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  1. Party tonight will raise funds for the family of late University of Hong Kong academic

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... a family going through the ultimate tragedy. Six years ago Briton Jon Maxwell was living in Hong Kong and met and married a beautiful Swede named Marie-Claire. Soon enough they had two children- Samuel, now three, and Theo, one. Maxwell was working as an assistant professor at the University of Hong Kong earlier this year when the couple discovered they were to have a third child, some ...

  2. Chance for everyone to march to the beat of a different drum

    Posted Jul 24th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen They say we all march to the beat of a different drum, but tomorrow night at the University of Hong Kong's Loke Yew Hall, you can shake it to all kinds of different rhythms at a unique cross-cultural percussion concert. Best of all, the event is free. Part of the university's Summer Institute in the Arts ...

  3. Stanley Ho gets honour, and a nice pen

    Posted Jun 12th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... at the InterContinental Hong Kong Hotel. This year the Macau mogul was selected for his funding of everything from the Arts Festival to the ballet to the University of Hong Kong and the Community Chest. Receiving ... to the arts cause of his choice. He chose the Hong Kong Ballet, which reciprocated by sending a few dancers to pirouette during dinner. 'I am very honoured to receive this award,' ...

  4. Hwang's need to hear his own work trumps audience satisfaction

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... programme at the University of Hong Kong was a bit frustrating, because he kept getting interrupted by his own plays. As soon as one of his ideas on Asian-American identity and politics in theatre became interesting, he would pause to present another excerpt of his work, acted out by members of a university troupe. When the M Butterfly author did speak on such topics as his rant against ...

  5. Chinese-American dramatist to impart words of wisdom at HKU

    Posted Jul 09th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... at the University of Hong Kong's Summer Institute. Anyone interested in drama might want to register and stay for his talk discussing his various works at the Loke Yew Hall on Monday, which ...

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    Cultural exchange event shows conservation in Hong Kong and Penang has gone in different directions

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 11:52am by Andrew Sun

    ... Yu, an adjunct professor at the University of Hong Kong, president of Heritage of Malaysia Trust and conservator of Penang's impressively restored Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, compared ... Andrew Sun Conservation in Hong Kong and Penang has gone in different directions even though the islands share many similarities, writes Andrew Sun Two states, two systems This year's ...

  7. Fitting reward for good conduct as Lam bows out and steps up

    Posted Jul 24th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... One of Hong Kong's busiest conductors is moving on- and it sounds as if he'll be sorely missed, writes Andrew Sun Conductor Ken Lam King-kei says he's learnt just about all he can in Hong Kong. Not only is he the director of the Hong Kong Voices choir, he also conducts the Hong Kong Chamber Orchestra, leads the University of Hong Kong's choir, ...

  8. Key players turn up for piano concert

    Posted Aug 24th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Land developer Hang Lung Properties sponsored a charity concert last week by pianist Lang Lang at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University's Jockey Club Auditorium. The concert was in aid of MedArt's China Orphan Outreach Programme. At a pre-concert ceremony, a HK$750,000 cheque was presented to the charity. The solo recital brought out the town's classical music lovers, including ...

  9. On a charitable note

    Posted Dec 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Chow gave the two officials tokens of appreciation. Supporting the cause were Hong Kong Polytechnic University president Poon Chung-kwong, Hopewell Holding's Sir Gordon Wu Ying-sheung, ... Edited by Andrew Sun There was music in the air when cellist Yo-Yo Ma teamed up with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra for a fundraising dinner at the Cultural Centre. Ma, who ...

  10. Vocalist is HK's only shining star

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Vivian Chen. Home-field advantage didn't help Hong Kong's indie rock bands too much at this year's Yamaha Asian Beat competition. The regional contest's grand finale was held on February 28 in the Jockey Club Auditorium at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, in front of a capacity crowd. The audience included ...




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