Jessie Hui

Library opens doors

A new public library has been opened to serve residents in the Tin Shui Wai district.

Monday, 25 December, 2006, 12:00am

Know your neighbourhood

An online platform to protect local cultures from the threat posed by globalisation has been launched.

Daytauchung (www. daytauchung.com) has been set up by Hong Kong-born architect and designer Gene Miao, who witnessed the demise of many old establishments after returning from the United States a few years ago.

18 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Brighter future for disabled

An art competition encourages teenagers to paint a brighter future for Hong Kong while raising funds for a good cause.

Organised by property agency Colliers International, the contest is open to students aged below 18. They will be vying for a total of 12 titles in the kindergarten, primary or secondary categories.

7 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Authors seek human touch

This year's Book Fair will see scholars and writers, such as Lo Wai-luen (aka Xiao Si), Liu Xinwu and Hong Ying, speaking on the topic 'In Search of Humanity in the 21st Century'.

19 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Fusion of east and west

Shau Kei Wan Government Secondary School (SGSS) celebrated its 45th anniversary with a musical feast last Friday.

Held at the City Hall Concert Hall, the concert opened with Chinese pieces, including Festival Overture by conductor Kwok Shing-cho and Beating Ghosts by Kuan Nai-chung. They were performed by the school's western and Chinese orchestras.

14 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Free seminars on creativity

Two public seminars on creativity will be held at La Salle College (LSC) this Saturday.

The seminars, organised by LSC's Student Association with the support of alumni, will be under the theme 'Nurturing Creativity and Innovation for the Young People of Hong Kong'.

11 May 2006 - 12:00am

Dance drama to bloom

The Hong Kong Dance Company will take popular mainland television drama Red Poppies to the stage next month.

The story is set in the early 20th century. Maichi, a Tibetan chieftain, has built a fortune on planting poppies and selling opium. He soon raided other tribes and took away their land.

26 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Awards for fund-raising effort

Schools received recognition for their fund-raising efforts for Community Chest at an award and cheque presentation ceremony last week.

Kindergarten, primary and secondary students were among the 12,000 volunteers involved in the charity's Street Flag Sale and Gold Flag Sale on November 26 last year.

20 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Break free from loneliness

The majority of young people in Hong Kong have felt lonely at some time because of unfulfilling relationships with family and friends, a recent survey has found.

3 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Tales of growing up

A book of short stories for teenagers will be launched on Monday to raise funds for deprived children in Hong Kong.

Thomas Beckham Wang and Other Stories, published by Chameleon Press, is set in Hong Kong, mainland China, India and Vietnam. The stories are about the joys and pains of growing up.

9 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Fosbury - Tahiti 80

Tahiti 80 is a French quartet who borrowed their name from a tasteless souvenir T-shirt.

Their first two full-length albums, Puzzle (1999) and Wallpaper for the Soul (2002), found success in unexpected places such as Japan. Tahiti 80's wide appeal can be attributed to their soulful pop which is an easy listen.

6 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Something personal

Local cultural icon and Commercial Radio DJ Jan Lamb has released 30'mething - a 12-track album containing the hippest beats in hip-hop, modern jazz and R&B.

25 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Call for short story entries

The annual Student Short Story Competition, organised by the Hong Kong Women in Publishing Society, is now accepting entries.

Students aged between 12 and 18 can take part by writing 2,000 words or less on the theme 'The Gift'.

The winning entry will be published in the society's annual journal, IMPRINT 2006.

22 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Send IN FILM, MUSIC REVIEWS

Have you got any favourite CDs, VCDs or DVDs that you want to recommend?

Starting from this school term, Young Post will dedicate one page every Thursday to music and film reviews written by you. Yes, it's your turn to be a music/film critic.

5 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Week 7

Amy Yang Miu-yuk, 15

Hong Kong Chinese Women's Club College

Challenge: Lose weight

3 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

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