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  1. Rocking out to girl power

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... cultures like Korea, Japan and China, women are often seen as second [to men].' Fung and many other local musicians have teamed up with British children's charity Plan for a show tomorrow ... for the disenfranchised around the world. Inequality is rife, for instance, girls in developing countries have lesser access to basic resources, and they are three times more likely to suffer from malnutrition ...

  2. Nominations reveal 'distinct' power blocs

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the Heung Yee Kuk, the powerful rural affairs body, where Leung received none. However, the kuk's chief, Lau Wong-fat, said on Tuesday that 'nominations and voting are two separate matters', and that its members had not yet decided how they would vote next month. In total, valid nominations for Tang and Leung were 378 versus 292. An analysis by the South China Morning Post ...

  3. Arts hub boss quit over limits on his power

    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Olga Wong

    ... will oversee museums, performing arts, marketing, finance, human resources and legal matters. He said at least half of the six executive directors, such as the directors for arts and culture, would ...

  4. Abuse of power

    Posted Nov 10th 2007, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... and rule of law, and the contradiction between human rights and police powers. It begs the question of how we can strike a balance or trade-off between these conflicting notions and values. We must ... plan in Wan Chai. This was extraordinary; police have the power to strip-search by law, but it was totally unjustified in this case. Police action should also be questioned in dealings ...

  5. Critics of cabinet choices fail to see bigger picture

    Posted May 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and that has prompted a lot of resistance from the pan-democrats. As the next chief executive, Leung has the power to choose whomever he wants to join his administration. Like it or not, that's ... because of their intricate relationship and close long-term affiliation. They believe that Wong heading the bureau would allow them access to abundant resources. This is a typical example ...

  6. Sharply powerful sounds

    Posted Aug 14th 2005, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... soundtrack is a powerful and interesting listening experience. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CINEMA

    Fund fails young movie makers, says Hong Kong film community amid calls for overhaul

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of directors and films. They say the Film Development Fund's current system, which favours feature films, shuts out smaller films, including documentaries, and young film-makers. A South China ...

  8. The path to power

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... presides over the swearing in of Hong Kong's first chief executive shortly after the ceremony handing the British colony back to China. 2005, January 13 Facing questions in Legco after ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Play to our strength

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Chan Kin Wa

    ... Hong Kong must make better use of its resources and focus on sports that suit the city's population if it wants to win medals at future Olympic Games, a senior official said yesterday. ... and windsurfing," Pang added "But Hong Kong is a small city and we need to make better use our resources if we want to challenge the best in the world. We have to think about the physique of our ...

  10. Thriller focuses on HK wheeler-dealing

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com The back-door deals of Hong Kong's rich and powerful get the cinematic treatment in a financial thriller by first-time writer Derek Ting- who researched ... $upercapitalist, the 96-minute film pits wealthy expatriates against the city's most powerful tycoon families with a nod to the 'greed is good' mantra immortalised by fictional character ...




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