Pseudo-models may have been banned officially from signing autographs at the book fair. But on the first day, they still managed to titillate some, and offend others.Thursday, 21 July, 2011, 12:00am
There is still a full week to put your used books to good use by giving them to underprivileged children. This is how much longer the 'Books for a Cause' campaign is running.
The campaign, organised by the local charity Kids4kids, invites students, businesses and members of the public to donate used books between May 30 and June 6.24 May 2011 - 12:00am
With their autograph sessions banned from Hong Kong's annual Book Fair on grounds of bad taste, the skimpily-clad young women known as pseudo-models have found a new base for book-signing - Golden Bauhinia Square.21 Jul 2010 - 12:00am
In 1450, Johannes Gutenberg made history by inventing the printing press. Although it was later improved upon, his invention was the basis of machines used to print books, magazines and newspapers until the 20th century6 Jan 2010 - 12:00am
Booksellers yesterday offered deeper discounts in a last attempt to boost sales and clear stock before the week-long Book Fair ends tonight.
Many exhibitors offered additional savings to customers if they bought more books.28 Jul 2009 - 12:00am
Fans of pop stars and pseudo-models began lining up outside of the Convention and Exhibition Centre as much as a week ago to demonstrate their undisputed loyalty to their idols at the opening of the Book Fair today.22 Jul 2009 - 12:00am
There is no question that pretty doll-shaped dresses top fashion's must-have list this summer. But what makes them different from last season's styles are the striking and colourful prints on them. Gone are the ditsy florals; today's prints are bold and dynamic with great sweeps of colour that blur, merge and bleed into each other, suggesting strong, independent femininity.20 May 2009 - 12:00am
With space at a premium in most Hong Kong flats and offices, it's good to know major consumer-electronics brands are designing stylish products to perk up the look of small spaces. Samsung Electronics has given the usually bulky laser printer a makeover and come up with the CLP-315.15 Jun 2008 - 12:00am
Hong Kong's printing and packaging companies will find more commonality than differences when they meet at this year's Hong Kong International Printing and Packaging Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and CIEC Exhibition Company (HK) from today until Thursday at the AsiaWorld-Expo, as the majority of businesses who have facilities in the mainland are feeling the pinch o28 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
Printing and Presses
Choose the right antonym (opposite): common, unofficial, with difficulty
Until the invention of the printing press, books were handwritten. This made books rare and very expensive.22 Apr 2008 - 12:00am