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American Songs

Only One Direction in which to go

Imagine a band made up of five Justin Biebers, each with an adorable British or Irish accent. Imagine no more. Meet One Direction.

Sunday, 26 February, 2012, 12:00am

Hongkong Superstar to take centre stage at the Valley

It has been a while coming, but Hongkong Superstar will get all the ingredients tonight for his first win in the Wayfoong Centenary Bowl (1,000m) at Happy Valley.

19 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Bryan Ferry

Bryan Ferry



The beauty of the ex-Roxy Music frontman's dip into the Dylan back catalogue is that he doesn't simply add his own unique voice to the songs selected, he dusts them off and makes them his own.

1 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Please tell us when ice hockey is on TV

Imagine for a minute being a Canadian living in Hong Kong. Shouldn't be hard for many of your readers nor for many cable subscribers.

There are many wonderful things about Hong Kong that keep us here. There are also some things that make things difficult. In our adopted city, we have embraced football, rugby and cricket and have joined dragon-boat teams.

17 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Question of the week: What is the world's greatest invention?

Jason Da Rosa, 16,

South Island School

The condom. 'Brainy' reason: It has prevented the spread of one of the world's greatest killers - HIV and Aids. The lives of hundreds of thousands have been saved. 'Human' reason: People can have a whole lot of sex without hassle ... [and of course avoid teenage pregnancies and the spread of STIs (look it up!)].

9 May 2005 - 12:00am

ESC Sequences

From counting Bill Gates' bills to doing yoga with your cat, we have something to distract just about everybody.

Ever wonder how many words you can spell with the letters in your name?

Counting Bill's bills

17 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Imagine that

Beyond The Landscape Of Mongolia: Hong Kong-resident Singaporean artist Midah Tancock paints works inspired by the beauty of the Mongolian landscape. Pictured is Silver Birch. Noon-10pm Monday-Saturday. Nokia Gallery, Fringe Club, Central. Tel: 2521 7251. Ends May 31.

22 May 2001 - 12:00am

Charlotte Church

Charlotte Church - Charlotte Church (Sony) Last month I visited a former missionary school in the outback of West Australia. As we toured the chapel, a tape of angelic music played. Is that the pupils, one of the tourists asked? No, the guide said, 'It's Charlotte Church'.

3 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Side with the Superstar

Title-chasing Douglas Whyte can make up for a slowish start to the New Year by taking the featured Hong Kong Club Challenge Cup at Sha Tin today with useful Kinling Superstar.

Whyte and defending champion jockey Basil Marcus have not been harvesting their usual crop of winners in the first meetings of 1998 although the outcome of the championship clearly rests between them.

10 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Kinling shapes as Superstar in making

Welshman David Harrison broke through for his first winner on Wednesday and can double his score by winning the very first race on tonight's Sha Tin programme.

The accomplished and hard-working Harrison is fancied to win on the lightly raced and improving Kinling Superstar for local trainer Wong Tang-ping.

20 Sep 1997 - 12:00am