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  1. Land of wood and water

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Beth Cooper Jamaica is a colourful island nation of 2.8 million people in the Caribbean Sea, east of Mexico. The people living there, when it was discovered, called it 'the land of wood and water' and 'the land of springs'. It is the home of reggae, ska, mento and rocksteady music. The island's history When Christopher Columbus, the European explorer ...

  2. Promo film puts ministry in a bad light

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com The Railways Ministry has found itself in hot water again, with the National Audit Office's latest report on government spending saying it spent 18.5 ... but after the audit report was released on Tuesday it was criticised for its terrible standard and high cost. It is just the latest of a series of setbacks for the ministry since the downfall ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    6,000kg of fireworks arrive in Hong Kong, ready to light up Victoria Harbour

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 12:58pm by Christy Choi

    ... week. “It has to come by boat, the government won’t let them come by land for safety reasons,” said Wilson Mao Wai-shing, the 51-year-old CEO of Pyromagic who has overseen the city’s Lunar New ...

  4. Ministry says pop must get approval

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the music did not go through 'official approval procedures'. The Ministry of Culture earlier told the sites they had until September 15 to delete the blacklisted songs- including tracks by Hong Kong, Taiwanese and overseas artists such as Lady Gaga- or face punishment. Yesterday Xinhua reported an unnamed ministry official as saying: 'The websites are ordered to clean up ...

  5. Event managers need to give best performance

    Posted Mar 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei For Michelle Ho (right), not being on the stage has not prevented her from working in the performing arts industry. As head of the cultural services unit of the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG), she makes her artistic contribution ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Raft of arts events planned, even without land grant

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by VIVIENNECHOW

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Land grant or not, raft of arts events planned to kick-start cultural district The authority responsible for the West Kowloon Cultural District isn't letting the fact that it has yet to receive the land grant for the site get in the way of running events to get the arts hub up and running- even before the buildings take shape. The Town ...

  7. Into no man's land

    Posted Jan 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a French farm inhabited by a kind-hearted girl and eventually to the trenches and no man's land. Throughout the journey, Joey encounters the disasters of war. But at each stop, civilians ...

  8. Mainland television land in a world all of its own

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wang Xiangwei At first glance, the mainland's television viewers are spoilt for choice. More than 1,600 terrestrial, satellite and cable services provide 3,000 channels, and every year more than 10,000 episodes of dramas are produced for television- ...

  9. A tiny soulful dynamo out of the austere land of ice

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... YP cadet Holly Siu Landing eighth on MTV's list of '22 Greatest Voices in Music,' Icelandic singer Bj?rk is a phenomenon. She stands out as much for her wild and colourful wardrobe and wacky hairstyles as her broodingly melodious music. She seems out of this world. Bj?rk started her music career when she was just 11. She recorded a cover of I Love to Love ...

  10. Welcome to the 'land of the stupid and home of the brave'- and agents in hot pants

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Guests were issued passports upon arrival and welcomed to the 'Land of the Stupid and Home of the Brave' by 'immigration agents' in hot pants. One of Diesel Island's ... water by drinking beer'. The strategy, devised by the Land of the Stupid's governing council, was well received by all. Holding court by the DJ's booth, actress-producer Josie Ho ...




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