The cultural revelationSaturday, 6 October, 2012, 10:26am
Beijing is honing an ambitious strategy that will clear a path for the media industry to list on the stock market.
The new round of reforms to overhaul the propaganda machine is likely to spawn dozens of initial public offerings by media outlets and publishing companies in line with the Communist Party's goal of boosting the culture industry.5 Oct 2012 - 7:00pm
Huge water park unveiled
Beijing authorities announced plans yesterday to build a massive water park, spanning 1.2 million square metres, near the popular 798 Art Zone, the Beijing Times reports. The project will cost more than 50 billion yuan (HK$61.2 billion). Construction will begin next year and will take two years to complete.2 Oct 2012 - 4:49am
Andy Hei is where he is today because antiques are in his blood. In 1948, at the age of 15, his father began working as an apprentice in a relative's curio shop. Years later, in 1970, Hei senior left that job to set up an antique business in Chungking Mansions.30 Sep 2012 - 1:59pm
Shop owners protest fee29 Sep 2012 - 3:44am
Head-on crash hurts 10
Ten people were injured in Miyuan county when a minivan being used as an illegal taxi struck their vehicle head-on, the Beijing Times reports. At least one of the injuries was serious. One injured passenger said the minivan crossed into their lane while trying to avoid another car.15 Sep 2012 - 3:45am
Two summers ago Warren Baumberg, a high school teacher from New Zealand, launched Hong Kong Pub Crawl, a weekly HK$100-a-night tour of some of the city's independent bars. It is now ranked the city's No1 nightlife attraction on travel site Tripadvisor, with an estimated 6,000 party-goers having signed up for the Thursday night knees up.
Where did you get the idea from?6 Sep 2012 - 9:50am
Writing is off the wall30 Aug 2012 - 4:11am
Zhou Kehua was a hardened criminal who robbed banks, murdered the innocent and shot at the police in a series of cases that shocked the nation and made him one of China's most wanted fugitives.28 Aug 2012 - 4:24am
'Eligible' bachelors buy ad25 Aug 2012 - 3:28am