of Leung's remaining rides won for replacement jockeys after he complained of a problem following race two, yet he still managed to cop a fine. Leung was double booked for Space Race ...

  4. Sentence a book for fallen tycoon

    Posted Oct 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... application. He was jailed for two years in July 2009 and served 16 months in Stanley Prison before being released. It was during his incarceration that he started writing a book about his life, which he spoke about yesterday at the Foreign Correspondents' Club in Central. Called Master of None, the book tells of his life growing up in the city and his business career, while also ...

  5. H.K. book to help raise Japan funds

    Posted Sep 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Six months after Japan was struck by a devastating earthquake and tsunami a group of Hongkongers living in Japan at the time have published a book to tell fellow Hongkongers about their experience. 'Many young people don't know how it is to face difficulties like this,' said Helen Shum, one of the book's 22 co-authors, who was on a working ...

  6. E-books set for sale a chapter at a time

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chinese zodiac sign from fung shui masters Peter So Man-fung and Mak Ling-ling. Currently you have to buy the whole book to get one piece of information. But very soon things will change. A new breed of e-book store known as 'the future bookstore' will be unveiled at this year's Hong Kong Book Fair. It will allow readers to buy individual chapters of books and even put ...

  7. French expo highlights the history of Hong Kong comic-book life

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ben Sin The Japanese have manga and Hongkongers have manhua- Cantonese for comics. Thanks to the Hong Kong Arts Centre, the city's brand of comic books got to strut its stuff ... she said. 'Some thought we were part of Japan, or that manhua were manga.' Comic books have suffered the same decline as other print media since the emergence of the internet, ...

  8. Accountants okayed books, fraud trial told

    Posted Feb 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Brieger Jurors at the Ocean Grand Holdings fraud trial had their first glimpse yesterday at what may prove to be a cornerstone of the defence case: blame the accountants. William Kwan Man-wai, a company director, confirmed that Ocean Grand's au ...

  9. Book club gives writers a chance

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... Martin Donovan Young authors and their books may become as much a hot property as the portfolio of a leading Hong Kong developer. Sun Hung Kai Properties Book Club is staging a follow-up ... are also welcome. Submissions by authors aged 35 or below who have not been previously published are being accepted until December 20. SHKP Book Club says that the 12 semi-finalists will receive ...

  10. Writing the book on fun

    Posted Sep 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Edited by Andrew Sun When architect Alexander Wong launched his book, he did it in style. At a party for his tome Naked + White at the bath and kitchen emporium Colour Living in Wan Chai ... such as Mr Hong Kong runner-up Rocky Cheng Kin-lok in a bathrobe, and Canadian female champion kick-boxer Joey Lee demonstrating her lethal kicks. Not that the book was over-shadowed. Wong, who ...




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