The Yours' debut album reflects their love for 1990s indie rock

The Yours' debut album reflects their love for 1990s indie rock

Take the sound of 1960s art rockers The Velvet Underground, combine it with US alternative idols Smashing Pumpkins, mix in some of the sounds of Scottish noisemakers The Jesus and Mary Chain, and you'll get what many believe to be Hong Kong's best indie band: The Yours.

Monday, 10 September, 2012, 9:33am

Release submissions for national-education consultation, says NGO

The full findings of the consultation that led to the launch of national-education classes must be released or the government will be accused of hiding facts about it, a human rights watchdog says.

28 Aug 2012 - 3:20am

SIU2 naturally blend sounds of east and west

SIU2, with founder Ng Cheuk-yin (third from left)

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Hong Kong City Hall

25 Aug 2012 - 8:21am

C.Y. Leung's newest aide, June Teng, denies she will be a 'spin doctor'

The government's new information co-ordinator has sought to dispel the widespread public impression that she will be Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's spin doctor.

"I would not describe my job as spinning, because I think coming up with a good policy is essential, and if the policy is no good, even spinning will not help," public relations veteran June Teng Wai-kwan said yesterday.

24 Aug 2012 - 3:02am

Education chief Eddie Ng is C.Y. Leung's most disliked minister

Eddie Ng Hak-kim

The secretary for education, Eddie Ng Hak-kim, has emerged as the new government's most unpopular minister, with almost half of those questioned in a new poll saying they had no confidence in him after little more than a month in office.

15 Aug 2012 - 3:47am

Man gets life in retrial for umbrella stand killing

A man was jailed for life yesterday at the end of his retrial for the killing of a 25-year-old father with an umbrella stand in a gang attack four years ago at a McDonald's restaurant in Tin Shui Wai.

A Court of First Instance jury found Ng Pak-lun, 22, guilty by a 5-2 verdict of murdering Poon Ka-yan on October 5, 2008, in a brutal beating that involved eight other men.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:15pm

Past master of waffles

The mouth-watering aroma of egg waffles drew passersby to a community art space in Yau Ma Tei two weekends ago. At the fragrance's source was Ng Yuk-fai, better known as 'Uncle Egg-Waffle'.

He was behind his wooden cart and charcoal stove and making the beloved snack he has spent 30 years perfecting.

30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

The best of British as singers get into the Olympic spirit

The Union Jack seems to be the hottest print owing to the London Olympics. Local fashion fans have been gearing up to dress in style while cheering for their favourite sportsmen and women.

30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

HK$10m reward for attackers' names

Macau gambling industry figure Ng Man-sun (left) is offering a HK$10 million reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the mastermind behind a recent attack on him.

27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

A night at the opera lottery

Opera Hong Kong is giving away 15 pairs of tickets to readers of Young Post for its Chorus Annual Concert.

The event will take place at 8pm on July 31 in Hong Kong City Hall.

The night will feature Ng Yen-yen, Edith Ng, Andrew Chan and Bryan Woo as soloists, supported by the Opera Hong Kong Chorus.

24 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Publisher rejects bias

The director of the National Education Services Centre, which published a booklet to be used for national education in schools, says calls to ban it are nothing more than political suppression and censorship.

14 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Celebration and celebrity at Alive Not Dead's fifth anniversary

Alive Not Dead, Hong Kong's online artist community, celebrated its fifth anniversary with a big bash at Play Club in Central. As is expected from Alive Not Dead, who also throw Hong Kong's biggest Halloween party, the event was packed with celebrities. Actor Daniel Wu was on hand with his wife Lisa Selesner.

11 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Reformed Ng holds the key to TT riches

After a confidence-boosting win on Sunday, apprentice Alvin Ng Ka-chun heads to Happy Valley tomorrow night holding the key to the season's final midweek Triple Trio.

The TT will be bolstered by a healthy HK$4.22 million jackpot, and Ng has two standout bankers that could help capture the estimated HK$8 million dividend.

10 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Shower proves refreshing as gelding finally makes the breakthrough

A brief but heavy shower early in proceedings was getting most of the credit from trainer Peter Ng Bik-kuen for Taknam's long-shot breakthrough victory in the Gascoigne Handicap (1,600m). 'He's had fetlock problems and missed over a year of racing and the difference today was just that little bit of give in the track,' Ng said.

9 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Old hawker is set to keep waffling on as a teacher

'Egg-waffle man' Ng Yuk-fai is turning to a new recipe to support his family - teaching.

The 74-year-old first hit the headlines following an outcry when he was repeatedly arrested for unlicensed hawking while on welfare.

He was driven to street-selling because of the meagre financial assistance he received.

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am