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Wang Wei

A tale of telling

Every Saturday, retiree Wang Xiuting takes a bus to central Beijing to catch a movie. But it's no ordinary theatre that she goes to. Her destination is the Cinema of the Mind's Eye, which screens films for the blind or visually impaired.

Sunday, 1 July, 2012, 12:00am

Childhood days with 'Big Brother' Bruce Lee

Robert Wang Wei-han may have rubbed shoulders with some of Hong Kong's most powerful tycoons for years, but none of them was as famous as the man with whom he went to school - Bruce Lee.

The movie star, four years older than Wang, was a loner who did not mix with the other pupils at La Salle College, which was then located at Perth Street, Ho Man Tin.

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Martyrs to the nation

Huang Jiguang a Korean war hero who was killed while trying to use his body to block shelling from an enemy fort during a fierce battle in October 1952.

Lei Feng a model soldier born in 1940. He was killed in an accident on August 15, 1962, and later recognised as a martyr for his selfless contribution to the community and readiness to help others.

21 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Calling

HK Repertory Theatre's multimedia show about faith, which explores the changes over the past decade through a preacher's (Wang Wei, above right) story. In Cantonese. Today, 2.45pm, Tue-Aug 27, Aug 30-31, 7.45pm (Aug 25-26 also at 2.45pm), 8/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's Rd Central, HK$130 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3103 5900

19 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

The Planner

Exhibitions

LAST CALL

Miffy the Rabbit

Money To's works celebrating the 50th anniversary of the rabbit. Today, noon-8pm, The Travellers' Home Bookshop, 2/F, 55 Hankow Rd, TST. Inquiries: 2380 8380. Ends today

LAST CALL

A Year in the Life of a City

18 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Cash registers ring loud in Beijing

The economic gurus of Beijing would have it that mainland consumers are tightening their purse strings, but that's not the story you'll find on the streets.

A stroll through the capital's university district of Wudaokou, reveals few signs of slowing trade in the specialty shops and boutiques.

3 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

SILK ROAD DRAMA

Chinese International School students dressed in ancient Chinese costumes rehearse their play The Golden Peaches of Samarkand. The show, set in the period of the Tang dynasty and based on Edward Schafer's novel of the same name, was on this week at the Braemar Hill school. Many of the songs performed were based on adaptations of poems by renowned Tang poet Wang Wei.

4 May 2002 - 12:00am