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  1. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    'Friendly' Rubber Duck makes a splash in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 09:50am by Hong Kong Around the World

    ... Eldes Tran eldes.tran@scmp.com The Rubber Duck knows no frontiers, it doesn't discriminate people and doesn't have a political connotation. The friendly, floating Rubber Duck has ... after waddling around the world, in Sydney, Auckland, Osaka, Sao Paulo, Hasselt and other places. The 16.5-metre-high Rubber Duck will be bobbing around Ocean Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui from May ...

  2. Comment - Blogs - RUBBER DUCK

    Government attempts to hijack Rubber Duck

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 07:00pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com What is it about that stupid fat duck? You can’t get near Ocean Terminal at any time of the day. It’s four or five deep with people hoisting children ... a sea of green sludge.  But everyone loves it, and if you point out the best fun thing about the duck is the smartphone app which lets you pretend to blow it up, you are branded a miserable ...

  3. Comment - Blogs - RUBBER DUCK

    Mystery of the deflated Rubber Duck: were cigarette butts to blame?

    Posted May 16th 2013, 11:28am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Now Chinese mainland tourists are blamed for the demise of Rubber Duck: rumours circulate that cigarette butts turned art installation into an omlette ... to a flattened rubber carcass in a matter of hours.  Rubber Duck, a creation of Dutch conceptual artist Florentijin Hofman, was for weeks the talk of the town, drawing throngs of visitors, local ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - PAPER TALK

    Paper talk, May 4, 2013

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am

    ... smashed by a concrete slab. All the victims said they did not know or offend the attackers.   Wednesday, Ming Pao Daily Hong Kong duck toy creator mulls making a toy comeback While the inflatable giant Rubber Duck created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman made a splash in the city, Lam Leung, 89, the industrialist father of executive councillor Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung, made plastic duck ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Giant rubber duck has united the city

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Something we can all agree on Who would have thought a rubber duck would stir such a frenzy? From news reports to social media, the giant inflatable is the talk of the town, ... and ages. If local response is any reference, the duck appears to have united the public. It connects the people and uplifts spirits. It has, arguably, done a better job than the government's ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ...   On the large inflatable duck in Victoria Harbour: Keith McNab - Hongkongers love the rubber duck but don't seem to care too much about the pink dolphins that will be lost with the new airport runway. Fu-Min Chu - Just to put things into perspective: it is just an inflatable duck, albeit an extra size one. Marcus H. Langston - HK will be inspired by this to have inflatable pink dolphins ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Rubber Duckie, we're awfully fond of you

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... of a city certainly needs more laughter and humour, and less anger and confrontation. So thank you, Florentijn Hofman! When I first saw Hofman's 16.5-metre-tall rubber duck, somehow I guessed ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Rubber Duckie, we're awfully fond of you "Rubber Duckie, you're the one. You make bath time lots of fun, Rubber Duckie, I'm awfully fond ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... We appreciate all this assistance and help, all this assistance is very useful to us Afghan President Hamid Karzai, on the tens of millions of dollars in cash the C.I.A. has given his office in the past decade   I don't know why the duck is so worth watching An internet user on the Rubber Duck in Victoria Harbour   It may be a good time for China and Asia to review ...

  9. Comment - Blogs - MR. SHANGKONG

    Avian visitor curries favour with Hong Kong

    Posted May 07th 2013, 11:11am by George Chen

    ... and this month it’s hit on a bird theme: ‘duck’. Not ‘roast duck’ or ‘Peking duck’ or ‘duck a l’orange’ but more rubber duck. A giant rubber duck has made its temporary home in the harbour at Tsim Sha Tsui near Harbour City, one of Kowloon’s biggest shopping malls. Hong Kong has also never been slow to capitalise on a good idea, and businesses are cashing in. The giant rubber duck may remind ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking Points

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am

    ... Criminal Court. While the court and Gaddafi want the trial held in the Hague, the Libyan government wants justice to be done at home.   Rubber Duck reaches its new home The Rubber Duck gets its ... into its mooring off the Ocean Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui, where it will stay until June 9. Created by artist Florentijn Hofman, the duck stands 16.5 metres tall and is weighed down by three ...




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