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South African People

Broader approach to Africa welcome

Africa generally has not had happy post-colonial economic relationships with its former masters.

Tuesday, 24 July, 2012, 12:00am

Hu vows US$20b loans to Africa

President Hu Jintao pledged US$20 billion in fresh loans to Africa over the next three years as Beijing seeks to expand ties with the continent, beyond trade in natural resources.

20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

A bad week for ...

Florence Tsang Chiu-wing

29 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Comedy with a human touch in midst of the banking crisis

Justin Cartwright is renowned for writing serious literary novels that tap into the zeitgeist. But with his 12th novel, Other People's Money, the South African-born British novelist has not only penned a state-of-the nation novel but a canny comedy of manners.

29 May 2011 - 12:00am

film focus

After making a string of commercial thrillers (Clear and Present Danger, 1994; The Bone Collector, 1999), Australian director Phillip Noyce seems to have reinvented himself as a maker of socially conscious films rooted in contemporary history.

13 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

The Song Before It is Sung

The Song Before It is Sung

by Justin Cartwright

Bloomsbury, HK$128

13 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Today in history

In Hong Kong

1959: A 22-year-old weaver stabbed one of his roommates because he made sipping noises while drinking water, a Victoria District court heard. Cheung Kun-kui of Sun Shan Road was charged with wounding with intent.

22 Mar 2001 - 12:00am