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Hong Kong Films

Preview: Shaolin Fez at Fringe Club

Californian Sam Ferrer came to Hong Kong 10 years ago to join the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra as a double bassist. He still does that job, but as with many players in the ensemble he has musical interests outside the classical repertoire.

Monday, 22 October, 2012, 3:51pm

Jennifer Cheung: The ex-banker who turned her sweet-tooth into a thriving business

Jennifer Cheung always liked cooking, yet it was a career in the competitive world of banking that helped her take her passion to transform the direction of the dessert industry in Hong Kong and build a reputation as serving some of the best cupcakes in town.

9 Oct 2012 - 3:43pm

City Digest, September 29, 2012

Man kills wife before leaping to his death

29 Sep 2012 - 3:11am

Stars' baby photos at Hong Kong charity event

She is model turned busy mother-of-three, but Cathy Lee Chui Chi-kei still finds time for charity work.

Her latest project is supporting South Korean skincare brand Sulwhasoo's "Hundreds of Families Quilt" initiative to create a giant collage of donated childhood pictures.

21 Sep 2012 - 3:32am

Tackling the taboos of sex and desire in Hong Kong

Subjects many of us are familiar with but dare not speak about are challenged in this refreshingly candid anthology. Petula Ho Sik-ying, a professor at the University of Hong Kong, and A. Tsang Ka-tat, a professor at the University of Toronto, have compiled 15 years of community-based sexual research, giving a deeper understanding of these taboo subjects.

17 Sep 2012 - 12:26pm

Hong Kong's 'Cold War' to open Busan International Film Festival

Although Cold War is only the first film directed by industry veterans Longman Leung Lok-man and Sunny Luk Kim-ching, it has been selected as the opening movie for this year's Busan International Film Festival on October 4.

Previous opening movies at the prestigious South Korean film festival have been directed by the likes of Zhang Yimou and Feng Xiaogang.

12 Sep 2012 - 3:28am

Classic comedy captured spirit of Hong Kong

The Private Eyes

10 Sep 2012 - 9:33am

Thirty-year gap between screenings shows value of film preservation

An illustration of the dire state of local movie preservation prior to the establishment of the Hong Kong Film Archive can be found in two retrospective screenings of Beyond the Grave 25 years apart. 

31 Aug 2012 - 3:15pm

Jail for man who paid lai see bribes for baby formula during shortages

A reseller of baby formula has been jailed for 3-1/2 months for paying HK$800 in bribes to supermarket managers amid a formula shortage in 2010 and 2011 when mothers in Hong Kong stockpiled supplies, fearing they would run out.

28 Aug 2012 - 3:20am

Film review: stale cocktails all round in Lan Kwai Fong sex romp

Wilson Chin Kwok-wai's Lan Kwai Fong 2 delivers absurd drama and lazy sub-plots in a failed attempt to redeem himself from last year's theatrical misrepresentation of Hong Kong's infamous party district.

26 Aug 2012 - 5:19am