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  1. Overseas organisations show innovations to the world

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Several non-profit groups hail from abroad, including the Singapore Tyler Print Institute (STPI) and the Royal Academy of Arts (RA) in London. Established in 2002, with the support of the Singapore government, STPI is a gallery that presents innovative ex ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD MELBOURNE

    Stockholm on the Yarra- Swedish crime films shine at Melbourne festival

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... Sue Green thereview@scmp.com Scandinavian crime fiction is literary hot property and film buffs are increasingly treated to cinematic versions of these stories, probing the underbelly ... the "Criminal Record" showcase of five crime classics from the past 70 years. Co-curated by Swedish film critic Michael Tapper, the section sat alongside "Facing North", featuring a dozen ...

  3. Funding gap won't hold us back, HK organisers say

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vivienne Chow Organisers of the Hong Kong portion of the bi-city biennale say they are not discouraged by the huge gap in funding between themselves and their mainland counterparts, ... of Architects, one of the Hong Kong event's main organisers, admitted that funding has been an issue since the bi-city biennale was first staged in Hong Kong in 2007. But the situation has already ...

  4. Festival organiser goes hi-tech to promote event

    Posted Aug 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng The fourth World Cultures Festival, held every two years in Hong Kong, will this autumn showcase an array of traditional and contemporary performances spanning the Asian continent. And the organiser- the Leisure and Cultural Services Department- has embraced new media by developing its first iPhone application for the festival, to be held from October 20 to November ...

  5. Charlie Yeung takes time out from crime films to clock in for Harry Winston boutique opening

    Posted Nov 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vanessa Yung Actress Charlie Yeung Choi-nei, looking elegant in a black and white dress, presided over the opening of American jeweller and watchmaker Harry Winston's new store in Kowloon's Elements mall. Having finished promoting director Oxide ...

  6. Life in the shadows

    Posted Sep 20th 2007, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... status to the campaign. By combining this star power with a hard-hitting message, organisers hope to reach a demographic that's highly vulnerable to trafficking, an illicit global industry ... the documentary. MTV says it reaches 380 million households in Asia. As that audience is mostly urban and middle-class, Exit programmes will be rebroadcast on free-to-air channels. Aid organisations ...

  7. Tai-Pan link to bizarre crime

    Posted Aug 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... bizarre crimes to happen in Australia. Dirk Struan, a fictional character in James Clavell's 1966 historical novel Tai-Pan, was the signature reportedly used to sign off a typed ransom note ... and serious crime squad said he was not aware of the Hong Kong authorities being involved in the case but did not rule out speaking with them about any possible links. 'It would depend on what ...

  8. Film-event organisers sued over design copyright

    Posted Mar 21st 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A design company has sued the organisers of the International Film Festival and Asian Film Awards for breaching its copyright on designs it says it developed. Redder Door filed the claim at the Court of First Instance against the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society and DotAsia Organisation, which oversees the '.Asia' Web domain registry. Redder Door ...

  9. Henry's Crime

    Posted Jun 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... That's what he does in Henry's Crime, and it's neither the first nor last of the many implausible twists in Malcolm Venville's heist caper about a group of small-time crooks trying to rob a bank in Buffalo, upstate New York. At the centre of the action is Henry (Reeves, above), who serves time for the crime- though he didn't do it: the real robbers conned him ...

  10. A crime he didn't commit- yet

    Posted Jun 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... There he meets the eccentric con man Max (James Caan). Henry is released a year later, after serving time for a crime he didn't commit. So he decides he might as well rob the same bank ... Co-producer Stephan Hamel came up with the idea for Henry's Crime five years ago with Reeves, his long-time friend. 'Stephen had this idea which became the seed of the entire film,' ...




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