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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - THE PLANNER

    Entertainment Planner, August 13

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by YVONNE TEH

    ... Kwai Fong, Central. Inquiries: 2869 6863. Ends Aug 31 Photo Exhibition on the London 2012 Olympics Works by 80 Agence France-Presse photographers at the London Olympic Games. Daily, 10am-noon, ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Aug 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhang's attitude is hubris on a large scale I was astonished and dismayed at Zhang Yimou's assertion that the Beijing opening ceremony, touted as the largest in Olympic history, is unlikely to be surpassed by London or any other host city in the next decade ('Director doubts extravaganza can be topped', August 10). It is hubris on a large scale, slightly reminiscent ...

  3. Olympic visa curbs put visitors off the game

    Posted Jun 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle The mainland's pre-Olympics visa crackdown is even hurting the world's oldest profession. Beijing's new rules have led to a sharp drop in the number of freelance ... attractive. 'You know, with the Olympics and the visa-restriction stuff, most of the girls would prefer to go to Singapore,' where they can stay for 30 days visa-free, one bar owner said. ...

  4. Olympic run to support HK athletes

    Posted Jun 18th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Thousands of sports fans from all over Hong Kong will gather at the Wan Chai Sports Ground on Sunday morning for the Olympic Day Run. As well as the run around the track, participants will form giant human Olympic rings as a gesture of support to the Hong Kong athletes who will compete at the 2004 Athens Games. There will also be a mini-torch run to celebrate the Games. ...

  5. Exhibition brings a taste of the Games

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong will be get a taste of the Olympics Games without waiting for the equestrian events to arrive in the city this summer. An Olympic Treasure Exhibition China Tour, with 731 pieces from the International Olympic Committee Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, will be displayed at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai from February 15-18, with free ...

  6. Show of support

    Posted Jun 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... More than 2,000 runners ran a combined total of 9,000km yesterday morning at Wan Chai Sports Ground to symbolise community support for the Hong Kong Olympic team headed for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. ...

  7. Modern Nomad

    Posted May 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... London-based Chinese painter Mediha Ting's overlapping images reflect her modern nomadic life and identity crisis, including Fluorescent Red (above). Today-Wed, 10.30am-6.30pm, Asia Fine Art, 99 Queen's Rd East, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2522 0405. Ends Wed ...

  8. The Planner

    Posted Feb 15th 2008, 12:00am by Janice Leung

    ... Compiled by Janice Leung Exhibitions IOC Olympic Treasure Exhibition China (Hong Kong) Tour About 700 medals, souvenirs, mascots, audio and visual materials of previous Olympic Games selected from the International Olympic Committee's museum in Lausanne. Daily, 9am-7pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, free tickets avail. Inquiries: 2375 6808. ...

  9. Man of the moment

    Posted Jun 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... the opportunity to take on a similar design challenge in Hong Kong.' And while his concentration might be temporarily elsewhere-in Britain, he's working on the 2012 Olympic Cauldron, a Benedictine monastery and a redesign of the London Bus, all of which will blend classic with contemporary- Hong Kong's unparalleled sense of clashing cultures, the illogical with the fantastic, ...

  10. Space invaders

    Posted Mar 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... of the interesting things about the London or New York art scene is you have galleries that are passionate about art. There's a wonderful diversity. They put time and money into a venture and they give ... collectors such as Don Rubell and Marty Margolies, with museum shows and purchases emerging later. Few art buyers in Hong Kong are interested in art that pushes boundaries. A London-based art pundit, ...




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