Rosy prospects for district councillor assistants

If you have a passion for politics, being a district councillor's assistant could be a good stepping stone.

Friday, 6 January, 2012, 12:00am

Facing up to challenges

Officers at the Correctional Services Department (CSD) have responsibilities that go beyond enforcing law and order.

6 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Ai Weiwei 'detained' at airport

One of China's most famous and controversial artists, Ai Weiwei , was stopped from leaving Beijing for Hong Kong yesterday morning and appeared to have been detained, with his studio in the capital city raided by police afterwards.

4 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Frenchman causes a huge boilover

20 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Interview with C.C. Cliff

C. C. Cliff is the author of the worldwide best-seller Jackel Jones and the Tower of Evil. She lives in Britain, but has come to Hong Kong to meet her fans and talk about the book. Along with four other teens, Amy has won a competition to meet Cliff and ask her a few questions.

Listen to Amy's interview with C.C. Cliff and answer the questions

20 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

DJ Chrissie Chau proves a firm favourite at warming up Happy Valley punters

Actress and former 'pseudo-model' Chrissie Chau Sau-na debuted her DJing skills at the International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley racecourse on Wednesday. Squeezed in between the fifth and sixth races, her three-song set was cut short by the anxious emcee, under pressure to keep the brouhaha to a minimum.

10 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

notes from the dorm

I had my 'O-Week' (freshman week) late last month and whoever said Canadians don't party hard obviously had not been to the University of Western Ontario.

5 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Pattern forming

Lifestyle cover: jacket (HK$13,995) and pocket square (HK$320), both from Dunhill, Prince's Building, Central. Jumper (HK$1,490) by Surface to Air from Harvey Nichols, The Landmark, Central. Shorts (HK$4,500) by DSquared from Joyce, 16 Queen's Road Central.

This page: top (HK$3,600) and shorts (HK$1,600), both by P.A.M from Lane Crawford, IFC Mall, Central.

20 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

An unwanted gift

Mrs Wong has been given a gift she doesn't want. She goes to the shop to try to get a refund. Listen to the conversation between Mrs Wong and the sales assistant and then answer the questions.

1 What has Mrs Wong brought back to the shop?

2 When was the item purchased?

a. a week ago

b. 21 days ago

c. 14 days ago

30 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Chen transformed by motherhood

Releasing Chasing Dreams, her first album after giving birth to her first child, actress-singer Kelly Chen Wai-lam says motherhood has transformed her. For one, she has cut back on her shopping sprees.

27 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Thursday Thinktank

1 Hong Kong scientist wins Nobel Prize ... local developers were considered, too, for defying physics in turning 600 sq ft flats into 900 sq ft luxury apartments.

2 Democrat lawmaker admits feelings for former assistant ... who does he think he is - David Letterman?

8 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Celebs' charity trip ends at doctor's

Charlene Choi Cheuk-yin, Vivian Chow Wai-man and Hins Cheung King-hin recently fell ill following a charity trip to Nepal on behalf of World Vision.

At a promotional event after returning to Hong Kong, a fatigued Choi (left) said: 'I have already gone to the doctor and had some injections, but I still have a temperature and diarrhoea.

14 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Players' support helps keep Rambo in a job

TSW Pegasus produced an unusual candidate for save of the season yesterday as head coach Ricardo Rambo was spared the axe after his players petitioned club management on his behalf.

The entire squad signed a letter of support for the Brazilian to be kept in his post after the smart money earlier in the day had him earmarked for the chop.

10 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

High-wire stunt nearly a flop

The Olympics opening ceremony at the National Stadium seemed flawless but director and veteran martial arts choreographer Ching Siu-tung, who was in charge of former gymnast Li Ning's spectacular high-wire sprinting performance, said the performance almost ended in tears.

23 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Red-hot Tsui gives rivals a run for their money

There's no stopping the in-form stable of Me Tsui Yu-sak. At the back end of the season when the top stables struggle for winners, Tsui was the lamplighter yesterday with a treble from the first four races.

29 Jun 2008 - 12:00am