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Time to put your hand in your pocket for Operation Santa Claus

Operation Santa Claus is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

Christmas trees and decorations are going up all over town, the festive season is on the way, and now is the time to share our goodwill with those less fortunate.

Sunday, 18 November, 2012, 5:17am

Operation Santa Claus 2012: still giving after 25 years

Singers Elisa Chan Kit-ling and Alex To Tak-wai help launch the second Operation Santa Claus in 1989, the year the South China Morning Post came on board. Photo: SMP

It started with popular DJs pulling crazy stunts to attract donations. Then it turned into a multimedia fund-raiser well before the internet age.

18 Nov 2012 - 4:58am

Beijing 'used radio investor to dim free speech'

Businessman Wong Cho-bau was attacking free speech in Hong Kong at Beijing's behest when he decided to force the new Digital Broadcasting Corporation (DBC) off the air, said DBC co-founder Albert Cheng King-hon yesterday.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

City news in brief, August 13, 2012

City news in brief, August 13, 2012

15 HK activists head for Diaoyu Islands

13 Aug 2012 - 8:52am

No regrets but I feel heat, says minister

Food and Health Secretary Dr Ko Wing-man (pictured) said he was shocked by former development chief Mak Chai-kwong's alleged abuse of a civil service rent subsidy in the 1980s and Mak's subsequent resignation.

19 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Treatment of Leung and his ministers evokes memories of Cultural Revolution

Almost every day you read a newspaper article criticising the government even though it only took office at the beginning of the month.

It is the same on the airwaves, with talk-show hosts on Commercial Radio and RTHK keen to spend a lot of time criticising Chief Executive Leung Chung-ying and his ministers.

14 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Education flap in HK goes national

The controversy in Hong Kong over national-education materials published by a pro-Beijing group and criticised by some as biased has caught the attention of the mainland media.

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

11 crew rescued after yacht sinks during race

4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Public will get no say on cabinet shake-up

There will be no public consultation on the controversial restructuring of the cabinet proposed by chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying, the head of his transition office says.

Any delay to the reorganisation before Leung takes office on July 1 could affect the choice of ministers, said Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun (pictured).

7 May 2012 - 12:00am

Going inside the radio booth

Young Post's junior reporters took to the airwaves last Sunday to talk about their favourite songs at the top of the charts. They also picked up an array of radio terminology from RTHK's Teen Time host Alyson Hau. Let's check out what they learned...

Prepare, prepare, prepare ...

11 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

RTHK criticised for recruitment policies

RTHK did too little to promote its contract employees to full-time civil service positions last year and should cut back on its contract hires, lawmakers said yesterday.

The public broadcaster began to recruit more contract staff after the government froze the recruitment of civil servants due to the economic downturn in 2000.

10 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Hong Kong's Young Music Makers

Hong Kong's Young Music Makers Studio One RTHK Jan 19, 8pm

1 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Corporate athletes give their all for a good cause

The cheers and laughter of some 100 athletes from nine corporate teams filled the air at the Ma On Shan Sports Ground as they gathered to have fun and raise money for Operation Santa Claus.

They were taking part in the first corporate sports day to be organised by the annual fund-rasing appeal co-sponsored by the South China Morning Post and RTHK.

31 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Fired radio host tells RTHK to 'show more respect'

Ditched RTHK radio host Robert Chow Yung called on the broadcaster to show more respect for its staff.

Chow was speaking on his last day as a co-host of morning phone-in programme Talkabout.

24 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Quiz night proves tough to tackle

It was a night of mini-burgers, pizza, chips, beer, jokes and laughter. But it was also a night of head-scratching because of some difficult questions.

At Lan Kwai Fong pub Kila, financers, business consultants and surveyors abandoned their suits to get quizzed on a topic entirely unrelated to their professions.

3 Dec 2011 - 12:00am