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  1. Lack of gun control in the US affects people all over the world

    Posted May 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am responding to the letter by Carlton Cash, 'No serious political talks on gun control' (April 22), as I believe that his message is misguided, for several reasons. First ... and desire for protection from various political forces and European powers, led by Britain. That age has long passed. The reason there is not yet serious debate in America about gun control ...

  2. Gun control dead

    Posted Apr 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... dead at Virginia Tech) to argue for more gun control. There's not even pressure to renew the federal law banning the sale of assault rifles, which was recently allowed to lapse. Gun ... but not as many as I want... I guess I kind of believe in gun control: you control your gun, and I'll control mine'. It is a whole new image for Democrats, and it won them control of both houses ...

  3. US must accept need for tighter gun laws

    Posted Apr 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Americans' dogged attachment to guns claims 30,000 lives each year, but it is only eye-opening tragedies such as the massacre at a Virginia university that prompts widespread ... and common sense must prevail. A much stricter approach to gun laws has served Hong Kong and other parts of the world well. While no society can guarantee that an outrage such as that at Virginia ...

  4. all guns blazing

    Posted Jun 24th 2007, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... waiting for. You won't ever want to return to playing with a regular joystick or game-pad controller. Instead of aiming your gun at zombies by jostling an analogue stick around, you point the Wii remote at the screen like a real gun, hold down its 'B' button then fire by pressing the 'A' button. It is a faster and more accurate way of shooting. The good ...

  5. Police seize guns in raid on operator of weapons store

    Posted Sep 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the permit has expired and the operator cannot be reached, it is reasonable to believe that the licensee is not able to properly manage and control the guns and ammunition in possession under ... Cheung Chi-fai Police seized guns and bullets in a raid on a storage facility in Fo Tan yesterday, saying the operator's licence had expired and public safety was at stake. ...

  6. out of control

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... fulfil their potential, but Transformers gave me hope. The concept is simple: two groups of big, well-armed, shape-changing alien robots fight on Earth for control of a powerful cosmic artefact. How could the developers mess it up? Well, to start with, the controls for this game are among the worst I've encountered. The most basic moves, such as morphing a robot into a vehicle, ...

  7. General rejects shedding party control of PLA

    Posted Apr 20th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... as an effective ban on public talk of shedding Communist Party control of the military. In the latest edition of the party magazine, Qiushi, People's Liberation Army University political commissar ... ideological education. 'Firming up leadership at all levels will ensure the barrel of the gun is kept in the hands of the people who are forever loyal to the party,' General Zhao said. He ...

  8. Tsang in police gun security scare

    Posted Feb 10th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... as soon as possible.' Panel deputy chairman James To Kun-sun said it was very rare for a policeman to drop a gun and bullets. Mr To said it was a huge security breach as the unit was supposedly an elite team to protect the chief executive. 'It was very dangerous as the pistol was in the open and not under control. It was a huge security threat.' ...

  9. Plane ballistics tests turn up heat on gun-toting bodyguards

    Posted Apr 28th 2007, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... could 'meet the requirements of the mainland's authorities', the CAD said in a terse statement, refusing to talk to pilots or their representatives about fears that guns were ... and the Dragonair Pilots Association, one of whose members remarked: 'How can they hope to reach a consensus when the view of pilots is that there should be categorically no guns on board?' Mr Lo ...

  10. When quality control is a dog's breakfast

    Posted May 10th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... reports from the mainland are raising serious questions about the quality of its exports. Proper quality control is the hallmark of any successful business. The recent pet food scandal is anything ... and Felix at risk. With the possible exception of the American gun lobby, there is probably no other sector of the US market that has more potential for anger and upset. It may not be armed, like ...




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