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Poetic justice

Chen Xinyi

With an impressive body of work from more than three decades of directing, Chen Xinyi might be described as the high priestess of mainland theatre.

Friday, 12 April, 2013, 10:01am

The Week Explained: Insider buy-backs

Warren Buffett does not appear to practise what he preaches. Photo: AFP

Directors of listed Hong Kong companies have been increasing the purchases of their own shares after a lull in this kind of activity earlier in the year. Also, rather intriguingly, Berkshire Hathaway has made a US$1.2 billion buy-back of company shares. The purchase defies US investment guru (and Berkshire head) Warren Buffett's own maxims.

24 Dec 2012 - 4:14am

Purchases by company directors sharply lower as sales remain high

Insider sentiment in Samsonite is not entirely positive this year.

Buying of their own company shares by directors plunged last week, but sales remained high, based on filings made to the stock exchange for the second week of October.

Insider purchases were reported by 28 companies with 107 deals worth HK$32.5 million, compared with 15 companies that reported 90 disposals worth HK$65.8 million.

15 Oct 2012 - 2:53am

Blaming one's wife is a feeble defence

When in trouble, blame the wife. That seems to be the new modus operandi of our ruling class.

4 Sep 2012 - 10:56am

First Time

Starring: Angelababy Yeung Wing, Mark Chao Yu-ting, Jiang Shan Directed by: Han Yan Category: IIA (Putonghua)

With First Time, director-writer Han Yan has concocted a modern-day fantasy that leaves no cliche unturned in its telling of a tragic but oh-so-beautiful love story set in a fairy-tale world that Disney executives would have found hard to swallow.

7 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Beyond the boulevard

The 65th edition of the Cannes Film Festival officially draws to a close tonight (Hong Kong time) as its jury president for the year, Italian director Nanni Moretti, hands out the Palme d'Or and other awards at the closing ceremony.

27 May 2012 - 12:00am

Floating City

Starring: Aaron Kwok Fu-shing, Charlie Young Choi-nei, Annie Liu Xin-you Director: Yim Ho Category: (Cantonese and English)

Floating City is a historical drama without history and a human portrait without humane details.

24 May 2012 - 12:00am

EASY access

Mid-Levels is well known for being a jungle of ageing skyscrapers, but its excellent access to the central business district means its attraction remains unrivalled.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am