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Sun Yat-Sen

REACH for the top

Ascending from the entrance on Queen's Road Central, passing by a slew of restaurants and a few fashion boutiques, then reaching Caine Road, a vibrant residential area, before finding a mosque on the way up to Robinson Road and Conduit Road - this is a snapshot of the 20-

Thursday, 28 June, 2012, 12:00am

Party chief encourages 'rich second generation'

Guangdong Communist Party secretary Wang Yang has written a 1,000-word letter giving encouragement to the 'the rich second generation' in the province by calling them 'creative successors'.

23 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

HK$2.4m Sun Yat-sen stamp sets auction record

19 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Journalists pin hopes on old market for news museum

A disused market could become an exhibition centre telling the story of Hong Kong through the contributions of its news media, under a plan put forward by the Journalism Education Foundation.

26 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Finding ways to kick back

After a hard day of studying, deciding how to spend the night in a fun and relaxing way is something university students take seriously.

Many blow off steam by playing online games and shopping online.

20 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Playing up Sun Yat-sen's unseen side

Sun Yat-sen's elder brother may have had ulterior commercial motives in supporting the 1911 revolution. And Sun's first wife was miserable at home because of his prolonged absence.

These are some of the little-known details getting an airing by a local cultural group breathing life into the revolution's key players.

4 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Reality check

Anniversary celebrations for the 1911 revolution have - yet again - highlighted Sun Yat-sen's place in history. The one figure who bridges the nationalist-communist ideological divide, Sun and his legacy remain controversial.

6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

The art of the impossible

Among the topics discussed at the annual Communist Party's Central Committee meeting this month were ways to cultivate 'soft' power and promote Chinese culture abroad.

30 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

A rhapsody too blue for officials seeing red

After all the controversy over its cancellation in Beijing, the three-act opera Dr Sun Yat-sen opened and closed in Hong Kong last week without a hitch. While reviews of its music and stage design were mixed, there was no snag in the production that gave a clue to the 'logistical reasons' cited by its producer, Opera Hong Kong, that scuppered its Beijing premiere.

21 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

The Planner

Exhibitions

Forever Love

US artist Michael Wilkinson's acrylic sculptures about love and emotions. Today, 11am-9pm, Gallery by the Harbour, Shop 207, L2 Ocean Centre, Harbour City, Canton Rd, TST. Inquiries: 2711 1199. Ends today

Touch of Nature by the Sheraton

17 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

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