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  1. Orient, expressly

    Posted Nov 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Stephen McCarty

    ... Stephen McCarty Tony Parsons, best-selling author, Essex boy with a typical Cockney accent and, in his polo shirt, identifiable as a West Ham United supporter at considerably more than 100 ... that his entire literary output, along with his world view, have been moulded to a hitherto unsuspected degree by Hong Kong. This, remember, is the same Parsons who, as a young journalist ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Stephen Fung believes his Tai Chi trilogy marks a great leap forward

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen Vivian.chen@scmp.com Stephen Fung sees his lavish martial arts trilogy as a springboard to even bigger things, writesVivian Chen Leaps and bounds For years, Stephen Fung ... grown up bullied as the village idiot- to begin his training to become a warrior with the help of several mentors (including one played by Tony Leung Ka-fai), and Yu Niang, a young woman ...

  3. Saint and sinners

    Posted Dec 07th 2008, 12:00am by Stephen McCarty

    ... Time is almost up. The most prolific of the six official James Bonds has been a model not just of his trademark decorum and charm: remarkably, he has proved to be a ribald jester with a stage comic's timing and a stockpile of verbal weapons of mass d ...

  4. FROM THE VAULT: 1969

    Posted Jul 13th 2003, 12:00am by Mark Mccord

    ... irritating moments, all the responsibility of Nash, whose songwriting skills were no match for those of Crosby or former Buffalo Springfield main man Stephen Stills. Marrakech Express, while ... masterpiece. Even co-opting Neil Young to augment the line-up a year later couldn't reignite the spark; the new boy's dark brooding presence became more of a distraction than a benefit. ...

  5. All the fun of the fair for British authors

    Posted Jul 24th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... and thoughts with an audience of more than a thousand at a forum at the Hong Kong Book Fair. Authors Frederick Forsyth, Stephen Fry and Andrew Roberts took questions, on subjects ranging from ... impressed by the large crowd of young people turning up at the book fair, which attracted nearly a million visitors last year. Forsyth, author of acclaimed thrillers, pointed out ...

  6. The Hunger Games

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... me. The first part of a trilogy of dystopian action adventures, the Games looks set to do for its creator, American young adult author Suzanne Collins, what Twilight did for Stephenie Meyer. ... Games, in which groups of teenage boys and girls fight to the death live on television until only one victor is left standing. We have been here before- think Stephen King's The Running Man ...

  7. The charity gala with a nautical theme goes swimmingly among the fish at Neptune's Restaurant

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the Changing Young Lives Foundation annual gala dinner on Thursday was packed with performances. Jointly organised by Sally Thompson and Jane Chao-Lee, the charity dinner was teeming with socialites, ... with tanks housing live fish and mini-lobsters. Performances by children from the Changing Young Lives Foundation- both locals and from the mainland- followed those by volunteer entertainers, ...

  8. Telly Leung

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Stephen Sondheim's Pacific Overtures, which ran at Studio 54. It was a dream come true to work with a living legend; Sondheim is a demigod in the world of Broadway. After that, I went to work ... in Pacific Overtures, and that's when you got the job.' The biggest lesson I've learned is that you never know when you're auditioning. That's what I tell young actors- ...

  9. TVB's top drama is behind the camera

    Posted Sep 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... How's this for a soap opera plotline? A young, brilliant executive at a dominant TV station rises through the ranks, earning the adoration of the station's owner but antagonising ... at the station. That, pretty much, has been the courtroom saga of TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan, who was cleared of all charges last week. Like it or hate it, TVB has been the city's ...

  10. Young discover joy of English in drama

    Posted Apr 04th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... to nine-year-olds who attend free English workshops for 10 months, one of the festival activities. A member of the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research, Stephen Chan Chi-wan, said ... Post, for presenting two events: Newspaper Show-n-Tell, by the Post's Young Reporters Programme, and exhibitions on English newspaper editing and reporting. ...




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