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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Melbourne-based comedian Ronnie Chieng is unsure about using race jokes in Asia

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:14pm by Sue Green

    ... the race-based humour audiences expect from a Chinese comedian, or does he take a more sophisticated approach? "That has been a constant battle. When you start out you do comedy that comes to you ... are hacky jokes that cater to the lowest common denominator. Race and family stuff is an example of that. "The way I think about it is that hacky jokes are still funny, but they are jokes ...

  2. Magazines - Style - INSIDE SCOOP

    Rolex organises exhibition as tribute to Daytona race

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:21pm by EILEEN LIU

    ... Eileen Liu Race for honours The legend never dies. It started from Daytona, Florida, on a more than 35km of a straight, flat stretch of hard-packed sand. It has witnessed many splendid speed records of the most enduring motor race which lasts 24 hours. Now the endurance race is more referred to as "The Rolex 24 at Daytona". To honour the 24 hours of Daytona, Rolex ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Olivia Chow says immigrant past made her stronger, as she enters race to be Mayor of Toronto

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:08pm

    ... As Hong Kong-born Olivia Chow takes on Rob Ford in the battle to be mayor of Toronto, she tells Kate Whitehead how surviving as a poor immigrant in Canada has steeled her for the fight ahead Just the ticket Chow is a tough cookie. Looking self-assured in ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: even with a clichéd plot, Planes 2: Fire and Rescue offers a valuable shift in theme

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... shortly after that his gearbox is severely damaged, and he will have to stop racing. The scene is surprisingly powerful, presented like a human malady, and adding a layer of reality to this family ... are pretty staggering — and it all looks good in 3-D. That being so, the only character who was in the least bit three dimensional was Dusty himself; his most ardent wish is to continue racing ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Tracing roots: illustrating Hong Kong’s botanical beauty

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Angharad Hampshire

    ... the Bombax fruit. I am in a race against them. The worst was when the camphor tree started to fruit in Mui Wo. Every time I got there, the cleaning ladies had swept up all the fruit. The ficus ...

  6. Magazines - Style - COVETED

    First motorcycle bearing Lotus marque ready for the road

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:15pm by EILEEN LIU

    ... a six-gear jaw-type shift transmission with a weight of only 181kg. The superbike was developed by German racing team Kodewa with the support of Holzer Group. Lotus, the British manufacturer of sports and racing cars, granted Kodewa a licence to produce the C-01. After two years of hard work, the prototype of the world's first motorcycle to bear the legendary Lotus marque is now ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Ani-Com Hong Kong promises an unusual take on city life as seen by comic artists

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:18pm by DARREN WEE

    ... Among the raft of exclusive titles making an appearance will be the fifth instalment in Turn 10 Studio's hugely popular racing franchise, Forza. Microsoft's push for the motion-sensing ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    School of cool: study Italy's most famous dessert at Carpigiani Gelato University

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Gary Jones

    ... at their lives, their jobs, and started looking for a change," she says, adding that more than a few students are mavericks who want out of the rat race. "Many have simply decided to follow ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Cometh the hour

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by Jason Wordie

    ... As faith in the Hong Kong leadership deteriorates, the political arena remains ominously devoid of viable replacements, writes Jason Wordie Cometh the hour Confidence in the ability of Hong Kong’s political system to deliver competent, responsible administration continues to decline. Popular despair at the dispiriting race to the bottom that characterises most public debate ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film Review: How to Train Your Dragon 2

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:14pm by Richard James Havis

    ... an idyllic setting which even features a dragon racing competition that is, like so many competitions in recent fantasy films, reminiscent of Harry Potter's quidditch. Hiccup (voiced by Jay ...




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