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Experts agree, teenager Guan set for greatness

Guan Tianlang is destined for greatness. His parents know it, mainland golf knows it and now the world knows it.

Saturday, 21 April, 2012, 12:00am

Discovering the joys of volunteering

Sue Guan, Yan Danbin and Zheng Jihu are students at Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine. Before the winter holiday, their university sought student volunteers to help maintain order at Guangzhou Railway Station, one of the nation's busiest, during Lunar New Year.

16 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Bovine providence

Of the animals represented in the Chinese zodiac, the ox is one of the best,' says Guan Hu, when he explains why he made Cow, a film in which the titular creature is so central to the narrative that it's as much a star as its human counterparts.

29 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Photographic preservation in Xi Guan

On August 8, 80 teenage photographers visited Xi Guan, a historic area of Guangzhou famous for its old streets and distinctive architecture.

1 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

A cleaner press needed, as well as a freer one

Reporting news on the mainland is far from a straightforward business, as the case of Beijing journalist Guan Jian highlights. Authorities explained his two-week disappearance by revealing he had been detained for allegedly taking bribes and working without state approval. His newspaper said yesterday he was innocent of the charges.

17 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

The Long and Winding Silk Road

HK Chinese Orchestra's theatre featuring music originating from the Silk Road, joined by Luo King on zheng, Guo Yazhi on guanzi and Michael Wong on saxophone. Today, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3185 1600

11 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Skater glides gracefully into role as envoy

Skating queen Michelle Kwan is proud of her Chinese-American heritage. The glamorous 26-year-old remembers growing up with the sights and smells of her parent's Chinese restaurant, speaking Cantonese to her grandparents and relishing Lunar New Year and collecting lai see.

24 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Missed opportunity

The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-il, does not have many supporters in the world - but author and retired central government official Guan Shan is one of them.

16 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Paper cut artwork on show

More than 40 traditional Chinese paper cut artworks by Hong Kong-born artist Guan Xiaoyun are on exhibit at the City University until February 28.

28 Jan 2003 - 12:00am


The Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra (HKCO) has invited two distinguished wind instrument musicians to perform as part of the World Music Series: Chung Jae-kook (pictured) is a master of the piri, a Korean traditional instrument, and Irishman Robbie Hannan plays the uilleann pipes.

4 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Y2K conmen may be drugging victims

A herb for treating asthma may have been used to drug people and con them out of large sums of money in return for pills claimed to cure the Y2K bug.

8 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

Parents prepare toys and treats for plunge baby's afterlife

Grief-stricken parents whose baby daughter slipped from her bunk bed and fell to her death from a sixth-floor flat spent yesterday assembling toys and clothes for their child's after life.

10 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Officials try to ease fall horror

The Social Welfare Department has stepped in to try to ease the emotional scars of the family whose baby girl fell from her bed and out of a sixth-floor window.

2 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Ensemble sounds out Northern China

A drum and wind ensemble from Liaoning province is on its way to capture the hearts of Hong Kong audiences with the oldest folk music in China.

19 May 1997 - 12:00am

Tung Wing surprises mainland officials

TUNG Wing Steel's acquisition of its parent company's mainland operations appears to be a natural step for China's iron and steel giant, Shougang Corp, to gain an indirect listing in Hongkong.

However, the pioneering move has caught Chinese officials by surprise.

12 May 1993 - 12:00am