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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Hundreds pack waterfront to cheer Rubber Duck’s return

    Posted May 21st 2013, 09:27pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Hong Kong on Tuesday joyfully welcomed the return of a giant inflatable rubber duck, which drew tens of thousands of visitors before it was abruptly deflated for maintenance for almost a week. The city has taken the 16.5-metre-tall yellow inflatable duck, conceived by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, to its heart since it was towed into the harbour on May ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - China - EXHIBITIONS

    Rubber Duck bounces back in Taiwan after exploding on New Year’s Eve

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 05:18pm by AFP

    ... Watch: When Rubber Duck visited Hong Kong Three Taiwanese cities exhibited their versions of the yellow duck last year. But all were forced to temporarily suspend the exhibit due to bad weather ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei A giant yellow inflatable duck which exploded on New Year’s Eve returned to a Taiwan port on Friday after it was repaired and cleaned, organisers said. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Rubber Duck waits in the wings for Hong Kong trip

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... viewing until June 9. Rubber Duck, a rotund, pucker-beaked floating pontoon, has visited 12 cities in 10 countries, including Sydney, Osaka, Auckland and Amsterdam. This would be its first trip ... website: "The friendly, floating Rubber Duck has healing properties: it can relieve tensions as well as define them. [It] is soft, friendly and suitable for all ages." The friendly, ...


    Posted Nov 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong Gold Coast will be swarming with thousands of yellow rubber ducks wearing sunglasses on December 12. Protected by trademark, the idea of rubber ducks racing for charity has caught the world's attention. There have been almost 200 races held in 11 countries this year. The public is given the chance to 'adopt' the ducks knowing they could be in line ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Meet Florentijn Hofman, the man who's sent Hong Kong a little bit quackers

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com The man who's sent Hong Kong a little bit quackers The 16.5-metre tall Rubber Duck that is taking up residence in Victoria Harbour next week ... this Rubber Duck? This is food for thought." The inflatable Rubber Duck, which had its first incarnation in France in 2007, has to go through numerous tests before it can be towed into Victoria ...

  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. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Inflatable duck causes social media stir in Hong Kong

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... it seems, is charmed by the inflatable Rubber Duck sitting on the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront. Tens of thousands flocked for a glimpse of the yellow inflatable sculpture over the weekend, but it has ... and deserves so many posts [on Facebook]," another user said. Some condemned the video for a "lack of taste" and said it could prompt people to damage public property. Rubber Duck is one ...

  10. 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 ...




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