Anti-Islam Sentiment

Soldier's killing revives far-right group's anti-Islam campaign

Supporters of the far-right English Defence League (EDL) shout slogans near Downing Street in central London. Photo: AFP

For a movement that was on the verge of implosion less than a month ago, the English Defence League (EDL) has staged a major show of force in central London, signalling that the death of Drummer Lee Rigby has breathed new life into the far-right protest group.

Tuesday, 28 May, 2013, 6:23am

Briefs, March 3, 2013

A bomb squad unit inspects the motorcycle wreckage. Photo: AFP

The US government is looking into reports that three Laotian-Americans have gone missing in southern Laos. According to relatives, the Minnesota residents went missing in early January in Savannakhet province. 

3 Mar 2013 - 6:12am

Briefs, October 19, 2012

A supporter of pianist Fazil Say outside the court. Photo: AFP

Ai Weiwei tops list of influential artists

19 Oct 2012 - 5:23am

Hong Kong's Muslims in largely peaceful protest over film

After gathering at Chater Garden, Hong Kong's Muslims march to the US consulate to protest against an anti-Islam film. Photo: David Wong

Thousands of Muslims marched through Central yesterday in response to an American film that has incensed their community globally.

The demonstration was largely peaceful, but there were scuffles between police and some protesters who wanted to break through a barricade set up to prevent demonstrators from reaching the US consulate's front gate.

24 Sep 2012 - 11:01am 3 comments

FILM (1956)

And God Created Woman Brigitte Bardot, Curd Jurgens, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Christian Marquand Director: Roger Vadim

6 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Gioia de Michele Nassetti

Style secrets of the hip and fashionable

Mother and entrepreneur

Wardrobe staple?

La Perla lace underwear in every colour available and basic white cotton T-shirts.

Fashion no-nos?

I'm totally averse to women wearing too much makeup and men donning business suits with short white tennis socks.

7 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

The Force of Reason

The Force of Reason

by Oriana Fallaci

Rizzoli International, $156

'They are flooding all over,' Oriana Fallaci writes on the opening page, quoting Virgil on the burning of Troy, 'the city now buried into torpor and sleep and wine, the invaders.'

4 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Islam a religion of peace and tolerance

The acts of terrorism that occurred in the United States on September 11 are utterly condemned by the Hong Kong Islamic Youth Association as senseless, vicious and immoral.

Such acts are condemned regardless of the religion, race, nationality or identity of the perpetrators, who must be brought to justice.

20 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Bardot's revolution

Her politics may be dubious and her excessive campaigning for animal rights verging on the eccentric, but when your name is Brigitte Bardot you do not mature into a matronly mum happy to spend your days knitting and chasing the grandchildren round a suburban garden.

13 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Paris stylist cuts in with new salon

In a territory which spends vasts amounts of money on beauty products, clients are expected to flock to Jacques Dessange's new beauty salon.

There was plenty of glamour on show when the top hair-stylist arrived to open his new Wyndham Street business.

17 Jun 1996 - 12:00am