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  1. Rainbow duo sing song of inspiration

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in journalism at Peking University and she hosts her own show, Sang Lan Olympics 2008, on Star TV. Sang was back in the US last month as an ambassador for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Beijing ... who was a member of China's national women's gymnastics team, suffered severe spinal injuries when she fell while competing at the Goodwill Games in New York in 1998 ...

  2. Cultural shows to celebrate Games

    Posted Oct 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Rhythmic drum shows, operas, body art, clay sculpting, shadow puppetry, Korean kimchi making, children's theatre, game booths and more. These and many other events will be on offer as part of a wide palette of cultural activities during the 5th East Asian Games (EAG) to be held in Hong Kong in December. To celebrate the sporting event, with a wide-ranging cultural sideshow ...

  3. letters

    Posted Sep 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Paralympians, because it saddened me to read there were many empty seats in the stadiums during the Beijing Paralympics due to the lack of general public interest. The Olympic Games were dazzling, ... of music. Leung Yuen-Shan, STFA Tam Pak Yu College Let's be proud of Olympic success I think we should be proud the Beijing Olympics were a great success. For a start the Games improved ...

  4. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Microsoft unveils Xbox One as a home entertainment hub

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... entertainment hub that goes far beyond games. Although the device won't go on sale until later this year, at a price that hasn't been disclosed yet, Microsoft invited attendees at this week's announcement event to take a closer look at the system. The beefed-up hardware is powered by software that allows for instant switching between games, television, and internet browsing. ...

  5. Mother demands justice for dead

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shi Jiangtao Zhou Xingrong believes her tenacity against hardship and persecution in the quest for justice for her dead son will one day pay off. The boy, Lu Qianliang, was buried alive at 15 when his school building at the Juyuan Middle School in Dujiang ...

  6. NetEase set to bring more warcraft to mainland

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com NetEase.com, China's second-biggest online games operator, extended its licensing pact with US game developer Blizzard Entertainment, the creator ... role-playing game with 10.2 million subscribers globally as of December 31. Connie Gu, an analyst at Bocom International, said World of Warcraft was 'the major driver of game revenue growth ...

  7. Composer scores again

    Posted Jul 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Composer Peter Kam Pui-tat doesn't plan on attending the Beijing Olympics next month, yet he is already so closely associated with the Games that his part is recognised by millions ... knew nothing about equestrian sports when he was given the task of writing a song for the events, and that he had to watch hours of video from previous Games to familiarise himself ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - GAME

    Game: 'Dishonored'

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... JAMES WHITTLE Dishonored Arkane Studios/Bethesda Softworks   In steampunk fantasy game Dishonored , the player takes on the role of a deadly assassin who dishes out justice from ... that add another level of enjoyment to the game. Voices are provided by big names such as Susan Sarandon and Carrie Fisher, and many characters are so well written and engaging that the player ...

  9. L.A. Noire

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... James Whittle L.A. Noire Rockstar Games Developer Rockstar Games- responsible for the hit franchise Grand Theft Auto- has unleashed another must-play masterpiece to consoles ... is an open 'sandbox' game that features a highly detailed recreation of 1940s LA- Rockstar boasts that 95 per cent of the city landmarks have been reproduced, including traffic lights ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Hong Kong Economic Journal's price increase is a game-changer

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Economic Journal plans to defy an agreement among Chinese-language papers to charge HK$6. Its competitors may soon follow suit Newspaper's price increase a game-changer After freezing prices at HK$6 for more than a decade, the Hong Kong Economic Journal will become the first Chinese-language newspapers to break a long-established pricing ...




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