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  1. Him of sorrow

    Posted Apr 05th 2004, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... In the process, his death has become mythologised beyond that of a clinically depressed young man who was unable to face the realities of his own existence. Ten years on, Cobain's story resonates ... Pistols to the late 70s- sex, drugs and, unfortunately, death.' Others are less sympathetic. 'That man wanted to die at 27 so he'd become a legend,' says David Chan, who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/451072/him-sorrow
  2. 'Godmother' takes her role very seriously

    Posted Dec 08th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Youngsters who have lost a parent to Sars need personal care and attention, says home affairs chief Shelley Lee When four top female officials gathered to set up a trust fund for children who lost parents to Sars, they knew they would be ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/437313/godmother-takes-her-role-very-seriously
  3. Victim in drugged-soup murder case 'wanted divorce'

    Posted Nov 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magdalen Chow Mistress says the accused woman's husband was planning to move in with her A computer technician allegedly drugged by his wife before dying of smoke inhalation in a fire at their flat said a week before his death that he wanted a divorc ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/436221/victim-drugged-soup-murder-case-wanted-divorce
  4. Firecracker curfew cuts short festival of lights

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

    ... S. N. M. ABDI in Calcutta Indian police arrested hundreds of revellers during Saturday night's Diwali celebrations for letting off fire crackers after a 10pm curfew imposed by the Supreme Court. Each year the Hindu festival of light is notorious for ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/432462/firecracker-curfew-cuts-short-festival-lights
  5. The day Hong Kong received its brutal awakening to terror

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... for my husband.' Yesterday, in a day of reckoning, Islamic militant Amrozi - the man dubbed the 'smiling bomber' - was sentenced to death. He is expected to face a firing squad ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/424222/day-hong-kong-received-its-brutal-awakening-terror
  6. Death sentence for 'smiling bomber'

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... bomber' because of his jocular manner and lack of remorse. I Made Karna, one of five judges at the sentencing, read out the verdict finding him 'guilty of committing acts of terrorism' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/424167/death-sentence-smiling-bomber
  7. World of his own

    Posted Dec 12th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... 'I don't know.' Then he says journalism made a difference, teaching him to sound like an expert about a subject of which he knew little. His reading helped, too. 'I've ... mettle, young man.' He then tells a story which hinges on public ignorance about someone called Tommy Atkins. This turns out to be the name of a legendary British soldier, which became ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/481727/world-his-own
  8. Vintage point

    Posted Oct 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Jessica Ogilvy-Stuart

    ... by Philip Ma's 1959 Porsche RS60. The RS60 is one of only four Werks cars remaining, and was a Le Mans winner in the 1960s. It has a top speed of 260km/h. 'There are so many great cars here,' says one member. 'It's like being asked to pick perfection. But the Porsche has such a high-profile racing history and that made a difference for me.' A crowd is gathered ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/475109/vintage-point
  9. Promises of a better life go up in smoke

    Posted Aug 30th 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... scratching a living from the rubbish. 'So many politicians have made us promises,' said the wiry 48-year-old between intermittent coughs. 'I fear that we may not be able to move ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/468393/promises-better-life-go-smoke
  10. 'I don't know if my friend is alive'

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... everywhere,' she said from her hospital bed. 'When we knocked out a window, the only thought which came to mind was to jump.' She suffered injuries to her legs and back. A middle-aged man ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/444841/i-dont-know-if-my-friend-alive

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