Ming the Merciless

Who said it?

Americans should not underestimate the extent to which such rhetoric can spark reaction

Singaporean Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam, cautioning the U.S. against 'anti-China' speeches

Friday, 10 February, 2012, 12:00am

TV cartoon series to follow the travels of Ming the Minibus

Ming the Minibus, the star of a series of children's books by a Hong Kong teacher, is about to gain fame in an animated cartoon series about his travels around the world.

Australian Thomas Beckett, who teaches English, created the Ming books to help improve the English skills of pupils at Chinese schools.

14 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

In yesterday's C3 report 'Two jailed for faking expenses', defendant Thomas Tang Chi-ming was incorrectly identified as chairman of Friends of the Earth. He was chairman of Friends of the Youth.

10 Feb 2007 - 12:00am


'I really thank God, or should I say thank you to my Sony Ericsson.'

Chan Sai-ming, ex-president of Universal Music, after his bribery case was thrown out of court because the judge found the ICAC would not give him his mobile phone to call his lawyer


5 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Solicitor Peggy Liu sues over love affairs report

Solicitor Peggy Liu Pik-yun is suing publisher Ming Pao for unspecified damages for defamation. Ming Pao Weekly published a report last Saturday about Ms Liu's alleged love affairs, which she says injured her reputation.

Named as defendants in the High Court writ are proprietor Ming Pao Holdings, publisher Ming Pao Magazines and editor Lung King-cheong.

11 May 2002 - 12:00am

Dignity amid tragedy provides crucial lesson

PART OF ME DIED watching the horrors in New York City. This city was my intellectual hatching ground. I received my undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate education at Columbia University. New York set the professional, cultural and intellectual standards against which I, as a young man, strived to be measured, because they were and still are second to none.

14 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Legco take note

I refer to the report headlined 'Phone-call surgeon in the clear' (South China Morning Post, April 12). I am sure many readers like me were left with doubts about the case of Dr Tung Hiu-ming.

20 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Ming comes to Mayfair in Grace's new gallery

The new London gallery of Grace Wu Bruce, considered the world's leading dealer in Ming furniture, has become the talk of art circles in Britain.

The gallery in Mayfair carries Grace's trademark minimalist look, similar to her premises in Hong Kong.

18 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Ming Pao files suit against CIM

Media company Ming Pao Enterprises Corp says it has initiated legal action against CIM - the company controlled by its former chairman Yu Pun-hoi - and a mainland company over a defaulted $186 million loan.

7 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

When she could take no more

Two hundred hopeful writers tried their luck in the RTHK/South China Morning Post short story competition this year. This is the winner in the senior section. The junior winner is printed below With difficulty, Siu Ming's painful, trembling fingers slid the small bolt home.

6 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

split decision

IT IS upsetting enough to be dumped by your husband, but to be dumped without knowing about it is adding insult to injury. The Oriental Daily reports that a senior Shenzhen cadre persuaded his wife's sister to impersonate his wife of 15 years in court to obtain a divorce.

7 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Sharp Brave deal delayed

Sharp Brave Holdings and Ming Kee Investments are to delay the despatch of an offering document to February 14 because more time is needed to ascertain information.

The companies announced earlier that Ming Kee would acquire a 71.3 per cent stake in Sharp Brave and launch a possible unconditional offer.

3 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

Cheong Ming sought after

Package printing company Cheong Ming Holdings says its public share offering of 80 million shares was subscribed 16.9 times.

14 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Fisherman dies after fall

Fisherman, Choi Yip-ming, 48, who suffered serious head injuries when he fell into the hold of his vessel was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital by Government Flying Service helicopter but died shortly after arrival.

21 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Ming Pao loans covered

MING Pao Enterprise says controlling shareholder CIM & Co had promised to make compensation for losses incurred to Ming Pao from loans being questioned by auditors if they could not be recovered.

25 Sep 1995 - 12:00am