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  1. Guo strikes gold in women's singles

    Posted May 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa in Zagreb Youngster Guo Yue of China emerged the new queen after she came from behind to lift her first women's singles title in a thrilling seven-game final at the world championships last night. The 19-year-old, who had trailed 3-1 in the all-Chinese final, stormed back to beat compatriot and doubles partner Li Xiaoxia 4-3 at Dom Sportova. That completed Guo ...

  2. Dissolving Memories

    Posted Aug 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Guo Hongwei presents his childhood memories in monochrome oil, including Happiness No 1 (above). Today-Thu, 10am-7pm, 82 Republic, 62a Peel St, SoHo. Inquiries: 3521 0300. Ends Thu ...

  3. A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers

    Posted Mar 18th 2007, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... Sue Green A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers by Xiaolu Guo Chatto & Windus, HK$208 When Chinese writer and filmmaker Guo Xiaolu moved from China to London on a British ... the incisive, affecting story of the year 24-year-old Zhuang Xiaoqiao spends in London as a language student, written in the style of a journal, has become Guo's second novel to be published ...

  4. Hu protege to become provincial party boss

    Posted Nov 07th 2007, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... who was appointed Jiangxi party secretary in 1985. In the upcoming reshuffle, Anhui province party chief Guo Jinlong will head the western province of Sichuan. He will be replaced by Shanghai ...

  5. And another thing

    Posted Mar 18th 2007, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... Xiaolu Guo spent much of her childhood in isolation, but the garrulous writer is more than making up for her early silence, writes James Kidd THERE ARE MANY reasons to see Xiaolu Guo ... first book in English, A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary For Lovers explores what it is to be lost in translation, and what can be gained, too. Based loosely on Guo's diaries when she ...

  6. Jailed dissident 'too tired' to appeal

    Posted Nov 24th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Dissident Guo Feixiong has abandoned plans to appeal against his five-year prison sentence because of the physical and psychological toll wreaked by 14 months in detention, his lawyer and wife said yesterday. Guo, 40, who is also known as Yang Maodong, was sentenced by Guangzhou's Tianhe District People's Court last week to five years in prison and fined ...

  7. Horn of plenty

    Posted Apr 10th 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... The suona has a 1,500-year history in China. But that wasn't enough for Guo Yazhi, writes Kevin Kwong When Guo Yazhi belches into his instrument, people sit up and listen. The suona- ... expressive and romantic. Like a saxophone, you can play classical and pop tunes with it.' The versatility of both the instrument and musician will be on show this weekend at Guo Yazhi- The Suona ...

  8. String theory

    Posted Sep 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Learning music was once a matter of life and death, composer Guo Wenjing tells Didi Kirsten Tatlow For Guo Wenjing, it was a choice between war and music. Music won hands down. Just 10 ... Red Guard factions in his home town of Chongqing, in southwest China. 'My parents were afraid I'd get killed, so they bought me a violin,' Guo says. 'And after I got ...

  9. Hu promotes rising PLA star to general

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of General Guo Boxiong, the executive vice-chairman of the commission. Both commanded the 47th Army, the elite troop of the Lanzhou Military Region. General Chang could be a candidate to succeed General Guo, 65, once he retires, observers said. ...

  10. Island's richest man steals the show at forum

    Posted Apr 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... than half were from the business sector, and stealing the show at a photo opportunity with President Hu Jintao was Terry Guo Tai-ming, the island's richest man. He waited for Mr Hu to appear after a meeting with Lien Chan. The president swiftly shook hands with the delegates until he got to Mr Guo. He chatted with the boss of Hon Hai Group- which is the parent company ...




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