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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - UP CLOSE & PERSONAL

    Up Close & Personal: toy guns

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Rebecca Tomasis

    ... the sight of toy guns, and I can sympathise with that. Do toy guns make my sons aggressive? Prone to violence? I don't think so. A lot of little boys are drawn to toy guns, as they are drawn ... television, would only eat organic food and would never, ever play with toy guns. I'm sure there were more, but those were the most important ones. At the time, I was seven months pregnant ...

  2. Xi welcomed with 19-gun salute and honour guard

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Pentagon gave Vice-President Xi Jinping a 19-gun salute and rolled out an honour guard welcome featuring 350 troops. Such an elaborate greeting is highly unusual for a visiting vice-president, and suggests the Obama administration attaches great importance to Xi's trip. Military ties between the two countries have been plagued by disputes, ranging from US arms sales ...

  3. Local stars come out for fashion's big guns

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... they could see through the models' sheer tops. It left the rest of us wondering if Dragon-i was closed for the evening, leaving them needing somewhere else for champagne and a quick model perve. ...

  4. Violence should not be tolerated

    Posted Nov 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their views in a violent way. The use of violence is unacceptable in Hong Kong which is a peaceful and law-abiding society. If people abuse their freedom of speech, there will be chaos in the city. ... are quite right when you say violence is unacceptable. It should not only be unacceptable in this city but in the world. People think freedom of speech means they can say anything and do anything. ...

  5. A children's classic thrills us anew

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to get on Broadway. Just as in the film, all the characters are children. We meet the hoodlum Roxy as he is caught in an alleyway. His enemies have just burst in with guns. As the guns go off, poor Roxy is hit with foam and custard pies. His career as a gangster is over: he has been 'splurged'- custard and soapy foam cover his motionless body. 'Splurge guns ...

  6. Sex, violence and chewing gum - and millions of happy customers

    Posted Jul 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Almost universally hated by the critics, Mickey Spillane's crime thrillers, laced with sex, sadism and violence, were devoured by a post-war America hungry for the exploits ... in the mid-1930s, churning out storylines for pulp magazines and comic books, including Captain America, Batman and Captain Marvel. He made US$12 for each block of text, and could write up to 50 in a day. ...

  7. Have Your Say

    Posted May 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the US government should ban people from owning guns. These deadly weapons are freely available in the US and this puts ordinary people in grave danger. Action must be taken to prevent ... think twice before adopting a pet. We should not mistreat animals. Like humans, pets also have a right to live. Jason Tang Chik-sum STFA Tam Pak Yu College Joint effort can curb teen violence ...

  8. Immortal Words

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... gravestones and speeches, and are by everyone from monarchs to novelists to warriors. Breverton starts the book with Moses (1393-1273BCE) and ends with Barack Obama, whose 'Yes, we can' US ... Asians, including Lao Tzu, Gandhi and Chairman Mao, who said: 'Every Communist must grasp the truth: 'Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun'.' Of the women selected, ...

  9. Injured officer hangs up his gun

    Posted Aug 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on the job for 19 more years. Tomorrow, however, Chan will finally walk away from the front line and join a crime prevention unit. His gun is likely to remain firmly in its holster. Reflecting on his ...

  10. Urban Jungle

    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... thin. The monks and bystanders decided to use brute force. It is really surprising, depressing sometimes, that peace-loving people will resort to violence as a solution to a problem. They found ...




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