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Thursday Think Tank

1 Record pollution levels recorded last week ... yes, it seems the economy is recovering just fine

Thursday, 29 October, 2009, 12:00am

Riot dead raised to 184, mostly Han

Mainland authorities have finally issued a breakdown of the deaths in China's worst ethnic violence in decades. Early today, they raised the number killed in the riots in Urumqi , capital of the Xinjiang region, to 184.

11 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Yu Chengwei

Yu Chengwei, 32, lives in a village in Beijing's outskirts, near Du Zhuang, in Shunyi. He married into a family of three daughters, who also live in the village. They all grow vegetables to sell at market, and breed sheep for their own consumption. On their wall, next to the television, is a poster of Deng Xiaoping, Mao Zedong, Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao.

27 May 2008 - 12:00am

Magic at his fingertips

It was about eight years ago when paper artist Lee Sing-man, 63, opened the window of his 25th floor flat in Tuen Mun and was preparing to jump off the building after his wife and daughter left him.

1 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

9.11 voices

YANG SHUZHEN The 75-year-old is a retired doctor in Jiangsu province . Her sister, Yang Shuyin, and brother-in-law, Zheng Yuguang, were killed when American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon. They are believed to be the only mainlanders who died in the attacks.

I was watching TV with my husband the night we learned about the 9/11 terror attacks in the United States.

11 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

3 dead in second suspected family dispute killing

An eight-year-old boy and his parents were found dead yesterday morning in a Northern District apartment.

11 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Peak house robbed

Two mainlanders robbed a flat on the Peak and escaped with $8,000 in cash and jewels worth more than $50,000. Police said the robbers, armed with knives, sneaked into the flat in Mount Kellett Road through first-floor windows and tied up a woman and her brother-in-law.

4 Dec 2000 - 12:00am

Man found dead in suspected suicide

A man, 42, was found dead in a Kwun Tong flat yesterday. His brother-in-law found his body in Hong Wah Court, Wang Hong House. Police believe he killed himself by burning charcoal. He left a suicide note but gave no reason for ending his life.

31 Aug 2000 - 12:00am

Dragon Legend

Dragon Legend Exploration Theatre Cultural Centre Studio Theatre, June 26-29 Exploration Theatre's Dragon Legend is about ethnic Chinese searching for their roots, a quest that sprawls across two generations, and shows that when roots branch out they also get entangled.

30 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Trio attacked by gang of 20

Two brothers and their brother-in-law were injured in an attack by a gang of about 20 men at a dai pai dong near Cheung Chau public pier.

22 Oct 1996 - 12:00am