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'Secret' Beijing trip blamed on mix-up

Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor yesterday blamed 'internal communications problems' for the administration's failure to publicise Education Secretary Eddie Ng Hak-kim's trip to Beijing this week.

Saturday, 21 July, 2012, 12:00am

Post lensmen capture 10 press photo awards

South China Morning Post photographers have won 10 awards in the annual press photo competition organised by the Hong Kong Press Photographers Association.

Veteran Post photographer David Wong Chi-kin won in the feature section, with an image capturing leaders of the Heung Yee Kuk rural organisation at an inauguration ceremony.

26 Feb 2012 - 12:00am


Kowloon has never been so dark, nor Hong Kong film so noir, as in PTU, director-producer Johnnie To Kei-fung's nocturnal ode in 2003 to both a city and a state of mind. A prolific auteur adept at many genres, To has rarely achieved the level of stylistic and thematic unity on display in this tightly woven underworld saga unfolding between the dusk and dawn of one grim night.

12 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Training pays off for elite officers

While Hongkongers sit back to enjoy Christmas and the new year, the elite Police Tactical Unit is kicking into full gear to ensure we are safe and sound over the holidays.

Nearly 600 officers took part in a half-day of fun and games, where training exercises were transformed into comedic muscle games to raise money for Operation Santa Claus.

18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Sculptural Dimension

Group show of works on the theme of freedom vis a vis democracy by local sculptors Kacey Wong, Rosanna Li, Fiona Wong, Ho Siu-kee, Danny Lee (including Waterfalls II, left), Kevin Fung and Kum Chi-keung. Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, Grotto Fine Art, 2/F, 31C-D Wyndham St, Central. Inquiries: 2121 2270. Ends Aug 27

23 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Sleeper hit with the ladies

Estee Lauder's Advanced Night Repair Complex luncheon

Where: Grand Hyatt ballroom

When: July 28

7 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Kevin Sinclair's Hong Kong

The vicious political riots of 1956 took Hong Kong by surprise. Communists and Kuomintang supporters battled each other in the streets of Kowloon and butchered victims in the factories of Tsuen Wan. Foreigners were a particular target; a mob burned to death the wife of a Swiss diplomat.

13 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

We feel your pain, NETs tell teachers

Native English-speaking teachers have set up an action group to support local teachers in their demands for further measures to tackle stress and reduce workload.

18 Mar 2006 - 12:00am


This production took two years to make and opens the Hong Kong International Film Festival (until Apr 23) alongside Twilight Samurai. Director Johnnie To returns to uncompromising form with this tale of what happens to a police pistol after it is stolen. In Cantonese with English subtitles. Today, 8pm, Cultural Centre; tomorrow, 5.30pm, City Hall. $55, $42, $30 Urbtix.

8 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Dragon dancers breathe fire into festivities

Dragon dancers brought life, colour and drama to special Police Night celebrations.

Twenty members of Yau Tsim Junior Police Call (JPC) entertained thousands who attended the first Police Night since the handover.

11 Dec 1997 - 12:00am