Eileen Chang: Romancing Languages, Cultures and Genres

Eileen Chang: Romancing Languages, Cultures and Genres edited by Kam Louie HKU Press

Sunday, 20 May, 2012, 12:00am

No secret to finding out about Chinese military

Ever since the Tiananmen massacre in 1989, US leaders and top military officers have lamented what they contend has been a lack of Chinese transparency in its military capabilities and intentions.

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

Deadly trade in guns is plied openly on streets

Black market explosives and pistols are advertised openly in the remote, mountainous Yunnan county where a mysterious suicide bomber killed three people and injured 16 last week, the South China Morning Post can reveal.

17 May 2012 - 12:00am

Beijing can broker Sudanese peace

Half a world separates China from the bickering Sudans, but there is no country better placed to stop the two African nations from going to war. With commercial interests, contacts and credibility on both sides, Beijing has what it takes to bring the rivals together.

15 May 2012 - 12:00am

Protesters demand more space outside liaison office

Campaigners against police interference in demonstrations called yesterday for a huge flowerbed outside the central government's liaison office to be uprooted to make more room for protests.

14 May 2012 - 12:00am

Oil drills 'better than naval ones'

Mainland military experts say Beijing should make use of its deep-sea technology to explore and even start drilling for oil in disputed parts of the South China Sea to reinforce its sovereignty.

12 May 2012 - 12:00am

Writer's family seeks halt to manuscript sale

The family of writer Zhou Zuoren, who died in 1967, has demanded the cancellation of a weekend auction of a manuscript they say was looted from their home by Red Guards in the Cultural Revolution.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

Dialogue resumes but tensions still mounting

Philippine officials and the Chinese embassy in Manila are once again talking to each other over the stand-off at Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea, following a suspension lasting about two weeks, with Beijing demanding that Manila guarantee the safety of Chinese citizens ahead of anti-China protests today.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

Suicide bomber kills 3 in land row

A woman suicide bomber killed three other people and injured 15 when she blew herself up yesterday while protesting against the forced demolition of her home in Yunnan's Qiaojia county.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

Couple fights to save son's life

Declaration of War is a French film based on the real-life struggles of Valerie Donzelli (director, co-writer and star) and Jeremie Elka?m (co-writer and star) as they try to keep their cancer-stricken son alive.

9 May 2012 - 12:00am

Local Holocaust education

A Holocaust education centre is to open in Hong Kong on Monday with the aim of becoming a regional resource hub.

The centre will temporarily be located at Elsa High, a Jewish high school in Shau Kei Wan. It will focus on educating people about the massacre of more than six million Jews by the Nazis during the second world war.

8 May 2012 - 12:00am

Holocaust centre aims to educate the young

A Holocaust education centre is to open in Hong Kong and aims to become a resource hub for the region.

The centre - temporarily located at Elsa High, the Jewish high school in Shau Kei Wan - will focus on educating about the massacre of more than six million Jews by the Nazi regime during the second world war.

7 May 2012 - 12:00am

Ma under fire for slighting war games

Mocked as a 'flash-mob leader' and 'six-minute president', Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou has come under fire for failing to bolster Taiwan's defences amid a rapid military build-up on the mainland.

6 May 2012 - 12:00am

Pakistan on the Brink: The future of Pakistan, Afghanistan and the West

Pakistan on the Brink: The future of Pakistan, Afghanistan and the West by Ahmed Rashid Viking Manreet

6 May 2012 - 12:00am

View from the heart

Think of a film with a cancer-stricken character at its centre, and the mind conjures up scenes of full-blown melodrama.

6 May 2012 - 12:00am