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  1. Videocracy

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... is a timely reminder that it's probably not going to be so easy to rid Italy of the media mogul's legacy. He takes a different path from fellow filmmakers Nanni Moretti and Sabina Guzzanti, who fire more direct potshots at Berlusconi in the shape of the former's feature The Caiman and the latter's documentaries Viva Zapatero and Draquila, Italy Trembles. Gandini elects ...

  2. Mussolini's Italy- Life Under the Fascist Dictatorship, 1915-1945

    Posted Feb 25th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Reviewed by Tim Cribb Mussolini's Italy- Life Under the Fascist Dictatorship, 1915-1945 by R.J.B. Bosworth Penguin, HK$176 'Fascism was an affair of the gut more than of the brain,' says Australian historian Robert Bosworth in his acclaimed study Mussolini's Italy, which examines how former newspaper editor Benito Mussolini controlled Italy for more than 20 ...

  3. Walled ghettos rise again in Italy

    Posted Nov 04th 2007, 12:00am by Lorenzo Tondo

    ... residents of northern Italy are dusting off the concept and putting it back into service. Last week, several leading newspapers reported that Padua Mayor Flavio Zanonato was planning to build a wall ... the walled ghetto made its comeback. Padua is one of Italy's more vibrant and productive communities. Famous among Catholic pilgrims for its protector, St Anthony, and to Shakespeare fans ...

  4. Denmark and Italy fear they may be next

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Fearful of attack in the wake of the London bombings, European governments have acted swiftly to strengthen counter-terrorism measures, but two nations- Italy and Denmark- ... Organisation in Europe, which named the two countries as being next on the terrorists' hit list. Denmark and Italy have taken it as a warning. Italy on Wednesday detained 174 people in nationwide ...

  5. Minds matter

    Posted Jun 17th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... The novel features a midnight call from former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice to Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. Angelo's latest novel, to be released next month in Italy ... a specialist in fascism and Mussolini. That's why Angelo's publisher, Mursia, one of the largest and most prestigious in Italy, thinks it has a potential best-seller on its hands. The novel ...

  6. Remembrance of things past

    Posted Oct 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Brad Glosserman

    ... camp); and he pitched Italy to US investors by touting the beauty of Italian secretaries. His worst gaffe, however, occurred during an August interview with the British weekly The Spectator, ... Hussein on the same level. Later, he confessed that the responses were the product of several glasses of champagne. And then to quell the furore, Mr Berlusconi visited the head of Italy ...

  7. Who said it?

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I told them I don't want to start a conversation about capitalism after 3am Jojo Wong Kei-ching, one of the longstanding members of the Occupy Central group You should not wait for an invitation... If they are willing to meet the highest standard, th ...

  8. Prodi on course to beat Berlusconi

    Posted Apr 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... italy Associated Press in Rome But failure of either coalition to secure a majority could see a return to the ballot boxes Romano Prodi's centre-left coalition looked set to beat ... the first exit poll was released but urged caution. 'Italy has been waiting for five years and deserves this moment,' he said. 'If the vote confirms these first exit polls, a strong ...

  9. Six degrees

    Posted Sep 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... players to be identified by name. While there were doubts about his ability, Saadi did get to play in Italy, making one appearance for Perugia before failing a drug test. Before that, he had sat ... of that other giant of Turin, carmaker Fiat... An acronym for Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino, Fiat has been Italy's mass-market car manufacturer for decades. It also dabbled in military ...

  10. Cool heads needed at critical time for EU

    Posted Dec 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Crafting a constitution for a grouping as complex and ever-changing as the European Union was bound to be a tough task. Going into this weekend's Brussels summit on the topic, a number of daunting and controversial matters remain. Germany, a country ...




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