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  1. Mass suicide, execution- perfect to keep the kids amused

    Posted May 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Hong Kong seems to be pioneering children's books with dark, social themes, if the bi-lingual edition of The Rabbits and the Frogs is anything to go by. The story book, bought by Post colleague Alex Price from a Sai Kung shop, tells tales of suicidal bunnies and capital punishment meted out to young criminals- just the kind of burning issues haunting Hong Kong ...

  2. HK man jailed for his role in Toronto kidnapping

    Posted Oct 12th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... A former Hong Kong man who played a key role in the kidnapping of the daughter of a textile tycoon and her boyfriend last December in Canada has been jailed for eight years in Toronto. Sonny Kwan, 50, pleaded guilty before Mr Justice Hugh Atwood in Brampt ...

  3. Suicide bid man faces charge over flat blast

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... The jobless man who blew up his public housing flat in an attempted suicide on Sunday, injuring three other people, might face a criminal charge carrying a maximum of life imprisonment, a senior police officer said yesterday. Fok Kai-yat, 26, a City Unive ...

  4. Autopsy after prisoner's death in cell

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... An autopsy has been ordered into the death of a convicted robber who was found collapsed in his cell at Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre in Tuen Mun yesterday. Yeung Wah-kin, 55, who suffered from a mental illness, was found unconscious in his bed when guards t ...

  5. Quotes of the Week

    Posted Feb 13th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo I only went inside playing around, I wasn't stealing. Cheung Kam-ming, 57, accused in court of breaking into his neighbour's home seven times to steal the neighbour's wife's underwear for sniffing I'm proud, very proud of Nancy. She was a good wife. Nancy Nassberg, a friend of Nancy Kissel, on learning her murder conviction in the death of her ...

  6. Visitors for Alex Ho sent packing

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Disgraced district councillor Alex Ho Wai-to yesterday declined to meet a group of uninvited visitors in hospital, who wanted to demand he give an early explanation of the scandal surrounding his arrest. About 10 people, who were bearing flowers and said they belonged to the Concern Group on Alex Ho's Prostitution Incident, were turned away by security guards ...

  7. What a difference 9 years makes: all is forgiven after ugly triad incident

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo In Hong Kong, there are no permanent enemies. This is especially true in showbiz. So it seems all is forgiven between actress Carina Lau Ka-ling (pictured) and media bosss Albert Yeung Sau-shing. Let the Bullets Fly, starring Lau and financed by Yeung's Emperor Motion Pictures, has grossed more than 600 million yuan (HK$702 million) on the mainland. Everyone ...

  8. Quotes of the Week

    Posted May 01st 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo I remember him [the surgeon] asking, 'Do you know what I am using as anaesthetic? It's cocaine. That's why you feel so good' Actor Julian Cheung Chi-lam, recalling a nasal operation he underwent on the mainland to help improve his chronic asthma and sinus allergies All along, he has been a dedicated social worker helping the underprivileged... ...


    Posted Aug 28th 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo 'The defendant lost his right arm but it did not prevent him from committing burglary' District Court judge Chua Fi-lan as she sentenced one-armed career burglar Ling Kwok-ching, 44, to 21 months in jail 'I think a tease is more seductive' Eberhard Schoneburg, chief executive officer of Hong Kong-based Artificial Life, explaining why cyber-sex ...

  10. Crime doesn't pay for suicidal man who turned opportunist burglar

    Posted Nov 08th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo A suicidal man who sneaked into a luxury residential building in Shanghai with the intention of jumping off it ended up burgling several units before being caught by police. The jobless 43-year-old, surnamed Luo, was jailed for four years and fined 3,000 yuan (HK$3,416) this week despite sympathy for his plight expressed by a judge, according to a Shanghai Evening Post ...




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