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  1. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Canto-pop star Denise Ho vows to fight on for democracy despite mainland backlash

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 04:19pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... leader. Watch: Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho: Occupy Central students inspire me Despite the risks for her career, she vows to stay until the end. “Students are fighting for genuine democracy, ... suicide. Over the past weeks, there have been repeated calls for pro-Occupy celebrities to be banned from the mainland – including a commentary in Beijing mouthpiece Xinhua which condemned Ho ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    HKTV's political drama The Election wins the youth vote

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 06:46am by Vivienne Chow

    ... becoming required viewing for Occupy Central protesters. Lam Yat-Fung, an Occupy protester in Admiralty, said he'd seen only the first 20 minutes or so of The Election and it already gave him ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Ricky Wong seeks new audience as HKTV goes live

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 03:35am by Vivienne Chow

    ... website's servers can handle up to 400,000 users at once, he says "We want to give more options to these people," he said. Citing the example of the Occupy Central protests, he added: ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Bruce Lee whisky advert becomes a call for Occupy Central

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 01:44pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com A Hong Kong artist has modified a recent Bruce Lee Johnnie Walker ad to promote the 2014 Occupy Central movement Bruce Lee's daughter hoped ... with a close-up of the hard liquor brand, Wong's version ended with the text "next year today, Occupy Central, July 1st 2014" backed by a soundtrack of protest chanting taken from ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Music festival cancelled amid 'tense' atmosphere

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 03:38am by Vivienne Chow

    ... political conditions and likely disruption by the Occupy Central campaign. The outdoor Spring Wave Music and Art Festival was to have been held at the West Kowloon Cultural District on August 30. ... matters very seriously and the atmosphere in Hong Kong has been tense. The timing is not right." On July 2, police arrested 511 demonstrators staging a sit-in on Chater Road, Central, after ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    New ATV chief defends station's reliance on re-runs

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 04:05am by SAMUEL CHAN, Vivienne Chow

    ... and technical support for HD broadcasting. A documentary on the "colour revolutions" in Europe and central Asia- a phenomenon Beijing loyalists see as a potential threat to Hong Kong- will be broadcast in May. Ip denied the broadcast was timed to coincide with the Occupy Central movement, which may take place in the summer, and said the show would offer a fair portrayal of those recent ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Fear and loathing at the cinema: new films reflect modern tensions in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:27am by Vivienne Chow

    ... movement Occupy Central, believes the recent films might boost creativity in the city, but doubts they will have a direct impact on the public's political choices. "You need to have ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - Chinese tradition

    Saddle up for a bumpy Year of the Horse, warn Hong Kong geomancers

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 12:26pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... that Occupy Central’s future would hinge on events in April. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, meanwhile, having been born in the Year of Horse in 1954, will be in conflict with tai sui (the deity ... of the SCMP. Raymond “Fung Shui” Lo, was kinder to C.Y. Leung, saying he would ‘face challenges’ but would ‘remain OK’. Well, the man still occupies his office in Tamar, even if it sometimes seems ...

  9. Comment - Blogs

    Is TVB’s Jade Solid Gold Top Ten awards the blueprint for universal suffrage?

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 09:29pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... At the height of political debates over universal suffrage and Occupy Central, people began to compare these pathetic music awards shows with the political status of Hong Kong. For those who aren’t ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - FASHION

    Top designer Eddie Lau on a mission to inspire the young

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... such as newspaper cuttings and videos. Wu hoped the exhibition, which occupies 675 square metres, illustrates the classic Hong Kong spirit- someone from a humble background but who worked his way up. Lau, ... a tailor's apprentice in Tsim Sha Tsui. At 22, he went on to study fashion design in London's Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, after which he became a fashion designer. Video: ...




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