Dilbert

Who said it?

When you're on an expedition, nature hasn't read the script, the ocean hasn't read the script

Film director James Cameron, who will try to dive to the deepest place on earth

Saturday, 10 March, 2012, 12:00am

Owners ignore orders to fix flats

The Building Department said it would start prosecuting owners of units in the Ma Tau Wai tenement block that was swept by a deadly fire in June, saying they had failed to remove illegal structures as ordered.

31 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Cool minimalist living ... includes free satire

A YouTube video depicting the cramped conditions of subdivided flats in Sham Shui Po and parodying a high-end development has gone viral in Hong Kong, attracting more than 170,000 views in a fortnight.

The satirical six-minute video called King's Cube was produced and directed by Chinese University of Hong Kong graduate Joe Yiu as part of her final fine arts masters project.

8 May 2015 - 10:49am

Making dreams come true

Engineering could be the best respected, most coveted and all-round 'awesome' profession.

Yet the contemporary world's best-known comic everyman, a full-time loser called Dilbert, is an engineer. Not only that, engineers the world over have taken him to their hearts and identified with him.

4 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Storage firms ease cramped city life

Hong Kong homes are notoriously small and the size is often at odds with the occupants' love of shopping.

Cramped living conditions may be the norm but this can cause complications when it comes time to moving or renovation.

1 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Welcome to my cubicle

Take the flight of dark, smelly and litter-strewn stairs in this old Sham Shui Po walk-up and you will find the cubicle that eight-year-old Ching Chui-yee calls home. Chui-yee and her family of five live in a 40 sq ft box - in conditions most of us could not even imagine.

15 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Man guilty of assault on boy at clubhouse

A retired businessman was yesterday convicted in the District Court of molesting a 12-year-old boy in a changing room of the Laguna Verde Clubhouse in Hung Hom.

Yik Seal-hung, 53, had pleaded not guilty on January 8 before District Court Judge Stanley Chan to one count of indecent assault and another of committing an indecent act on a child under 16.

15 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

Decorator found dead in flat

30 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Find out more about what you want to do in future

I used to yearn to become a DJ, but not anymore.

A DJ sits in a small cubicle and speaks into the microphone. The audience cannot see them. Also, not many DJs become famous. Most of them are faceless voices.

Besides, there is fierce competition in the field. You need to speak fluently and have a great voice. Then you might be able to join a DJ competition.

10 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

ESC Sequences

Welcome diversions on the Web

Pashnit about bikes

This site is certainly for bikers but possibly for wannabe bikers as well. There are tons of photos of travelling across the wide-open spaces of America. Makes living in Hong Kong feel even more claustrophobic. www.pashnit.com/index.htm

Seven-legged calf

9 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

ESC Sequences

Pashnit about bikes

This site is certainly for bikers but possibly for wannabe bikers as well. There are tons of photos of travelling across the wide-open spaces of America. Makes living in Hong Kong feel even more claustrophobic. www.pashnit.com/index.htm

Seven-legged calf

8 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Dilbert and the Way of the Weasel

Dilbert and the Way of the Weasel

by Scott Adams

Boxtree $116

Scott Adams brings back Dilbert and the gang for another take on the corporate workplace. This time he offers advice on how to survive a cubicle farm by reinventing yourself as a weasel.

22 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

SERIES WATCH

kforestier@scmp.com La Femme Nikita Pearl, 10.30pm Nikita (Peta Wilson, above) is back with her pin-up poses, having to face the consequences of last season's finale. Section One founder Adrian had tried but failed to use the sultry blonde to bring down the lethal and mysterious anti-terrorist section she thought was out of control.

26 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Glamour galore

What sports movie stars are after all, that so many can conspire to make a film that lampoons the pretensions of the glamour world. OK, Pret-a-Porter (Pearl, 9.30pm) is about the fashion circus as it arrives in Paris for the annual read-to-wear shows, not the movie industry. But names like Sophia Loren, Lauren Bacall and Julia Roberts are synonymous with the glamour that fashion feeds on.

29 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

Who takes biscuit as world's worst big cheese?

Iknow your performance review is due,' an unnamed boss told an employee, 'but let's wait until tomorrow. I'm not in the mood for all that negativity today.' Yes, the Dumbest Boss of the Millennium Contest has begun, and already the entries are rocketing through cyberspace as the world's disgruntled workers vie for the US$1,000 prize.

9 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

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