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Dance companies join forces for Mayan prophecy pieces

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Emerging Choreographers - 2012: The Beginning or the End?

Hong Kong Ballet

Tuesday, 27 November, 2012, 11:47am

Former soccer chief says he was tortured

The top mainland soccer official implicated in an unfolding corruption scandal has accused interrogators of extracting his confession under torture in a dramatic retreat from the bribery charges laid against him.

25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Official stabbed 11 times killed himself, police say

Internet users are crying foul over police claims that a Hubei anti-graft official found dead with 11 stab wounds had committed suicide.

1 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Knee-walk mother offers to return cash

The mother who shuffled on her knees down a busy road in Guangzhou last week to raise money for her sick child has offered to return more than 280,000 yuan (HK$332,000) she received in donations after it was revealed the stunt was planned to tap people's sympathy and anger.

28 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

More red cards seen in soccer probe

The detention of more of the men who used to run mainland soccer has surprised many insiders who say it signals a new wave in the sport's anti-corruption drive.

But they also say it is hard to tell what the target of the campaign is and who will be the next to fall.

22 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

No honour for drinker

A Shenzhen traffic police bureau chief who proposed posthumously honouring an officer who died from drinking has been suspended from duty.

16 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Officer's fatal drinking binge 'heroic'

A Shenzhen policeman who died after drinking two bottles of Hennessy XO cognac at a work-related dinner may be honoured as a hero for his supposed sacrifice, while his family will receive up to 650,000 yuan (HK$738,000) in compensation.

15 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Louie Castro seeks the help of an old friend to mark 30 years in music

To celebrate his 30th year in the entertainment business, singer Louie Castro will be performing two concerts at the end of October. Castro wanted to express thanks to his fans but needed help - so he turned to former manager, Hong Kong entertainment business veteran Anders Nelsson, for help.

14 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Old town reopens for visiting mourners

Beichuan's old town has reopened for four days - leading to an influx of thousands of quake survivors yesterday to mourn relatives and friends who were killed there and remain buried under rubble.

Up to 100,000 Beichuan natives are expected to visit the levelled town, home to many ethnic Qiang, where nearly 20,000 died and more than 2,500 buildings were flattened.

11 May 2009 - 12:00am

Here's a chance to co-host travel show

Want to co-host a travel show? Discovery Travel & Living programme Fun Taiwan, presented by the very giddy Janet Hsieh, has announced it is looking for someone to co-host a show with Hsieh in the coming season, which will air in Hong Kong from June. Non-Taiwanese applicants are welcome.

25 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Coach rejects top duo retirement rumours

China's badminton team coach Li Yongbo said the nation's top two badminton players, Zhang Ning and Xie Xingfang, would not retire after the Games as had been rumoured.

'I have not received a retirement request 'and I don't think this is what they are going to do,' Li told the government-sponsored website www.sports.cn on Saturday.

16 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Transport official stripped of party posts after lavish funeral for mum

A senior transport official in Lufeng, Guangdong, has been stripped of his party posts a month after he staged a lavish funeral for his mother.

22 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Ministry faces suit over bond debacle

A mainland academic is taking the powerful Ministry of Finance to China's highest court after two botched attempts in the last seven months to sue the ministry in lower courts over a bond issue.

Xie Baisan accused the ministry of squandering huge sums of taxpayers' money during a bond issue last year and committing further transgressions to cover up its initial error.

8 Jul 2002 - 12:00am

Former finance director raises $10 million bail

FORMER Allied Group finance director Ronald Tse Chu-fai fulfilled requirements for his release on $10 million bail yesterday. Tse, 46, who returned from Australia on Wednesday to face 22 charges on plotting fraud, false accounting and deception, could not be freed until two sureties had been provided.

30 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

Tse puts horror crash behind him to resume riding

Tse Man-tik, who suffered severe injuries when he was dragged under a lorry in Macau last December, is back in training and targeting next month's Marlboro Tour of the Philippines for his international comeback.

11 Mar 1997 - 12:00am