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  1. So Seussical

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Richard Macauley

    ... Richard Macauley Mar 21-23, 7.30pm, Hong Kong Arts Centre The town of Whoville is under threat, and it is up to Horton the Elephant to come to the rescue. Alongside Horton is the Cat in the Hat, although, as fans of Dr Seuss will already know, the infamous feline may be less of a help than a (rather amusing) distraction. So Seussical, a musical based on the books of Dr Seuss, ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    More pressing needs for Hong Kong than 'city of lifts' plan

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... there is no shortage of white elephant district works in the past. Problems like underused footbridges and subways leading to nowhere are just some of the examples highlighted in a value-for-money report ...

  3. Where's the political will to help parents with childcare?

    Posted Dec 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that the elephant in the room that no one wants to talk about in the tiresome debates about migrant domestic helpers? We should not be surprised that there is almost no viable alternative to affordable ...

  4. Caroline Casey

    Posted Aug 29th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... around the jungle with elephants like Mowgli in The Jungle Book?' I decided I would swap my consulting credentials to become a mahout. Nine months later, I found myself in India face to face with the only blind-aid I have ever had, a 17-year-old female elephant named Kanchi. We embarked on a 1,000-kilometre trek across Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Because I felt guilty about doing it, as only ...

  5. letters

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Or take illegal hunters in Africa. Poachers kill scores of endangered species like elephants and rhinos just for their prized body parts. At times, they are still alive when hunters chop off ...

  6. Official denies workers' cover shelved

    Posted May 20th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... on the central system? It might not solve the problem, but bring in an elephant of a problem.' Lawmakers said the residual scheme alone was inadequate. They passed a motion urging the government ...

  7. Bold plan to ease rural poverty unveiled

    Posted Feb 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... into another spree of building white elephants. However, the document publicised by Xinhua yesterday said the crux of the programme would be to increase government spending in a wide array of public ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the cost, as ticket sales cannot possibly cover overall expenditure. They say they do not want Hong Kong to foot the bill, and that it will turn out to be a white elephant. However, I think ...

  9. Forum aims to help sexual minorities share thoughts

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... in addition to five novels. One of them The Singing Tree was described by The New York Times as 'a little gem'. His latest is The Age of Elephants. Let's start with the big question: ...

  10. Talkback

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... overreactions, misjudgments and the destruction of sound families on the basis that shooting a mouse with an elephant gun is 'protecting' someone. Who? The cats? As for domestic violence, ...




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