Hans Ebert

Unhappy Hong Kong blogger optimises his research on Simon Cowell

A former top music executive in Hong Kong and Asia has claimed his blog was censored after he criticised Simon Cowell (right, bottom) of American Idol fame.

Saturday, 14 August, 2010, 12:00am

Made famous by 'Do the Cas-i-bah', horse trainer plans to take hoof show on road

Caspar Fownes has a new calling. In June, the legendary local horse trainer made history when he saddled up six winners in a single race meeting at the Happy Valley racecourse.

To mark that special occasion, he broke into an original dance that has been dubbed the 'Do the Cas-i-bah'.

31 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Ebert creation is music to Durban Demon's ears

Rival jockeys know only too well it takes a lot to get Douglas Whyte distracted, but the Durban Demon admitted to feeling 'more than a bit chuffed' to learn there has been a song written and produced in his honour.

8 May 2009 - 12:00am

Chinese, and proud of it

Following in the footsteps of his Hong Kong icon dad Sam and his alt-rock big brother Ryan, Scott Hui (right) has become a recording artist. The Los Angeles-educated second offspring of 1980s Canto hero Sam Hui Koon-kit has been signed up by EMI Music boss Hans Ebert to rap on a hip hop track Ebert wrote called Proud To Be Chinese (P2bC).

23 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Fateful day one of many violent tragedies

I was disturbed by the ill-conception shown in Hans Ebert's criticism of ATV World for showing horse racing on the anniversary of the terror attacks on the US ('Bad choice as rest of us remember,' South China Morning Post, September 11).

13 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Massive undertaking

I refer to the letter from Hans Ebert headlined, 'No live ties' (South China Morning Post, June 15).

Responding swiftly to requests of cricket fans, Cable TV entered a deal with ESPN/Star Sports to bring the cricket World Cup to Hong Kong.

18 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Jockey Club out of tune

MY personal form guide shows that the two most performed tunes by those big bands the Royal Hong Kong Jockey Club wheels in from time to time to entertain the horses are Born Free and The Theme From Exodus.

In fact, if I'm correct, at a recent race meeting, The Theme From Exodus was performed thrice. And with much gusto.

4 Apr 1994 - 12:00am