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  1. Time for exceptional leaders

    Posted May 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said. Extreme times also demand exceptional leaders, rather as nations at war require leaders with radically different skills. 'The most effective leaders in peacetime are often the least ...

  2. An obsession with all things Tibetan - except the politics

    Posted Mar 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Just over a generation ago, the mainland public's understanding of Tibet was largely limited to official propaganda, epitomised by a song called On the Golden Mountain of Beijing. The song, allegedly composed by Tibetans, expresses their & ...

  3. Spending on festivities cut amid hard times- except on security measures

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing Frugality is the order of the day as the preparations for the 60th anniversary celebrations reach a climax. In a recent circular, the government said extravagance would give way to austerity, and the money saved would be diverted to ...

  4. Products to carry warning labels

    Posted Apr 28th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The Pharmacy and Poisons Board is to introduce warnings on labels of products containing salicylates, which can increase the risk of a deadly disease in children, the Department of Health said. They would say: 'Keep out of reach of children. This medicine should not be given to children under 16 except on medical advice.' ...

  5. Strolling in the Fragrant Garden

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Late Qing dynasty paintings of plants, insects, small animals and village scenes by Guangdong cousins Ju Chao (1811-1865) and Ju Lian (1828-1904), including Ju Lian's Flowers and Insects: Lindley Glorybower, Cicada (above). Daily, 10am-6pm (Sat until 8pm), closed Thursdays (except public holidays), HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2721 ...

  6. Rose's Christmas Cookies

    Posted Dec 06th 2009, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... primarily for inspiration and food-styling ideas. One exception is Rose's Christmas Cookies- the pages are stained and splattered. Despite the title, most of the recipes are good for year-round baking. Unlike many American bakers, Beranbaum doesn't over-sweeten her creations (although there are a few exceptions), so they're suitable for the Asian palate. Some of the recipes- ...


    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Venue Hong Kong Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin, New Territories Date May 30 to Dec 28 Opening hours 10am-6pm, Monday, Wednesday to Saturday; 10am-7pm, Sunday and public holidays; closed on Tuesday (except public holidays) Admission fees Thursday to Monday: Standard HK$20, Concession HK$10; Wednesday: Standard HK$10, Concession HK$5- full-time students, people ...

  8. Great shots

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

    ... choices, such as that of The Road to Perdition (below), based on shots that are either a) exceptionally convincing; b) ground-breaking; or c) an exemplary execution of frequently used techniques. ...

  9. Thursday Think-tank

    Posted Apr 16th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... of their peers. 3. Local football team accused of match fixing ... it would have been a bigger scandal except fans busy with the Champions League couldn't care less. 4. Chinese University to build ...

  10. Thursday Think Tank

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. 1 Marine police accused of enjoying seafood feast while on duty... oh, you should see how the vice squad sends off one of its retiring officers 2 Shanghai to get its own Disney park... it will be just like Hong Kong's except Mickey will be wearing a fake LV suspender and smoking 3 Democrats want universal ...




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