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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Delicate subject

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... James Mottram Filmmakers say their take on Princess Diana is respectful, but the critics are out in force Royal divide A story recently emerged in Paris about a film poster being removed from its advertising hoarding for causing widespread outrage. The movie? Diana , the first big-screen biopic about Britain's beloved Princess of Wales. The offending one-sheet had been ...



    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... James Whittle life@scmp.com FCC fundraiser enjoys evening News The Foreign Correspondents' Club's 12th annual charity ball was a rousing success. More than 1,200 people turned up ... James, astronaut training at Nasa's Kennedy Space Centre, and a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. The highlight of the evening was a performance by Huey Lewis and the News. Lewis said he was happy ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    The showstopper

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... James Mottram Steven Soderbergh's long-planned Liberace movie does justice to its flamboyant subject Sequins and sex When the results of the Primetime Emmy Awards were announced on September 22, if the late Liberace were looking down from that great stage in the sky, he doubtless would have allowed himself a wry smile. The biggest night in television and the flamboyant ...

  4. Carte Blanche

    Posted Jun 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... James Kidd Carte Blanche by Jeffery Deaver (read by Toby Stephens) Hodder and Stoughton (audiobook) British actor Toby Stephens has a lot to live up to by playing James Bond, even ... in contemporary times, in which Bond must thwart an imminent terrorist attack. The action begins in familiar Flemingesque terrain: with a claustrophobic shoot-out on the Orient Express, followed by a car ...



    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... James Whittle society@scmp.com Call of the wildlife Joining prolific mainland artist Yin Zhaoyang at the opening of his latest solo exhibition were distinguished guests including Cissy Pao Watari, Moses Tsang, Wallace Chan and Michael Wong. The show, which opened with cocktails, comprises large, mesmerising landscapes crafted in thick paint and blurred, florid colours. "Descend ...

  6. Business - Money - BONDS

    Asia's convertible bond revival driven by China's hi-tech listings in US

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... issuers China is leading an Asian revival in convertible bonds- a much beleaguered asset class. Issuance volumes in Asia, excluding Japan, fell by more than half between 2010 and 2012 ... of equity-linked origination. To understand what is behind China's convertible bond explosion, one has to look at why the regional market went cold in 2011 and 2012. The Asian convertible bond market ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - DEBT

    New structured bond by Goldman fans crisis fears

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:40am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Market players say the deal involves many moving parts with poor-quality collateral New structured bond by Goldman fans crisis fears In a move some could see as a return to the bad old days of structured credit, Goldman Sachs is hoping to sell a highly complex transaction that blurs the lines between covered bonds and securitisations. The deal, which could arrive ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books

    Realism loses meaning in age of internet and conspiracy mania

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Thomas Pynchon lets his theories about September 11 attacks run riot Conspiracy as high art Bleeding Edge  by Thomas Pynchon Penguin 4.5 stars Thomas Pynchon is, to put ... to low, popular to arcane with the flick of a paragraph. Critic James Wood installed Pynchon's worked-up narratives among his hysterical realists. Others see his slangy, loose, baggy ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    BOJ mulls big balance sheet after CPI target

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:57am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Japanese central bank plans to buy long-term government debt until inflation hits 2pc to reduce the risk of a surge in long-term bond yields BOJ mulls big balance sheet ... in long-term bond yields, according to people familiar with the discussions. Under the potential strategy, the bank would use cash from maturing securities in its portfolio to buy long-term government ...

  10. Business - Money - MARKETS

    Bonds are king in Hong Kong market as investors lose appetite for IPOs

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:40am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... equities Bonds are king of the market in first half The amount of equity raised in Hong Kong in the first half of this year has been just a third of the volume of offshore bonds from mainland ... mostly through Hong Kong, according to Thomson Reuters data. The dim sum bond market continues to set a stellar pace, with issuance volumes in the first half already 9 per cent more than what ...




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