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  1. Car passenger dies after chop attack

    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong A 40-year-old man died after being chopped by three men who got out of a vehicle that had just rammed the car he and his friend were travelling in. The police are treating the attack in Yau Ma Tei as murder. The man was wounded in his right ...

  2. Six degrees

    Posted May 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Rachael Barker

    ... presumably in lieu of a telephone to throw, storming out of the interview. In 2001, the FBI warned Crowe (above) of a plot to have him kidnapped by al-Qaeda ... The Islamic group was founded ... 2001 attacks on the United States triggered the disastrous war on terror, which provided the unlikely inspiration for a new satirical film, Four Lions, by Chris Morris ... Known for his ...

  3. Rushdie's gamer-style adventure is stuff of fantasy

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Millen Luka and the Fire of Life By Salman Rushdie Published by Jonathan Cape ISBN 978 0 224 06162 9 Twenty years ago, the highly respected adult novelist Salman Rushdie wrote Haroun and the Sea of Stories for his young son. It was a magical fantasy ...

  4. Simon Reeve

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... Yousef, Osama bin Laden and the Future of Terrorism [published in 1998] didn't even pay for my phone calls. When 9/11 happened, I was suddenly thrust into some sort of limelight. My book ... will struggle to take your views on al-Qaeda and Islamic militancy as seriously as if you were wearing a suit and tie. My journeys in the past few years have been along the latitude of the tropics. We ...

  5. Notorious dog poisoner strikes again

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan Dog lovers beware: the Bowen Road poisoner is back. The person has killed at least two animals in the past week. A dog's body was found in a roadside drain in Wan Chai Gap Road, near Bowen Road, last Friday. Another dead dog was found there yesterday. The poisoner has killed around 200 dogs during a two-decade reign of terror. But it was the first time he or she ...

  6. Holiday prayers

    Posted Nov 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's Muslim community celebrates the Eid al-Fitr holiday with prayers at the Masjid Ammar Mosque in Wan Chai yesterday. Across the city, an estimated 160,000 Muslims gathered at mosques in honour of the festival, which marks the end of Ramadan ...

  7. E-mail threat to attack buildings seen as a hoax

    Posted Sep 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... two days after the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks in the United States. 'Initial study shows the terror threat most likely is a hoax, though we are still following ... Harbour Bureau yesterday staged an annual anti-terror drill at one of its wharfs. ...

  8. Daughter stole savings of father, 89

    Posted May 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Ng A nurse who stole 330,500 yuan (HK$395,500) from her 89-year-old father and then claimed she did it to safeguard his savings was behind bars last night. Hui Wai-fong, 49, said she put the money into her own account because she was worried that h ...

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    200 run farewell lap of honour for Sai Kung policeman and athlete Andy Naylor

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... a stint with the Flying Tigers, the elite counter-terrorism unit. Superintendent David Jordan trained with Naylor in Hong Kong 20 years ago and knew him well. "For his wife and three young ...

  10. ALBUM (1971)

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and helped swing opinion finally and firmly against the war. After Stevens (above, with singer Carly Simon) converted to Islam and became Yusuf Islam years later, he said the song also showed his ...




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