Hairy moments guaranteed for thrill-seekers

A new attraction at Ocean Park promises to be a hair-raising experience as visitors twist, turn and plunge at mind-blowing speeds.

Friday, 9 December, 2011, 12:00am

More thrills in second chapter

Stop reading if you've yet to watch the first instalment of 20th Century Boys - you'll only get confused.

This very tricky but brilliantly written story should not be missed. Unlike the Dragon Ball or Naruto films, which have been popular mostly with manga lovers, this is a genuinely stunning plot that will amaze people of all sorts of interests.

12 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Cosentino, Cutler win roller coaster

Philippe Cosentino survived hot and humid conditions and a roller coaster of a course to lead home the 600 runners in the Clearwater Bay Annual Chase in Sai Kung yesterday.

In doing so the Frenchman, who moved to Hong Kong two years ago, went four places better than last year by recording his first-ever win in a local road race, with a time of 38 minutes and two seconds.

23 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Lai See

PR veteran ends roller-coaster ride as PCCW enters new era

She joined the company three months before it became PCCW and now she's leaving three months before Prince Richard hands over the reins to a new chairman.

So, what has Jenny Fung got to say about the last six years as head of group communications at one of Hong Kong's most controversial blue-chip companies?

15 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

You go goth, Girlfriend

The name might conjure up images of kitschy Japanese pop combos fronted by a dreamy-eyed chanteuse, but there's nothing cute about World's End Girlfriend.

There's not even a woman in sight. World's End Girlfriend comprises just one man: camera-shy laptop boffin and guitarist Katsuhiko Maeda who's known for producing intense instrumental music.

1 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Thrill-seekers' guide to rides

Hold on to your hat! We are going to take a quick tour of the world's scariest theme park rides. Do you think you are brave enough to try the most dazzling and daring white-knuckle rides ever invented? Sit back, grip the arm of your chair and whoooosh ... off we go.

23 Jun 2004 - 12:00am


10,000 Hz Legend


Air's second album 'proper' has been one of the most anticipated of the year. But expectation too often leads to disappointment, and so it is with 10,000 Hz Legend, an album which veers away from inventive electro-pop and dangerously close to prog-rock and musical meandering.

15 Jun 2001 - 12:00am

Air - Moon Safari

Air - Moon Safari (Source/Virgin) Expect to find this album stocked in the dance section of your nearest record store, but Air are not your average beat merchants selling dance-friendly electronic bleep fodder. Ironically, you cannot even dance to most tracks on Moon Safari.

13 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Keto & Co take education at a snail's pace

The advent of the multimedia age and the ubiquitous CD-ROM are being hailed as the tools which will change forever the way we educate our children.

27 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Children's Books

THE lives of a surly Chinese emperor and a poor peasant are brought together by the peasant's magical horse and a wayfarer's storytelling in The Heavenly Horse by Neil Hassall and illustrated by Maureen Hyde (Green Tiger, $150).

5 Feb 1994 - 12:00am