The state-run media were more than happy to turn those who usually make the news into the newsmakers during this year's Communist Party congress.Sunday, 18 November, 2012, 3:48am
We admit it - we are biased. As Hong Kong's leading English-language newspaper, we have a vested interest in keeping standards of written and spoken English high. But so does Hong Kong. It is the language of business, finance, science, technology and global exchange; we cannot be anyone's global city if we are not reasonably fluent in English.28 Mar 2011 - 12:00am
The Olympic Games are grounded in sport and culture, but over the decades, have come to embody friendship, building a better world, and for the host nation, pride and prestige. All these elements were on show at the opening ceremony on Friday night; never has there been such an impressive kick-start to what is unquestionably the world's premier sporting event.11 Aug 2008 - 12:00am
Match the following words with their meanings on the right.
a. grand; magnificent
c. mass killing (of an ethnic, religious or political group)
d. for the first time4 Jun 2007 - 12:00am
Overseas journalists have flocked to the city to report on today's election.
Print and electronic media, mostly the United States and Europe, have interviewed Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and Alan Leong Kah-kit, while the Al-Jazeera English television station has broadcast two reports from Hong Kong.25 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
YES AS one who makes a living of sorts creeping about the corridors of the fourth estate, it would seem a trifle churlish to speak ill of the thousands of hard-working ladies and gentlemen of the foreign press who have spent sweaty days and bleary-eyed nights toiling after the great Hong Kong handover story. But I'm going to anyway.6 Jul 1997 - 12:00am