PUBLISHED : Saturday, 27 March, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 27 March, 2004, 12:00am

'Vomiting was part and parcel of the event. It helped weed out some of the earlier competitors.'

Event director Colin Lim, explaining how 33 competing couples were reduced to 19 - including two from Hong Kong - at the end of a seven-day stay in cable cars on Singapore's Sentosa Island


'Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is the answer, it is the only answer.'

US celebrity self-defence trainer Tim Larkin, sharing his philosophy of life in Hong Kong during an Asia-wide tour


'Intelligent, enthusiastic, reliable ...'

A letter submitted to court by Hui Ka-wing's superiors in mitigation before the senior police inspector was jailed for 20 months for fleeing the scene of a fatal accident in a stolen car