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  1. 'Merchants of Venice' needed to invest in culture, says scholar

    Posted Dec 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Is Hong Kong a cultural desert? A modern-day Venice facing a historic decline? Not according to Jao Tsung-I, the renowned Chinese and Oriental studies scholar who says ... to explore relations among different civilisations. He said he was confident that Hong Kong could have a renaissance as Venice did. 'There is freedom here. What we need are 'merchants ...

  2. Emotional tie

    Posted Sep 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Albert Cheng Veteran actress Deanie Ip Tak-han's Best Actress award at the Venice Film Festival for her outstanding performance in A Simple Life (Tao Jie) has helped reaffirm Hong Kong's international position in filmmaking. Yip, the first Hongkonger to win this prestigious award, has made us all proud. This pride goes far beyond the award, because it reflects the fact ...

  3. Class Notes

    Posted Jun 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... University graduate Eric Siu Chi-man's short film Sliding Whites has won an honorable mention at the 11th International Media Art Biennale WRO. He is the first candidate from Hong Kong to gain ...

  4. Happenings

    Posted Mar 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... making new friends, and of course, eating. The two-week study tour began with three days in Venice visiting churches and the famous glass island Murano. We also explored the city's alleys, and Carnivale- a spectacular two-week Venice celebration. On the third day, we took the train to Udine and were greeted by our Italian host families from the Liceo Marinelli School of Udine. We visited ...

  5. The Bard has flown

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in English, adapting their settings to Asia. For example, Julius Caesar was set in Bali, Romeo and Juliet in Japan and The Merchant of Venice in Shanghai, and all performed by students from Hong Kong. ...

  6. More teachers welcomed for children who need them most

    Posted Mar 01st 2006, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... would enable his school to run smaller classes in more subjects, including liberal studies, beyond the current Chinese, English and mathematics. But Venice Yip, a secondary teacher in Wan Chai, ...

  7. Leniency urged for teachers in language test crisis

    Posted Feb 27th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... year. The EMB said about 85 per cent of language teachers had met the requirement. Those who fail to meet the requirement before August 31 will be assigned to teach other subjects. Venice Yip, ...

  8. school news

    Posted Feb 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Drama Panel and the Chinese Panel as they prepared for the drama module in the new senior secondary Chinese language curriculum. An extract of Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice, performed ...

  9. Pupils ready for midsummer madness

    Posted Oct 01st 2005, 12:00am by Amanda Watson

    ... to reherse. The approach is proving popular. A total of 24 schools are signed up for next year's production of The Merchant of Venice. 'Parents are keen because they want their children ...

  10. Reaping the rewards of a global institution

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... multicultural, business executive and corporate leader. But an American leading an institution in what the late Manchester music impresario and broadcaster Tony Wilson described as 'the Venice ...




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