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  1. John Woo can't stop talking about his next blockbuster movie on the civil war

    Posted May 27th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... planning another blockbuster based on the Chinese civil war. According to Woo, it will be titled 1949. The Chinese-language historical film will reportedly cost about US$40 million. It is scheduled ...

  2. HK team pull out of Thai Open

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong's tenpin bowling team have withdrawn from the Thailand Open Championships because of security concerns over the political unrest that has engulfed Bangkok. Headed by Vanessa Fung Suet-yee, the six-member squad were due to leave Hong Kong today for Nonthaburi, a short distance from the Thai capital. But Fung said the squad had decided not to go ...

  3. C.Y. may have 'incorrect' memories

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Leung Chun-ying's former campaign manager acknowledged yesterday that the chief executive 'may have remembered incorrectly' details about the illegal garden trellis at his luxury home on The Peak. But Barry Cheu ...


    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Outstanding Young Salesperson Award AIA (Bermuda) Karena Lei Ka-in Bank of China (Hong Kong) Ng Pui-ki China Construction Bank (Asia) Ivan Ngan Kai-kong Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Wong Siu-kit Citibank (Hong Kong) Shirley Tang Hiu-hung CITIC Telecom Internat ...

  5. Tramways censored campaign ad, group says

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Hong Kong Tramways has been accused of censorship after pulling election ads featuring radical candidates for September's Legislative Council poll. While the MTR, public buses and even taxis are plastered with campaign ...

  6. Boy, 15, tells court of torture for losing drugs

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Ng A 15-year-old Hong Kong boy who 'lost' HK$1.83 million worth of drugs during a smuggling trip was beaten for days in Australia and Hong Kong and threatened with having his limbs chopped off, a court heard yesterday. During the beatings ...

  7. Pair jailed for plotting to stab martial arts master

    Posted May 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Two men who plotted a knife attack on banker and wing chun martial arts master Checkley Sin Kwok-lam have been jailed. Delivery worker Ling Chi-yip, 38, and unemployed Wong Chi-wa, 41, had earlier pleaded guilty to one count ...

  8. Leung defends Tsang over airport post 'interference'

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com The city's next leader yesterday defended incumbent Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's decision to consult him on extending the term of the Airport Authority chief, rejecting claims of interference. The statutory body that ...

  9. Indecision leaves a cabinet-in-waiting

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Woon-kwong still pondering his future and the development minister refusing to explain his alleged abuse of the civil service rental allowance in the 1980s. Lam said he needed a few more days ... of the Highways Department, Tsang King-man, on cross-leasing apartments. The two civil servants bought flats in the same building in the 1980s and then leased them to each other while claiming rent ...

  10. Community upset

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Olga Wong and Stuart Lau Arrangements for the town hall meetings may have improved, but the community visits initiated by the new chief executive Leung Chun-ying seem destined to upset his supporters and detractors alike. Both Peter Cheng and Joe Chan sai ...




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