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The World's Greatest Book of Useless Information

The World's Greatest Book of Useless Information by Noel Botham Perigee, HK$104

Sunday, 20 September, 2009, 12:00am

The Last Days of the Lacuna Cabal

The Last Days of the Lacuna Cabal

by Sean Dixon

Harper, HK$104

7 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Jackie Chan finds a way to look good for a good cause

You can never accuse Jackie Chan of being lazy. Last Friday, the star flew all the way home from New Mexico, where he's been shooting a movie, to attend an event for his charity.

1 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

The price of being an action hero

What price is too high for a good action shot? While filming a battle scene on the grasslands west of Beijing recently, actor Jackie Chan was thrown off a horse and aggravated an old hip injury.

9 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Jackie draws into character

You're getting old and achey and there just aren't enough hours in the day to soak up all those sponsorship deals. What's an action hero gonna do?

9 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Sadness, relief as plug pulled on news show

Wharf Cable's English-language news service screened its final broadcast last night after just under four years on the air.

The last newscast on Cable Channel 15, anchored by managing editor Peter Maize, went out at 9.30 pm.

12 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Star buys

ANYTHING Arnie can do, we can do better. Just down the old Canton Road from Planet Hollywood sits a local version of the Hollywood-for-sale concept. It's called Star Shop and it's the result of a collaboration between local movie heavyweights Golden Harvest, Shaw Brothers, Jackie Chan and a fashion manufacturer.

1 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

Immaculate antecedents

IT may be nobler to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous criticism (letter headlined, 'PR blooper', by Paul Baran, South China Morning Post, October 20), but in this case I must protest as the arrows are off-target.

22 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

PR blooper

HATS off once again to those, wacky, fun-loving, never-say-die, grammatical gremlins of the government publicity machine. This time, they've stuck a beauty of a clanger in the Royal Hong Kong Police Department's new poster campaign, which I noticed in several MTR stations.

20 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

China TV team for London venture

PRODUCTION staff from China Central Television (CCTV) are to move to London to help edit and dub into Mandarin the mainland's first foreign-made, original programming due to be screened on the national broadcast service from next January.

12 Oct 1994 - 12:00am