The teen who just can't stop running

Runner Kelvin Lau Wai-ngai has finally made the Hong Kong team. The achievement hasn't come without dramatic, inspirational moments.

Thursday, 22 September, 2011, 12:00am

The ultimate foot in mouth

If you've ever made a fool of yourself with a completely wrong prediction, don't worry: you're not alone.

These people all said something so spectacularly wrong they are still remembered for it.

28 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Pooling the resources

Kamil Cheng Ka-hin and Kenneth Cheng Ka-long were born to be special - they are identical twins and they both represent Hong Kong in water polo.

Their elder brother, Kelvin Cheng Ka-ki, 17, is also a member of the Hong Kong water polo team.

24 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Shadow work

Hundreds of students have had a taste of the working week, thanks to a job-shadowing programme that aims to build their confidence and prepare them for future challenges.

22 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Top teenage tennis prodigy

Name: Kelvin Lam Siu-fai

School: Diocesan Boys' School

Grade: Form One

Sport: Tennis

Achievements: Kelvin is ranked number one in the boy's 14-and-under (B14U) tennis category in Hong Kong.

23 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Acting up close and personal

Waiter, I'll have a glass of wine, some bread, oh, and how about a monologue, please?

That's the idea behind Take Your Time, three one-act plays directed by Emilie Guilliot, running twice-weekly this month at nightspots Drop and Gecko. Ms Guilliot said it's common to combine theatre with cafe in her native France, but not in Hong Kong.

12 May 2004 - 12:00am



by Alexei Sayle

Sceptre $90

25 Apr 2004 - 12:00am


The Hong Kong Flying Dragons' losing streak in the Chinese Basketball Association continued last night as they stumbled to a 122-108 defeat against defending champions the Shanghai Sharks. The SAR team are still searching for the first win of their inaugural season and remain at the bottom of the 14-team league.

9 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Stars strut colourful stuff

STARS send out light in a variety of colours - blue, white, yellow, orange and red, for example.

These colours indicate the temperature of the star. Temperatures vary widely in stars. Stars similar to our sun are somewhere in the middle, between the blue-white hot stars and the cooler red stars.

17 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

New recruit Rita is one of the boys

TO the personnel department of one of Hong Kong's leading establishments, where the latest batch of recruits are being given a familiarisation pep-talk on their first day at work.

Each of the strapping young lads is asked to introduce themselves by their Chinese names and their English names - the latter deemed to be important in this particular field of work.

1 Jul 1994 - 12:00am