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Film review: $upercapitalist

Writer-producer-star Derek Ting, on the right of Darren E. Scott.

Made on a budget that many of its characters would consider as chump change, $upercapitalist tells the story of Conner Lee. A hotshot hedge fund trader, Lee is dispatched by his Gordon Gecko-like superior to Hong Kong to work on a mega deal involving Fei & Chang, a financially troubled family-run conglomerate led by Donald Chang.

Thursday, 1 November, 2012, 12:39pm

Ragtag Diaoyu activists backed by Hong Kong's political heavyweights

Local politician Tsang Kin-shing

The eight activists arrested by Japanese authorities for pitching the Chinese flag on the Diaoyu Islands may be a mixed bag - including a politician, a teacher and a construction worker - but they have the backing of Hong Kong's political heavyweights.

23 Aug 2012 - 2:03pm

South China morning post photographers win press photo awards

South China morning post photographers win press photo awards

South China Morning Post photographers collected five awards and five honourable mentions in the "Focus at the Frontline" contest. David Wong (left) took the first and third prizes in the features category, with fellow Post photographer May Tse taking two honourable mentions. Sam Tsang (right) took second prize in each of the spot news and people categories.

17 Aug 2012 - 12:50pm

Tramways censored campaign ad, group says

Hong Kong Tramways has been accused of censorship after pulling election ads featuring radical candidates for September's Legislative Council poll.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:30pm

Explanation No 4 for Chan and still questions remain

Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po says he will not step down amid the scandal involving subleased flats owned by a company linked to his wife.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:27pm

Last chance for chan, says exco convenor

It was understandable people would question the credibility of development minister Paul Chan Mo-po, Executive Council convenor Lam Woon-kwong said yesterday.

In a radio interview, Lam urged Chan to 'grasp the last chance' to clear his name in a row over subdivided flats owned by his wife's company and apparent contradictions in his subsequent explanations.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

Vulgaria

Starring: Chapman To Man-chat, Ronald Cheng Chung-kei, Dada Chen Director: Edmond Pang Ho-cheung Category: III (Cantonese and Putonghua)

With Vulgaria, director Edmond Pang Ho-cheung further builds on his reputation as the raunchiest filmmaker of post-handover Hong Kong cinema.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:15pm

Tycoon backs Paul Chan in flats row

Tycoon Henry Cheng Kar-shun has become the first public figure to show support for development chief Paul Chan Mo-po, whose integrity is in question because of his involvement in leasing subdivided flats.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:08pm

Should Paul Chan step down? The jury is still out

Hongkongers are divided on whether Paul Chan Mo-po should become the second scandal-hit development chief to quit the government in as many months.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm

Chan under pressure to resign over flats scandal

Pressure mounted on Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po yesterday to step down after he backtracked on earlier statements that he knew nothing about illegally subdivided flats owned by a company controlled by his wife.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm

C.Y. reserves decision on Paul Chan flats row

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying says he has reserved his judgment on the credibility of the explanation by his scandal-hit development minister Paul Chan Mo-po over his links to a company owning unauthorised subdivided flats.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm

Squabbling Fok sons reach deal on his estate

The sons of late tycoon Henry Fok Ying-tung have reached an agreement 'in principle' to settle a legal battle over their father's multibillion-dollar estate out of court, the Court of First Instance heard yesterday.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:56pm

Fok sons ask for time in battle over legacy

The sons of the late tycoon Henry Fok Ying-tung, at loggerheads over their father's extensive estate, will tell the Court of First Instance today whether they have reached an out-of-court agreement.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:50pm

Election Notebook

With the Legislative Council election campaign in full swing, the South China Morning Post resumes its Election Notebook, with our reporters providing insights into, and anecdotes about, city politics every Thursday between now and polling day

'Weird' feeling about Wong's return to campaigning

15 Aug 2012 - 10:50pm

Beijing loyalists set for Legco poll fight

The battle for functional constituency seats in next month's elections will pitch supporters of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying seeking to gain a foothold in Legco against backers of his defeated rival Henry Tang Ying-yen looking to retain their influence.

29 Aug 2012 - 3:27pm

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