Hong Kong Films

Bail extended for Mak, Tsang and wives

Disgraced former development minister Mak Chai-kwong had his bail extended by the ICAC yesterday when he reported back to the graft busters after his arrest on suspicion of cheating on government rent allowances in the 1980s.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:23pm

Big radio investors are 'open to offers'

Main shareholders who refused to increase their investment in the troubled Digital Broadcasting Corporation say they will consider 'reasonable offers' for their stakes from investors approved by the broadcasting regulator.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm


New Releases

Vulgaria (III) (Cantonese)

See review on this page.

The Chef (IIA) (French)

See review on this page.

The Bourne Legacy (IIA)

15 Aug 2012 - 11:15pm

Masked men attack newspaper office

Police are hunting four assailants who strode into the offices of a radical online newspaper and destroyed its equipment yesterday.

The masked men marched into Independent Media's (In-media) ninth-floor office on Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, at around 1.20pm and smashed computers and a television before fleeing, the paper said.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:15pm

Should Paul Chan step down? The jury is still out

Hongkongers are divided on whether Paul Chan Mo-po should become the second scandal-hit development chief to quit the government in as many months.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm

Mainland mothers jailed for subterfuge

Two mainland mothers were jailed for five months after one of them held the other's newborn baby to cover up her seven-month pregnancy to evade border controls aimed at stemming the influx of pregnant mainlanders into Hong Kong.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm

Students 'audition' for local CSI

Up to 100 aspiring forensic scientists helped to solve 'murders' at two, three-day workshops last week.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:05pm

DBC radio to go off air as investor pulls out

The fledgling Digital Broadcasting Corporation will go off the air next month - after only three months in operation - amid accusations of 'politically motivated' suppression.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

HKU student stunned as she lives the dream

Hong Kong University student Fong Yee-pui could not believe her eyes when she walked into the Olympic Stadium yesterday morning - 80,000 people already waiting for action on the first day of track and field.

Fong may have been a sideshow to the main events, but she made it through to the first round after finishing second in her 100-metre preliminary.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

Anti-triad sting nets C.Y. quartet

At least four people who attended a dinner that left the chief executive's election campaign embroiled in rumours of triad links are among 130 arrested in an anti-triad crackdown.

The meeting in February between rural leaders and Leung Chun-ying's campaign aides became an election issue due to the presence of controversial businessman Kwok Wing-hung, known as 'Shanghai Boy'.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

I've been censored, director says

A Shanghai filmmaker has accused a University of Hong Kong professor of censorship after he was ordered to remove politically sensitive Facebook posts for the school's film festival. He was also barred from holding a memorial for Beijing flood victims at the event.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

More police to combat hi-tech criminals

Extra officers are to be drafted in to fight a rising tide of online crime as police prepare to open a cybersecurity centre by the end of the year.

Police recorded 1,299 technology-related crimes in the first half of this year, a 41 per cent rise year-on-year. Victims lost HK$64 million - up from HK$4 million.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:54pm


New Releases

The Silent War (IIA) (Cantonese)

See review on this page.

Madagascar: Europe's Most Wanted (I) (English and Chinese versions)

See review on this page.

Lacuna (IIA) (Putonghua and Cantonese)

15 Aug 2012 - 10:50pm

Beijing loyalists set for Legco poll fight

The battle for functional constituency seats in next month's elections will pitch supporters of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying seeking to gain a foothold in Legco against backers of his defeated rival Henry Tang Ying-yen looking to retain their influence.

29 Aug 2012 - 3:27pm

Murder, bank fraud 'despicable'

A handyman who killed a 74-year-old man before impersonating him to withdraw HK$600,000 from banks was jailed for life yesterday.

Mr Justice Darryl Saw called Alan Ng Nga-lun, 52, 'truly despicable' for murdering Tang Lo-loi at his house in Tseng Tau village, Ma On Shan, on November 9, 2010.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:43pm