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  1. Mainland must tackle its mountain of rubbish

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fancy packaging and an endless array of goods to buy are putting paid to that. As a result, cities have to cope with the mountains of refuse that are piling up. Solutions exist, although each ...

  2. Film importer gives Brokeback Mountain a miss

    Posted Mar 10th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Mainland movie fans wanting to see Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain on the big screen may be disappointed, with reports saying the China Film Group has decided not to import ... and Television, said it had the final say on which films were imported into the country, but had not received applications for Brokeback Mountain from either of the mainland's two movie importers, ...

  3. Fortunes still await in New Gold Mountain

    Posted Jul 05th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... to as 'Xin Jin Shan', or New Gold Mountain. The highest number of arrivals in any one year was 12,000, in 1856. By 1861, more than 38,000 people, or 3.3 per cent of the Australian population, ...

  4. Brokeback Mountain charity preview

    Posted Feb 20th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun Can't wait to visit Brokeback Mountain? We mean see the movie, that is. The eagerly awaited Ang Lee picture will come out, um, we mean will be released this Thursday. However, if you want to catch an advance screening, the Hong Kong Aids Foundation is holding a charity preview tomorrow at the Palace IFC at 9.30pm. The screening also celebrates ...

  5. Work for village children recognised

    Posted Nov 28th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu The founder of a Hong Kong charity supporting poor children in Nepal's mountain villages has been awarded the 'Nobel Prize for children'- the World of Children Health Award recognised by Unicef. Douglas Maclagan set up the Child Welfare Scheme in Hong Kong in 2003 to raise funds for children in remote mountain villages in Nepal. ...

  6. Briefs

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... year. New mountain bike trail to open in Tai Lam park The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department is opening a new mountain bike trail in Tai Lam Country Park. The 2.1 kilometre trail ...

  7. The Exhibition

    Posted Feb 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Performance Under The Miao Mountains Ethnic dances from Guizhou performed by the Hong Kong Bauhinia Dance Association and Guizhou University's dance department. Featuring dances from various Guizhou ethnic groups, including the Miao, Dong, Shui, Buyi and Yi nationalities. Fri-Sat, 8pm. Ko Shan Theatre, 77 Ko Shan Rd, Hunghom, Kowloon. $90, $120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2734 ...

  8. The Khmer Rouge

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by John Brennan

    ... and the nation, in 1975. During his time spent living in the remote jungle and mountains, Pol Pot was influenced by the simple lives led by the surrounding hill tribes. To return the country to 'Year ...

  9. Troupe brings the message directly from mainland migrant workers

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... singer-songwriter of Hong Kong's indie record label People Mountain People Sea, will be a guest performer at the troupe's show. Tickets are priced HK$230, or HK$180 if purchased before Sunday ...

  10. How can loving someone be wrong?

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and same-sex marriages are recognised by law. Films like Brokeback Mountain, which centres around gay characters, are popular and critically acclaimed. This proves homosexuality is gradually being ... and there are still many people who are homophobic. Hong Kong has already come a long way in its perception and treatment of gays. I saw Brokeback Mountain at the cinema last night- it was beautifully shot. ...




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