Year of Birth Missing

Behind the label: Mademoiselle Tara

Behind the label: Mademoiselle Tara


Saturday, 6 October, 2012, 11:55pm

Comedy club battles could leave everyone laughing

Comedy club battles could leave everyone laughing

Some things just aren't funny - even to a comedian.

For example, meet stand-up comic Chris Musni, who says he was banned from SoHo's TakeOut Comedy Club after reaching out to another promoter. Instead of getting too down in the dumps, Musni went on to set up Brew Ha Ha, a regular comedy night held in the Hong Kong Brew House in Lan Kwai Fong.

16 Sep 2012 - 12:09pm

Champagne moment for Christine Loh and Hong Kong

Hopefully the city can breathe more easily under the new administration.

Christine Loh was espied sipping champagne in the Hong Kong Club recently and this has set some tongues wagging that she has accepted C.Y. Leung's invitation to join his government as undersecretary for environment.

17 Aug 2012 - 5:58am

Myanmar needs more reforms and freedom

The economic and political reforms Myanmar's president Thein Sein is spearheading have won praise internationally, but have so far given the majority of the country's people little more than hope.

17 Aug 2012 - 1:35am

Hong Kong's literary festival adds food and music to its repertoire

Literature lovers will be able to indulge all five senses when the 12th Hong Kong International Literary Festival introduces food and music to its repertoire.

From October 5 to 14, visitors can expect martini evenings, rock'n'roll nights, food seminars and cooking displays, while they worm through their favourite classics.

17 Aug 2012 - 12:51pm

Quotes of the week

Hong Kong has always had potential. Now we have showed we also have quality

Jonathan McKinley, Home Affairs Bureau deputy secretary on the city's Olympic performance

It's up to the public to decide whether they trust him or not. But... there are doubts

15 Aug 2012 - 11:30pm

150 held in clampdown on triads in Macau

Police staged an overnight clampdown on triad activities in Macau, questioning 1,300 people after a series of murders and attacks targeting casino customers and bosses over the past month.

At least 150 people, including one suspect wanted in connection with a murder case in Hong Kong in 2009 were taken to police stations in the six-hour operation.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:01pm

Who said it?

I'm not afraid of anyone. I will fight for justice and a new Mongolia

Former President Nambar Enkhbayar, who was jailed for four years on corruption charges

Whatever question you ask me, I will say only 'no comment'

Think-tank chief Christine Loh Kung-wai, who is widely tipped to become the undersecretary for the environment

15 Aug 2012 - 11:01pm

On the Move

Jane Wang Co-president, Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange

A veteran in commodities trading in China, Wang joined HKMEx in 2008 as managing director, Greater China. She was previously with Amalgamated Metal Trading, where she was chief representative in Beijing and Shanghai.

William Barkshire Co-president, Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

Christine Loh poised for senior environment post

Environmental researcher and democracy activist Christine Loh Kung-wai is strongly tipped to become undersecretary for the environment.

Green activists welcomed the choice of the former lawmaker, but said she would have to quit her role as chief executive of public-policy think tank Civic Exchange if she joined the government to avoid a conflict of interest.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

'One person can make a difference', speakers say

Small but significant actions that make the world a better place - that was the theme as 400 people gathered in Wan Chai last night to listen to a host of inspiring stories.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:50pm

City Digest

Court rejects academic's bid for judicial review

27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

NPC deputy fuels debate

A National People's Congress deputy says it is not necessary to include mainland activist Li Wangyang's death and the Tiananmen Square crackdown in the national education curriculum, as the outcry against the proposal intensified.

26 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

News, views and a cool new game

This week's top 10 album downloads on iTunes

1 Uncaged, Zac Brown Band

2 Some Nights, Fun.

3 Up All Night (Deluxe Version), One Direction

4 21, Adele

5 Living Things, Linkin Park

6 The Lumineers, The Lumineers

7 Welcome to the Fishbowl, Kenny Chesney

21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Norway marks first anniversary of massacre

21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am