Hong Kong Films

Film critics take us from cringeing to clowning around

Film critics Ivy Lam and James Marsh are on a mission to bring alternative cinema to Hong Kong's moviegoers. Two months ago, they screened Troll 2 - unanimously dubbed the worst film ever made - at the Wan Chai Arts Centre.

Thursday, 5 July, 2012, 12:00am

Activists appeal against sentence over protest

Two activists of the League of Social Democrats yesterday appealed against their convictions and sentence for disorderly behaviour over a rowdy protest in April last year.

Chow Nok-hang, 27, and Wong Hin-wai, 23, challenged their two-week jail terms - handed down in January - for interrupting a speech by former transport chief Eva Cheng to oppose an MTR fare increase.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Pair launch legal bids to unseat C.Y. Leung over 'lies'

Lawmaker 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung and Democratic Party chairman Albert Ho Chun-yan are making separate legal bids to unseat Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, accusing him of lying about illegal structures at his home.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

What they said

Quotes from Leung Chun-ying's new team

On mainland dissident Li Wangyang

His death is suspicious. The truth has to be found out. I am not an expert and I'm not clear whether he committed suicide

Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung, transport and housing minister

On June 4 Tiananmen crackdown

4 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Error of judgment blamed for reporter's detention

A police inspector's error of judgment led to a reporter being hauled away after firing a question at President Hu Jintao about the Tiananmen crackdown, the police force said yesterday.

4 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

HK's new leaders to 'listen humbly'

The protests and questioning of Leung Chun-ying's integrity continued on his second day in office yesterday as the chief executive and his cabinet members vowed to 'listen humbly' to the public's demands.

3 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Student designers breaking all the rules

Name: Ryan Tse Cheuk-shing Collection: Denature skin

Tse's project was inspired by news stories about the buying and selling of human organs on the black market in China - he was interested in the fact that people had placed a monetary value on human parts.

2 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Pomp and protest for Leung

President Hu Jintao set out four specific expectations for Leung Chun-ying on the new chief executive's first day in office - as tens of thousands of Hongkongers joined the city's biggest protest march in years.

2 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Wave of the future

Surveying the list of Hong Kong filmmakers appearing in the Paris Cinema International Film Festival's 'Hong Kong In Focus' programme - during which 80 films made in the past six decades will be shown - one is inevitably drawn to the veterans who have received international acclaim throughout the years.

1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Poor Mother

Today, Ha Chun-chau is best known as actress Sandra Ng Kwan-yue's funny, cuddly father - an endearing personality set further in stone every time the veteran actor, now 80, appears in yet another festive comedy as the Lunar New Year holidays come around.

1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Closing the age gap creatively

They don't care how much you know, until and unless they know how much you care. That applies to all generations of employees.' This was the parting advice given by one of the human resources (HR) experts at the Generational Challenge Seminar, organised by the Classified Post, at Happy Valley Racecourse.

30 Jun 2012 - 12:00am


Outstanding Young Salesperson Award

AIA (Bermuda)

Karena Lei Ka-in

Bank of China (Hong Kong)

Ng Pui-ki

China Construction Bank (Asia)

Ivan Ngan Kai-kong

Chow Tai Fook Jewellery

Wong Siu-kit

Citibank (Hong Kong)

Shirley Tang Hiu-hung

29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

HK tycoon must stand trial over La Scala bribe

Hong Kong property tycoon Joseph Lau Luen-hung has been ordered to trial in Macau in September over accusations he and another developer paid a HK$20 million bribe to secure prime land for luxury flats.

29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Fung Shui Masters reflect and look ahead

Raymond Lo

Five years ago Raymond Lo, popularly known as 'Fung Shui Lo', predicted a strong economy in 'fire years' and good luck for chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen with a blip in 2009 - and he says he was right.

29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Northern exposure

Ten years ago, Peter Chan Ho-sun produced Golden Chicken, a chronicle of the ebbs and flows in the life of a local sex worker before, during and after her prime years.

29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am