Comparative Mythology

Disney's queen of all trades

As executive counsel of Disney's Asia-Pacific channels and media distribution team - a job that often sees her jetting across the region - it's hard to imagine that Bobbi Campbell has time for much else in her life.

Saturday, 18 June, 2011, 12:00am

Public Eye

Year of the Ox - and we've already had the bull

28 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

A fascination with silk

Now that entry restrictions into Laos have eased, a distinct tourist trail is evolving in the capital, Vientiane. There's the great stupa of Pha That Luang, there's the kitsch vision of Buddha Park, there's dinner at L'Opera - and there's Lao Textiles which is owned by an American woman called Carol Cassidy.

2 May 1998 - 12:00am

Forbidden fruit ripe for picking

JIMMY LAI Chee-ying, boss of the new Apple Daily, is not alone when it comes to picking fruit. Earlier this year, a politician on the other side of the world also decided to go for apples in a big way, and chose them as his campaign symbol.

25 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Remember Mother Earth, too

DO not forget your other mother on Mother's Day - she also needs your love, respect, care and attention.

Mother Earth gives us food, water, air, energy and materials and how do we repay her? By wasting her precious gifts and making a mess of our home.

1 May 1994 - 12:00am