Striking a balance between freedom of the press and the right to privacy is a notion universally accepted. But the experience in Hong Kong shows this is easier said than done.Monday, 2 April, 2012, 12:00am
A prominent mainland political commentator's microblogging accounts on three popular platforms were shut down on Saturday in the wake of an unprecedented clampdown on 'rumour-mongering' via Twitter-like weibo services.2 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Dame Edna Everage was due to give her Hong Kong possums a final farewell yesterday, before retiring from the stage after a 57-year outing. Adored by many, the dame has had her ups and downs. During a stint as agony aunt at Vanity Fair, she responded to a reader who had asked if she should learn Spanish by saying: 'Forget Spanish ... Who speaks it that you are really desperate to talk to?1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Scanners (1981)25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Who is the first American who landed on Mars? John Carter from Virginia.
Disney once again tries to turn a novel - A Princess of Mars, this time - into a blockbuster. Directed by Andrew Stanton, this action-packed sci-fi movie has been renamed after the main character, John Carter.11 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
If the story of John Carter seems more than a little similar to most modern day sci-fi action-adventures, it's no accident. That's because Edgar Rice Burroughs, the creator of the main character in Disney's latest adventure movie, pioneered the genre a century ago.4 Mar 2012 - 12:00am