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  1. Politics the punchline at film awards

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau and Emily Tsang While A Simple Life cleaned up on the awards front, local politics gave the hosts plenty to laugh about at the 31st Hong Kong Film Awards. The crowd at the Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui roared as host Ronald Cheng Chung-kai said film fans could have 'predicted' recent political events by watching an old Cantonese film about a large ...

  2. Political Animal

    Posted Jan 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... flipped it over to reveal that emblazoned on it was a picture of himself and his wife taken during a trip last year to the spiritual home of China's Communist revolution, Yanan. Not only was the retiring National People's Congress Standing Committee member sporting a 'love China, love my wife' tie, he plans to give every male delegate to the Chinese People's Political ...

  3. Letter casts doubt on vow king will stay out of politics

    Posted Oct 29th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... time in China and North Korea. Australian researcher Milton Osborne, author of Politics and Power in Cambodia: The Sihanouk Years, said such public reverence did not necessarily apply ... will steer clear of politics after his coronation today- but a letter on an opposition party's website suggests he may already be involved. Prince Sihamoni promised to stay politically neutral ...

  4. The man who could have changed China's history

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... For both, their island home was and is an escape from the terrifying politics of China. Kang is tied to Sweden in other ways, too. He greatly admired its constitutional system. His diary was first ... Mark O'Neill The year 1911 has been celebrated as belonging to Sun Yat-sen, the father of China's revolution. But if history had played out slightly differently, it could have ...

  5. Allow activists to attend Szeto memorial service

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is often forgotten- beneath the advocacy for human rights and democracy on the mainland- that the late Szeto Wah's Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China also acted as a support network for families which have been broken apart due to political circumstances. But because of those same circumstances, many of those who have been able to voice ...

  6. Collector played prominent role in China's modern history

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in 1922, was a diplomat and politician who served as minister of foreign affairs and briefly as acting premier during the early years of the Republic of China. Born in 1842, he graduated from St ... Kong's first Chinese barrister on his return. Wu served as first attache in the negotiating delegation after China's defeat in the Sino-Japanese war (1894-95). From 1896 to 1902, he served ...

  7. Mixed legacy

    Posted Oct 30th 2003, 12:00am by Tim Culpan

    ... Tim Culpan The passing of Soong Mei-ling is something that cannot go unmentioned this past week in Taiwan. Known to most as Madame Chiang Kai-shek, one local joked that it would have been more appropriate for the generalissimo himself to be known as Mr So ...

  8. Family, friends and politicians mourn late tycoon as his body arrives in Taipei

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The body of tycoon Wang Yung-ching was flown to Taiwan from the US yesterday, as family members, friends and politicians mourned the island's 'god of management'. Wang's third wife, Lee Bao-chu, accompanied the body on the ...

  9. Who said it?

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... It's a great honour to be the first mayor of Sansha, and a new mission, challenge and test for me Xiao Jie, mayor and party secretary of the city to oversee disputed South China Sea ... I was physically abused even if there were no hostile activities against China South Korean rights activist Kim Young-hwan ...

  10. Who said it?

    Posted Jul 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... This South China Sea issue is not an issue between China and Asean, but between China and some Asean countries Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Weimin warns the bloc against 'hyping' territorial disputes You were handing him a loaded revolver, weren't you? A British lawmaker questions Barclays chairman Marcus Agius on an option put to former chief executive Bob ...




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