Year of Birth Missing

Who said it?

I don't believe anyone [...] behaved in any way that was contrary to the highest ideals that we all live by as marines

US soldier Frank Wuterich, who admitted a charge over his squad's killing of 24 unarmed Iraqi civilians

Thursday, 26 January, 2012, 12:00am

Fantastic four

The British Fashion Council has announced its four 2012 Fashion Forward winners. Henry Holland, Mary Katrantzou, Louise Gray and James Long are the recipients of this year's sponsorship, including help developing their business and shows at London Fashion Week.

Mary Katrantzou

20 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

ICAC links 7,700 to fraud at polls

The ICAC says 7,700 voters are suspected of vote-rigging in the district council elections in November.

The Independent Commission Against Corruption revealed the figure yesterday as it reviewed its work last year. It said its inspectors faced a heavy workload and it would take time for them to look into each of the 2,300 addresses involved.

18 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Johnson V. Johnson

Johnson V. Johnson by Barbara Goldsmith Knopf (e-book)

8 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Official crossed line, HKU poll chief says

A University of Hong Kong academic has deemed as 'politically motivated' a Beijing official's criticism of its survey, which found that locals view themselves more as Hongkongers than Chinese citizens.

3 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Time to ring in the new

Susan Ramsay, Editor

Oh, erm, that book. My resolution was to write that book. Let's just say it's still what we in the industry call a wip, or a 'Work in progress', and it's sort of morphed into a sort of play, movie type thing.

1 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Flair by JOC

Who started it? This ready-to-wear collection was designed by Hong Kong native Joanna Chu Liao. Having been exposed to fashion at an early age through her family's garment business, Chu's first career step saw her working for a German designer, where she focused on beading and embroidery. Itochu and Look Japan then invited Chu to design ready-to-wear collections for the Japanese market.

1 Jan 2012 - 12:00am


Against extra bureaucratic procedures

I refer to the report (''Holes in plan' to plug voting gap', December 20).

28 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Chief-to-be to have office

An office for the chief executive-designate will be set up once the city's next leader has been chosen.

24 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Political assistants may face pay cut

Political assistants have been widely criticised for being overpaid. Now they could see their salaries cut by as much as 40 per cent, says the secretary for constitutional and mainland affairs.

20 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

A good week for ...

Kevin Lunsman

The 14-year-old American teenager escaped from suspected al-Qaeda-linked militants and wandered shoeless for two days through forests in the southern Philippines after five months in captivity. An army spokesman said the kidnappers were believed to be led by the Abu Sayyaf militant Puruji Indama, who is notorious for ransom kidnappings and beheadings.

18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Cry Havoc

Cry Havoc by Simon Mann John Blake (e-book)

18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Channel hop

In the world of reality television, Australia is fast being recognised for its 'niceness'. The Aussie branch of the Next Top Model franchise, hosted by a sunny Sarah Murdoch, has rounded the edges of the fiercely contentious atmosphere that Tyra Banks thrives on in the American original.

18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Blue notes

I was out of town for the Asian Jazz All-Stars Power Quartet's Hong Kong gigs earlier this year, and was sorry to miss them at the time.

11 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Museum pieces

Designer Valentino Garavani and his long-time collaborator, Giancarlo Giammetti, have launched the Valentino Garavani Virtual Museum, a desktop application that uses 3-D technology to showcase five decades of Valentino Garavani archives.

9 Dec 2011 - 12:00am