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  1. 5 great: Watches

    Posted Mar 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Marina Kong

    ... This style immediately stands out for its bright colour and cool design. The transparent watch face reveals its inner mechanisms, while a rectangular piece of plastic fastens on top with four large Swarovski crystals. Adesso watch (HK$6,190) by VaBene fro ...

  2. When politics gets in the way of culture

    Posted Jun 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung Simpson.cheung@scmp.com It's a daily pleasure for the elderly that often gets disrupted by politics. Every Wednesday RTHK Radio 5 broadcasts Chinese opera that elderly listeners enjoy. But because Legislative Council sessions overrun, the Chinese opera programmes are often rescheduled to run after the adjournment of the weekly meetings, much to the listeners' ...

  3. Politics the punchline at film awards

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau and Emily Tsang While A Simple Life cleaned up on the awards front, local politics gave the hosts plenty to laugh about at the 31st Hong Kong Film Awards. The crowd ... as they won their first Hong Kong Film Awards- with one of the performers receiving it from her hospital bed. So Hang-shuen and Lo Hoi-pang took best supporting actress and best supporting actor ...

  4. Our textbooks are politically biased

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Thank you for your letter, Tommy. It seems the subject of national education has united students across Hong Kong- in that they are against it. From the day we are born we are subjected to influences that go towards shaping our opinion of the world around us. We can hardly say that Hong Kong is not influenced by Western ideals. Often we don't realise that most of the media ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    6,000kg of fireworks arrive in Hong Kong, ready to light up Victoria Harbour

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 12:58pm by Christy Choi

    ... of the Year of the Horse. While fireworks have not caused a fatal accident in Hong Kong in recent years, the last Lunar New Year holiday saw tragedy in Hunan province, when a truck carrying fireworks ... horseshoes that will fill Victoria Harbour and ring in the Year of the Horse. Most fireworks used in Hong Kong are now made in Hunan. Getting the chemistry right is a precise business. The fireworks ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong election regulator looks into row over ATV commentary show

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... by a "destructive" political camp to boost poll support on Sunday. The Communications Authority said yesterday it had received more than 40,000 e-mails- roughly four times the number of complaints received ...

  7. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Fear of mainland China cultural influences political claptrap

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... as mainland mouthpieces, promoting, out of proportion, certain mainland programmes to help brainwash Taiwanese families, bad-mouth Taiwan and glorify the mainland. "What Hong Kong has become today will be repeated in Taiwan tomorrow," he said referring to perceptions that the mainland is exerting more propaganda and cultural influence on Hong Kong. But Su should realise ...

  8. HK safe from politically correct TV

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... done. TVB, Hong Kong's dominant terrestrial broadcaster, and rival station ATV said programming would not be influenced by Beijing's decision to cut back on popular entertainment ... a statement read. After the policies were announced, all the mainland television dating shows said they would comply with the changes, but this was not enough for the authorities. Hong Kong viewers ...

  9. Does Hong Kong need more free broadcasting stations?

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in our media-saturated society? Hong Kong has two free-to-air broadcasters (ATV and TVB), seven radio stations, and many more paid-for cable and satellite services. These are more than enough ... 20, University of Hong Kong The mass media has long been an important source of information. The television broadcasting service, for example, has a significant impact on the type ...

  10. Pop diva shines in a timely political parable

    Posted Feb 21st 2004, 12:00am by Joyce Hor-Chung Lau

    ... to star in a highly political production at such a sensitive time. In the first scene, Mok plays herself in modern-day Hong Kong. She's being mobbed by fans and people trying to offer her work. One woman hands Mok a script of a politically hard-hitting play, and Mok's slick Hong Kong agent tries to pull it away. 'Don't even think about doing a politically sensitive ...




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