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Christian Mythology

Finders of the lost ark

Depending on whom you ask, it's either the most amazing find in history - or a massive practical joke. On one side is Noah's Ark Ministries International (Nami), who have claimed, on several occasions, to have found remnants of the biblical Noah's ark.

Thursday, 13 October, 2011, 12:00am

A big egg of life

It all starts with an egg. It transforms into a planet, which is then slowly populated by puppets of animals and humans.

It is a poignant tale with few spoken words but a wealth of music and emotion. The production called Genesis is crafted brilliantly by its Italian artistic director Giacomo Ravicchio.

11 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

A Second Coming that fails to inspire

The Final Testament of the Holy Bible by James Frey Gagosian Gallery

29 May 2011 - 12:00am

A boy's surprising journey of self-discovery with twists

Noah Barleywater Runs Away John Boyne Published by David Fickling Books ISBN 97838561895

Noah Barleywater is an eight-year-old boy who runs away from home. Some things there just frighten him.

28 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Home run

Au Colina Gabriel Chi-ho is away from his home base - both on and off the field. The 20-year-old Venezuelan is a shortstop - a dynamic defender stationed between second and third base - on the Hong Kong baseball team.

Gabriel came to Hong Kong from South America when he was 12. Ever since, he has been pulled between his two separate homes.

12 Feb 2011 - 12:00am


Developers must disclose concessions they have obtained

In response to the editorial ('Transparency the right first step on home sales', October 24), the Real Estate Developers Association wishes to set the record straight to ensure that your readers fully understand what developers bid and, ultimately, pay for at land auctions.

31 Oct 2010 - 12:00am


Hundreds of accidental burns each year

It is somewhat ironic that, within weeks of holding a symposium on burn prevention at Prince of Wales Hospital, a baby should be accidently scalded in another Hospital Authority hospital.

29 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Thursday Think Tank

1 Temple monk in legal battle with Buddhist monastery for columbarium site ... if it isn't settled in the courts, it'll be the Shaolin tiger fist versus the praying mantis kung-fu attack

2 372kg of cocaine sent to New Territories village house by mistake ... it was supposed to go to the Jockey Club for the horses

29 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

'Devil-beaters' busy in tough times

The thick smoke may have almost suffocated them and made their eyes teary. The fierce flames may have pushed the unseasonably hot temperatures even higher, making them sweat like pigs. The deafening sound of shoe heels smashing bricks saw them all nearly lose their hearing.

7 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Which species of animal would you take on board Noah's ark?

Walter Mak Kiu-shun, 15, Ma On Shan St Joseph's Secondary School

I would take lambs. For Christians, a lamb is a symbol of sacrifice. Although we seldom sacrifice lambs anymore, taking them on board would remind us to make sacrifices for God and not commit sins.

Kelvin Yu Chun-yin, 12, Sing Yin Secondary School

28 Jan 2010 - 12:00am