Why local is the new global

It's the age of the internet revival: Facebook, Groupon and LinkedIn have raised vast sums in splashy initial public offerings. The net has gone mobile with the boom in smartphones. Sites such as Amazon and Google have evolved into highly profitable firms.

Monday, 28 May, 2012, 12:00am

The Deep Blue Sea

The Deep Blue Sea Rachel Weisz, Tom Hiddleston, Simon Russell Beale Director: Terence Davies

6 May 2012 - 12:00am

Fashion brand niin toasts the arrival of its ocean-themed summer collection with party

Local fashion brand niin celebrated the launch of its online store and the arrival of its summer collection with a cocktail party.

To coincide with the event, celebrity photographer and filmmaker Sean Lee-Davies created mixed-media paintings, videos and photographs inspired by the ocean themed collection, designed by his long-time friend, niin founder Jeanine Hsu.

11 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

The Welsh Girl

The Welsh Girl

by Peter Ho Davies

Sceptre, HK$115

10 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

The Welsh Girl

The Welsh Girl

by Peter Ho Davies

Sceptre, HK$214

Peter Ho Davies' writing has been greeted with acclaim and awards for more than a decade, yet until publishers battled it out for the rights to this debut novel, extracted in Granta in 2003, he had published only short fiction.

13 May 2007 - 12:00am

Your chance to shoot wildlife

Curious about wildlife? And we don't mean the Wan Chai variety. If so, the Discovery Network's Animal Planet wants you. In yet another reality TV format, they are looking for the next wildlife filmmaker and will take six participants to the Shamwari Game Reserve in South Africa this July for a show called Unearthed.

17 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

No need to split SFC post, says expert

A former head of Britain's financial regulator has dismissed suggestions that splitting the top job at the Securities and Futures Commission was essential to avoid any conflict of interest.

10 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

School's out at last for principal

It was the end of an era when Kowloon Junior School principal Gareth Davies retired last month after 24 years. The Harilela family, whose children had attended the school, marked the occasion with a dinner at their home in Kowloon Tong, attended by about 120 guests.

2 Jul 2004 - 12:00am