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  1. Museum muddle a blow to Lee's fans

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Most kung fu movies may be trite, but the man who made the genre a worldwide phenomenon is timeless. Bruce Lee remains the one truly great international star Hong Kong has produced. ... of Stars. Philanthropist Yu Panglin made a good-faith donation of his property in Kowloon Tong, Lee's one-time residence. But his offer came with too many conditions. So, after two years ...

  2. It's time we gave Bruce Lee his just deserts

    Posted Aug 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mention Bruce Lee anywhere in the world and chances are the martial arts and movie icon's name will ring a bell. Few people have done more to put Hong Kong's culture and image on the global map. Indeed, there are Bruce Lee memorials scattered around the world. Except here. A single bronze statue among the likenesses of dozens of other entertainment stars in Tsim Sha Tsui ...

  3. A strong case for saving Bruce Lee's home

    Posted Jun 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The idea of turning the former Kowloon Tong home of Bruce Lee into a museum to celebrate the actor's life and work has been floated for years. Yet little ever comes of it. ... but which are not certified as having heritage value. More than any other Chinese star, Lee's charismatic appeal cut across cultures and made him a genuinely international superstar. This year ...

  4. Bruce Lee fans face fight for statue

    Posted Sep 15th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Fans of kung fu movie legend Bruce Lee have urged the government to help pay for a 2.7-metre bronze statue to mark his 65th birthday, but officials seem cool on the idea. The plea comes as the Bruce Lee Club released the results of an internet poll which selected the pose for the statue to be unveiled on the Avenue of the Stars boardwalk on the Tsim Sha Tsui ...

  5. Bruce Lee tribute shaping up nicely

    Posted Aug 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun A statue of Bruce Lee is rapidly taking shape and should be on display in the autumn. The fitting tribute to Hong Kong's most famous movie son will be erected along ... is to unveil it on Bruce Lee's birthday, which is November 27.' The bronze sculpture will apparently be a larger-than-life figure about 2.7 metres tall. Over the years, various movie stars ...

  6. Hong Kong's culture is more than Bruce Lee

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for this dynamic city. However, it is amazing that Henderson Land has selectively proposed a gallery dedicated to Bruce Lee instead of an appropriate museum to serve as a gallery cum hall of fame ... that Hong Kong's culture is not built on just 'kicks and action' although it is indisputable that the late Bruce Lee was a pioneer of bringing Hong Kong's kung-fu movies ...

  7. Hip hot Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Leon Lee Superheroes square off In anticipation of The Avengers opening here this month, an exhibit at The One mall in Tsim Sha Tsui will show off models and action figures of characters from the film. Life-size limited-edition collectible models of Iron Man (right), Captain America (below) and Thor will be on display. Outside the mall stands a five-metre-tall clone of Iron Man ...

  8. Policy Briefs

    Posted Oct 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... employers, not just the government. Out of 157,000 civil servants, about 100,000 are male. On average, 2,700 of their wives have given birth every year in the past three years. Gallery for Bruce Lee The government will set up a gallery in honour of martial arts star Bruce Lee at the Heritage Museum in Sha Tin. Despite his statue on the Avenue of Stars in Tsim Sha Tsui, Lee's fans have long ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... that anything official would be named after Bruce Lee because of the 'where and how' of his death. I'm a great admirer of [Olympic gold medallist] Lee Lai-shan, but how many people around the world would recognise her name? And how many people will ever remember or be able to pronounce Chek Lap Kok? Kung Fu Boulevard leading to the Bruce Lee International Airport has a much better ...

  10. Dampener on festival spirit

    Posted Jul 31st 2006, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Sherry Lee An elderly woman accepts free rice at Tsz Wan Shan Playground during Hungry Ghost Festival celebrations yesterday. Poor weather and new Home Affairs Bureau rules limited attendance to 1,200, down from 2,000 in recent years. The bureau restricted organisers to handing out 1kg bags of rice instead of 5kg ones, and banned squash, sweet potato, vegetarian food, ...




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