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  1. Volunteers give of their time in Disney-backed scheme

    Posted May 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mabel Sieh It was a happy day for Yvonne Leung Yin-fong when she volunteered to play with a group of mentally disabled children and doubled up as photographer in December last year. 'I captured lots of happy faces. When the students saw 'Santa C ...

  2. The King of Pigs

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... around a group of rich students and their powerless classmates, reveals the yawning gap between the haves and the have-nots in South Korean society- and how resistance only makes the situation ...

  3. Heard at the book fair, the sound of free speech

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'soft power'. This peaceful co-existence and civility deserves serious attention. The sessions with authors are one of the fair's most unique attractions. Sure, it attracts ...

  4. Barton Hollow The Civil Wars

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... YP cadet Justina Lai Grammy Award-winning country/folk group The Civil Wars offer their trademark soulful sounds in their debut studio album, Barton Hollow. The album picked up two Grammys this year- one for Best Folk Album and another for Best Country Duo/Group Performance. The Civil Wars showcase their talents through their strong vocals and meaningful lyrics, which combine to move ...

  5. Roger Garcia, executive director, HK International Film Festival Society

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... As told to Mathew Scott 1. Alone Again (Naturally)- Gilbert O'Sullivan It's a wonderful, rather autobiographical song on O'Sullivan's part- and it's touchingly honest. 2. Oh Babe, What Would You Say?- Hurricane Smith Smith had a w ...

  6. Tolzer Knabenchor; Yale University's Society of Orpheus and Bacchus

    Posted Dec 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong Tolzer Knabenchor Metal Zone, Elements Dec 24-26 Yale University's Society of Orpheus and Bacchus Cityplaza's Atrium Dec 30-Jan 2 Joining the plethora of lively ... Korea, and the concert at Elements will mark their debut in Hong Kong. There is more carol singing over at Cityplaza where Yale University's Society of Orpheus and Bacchus, one ...

  7. Academy acts up on silver celebration

    Posted Nov 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Clara Mak Society of the Academy for Performing Arts' ball Where: Lyric Theatre, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts When: November 7 What: The annual gala marked 25 years of the academy nurturing local artistic talent. Songs from the Broadway hit Fame were performed and twin pianists Chau Lok-ping and Chau Lok-ting played a duet. Who: Guests included John Chan Cho-chak, ...

  8. Borderline unhappiness

    Posted Apr 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan When she first met the man who would become her husband, Auyang Jingru, a young woman from Jiangxi province, never imagined she would marry him. He was a shy Hong Kong civil servant who 'looks like a comic-book character' and 'loves TV drama and potato chips' as Auyang wrote in her new book, My Hong Kong Husband and I. At the time, she was a fresh ...

  9. Copyright society misled authors with Google alert

    Posted Oct 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... levelled harsh criticism against the internet company in the mainland media. The record was set straight by Jia Jifeng, legal director of the China Written Works Copyright Society, who acknowledged ... The federation asked the Chinese association to tell authors about the settlement. Google has scanned more than 10,000 titles from a few hundred mainland authors, the copyright society said. More than 50 ...

  10. Post scoops 16 prizes in annual Newspaper Society awards

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The South China Morning Post has scooped 16 prizes at the Newspaper Society of Hong Kong awards- a quarter of the total up for grabs- improving on last year's haul. Reporters Fox Yi Hu and Dan Kadison won the best scoop award for an investigative series on Hongkongers receiving fake degrees from a US diploma mill that sold degrees across the world. Sarah Monks, ...




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