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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... The crisis exposed all the defects in the political system Professor Hu Angang on the impact of the Sars outbreak on the mainland   As painfully thin as anyone could wish, without quirks, without oddities, without the risk of the emergence of character Author Hilary Mantel on Kate Middleton   It will take a bold person to say there is no corruption in the game locally Hong Kong ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A BAD WEEK FOR ...

    A Bad Week for..., February 24, 2013

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... to raise queries [later]," Chan said.   Hilary Mantel The British author found herself under fire for her remarks about Prince William's wife, Catherine. Politicians, newspapers and the public slammed the double Man Booker Prize winner for her remarks on Middleton's slender figure and "plastic" smile. Mantel insisted her comments were misinterpreted and were ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    Transformers: Age of Extinction is a terrible film, but hilarious to watch as a Hongkonger

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:09pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... especially as a Hongkonger. Why? Because its second half takes place entirely in Hong Kong, and it is hilarious.  It's a well known fact that the Transformers  franchise prints money in China, ...

  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Can we believe the Security Bureau on Occupy Central?

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:57am by Howard Winn

    ... attempts the Securities and Futures Commission had finally nailed Andrew Mantel, the founder and chief executive of Pacific Sun Advisors. After our report that both Mantel and his company earlier ... Sun and Mantel were acquitted at a hearing in March last year after arguing that the advertisements fell within an exemption that applied to sales limited to professional investors. ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am

    ... of their book. Last year's winner was Hilary Mantel's Bring up the Bodies.   Cambodia remembers former king Cambodia will mark the first anniversary of the death of former king Norodom ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The SFC finally gets its man- third time lucky

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 12:39am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn We see that the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has finally nailed Andrew Mantel, chief executive of Pacific Sun Advisors, on its third attempt. Pacific Sun and Mantel ... HK$20,000 and Mantel was sentenced to four weeks' imprisonment, suspended for 12 months. They were also charged with advertising the fund via unauthorised e-mails. Pacific Sun and Mantel were ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking Points

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Staff and Agencies

    ... Indian writer Jeet Thayil for his debut novel Narcopolis, a tale of drug addiction in 1970s Mumbai. The short-odds favourite is Hilary Mantel for Bring up the Bodies, a sequel to her 2009 Booker ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    World Cup diary: Top five unforgettable moments of an unforgettable tournament

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 12:29pm by James Porteous

    ... know of). Magnificent. We can all get on our high horses as much as we like, but let's be fair- this was as hilarious as it was repellent. As was the fallout, with Uruguay railing like ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    World Cup diary: Japan win the politeness trophy

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 11:51pm by James Porteous

    ... LANGUAGE we should warn you. But it is f****** hilarious as England goalkeeper Joe Hart urges a ballboy to do his job. Credit to the posters at the r/soccer forum on Reddit for finding these. ...

  10. Comment - Blogs - NORTH KOREA

    The assassination of Kim Jong-un is now the subject of an upcoming American comedy

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 09:11am by Jeremy Blum

    ... the premise, I've been pretty cautious,” writes Phil Yu, the creator of popular blog Angry Asian Man. “No doubt… I'm sure [Randall Park playing Kim Jong-un] is damn hilarious in this movie-- ...




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