The Motown Years (CD) Michael Jackson & Jackson 5

Before the Moonwalk, there was Motown. Innovator that he was, Michael Jackson was shaking things up even as a pre-teen.

Friday, 16 October, 2009, 12:00am

The Long Blondes

The Long Blondes


(Rough Trade)

4 May 2008 - 12:00am

Jackson verdict should be respected

The celebrity trial that has held the world's attention for the past three months has ended with Michael Jackson walking free from child-abuse charges.

15 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Scots add Classic title to world crown

Scotland's Alex Marshall and George Sneddon, playing only their second tournament together, added the Hong Kong International Bowls Classic pairs title to their world crown after beating Welshmen Robert Jones and Jason Greenslade in style yesterday.

3 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

An incredible comeback victory over legend in classic, by George!

When George Sneddon looked at the heavens and clasped his hands in giving thanks, he just knew he would emerge victorious - even against one of the legends of the game.

6 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

Reporter a jump ahead of the news

THE Hong Kong-based Far East correspondent for Britain's Independent Television News, Mark Austin, found himself puzzled when Michael Jackson's doctor issued a statement on Tuesday night in Bangkok saying the star ''will be returning to the stage tomorrow''.

27 Aug 1993 - 12:00am

Jackson in visit (Joe, that is)

WHILE that Jackson prevaricates, another popster bearing the same name is in our midst. Step forward, please, Joe Jackson - the man for all musical styles and seasons.

The British rocker, who had to cross the Atlantic to make it big, was spotted at the weekend sunning himself on the terrace of the Bela Vista in Macau.

19 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

Jackson on a winner

THE plot thickens . . .

An unusual thing has happened at the Hongkong Coliseum - at the time of going to press, the stadium has a week completely free of any bookings between March 8 and 15.

Why? Because the Michael Jackson reservation for that particular time was cancelled last week.

18 Jan 1993 - 12:00am