Che Guevara

Letters to the Editor, May 16, 2013

Under-fire Legco president Jasper Tsang. Photo: Sam Tsang

Disruptive filibuster had to be halted

I agree with the decision of Legislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing to end a filibuster on the budget bill.

Thursday, 16 May, 2013, 2:47am

Ernesto 'Che' Guevara (below) was killed 44 years ago today. The Marxist revolutionary was shot dead aged 39 during a battle between army troops and guerillas in the Bolivian jungle, according to an army statement. However, a post-mortem examination suggested he had been captured and executed.

9 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Decorator claims killing was self-defence

17 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Fidel & Che

Fidel & Che by Simon Reid-Henry Sceptre, HK$128

11 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Che (Parts 1 & 2)

Che (Parts 1 & 2)

Benicio del Toro, Demian Bichir, Catalina Sandino Moreno

Director: Steven Soderbergh

12 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

His Illegal Self

His Illegal Self by Peter Carey Faber and Faber HK$104

14 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

My Life

My Life by Fidel Castro with Ignacio Ramonet Penguin, HK$170

22 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

My Life

My Life by Fidel Castro with Ignacio Ramonet Penguin, HK$170

22 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

His Illegal Self

His Illegal Self

by Peter Carey

Faber & Faber HK$220

17 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

whatever floats your boat

1 The boats that take visitors beneath Niagara Falls are all named what?

2 Which former ocean liner (right) sank in Victoria Harbour and was later used as a set for James Bond film The Man With the Golden Gun?

3 What cargo was the Mary Celeste, the original ghost ship, carrying when her entire crew mysteriously disappeared?

2 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

City of revolution

Among a host of Che Guevara memorials, Santa Clara - the main city of central Cuba - features two statues: one is huge and heroic, perched high on a tall stone plinth; the other is life-sized, imaginative and humane, standing unfenced on public steps, freely touchable. Each seems to depict a distinctly different person.

15 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

on yer bike

1 Which Briton won the 500cc Motorcycling World Championship in 1976 and 1977?

2 Who played Che Guevara in the film adaptation of The Motorcycle Diaries?

3 Motorcycle manufacturer Voxan is based in which country?

4 Which 1985 TV series, starring Rex Smith, revolved around a hi-tech motorcycle used to fight crime?

14 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

What's On


A group of secondary students who have completed a series of workshops will showcase their video work at the Youth in Love with Video Screening.

Under the instruction of veteran filmmakers, the students learned the basics of video making and editing.

24 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

freedom fighters

1 Which Mexican revolutionary led the only foreign military attack on the continental United States in the 20th century?

2 Who led an unsuccessful revolution against the Roman Empire between 73-71BC?

3 Which freedom fighter was also known as the Maid of Orleans?

4 In which South American country was Che Guevara born?

29 May 2005 - 12:00am

Not only revolutionaries, not just film

Most of us see films as a way of escaping from our humdrum lives for and hour or two. Some people see film as a medium of aesthetic expression. But 22-year-old film director Mo Lai Yan-Chi sees film as a platform for expressing social statements.

12 Dec 2004 - 12:00am