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  1. News - Hong Kong - CINEMA

    Partnering with right producer key to young directors getting exposure at festivals

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

    ... said partnering with the right producer and sales agent who knew how to pitch to festivals was the key to getting shown. Mak said his film's international distributor Fortissimo submitted ...

  2. Police threaten to go beyond the law

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Everyone frets about how the new government under Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying will threaten Hong Kong's civil liberties. But the official we should be most worried about is the police chief. I am not talking about the frequent use of concentrated pepper spray and the deployment of large numbers of police at major events such as the July ...

  3. Sex-shame HK tycoon in court row

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... been criticised, with advocacy group BC Civil Liberties questioning whether Ho's donations to the Vancouver Police Foundation influenced the plea deal. Ho also served on the city's Police Board. Referring to the young prostitute's ordeal, David Eby, of BC Civil Liberties, told CBC News: 'If you're confined and your ankle's broken and so on, ...

  4. King of satire, defender of the truth

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to stand up for their civil liberties.' That is why Pang reserves particular praise for Scholarism, a group of 150 secondary school pupils who have been vocal in their opposition ... executive. 'You can see a city's creativity, and most importantly, you can see the freedom to express your views. When we don't have that liberty, our society will die,' Pang ...

  5. All's Well, Ends Well 2012

    Posted Jan 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Veteran actor Raymond Wong Pak-ming plays a divorced, money-minded lawyer who volunteers to help a fatherless rich girl (Yang Mi) to pick her Mr Right. Meanwhile, Louis Koo Tin-lok ... from right) as a down-and-out musician who strives to rekindle the faltering career of a pop star (Sandra Ng Kwan-yu) while Chapman To Man-chat, donning the long-hair look of director Peter ...

  6. Defendant locked up during trial fights back

    Posted Dec 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and illogical manner. Reports later concluded that Chan was mentally sound. When the trial resumed, he gave up his right to defend himself and asked the magistrate to pass verdict. Chan was convicted, ... people of their liberty,' she said. Cheung said: 'This case involved very serious default on the part of the magistrate. It is so unusual that I couldn't believe it happened ...

  7. Plot thickens in 'triad' probe

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... when he came and where he sat. Rural leader and Election Committee member Leung Fuk-yuen earlier said Kwok was at the restaurant right at the start of the dinner, but Tang yesterday said Kwok ...

  8. Community upset

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to their preferences, the Home Affairs Department and the district councils assigned a ticket to each attendant yesterday. The tickets were used for a lottery by which the council chairmen granted the right ...

  9. Beware the dragon's forked tongue

    Posted Jan 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter So and Tanna Chong Hongkongers should expect gossip galore in the Year of the Dragon and be careful to differentiate right from wrong- if the traditional Taoist fortune ceremony ... election on March 25, Lau replied: 'It seems so.' 'The public should recognise what is right and wrong, black and white,' Lau said, but he would not be drawn on which candidate- ...

  10. Crisis? What crisis, asks Leung's right-hand man

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of affordable housing. 'By focusing on the right issues, the government will bring back the trust of the people.' He conceded town hall meetings by Leung's team could be improved ...




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