Year of Birth Missing

Biting satire lays bare plight of Pakistan's women and minorities

Our Lady of Alice Bhatti by Mohammed Hanif Random House

Sunday, 23 October, 2011, 12:00am

Taking a bow

Is the wealth gap the 'structural cause' of social tension in Hong Kong? In his final policy address last week, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said yes, but without evidence and analysis.

21 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

A spot of tea and trumpets: Sevva's Bonnie Gokson makes a toast to jazz with new album

A balmy afternoon sun provided a relaxing backdrop for Bonnie Gokson's tea party on the Sevva terrace to celebrate the launch of her latest project: a compilation album of some of her favourite jazz and bossa nova tunes.

20 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Group wins U.S. award for integrity

Caixin Media Group, founded two years ago by the former editor of top mainland business magazine Caijing, has received the prestigious Shorenstein Journalism Award for its commitment to journalistic integrity and the establishment of an independent media.

20 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Asia's top fashion designers stage dream of a show

As Macau expands its entertainment options and features more international fashion brands, it is only natural for the city to promote Asia's design professionals. The inaugural Glam Slam 2011 at City of Dreams show is promoting the region's best designers. The three-day event ends tomorrow.

14 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Exciting times lie ahead

Beijing-based American model Anina Trepte is the first foreigner to be named one of China's top 10 fashion models at the China Fashion Awards.

Her blog has attracted an increasingly large following inside China and she says: 'I modelled in several of the Dalian Fashion Week events last year and the one I enjoyed the most was the young designer competition,' she says.

11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Vivienne Tam - Fashion designer

Strong women have always inspired colourful fashion designer Vivienne Tam Yin-yok, but none more so than her mother. 'I always watched her making her own clothes when I was growing up,' she says.

11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Teresa Ko - China chairman, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Teresa Ko Yuk-yin is China chairman of top law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, and a leader in helping global companies become public, including AIA, China Mobile, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China and Agricultural Bank of China - the world's largest initial public offering (IPO) at the time of its listing last year.

11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Myanmar may be ready to rejoin the modern world - but who's watching?

Myanmar President Thein Sein's announcement suspending the development of the Chinese-led US$3.6 billion Myitsone hydropower dam project on the Irrawaddy River because it was 'contrary to the will of the people' caught everyone by surprise and raises important questions.

8 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

In character

Like a brand name, a person's reputation requires investment and is built over time. For politicians, we get to know them by observing their words, behaviour and track record, even though we may not know them personally.

7 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Warning as dam project halted

A Chinese company that is the main investor in a US$3.6 billion dam project in Myanmar has warned of potential legal consequences in response to the Myanmese government's sudden decision to halt the joint venture last week, state media reported.

5 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

A father's race to get his daughter back

The Art of Racing in the Rain By Garth Stein Published by HarperCollins ISBN 978 0007271238

He loves car racing, is interested in philosophy and watches TV a lot. He is also eager to talk to you, yet all you would hear is barking.

That's because he is a dog and his name is Enzo.

3 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Eastick is offered job as HK manager

Brian Eastick has been offered the job of Hong Kong team manager, and will return to England today to consider his future after being given one week to decide.

1 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Guru fires young guns

Vivienne Tam's self-named label is worn by millions of people around the world, from Hong Kong to New York to London. Now the renowned designer is helping budding Hong Kong designers to follow in her footsteps.

25 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Judge to the rescue of absent tycoon

Troubled English soccer club owner Carson Yeung Ka-shing narrowly avoided losing a HK$20 million legal tussle yesterday by claiming he failed to receive a writ from the company that is suing him.

22 Sep 2011 - 12:00am