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  1. Silver dreams for charity

    Posted Nov 16th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Edited by Andrew Sun The Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children (HKSPC) held its charity ball 'Beyond Dreams' this month at the Grand Hyatt ballroom. The ballroom's silver-tinged decor gave the prestigious black-tie fund-raiser a dreamy atmosphere, as did a performance by Australian trio Diva. The evening boosted the HKSPC coffers significantly ...

  2. Mopping up operation after protest inspires curator's latest show

    Posted Jun 04th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... the financial crisis, Batten (pictured with Grace) offered his own artistic effort with a series of about 30 photos. 'I took them on June 4 last year,' the 16-year Hong Kong resident recalled. ... the protest act. 'This was very interesting because [it was like] they were trying to clean up the history. In a way, this also shows how the Hong Kong government likes to do things. First, ...

  3. Put your clothes back on

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. I think Hong Kong society in general does not encourage exposing one's body as a means to get attention. People will be offended. But for some new idols and models, it's a way to attract attention without any real talent or without training. It'll be difficult for them to continue with any longevity. ...

  4. Local hit stalks more film honours

    Posted Jul 27th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... and from the Hong Kong Film Critics Society. Producers are planning a sequel with the same cast tentatively titled The Informant. ... mention as runner-up best actor. Since Lam is filming a new movie in Hong Kong, he wasn't able to go, but Cheung (pictured) arrived to be the film's representative at the ceremony. He ...

  5. Andy Lau classic to get Korean remake

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... by Johnnie To Kei-fung, will be remade by Dreamchild Korea with director Kim Jung-woo. The bad boy meets good girl story set in Hong Kong's turbulent triad society was a big hit in its day, ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. It's not just Martin Scorsese and Hollywood that have their eyes on recycling classic Hong Kong movies. A South ...

  6. Johnnie To's Cannes hit to open eclectic summer film festival

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... To Kei-fung's Cannes hit Vengeance grabbing the opening-night slot. The Hong Kong director's collaboration with French rocker Johnny Hallyday (above) will lead a roster of more than 35 films from across the cinematic spectrum scheduled to begin screening on August 5. Presented by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society, the annual festival wraps up on September 7 with a quirky ...

  7. Japanese quintet will add touch of 'screamo' at annual rockfest

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... you. The 33rd annual Polymuso show, traditionally presented by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University Music Society, will take place at the Youth Outreach Hang-Out on the first floor of 2 Holy ... Hardpack, Mister and Shepherds The Weak. For the headliner though, the organisers have invited Okinawa experimental quintet 2Side1Brain to come to Hong Kong. Formed in 2003, the band started playing ...

  8. Maestro Ashkenazy takes hands-on approach to piano contest

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... The renowned conductor (centre, with the Chopin Society's Anabella and Andrew Freris) is currently the music director of the European Union Youth Orchestra, but come January he takes over as chief conductor and artistic director of the Sydney Symphony. In addition, he is in town now heading the jury for the Chopin Society of Hong Kong's second International Piano Competition (for ...

  9. Not just another tai-tai- Lelia Chow helps the needy through eye-mask sales

    Posted Jul 08th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Lelia Chow Mei-fung might be another shopaholic tai-tai, but you can't say she doesn't also give back. The former actress turned communications consultant has single-handedly raised the profile of the Lotus Light Charity Society in Hong Kong. Her latest doing-well-by-doing-good effort was arranging ...

  10. Magazines - Good Eating - Hot and spicy

    Hong Kong chefs create spicy menus for more adventurous diners

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 08:42pm by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun Hong Kong chefs are turning up the heat with fiery chillies as more diners experiment with alternatives to mild Cantonese food, writes Andrew Sun SOME like it hot The heat is not just a basketball team in Miami. It's something emanating from more dishes around Hong Kong. As a new generation of chefs becomes emboldened by adventurous, asbestos-tongued diners, ...




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