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Mick Jagger

Who said it?

Li Chuncheng is the first ministerial-level official fired after the party congress, but he is definitely not the last one

Academic Liu Shanying on the downfall of the former deputy party chief of Sichuan in a graft probe


Friday, 14 December, 2012, 2:57am

Who said it?

There is absolutely no one who means to destroy it

NPC Standing Committee member Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai dismisses concerns that the principle of "one country, two systems" is under threat


These things happen in football. I will leave it to others to speculate what it does to our reputation

27 Oct 2012 - 1:24am

Rolling Stones confirm 50th anniversary gigs

The Rolling Stones will rock the stage once again with four gigs in Britain and the United States to mark their 50th anniversary, the legendary British band has confirmed.

In a video released on Monday on the Stones' website and their Facebook page, frontman Mick Jagger, 69, and his three bandmates announced four dates in London and New Jersey, confirming widespread concert rumours

17 Oct 2012 - 4:55am

A glorious pictorial record of Mick, Keith and the Stones' 50 years in the music business

The Rolling Stones: 50 Thames & Hudson

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am


There's no doubting the rise of the Asian model, with names like Liu Wen, Ming Xi, Fei Fei Sun and Du Juan regulars on international runways. Add to the list Wang Xiao, whose big break came last year when she was booked for a major campaign with top fashion photographer Steven Meisel. 'The industry now views the Asian market as vital, particularly in the luxury goods sector,' she says.

4 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

How absolute power created Arab despots

When I was in school I used to wonder who Gloria Mundi was and how she had died, but it turned out to be my defective Latin. Sic transit gloria mundi means 'Thus passes the glory of this world.' But still, it kind of fits, doesn't it? Sic transit Muammar Gaddafi.

25 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Marianne Faithfull

Marianne Faithfull

Easy Come Easy Go

(Love Da Records)

Marianne Faithfull sounds much as she always has (although detractors say cocaine has deepened her voice). Even so, many of the songs here seem dated and out of touch.

28 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Music is the food of life

A good concert movie is about capturing the right moments: moments of ecstasy, of surly youth and of a rocker's cocky belief that he can defy old age death as long as he keeps hitting the right notes.

18 May 2008 - 12:00am

look sharp

Previously the weapon of choice for screen siren Sharon Stone, the ice pick has fallen into the hands of rock royalty.

20 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Star of red rock back in town

The godfather of Chinese rock is coming back to town for a club show next Wednesday. Cui Jian (right) will be playing at the Hard Rock Cafe in Canton Road on Wednesday in support of his new CD, Show You Colours.

19 May 2006 - 12:00am