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Mass Media

Crackdown on newspaper sends a chilling signal

The recent leadership changes at a major Shanghai newspaper sends a signal to the city's media that it must be more careful with its reporting ahead of the Communist Party's 18th national congress, when a new leadership will be unveiled.

Saturday, 28 July, 2012, 12:00am

Turning the tables

I made a great discovery in a second-hand-book shop recently: a Turkish cookbook with simple recipes that actually work.

26 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse

An alternate timeline, invading alien hordes, and cool mechs are the main ingredients in the latest sci-fi anime from Japan called Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse. The show is based on a 2003 Japanese video game series that has since evolved into a multi-title manga and now a 12-episode action sci-fi series.

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Censors ban train crash coverage

Censors have banned coverage of the first anniversary of the deadly high-speed-train crash in Wenzhou , Zhejiang province, in the latest move to tighten media control ahead of the Communist Party's national congress later this year.

20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

A Battle of words

It's a scene that has become typical in Hong Kong - commuters in a packed MTR carriage, office workers and students, their shoulders brushing each other, eyes glued to the screens of electronic devices.

18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Ice Age 4: Continental Drift

Starring the voices of: Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo Directors: Steve Martino and Mike Thurmeier Category: I (English and Cantonese versions)

Ice Age 4: Continental Drift, full of slapstick humour and visual splendour, is a nice cinematic treat for the summer.

12 Jul 2012 - 12:00am