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Nury, Masovian Voivodeship

Literary festival's founders miffed over 10th anniversary arrangements

They say hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. Well, the bruised egos of writers come close. The acrimony between the Hong Kong International Literary Festival and its past founders appears to be as bitter as ever.

Wednesday, 10 March, 2010, 12:00am

'Clash' at club

South China Morning Post columnist Nury Vittachi will talk on 'The Trouble with Lawyers' and Mr Justice Sears on the 'The Trouble with Journalists' at Friday's gathering of the Wig and Pen Club at the Foreign Correspondents' Club in Central at 6 pm.

11 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Nury takes quantum leap

Asia On-Line has published what it claims to be the world's first cyberspace novel. Asian Values, by South China Morning Post columnist Nury Vittachi, deals with the last day in Hong Kong before the handover and has been released on-line before its hardback version hits book shops.

12 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Lai See fails spelling test

We are indebted to colleague Nury Vittachi of Lai See infamy for pointing out the spelling mistake deliberately made in Backbites last week about how job-hunting exec John Newnam cannot spell.

24 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Major drama

THE return of Nury Vittachi to the columns of the Post this week has been warmly greeted with reams of fan mail from many of his loyal readers. So much that we imagined the affable scribe was known to anyone and everyone in the territory. How odd then that the following exchange was overhead when he met the Governor. 'Hmm. Vittachi, Vittachi. The name rings a bell,' said Mr Patten.

8 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

Son and heir

HOW nice it is to see big-hearted writer Nury Vittachi giving all his royalties to needy children, as he claims on the back of his new book, Travellers' Tales.

20 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Friends get a helping hand from their musical Enemas

OFTEN identified in some quarters as propagating fears of environmental Armageddon, Friends of the Earth (Hongkong chapter) is in the throes of making an eco-TV programme about green current affairs.

But without the resources to buy copyrights to modern music, the greenies were in a quandary.

24 Feb 1993 - 12:00am