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  1. Teenager's labour of love prompts futuristic tale

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Zuleika Sedgley zuleika.sedgley@scmp.com The year is 2304 and the world has descended into a dystopian wasteland. People function without love; a concept that has been nullified by the predominance of 'technologies, riches, war... and nothing more� ...

  2. Labour of love

    Posted Sep 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Barry C Chung The Killers' frontman, Brandon Flowers, is no stranger to the bright lights and neon flashing signs of Las Vegas. After all, he was born and raised there. And despite negative connotations from the mere mention of the city, Flowers rema ...

  3. Fruitful labours

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yonfan might have positioned himself as Hong Kong's torchbearer at this year's Venice Film Festival, but it was Fruit Chan Kuo who shone most on the Lido. Apart from his work as producer of Yonfan's Prince of Tears, his latest directorial e ...

  4. Lust's labour's lost

    Posted Jan 28th 2008, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... Regina Ip Having finally watched Ang Lee's latest erotic thriller Lust, Caution, based on popular Chinese writer Eileen Chang's 1979 novella of the same title, I can understand why the film is a box-office flop in the US, despite Lee's Brok ...

  5. Hard labour for tycoon's daughter-in-law

    Posted Nov 24th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... gets his way, Chui may not have to work another day, but can expect years of labour. ...

  6. Rom-coms a labour of love for Hollywood's favourite boy-next-door

    Posted Mar 05th 2006, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... John Cusack's latest film is about online dating, but in real life, he has no problems finding flames, writes Kavita Daswani John Cusack seems to have perfected the art of playing the hapless male lead in Hollywood romantic comedies. He was the angst ...

  7. Eason up front about stage labour

    Posted Aug 27th 2005, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Singer Eason Chan Yik-shun is convinced that he's more of a performer than a behind-the-scenes worker, after helping plan and stage two conceptual concerts at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre last week. Chan (above) was the ...

  8. Labour debate

    Posted Mar 08th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... By Elaine Yau TO MANY CHILDREN, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy are lovable characters. But, to a group of 20 university students, they are symbols of corporate greed and labour exploitation. Outraged by labour abuse on the mainland by big corporations, the students set up Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour (SACOM) in 2005. The establishment ...

  9. Twins tired after Love's labours

    Posted Feb 10th 2007, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze All work and no play has been no picnic for Charlene Choi Cheuk-yin and Gillian Chung Yan-tung, who are desperate for a holiday after working non-stop since entering show business. 'We've just worked and worked every day for the pas ...

  10. Labour pains

    Posted Jun 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It was 14 years from conception to birth for director Hou Yong's Jasmine Women- a rallying cry to Chinese feminism charting three generations of single mothers. Joey Liu meets the proud father PERCHED ON THE edge of a corner seat in a Beijing cafe, v ...




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