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Commander

Ranulph Fiennes

MAN OF ACTION My father was killed in the second world war four months before I was born. So when I was little, in South Africa, the stories were about my father and grandfather.

Sunday, 18 December, 2011, 12:00am

Ranulph Fiennes

MAN OF ACTION My father was killed in the second world war four months before I was born. So when I was little, in South Africa, the stories were about my father and grandfather. I wanted to do with my life what my father did - to be commander of the [British Army's] Royal Scots Greys. Obviously, in a pyramidal organisation like a regiment, only one lieutenant will get to the top.

18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Silence was best plan of attack, says commander

The police officer in charge of the hunt for a serial sex attacker prowling Lan Kwai Fong has strongly defended his decision not to warn women, saying the culprit's arrest and conviction justified it.

13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

It's sad to see her land for the last time, but she really has a great legacy

Commander Mark Kelly on Space shuttle Endeavour's final mission

With no disrespect to shopping malls, we are not recreating a shopping mall experience, we are creating a unique cultural place for everyone

2 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Conqueror only needs a little luck

Conqueror was responsible for a terrific effort when resuming from a spell, and with the benefit of that outing, he will only need better luck in running to claim the final leg of tomorrow afternoon's Triple Trio at Sha Tin.

The Alex Wong Yu-on-trained seven-year-old settled back in the field with some cover but was shunted four-wide on a limb from the 700m.

25 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Commander justifies shooting

The police sergeant who injured a policewoman as he fired three shots at a drunken man was justified in opening fire, according to his commander. 'As repeated warnings were ignored, our officer ... had to defend himself and shoot,' said senior superintendent Chau Ping-sun, acting Western district commander.

11 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Murdered officer can rest in peace at last

A former commander of Leung Shing-yan said the police constable who sacrificed his life in the line of duty could finally rest in peace.

Bringing a bunch of yellow chrysanthemums, the retired officer, who withheld his full name, visited Leung's grave at Gallant Garden at around 4pm yesterday - just hours after the verdict in the marathon inquest was delivered.

26 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Tourists warned over syndicates

Customs vowed yesterday to launch more raids against counterfeit syndicates that prey on tourists and expatriates ahead of the summer holiday season, and warned people against visiting the syndicates' shops for their own safety.

9 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

'Decadent lifestyle' costs top naval officer his job

A corruption scandal has hit the People's Liberation Army, with a top navy commander rumoured to have been sacked as Beijing's vows to step up the anti-graft battle.

7 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

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