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  1. HK$10m fund for literature award

    Posted Jun 13th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Baptist University yesterday launched a HK$10 million endowment fund in support of Chinese novel writing. The fund comes from a donation by Zhang Dapeng, president of Y. Cee Chemicals, and will be used to finance an award called 'The Dream ...

  2. Festival promotes literature

    Posted Apr 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... MICHELLE CHAN City UNIVERSITY of Hong Kong (CityU)'s second City Literary Festival last weekend helped raise interest in literature. Prominent writers took part in the symposiums and exchange forums held locally and in Macau. The event, with the theme 'City Changes and Road of Literature', was aimed at promoting literature in the two cities and encouraging young ...

  3. HK launches literature festival to promote local writers

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... KELLY CHAN Updated at 6.27pm: The 5th Hong Kong Literature Festival- one of the territory?s major literary events which aims to promote literature and writers- began on Friday afternoon, the Government Information Service said. With the theme of 'New Vision of Literature', the festival features a variety of programmes including an exhibition showcasing more than 160 portraits ...

  4. French literature to take centre stage at Book Fair

    Posted Jun 10th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... A French Day will be included in this year's Book Fair to promote French literature and culture. Organisers insist it has nothing to do with last year's embarrassing snub ... will serve coffee,' the spokesman said. A special zone focusing on movies and literature will be set up. Exhibitions, film screenings and discussion sessions on the relationship between the two ...

  5. What goes up must come down- most of the time

    Posted Oct 21st 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen The London Eye Mystery By Siobhan Dowd Published by David Fickling Books ISBN 978 0 385 61266 1 Standing 135 metres tall on the south bank of the River Thames and looking like a gigantic bicycle wheel with thirty-two pods attached to the rim, ...

  6. Keys to effective study of literature

    Posted Sep 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Last week we looked at various good reasons for wanting to study English literature. I hope now you are convinced that literature is worth studying. This week we will look at the skills that you need to study literature. How can you go about studying literature in a way that will bring you the greatest success? First, you need to recognise the difference between reading ...

  7. Facts and friction

    Posted Apr 18th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... of South Carolina, is undoubtedly saturated in literature as her allusion-dense espionage thriller shows. The title comes verbatim from a book by the 18th-century English novelist best known ...

  8. Celsius 7/7

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Reviewed by Tim Cribb Celsius 7/7 by Michael Gove Phoenix, $128 Yes, the title Celsius 7/7 is a play on Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 and, yes, the British Conservative parliamentarian and columnist for The Times is as far right as Moore is left. T ...

  9. Kingdom of the Golden Dragon

    Posted May 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Antonella Gambotto Kingdom of the Golden Dragon by Isabel Allende Flamingo $205 I am half in love with Isabel Allende, although it wasn't always so. Initially, she exasperated me. Spiritualists at levitating tables, furtive lovers, heroic Chinese her ...


    Posted Feb 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Brendan O'Malley

    ... Brendan O'Malley One of the largest exhibitions in Asia on opportunities for studying in Britain is being held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Hall 5B) in Wan Chai, on February 10 and 11 from 1-6pm. Subjects range from conventional courses, such as literature, medicine, business and engineering, to niche areas such as computer and mobile games technology, sports ...




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