Princess Pearl

Inspiring tales of struggles

Mainland students 'Daniel', 'Aaron' and 'Ge Zi' have a bright future ahead of them, but it did not always look that way.

Despite family tragedies, the three from Anhui and Henan provinces have thrived at university.

Monday, 22 March, 2010, 12:00am

Beijing Beauties

Hailed as the most promising stars on China's modelling circuit, Zhou Bin, Dai Xiao Yi and Lu Yan travel to the capital to showcase spring's exquisite clothes.

Name: Dai Xiao Yi

Age: 22

Hometown: Qingdao

'Style for me means not only beautiful clothes, but also a lifestyle.'

Name: Lu Yan

Age: 25

9 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

The search for life after death

Veteran stage performer Olivia Yan Wing-pui has experienced life and death in the past three years - the death of her mentor Kuo Pao-kun in 2002 and the birth of her daughter a year later.

18 May 2005 - 12:00am

Learning to break away and fly high

Ilike the character Little Swallow in the television drama My Fair Princess. The story is touching and inspiring.

I was particularly impressed by the episode in which Little Swallow was mistaken for the long-lost princess and taken to the palace.

6 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Mainland 'Don Juan' meets his match at last

HE MAY not have been dragged down into hell, but Beijing's Don Juan is at least being forced to atone for his crimes.

''A-hai'', 19, is serving a five-year prison term for ''hooliganism'' after seducing dozens of women and leaving a trail of destruction behind him.

9 May 1993 - 12:00am