Hong Kong Films

Learning curve

Hong Kong's Nicholas Choi (right) is hit by Romania's Radu Daraban in the men's individual foil yesterday. Choi was beaten but is determined to return to the Olympic Games after his brief experience in London.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:43pm

Quick-fire loss for fireman Cheung

Hong Kong's Cheung Chi-yip knows what it takes to become a world-class judoka but cannot take that risk unless his future is secured.

31 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Li Keqiang protester convicted; to appeal

A woman who tried to break through a police barricade in a protest during Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's visit to the city last year was found guilty of resisting arrest yesterday.

Siu Mun-yee, 53, was bound over to keep the peace for one year on a bond of HK$1,000. She said she was innocent and would lodge an appeal.

28 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

A New Cantonese Opera Justice Bao

Yuen Siu-fai (left) stars in, directs and is the librettist for a Cantonese Opera double-bill of stories revolving around the legendary judge consisting of The Caucasian Circle, centring on two women who both claim to be a child's real mother, and Chisang Town, in which Justice Bao Ching upholds justice despite the case involving his family members.

27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am


New Releases

Beloved (III) (French, English and Czech)

See review on this page.

The Pirates! Band of Misfits in 3-D (I) (English and Cantonese versions)

See review on this page.

Doraemon the Movie: Nobita and the Last Haven (I) (Cantonese)

26 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

One-legged fraudster must repay HK$2m

A fraudster must repay more than HK$2 million to an elderly victim he tricked and robbed by impersonating 46 different people, the High Court ruled yesterday.

High Court Recorder Anderson Chow Ka-ming ordered Chung Man-chi, 67, to pay Lau Yuen-ying, 70, HK$2.1 million plus interest in compensation for money he took from Lau between 2002 and 2004.

24 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Another chapter in the 'misunderstood' C.Y. story

Another week, another attempt at the soft-sell. After three rounds of mayhem-inducing community visits, the heavyweights in Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's team descended on the Book Fair yesterday to regale audiences with lively anecdotes about their 'misunderstood' boss while the undersecretary for home affairs told children's stories.

23 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Statutory paternity leave could be in place by 2013

Statutory paternity leave of three to five days could be introduced in Hong Kong next year, the labour minister said yesterday.

23 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

A thousand deaths

Anna May Wong: From Laundryman's Daughter to Hollywood Legend by Graham Russell Gao Hodges Hong Kong University Press

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

'Secret' Beijing trip blamed on mix-up

Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor yesterday blamed 'internal communications problems' for the administration's failure to publicise Education Secretary Eddie Ng Hak-kim's trip to Beijing this week.

11 Jun 2015 - 4:29pm

Brothers of War

All Theatre Art Association's multimedia production exploring the meaning of peace and friendship combines Hoi Chiu's (left) creation of on the spot epic scenes through his original sand paintings with drama, traditional storytelling, Chinese music, martial arts and dance. In Cantonese with English surtitles.

20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

No regrets but I feel heat, says minister

Food and Health Secretary Dr Ko Wing-man (pictured) said he was shocked by former development chief Mak Chai-kwong's alleged abuse of a civil service rent subsidy in the 1980s and Mak's subsequent resignation.

19 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

First guide dog in years hits streets with master

Hong Kong's first guide dog in more than 30 years - a Labrador retriever named Google - graduated from training yesterday even as rival guide-dog groups continued to war over who his rightful owner is.

19 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Public Eye

Leung conjures up HK$7b magic trick after ducking questions

18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Cheng feels wrath of Kelly & Co

Twelve months ago, the signature charge of Kim Kelly's second season as chief steward was the 'reasonable and permissible measures' rule, with a record five running and handling incidents, with careless riding sharply down.

18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am