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  1. Sovereign Asian Art Prize- Finalists' Exhibition

    Posted May 30th 2006, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong Sovereign Asian Art Prize- Finalists' Exhibition Lane Crawford, IFC Mall Reviewed: May 27 Now in its third year, the Sovereign Asian Art Prize showcases artists from all ... on a gimmicky technique that seems disconnected from the intended topic, and comes off as shallow. It left me wondering if this is the best of Asian painting- or good for the sponsor. The Sovereign Art ...

  2. Artistic impressions

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in 2010. Its repertoire is diverse and includes anything from medieval to contemporary and experimental music. With much of Europe embroiled in the sovereign-debt crisis, there have been major cuts in arts funding in that part of the world. Wirth says the Vienna Boys' Choir remains unaffected because it is a private, not-for-profit organisation. 'I was a bit worried during ...

  3. Artist aims to spread the wealth by giving away HK$30,000 tonight

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... the wealth. He's making 300 origami tigers from HK$100 notes and will be giving them away at the opening tonight. 'After they said no to a real tiger, I wanted a live horse and they said ...

  4. Larry Feign draws on wealth of experience for a neurotic view of his home town

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... with Annemarie Evans. Additional reporting by Clara Mak For years he drew the popular cartoon strip The World of Lily Wong, which appeared in the Post until 2001. Animator and author Larry Feign tonight will launch Hongkongitis, a neurotic view of Asia� ...

  5. An Empress and the Warriors

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... reliance on a sweeping, melodramatic score to flag up emotions that simply are not there. The film had promise: screen sovereigns are now often portrayed as struggling between the public persona ... Instead of cashing in on the wealth of possibilities available, however, An Empress took the easiest and deadliest option: a reliance on style over substance. This is why the film is one vacuous ...

  6. An early start and a walk in the park as hundreds take steps to raise funds for needy children

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen Plan International Hong Kong has celebrated its 75th anniversary with a fund-raising walk around Ocean Park. The charity lined up celebrity ambassadors singer-actor Ekin Cheng Yee-kin and actress Louisa So Yuk-wa to officiate at Sunday's event. Hundreds of participants gathered at 7am to raise funds for the charity, which supports underprivileged children in China, ...

  7. Business - Companies - CORPORATIONS

    Sony looks at entertainment IPO

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Sony is working with Morgan Stanley and Citigroup as it considers adopting Daniel Loeb's proposal for an initial public offering of its entertainment division, sources said. Loeb, the founder and chief executive of the New York-based hedge fund Third Point, which owns more than 6 per cent of Sony, is pushing Sony's chief executive, Kazuo Hirai, to sell as much as 20 per ...

  8. The money man cometh to spread the wealth

    Posted Oct 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... Flora Wu Robert Kiyosaki is the money man. Thanks to his success, he was able to retire at the age of 47. Since then, he has been encouraging people around the world to follow his tactics in his critically acclaimed bestseller, Rich Dad, Poor Dad. The book advocates creating wealth by focusing not on academic degrees but on investments, real estate and floating shares. Now you can ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Group for blind gets funding for web show

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Operation Santa Claus (OSC) is giving funding to the Hong Kong Federation of the Blind to set up VTV (Visual Impairment TV), an online audio and visual programme hosted by the visually impaired. Jointly organised by South China Morning Post and Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK), OSC has supported more than 100 charities over the years. The federation plans to use the money ...




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