A BAD WEEK FOR ...

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 22 May, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 22 May, 2011, 12:00am
 

Dr Kitty Poon Kit

Hong Kong's environment undersecretary admitted problems with her own home environment. Poon said her house in Tai Po had a glasshouse, solar water heater and closed-in balconies, and she had hired contractors to dismantle them. Four lawmakers had earlier been caught with unauthorised additions to their homes. Hong Kong

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Now they're calling him the 'Sperminator'. The former California governor and movie star admitted fathering a child with a member of the household staff over a decade ago, but only told his wife, Maria Shriver, after he left office in January, triggering their separation, announced last week. With the crisis boiling, Schwarzenegger put plans for his movie comeback on hold. World

Masataka Shimizu

Taking the heat for the worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl 25 years ago, the president of Tokyo Electric Power Company resigned on Friday as his company posted a record US$15 billion loss, the biggest ever for a non-financial Japanese firm. 'The public has lost confidence in nuclear power,' Shimizu told a press conference. 'It is the right way for the top manager to take the ultimate responsibility.' World

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