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Andy Gilbert

Jim Tavare

Jim Tavare Mathew Hardy Punchline Comedy Club February 11 It's a wonderful gift to be able to make people laugh by doing nothing. Unless you wish to be serious, that is. But Briton Jim Tavare surely could never be serious.

Monday, 14 February, 2000, 12:00am

Jim Tavare

Jim Tavare Mathew Hardy Punchline Comedy Club February 11 It's a wonderful gift to be able to make people laugh by doing nothing. Unless you wish to be serious, that is. But Briton Jim Tavare surely could never be serious.

14 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

Adam Hills

Adam Hills Fringe Club January 7-12 You'd bong comedian Adam Hills. Everyone in the audience seemed to bong him and by all accounts he's bonged in his native Australia and in Dublin where he spends half the year.

Why 'bong'? Well, Hills' My Own Little World stand-up show may well turn out to be the highlight of this month's Star Alliance City Festival at the Fringe.

11 Jan 2000 - 12:00am

Zen Zen Crazy

Zen Zen Crazy Fringe Club January 1 Zen Zen Crazy isn't. Nor is it even particularly funny. It is, however, an act described as 'side-splitting' and 'award-winning'. It wasn't, and it shouldn't have been.

When the publicity material warns you not to die laughing, there's scope for a mighty fall. And they fell, albeit bumping themselves a little on the way down.

3 Jan 2000 - 12:00am

Border figures fail to disclose whole story

REPORTED incursions into Hong Kong waters apparently hit a record low last year, but Security Branch figures failed to tell the whole story.

The branch said there were three incursions last year, compared with seven in 1994 and 15 the year before.

26 Feb 1996 - 12:00am

Fishermen lost in rescue bid

TWO fishermen were missing last night after going to the rescue of their stricken colleagues in rough seas south of Hong Kong.

The men went to search for a sampan which had lost contact with its parent fishing vessel as gale force winds whipped up seas in some of Hong Kong's favoured fishing grounds.

31 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

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