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  1. Galaxy of stars for expo's opening

    Posted Mar 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... sales of digital entertainment are expected to hit $5 billion a year. The opening ceremony included a video of a century of Hong Kong cinema and a sneak preview of nine major Hong Kong films. The expo includes the Hong Kong International Film Festival, Filmart, Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum and IFPI Hong Kong Top Sales Music Awards. Film traders and stars last night welcomed ...

  2. Hungarian leader to visit HK

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a Memorandum of Understanding on Cultural Co-operation between Hong Kong and Hungary. Mr Gyurcs?ny will also officiate at the opening of the retrospective film show of Hungarian film director B?la Tarr. The event is organised by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Association. Hungary, or the Republic of Hungary, is a landlocked country in Central Europe. After Nazi Germany withdrew ...

  3. Opera masters on song for festival

    Posted Mar 19th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Edited by Andrew Sun Arts Festival opening ceremony When: February 25 Where: Cultural Centre What: The 38th edition of the annual cultural event was launched with a presentation from the festival's 'Cantonese Opera Treasures', featuring more than 30 master opera performers in traditional costume showcasing their performing styles. Who: Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen ...

  4. Festival boss on top of the game

    Posted Mar 01st 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun, additional reporting by Clara Mak The 2007 Hong Kong Arts Festival opened with Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen dotting the eyes of a dragon at a ceremony in the Cultural Centre. However, all eyes were also on executive director Tisa Ho. In her first season as boss, the festival has seen unprecedented advance ticket sales. More than 90 per cent of the seats ...

  5. Rail-link rally takes on festival look

    Posted Jan 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Legco building, kneeling down every 26 steps- a reference to the 26 kilometres Hong Kong would have to build, winning more applause from onlookers. Protesters said the railway- thought to be the world's most expensive in cost per kilometre- was too costly and that the money should instead be spent on fighting poverty. 'It is so much money but many Hong Kong people would not benefit ...

  6. Fight for the right for everybody in Hong Kong to breathe easier

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... In April, Tung Chung resident Chu Yee-wah successfully challenged the government for allowing the environmental assessment of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. That court decision ... and Albert Cheng in the South China Morning Post blamed the Civic Party for engineering this judicial review. In our opinion any person, organisation or party in Hong Kong that defends the right ...

  7. Hong Kong can't afford to stand still

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Criticism of the poor performance of bureaucratic leaders by Hong Kong and Macau affairs head Wang Guangya, a man with immense international experience, was followed by a comment by Li Keqiang ... done much for Hong Kong- such as former chief justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang, former Monetary Authority chief Joseph Yam Chi-kwong, or a real businessman with an international outlook ...

  8. Officialdom the target of some Bun Festival barbs

    Posted May 06th 2006, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Helen Wu, Paggie Leung and Ng Kang-chung Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and Tung Chee-hwa may not have been on parade at the Bun Festival, but islanders were not letting the government off lightly. ... of issues. Mr Tsang and his predecessor as chief executive, Mr Tung, have in the past been targets of political satire in the parade- a key part of the Cheung Chau Bun Festival. Anger about ...

  9. Leung defends Tsang over airport post 'interference'

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to continue serving as the CEO of the Airport Authority,' Hui said. 'I look forward to seeing Hong Kong International Airport continue its development as an international and regional ... for our airport as we plan for Hong Kong International Airport's development into a three-runway system, and I am very pleased that Stanley has accepted the extension offer.' ...

  10. Political Animal

    Posted May 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Finance chief puts Hong Kong in the Cannes limelight The political stardom of Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen faces a litmus test when he attends the opening of the Cannes Film Festival this month. The No3 man in the administration is keen to give personal backing to the embattled Hong Kong film industry, taking advantage of the premiere of Hong Kong-born director Wong ...




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