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  1. Chinese Restaurants: Songs of the Exile

    Posted Jul 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An exploration of the phenomenon of the family-run Chinese restaurant around the world, encompassing migration, cultural identity, politics and history. In English, Putonghua, Hebrew and Turkish with English subtitles. Thu and Sat, 7.30pm, Agnes b. CINEMA!, Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, $40-$80 HK Ticketing or Asia Society. Inquiries: 2103 9508/2 or www.asiasociety.org ...

  2. Community at odds over future of historic buildings

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... A housing society spokeswoman said: 'The tea and Chinese medicine theme comes from the history of the buildings and the neighbourhood.' The Blue House site used to be a hospital ... social workers and artists has unveiled a proposal to counter a $100 million plan by the Urban Renewal Authority and Housing Society to transform the Blue House near the junction of Queen's ...

  3. Planning secretary rejects new reclamation claims

    Posted Sep 10th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... and Lands, Rita Lau Ng Wai-lan, said: 'What the Society for Protection of the Harbour had said in advertisements in two newspapers was wrong.' In an unexpected remark during a meeting ... in the South China Morning Post and a Chinese language newspaper on Tuesday, accusing the government of misleading the public. Mrs Lau said the only planned projects were the Central Reclamation- now ...

  4. Centre seeks creative mind to bring arts into society

    Posted Nov 01st 2008, 12:00am by Carmen Tao

    ... Susie Gyopos and Carmen Tao An imaginative, sympathetic and visionary figure needed to bolster management team A bright spark is required to join an activity-based creative arts centre as the deputy director/head of operations. The Jockey Club Creative Ar ...

  5. Housing Society to buy Blue House

    Posted May 09th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The Housing Society will buy the Blue House cluster of heritage buildings in Wan Chai for HK$18.2 million and then hand ownership to the government, which will oversee their revitalisation. In doing so, the society was making a 'contribution to society', a spokeswoman said. The Development Bureau said yesterday it had received four applications from non-profit ...

  6. The Film

    Posted Jun 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Film Games of Asia Asia Society Summer Film Series presents a selection of Asian films and documentaries showing a competitive spirit, including the Mongolian Ping Pong (left), about nine-year-old Bilke's discovery of a white ball that leads to a life-changing expedition from Mongolia to Beijing. Mongolian Ping Pong: Wed, 7.30pm and Jul 1, 7.30pm, Agnes b. Cinema, HK Arts ...


    Posted Aug 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dream Cuisine A moving documentary about the elderly owners of a traditional Chinese restaurant in Tokyo. The couple face the dilemma of what to do when one wants to return to China, and the other wants to stay in Japan. In Japanese and Putonghua with English subtitles. Part of the Asia Society's A Taste of Asia series. Today and Sat, 7.30pm, Agnes b. CINEMA!, Arts Centre, ...

  8. HK International Art and Antiques Fair

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Show of art in various styles and media (including Amedeo Modigliani's Head, left), and antiques including ancient bronzes, Chinese ceramics, textiles and jades; with special exhibitions by the National Museum of China, the HK Museum of Art and the Ink Society of HK. Today, 11am-8pm,tomorrow, 11am-6pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$200 ...

  9. Church does not practise what it preaches with development plans

    Posted May 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Your articles on the giant advert on the front wall of the Chinese Methodist Church in Wan Chai, 'This city is dying, but God is living', should have taken a more critical look ... in a joint venture with New World Development, the original low-rise 58-year-old Chinese Methodist Church into a 23-storey building. In a few years, the rights to the upper 13 floors will revert ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chinese works' rhythms and tones into calligraphic lines and circles. A Le French May programme. Today, 11am-6pm, Koru Contemporary Art, Koru2, 1604, 16/F Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, ... black and white Chinese ink landscape paintings created by mixing charcoal and stone powder on thin Korean paper. Today, 10.30am-7.30pm, Shin Hwa Gallery, 32 Aberdeen St, Central. Inquiries: ...




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