The job of a police officer is highly stressful, a line of work that often involves staring right into the heart of darkness. No wonder it often puts a strain on marriages. So you might expect the force to run high-quality sophisticated counselling services.Saturday, 14 March, 2009, 12:00am
Franklin and Winston - A Portrait of a Friendship
by Jon Meacham
Granta Books, $14518 Sep 2005 - 12:00am
A series of poems written in the prisoner-of-war camps of Argyle St and Shamshuipo during the second world war returned to Hong Kong this week in a book compiled by the author's son.
P.F. Franklin spent three years and eight months in the camps, after being shot while running for cover at a playing field near the Indian Club in December 1941.12 Sep 2004 - 12:00am
Plans are being drawn up for a new Customs House at the Kwai Chung container depot following the appointment of quantity surveyors Franklin & Andrews. The 10-floor, 240,000 square feet building will cost about $185 million.13 Aug 1997 - 12:00am
If the Buildings Department can make a television commercial showing illegal structures, surely it knows where they are and can issue an order that they be removed.
The undoubted publicity surrounding such removals would surely act as a greater deterrent than a commercial of dubious value.
P. JEREMY NEWTON Managing Director Franklin and Andrews (HK)6 Apr 1996 - 12:00am
MOST young children delight in telling secrets. They begin to have real secrets - about ideas, feelings, happenings - by age six or so. Instead of finding this cute, however, many parents feel left out, even threatened.
''They have an awful time with this,'' said Dr Betty Smith Franklin, a psychologist.5 Nov 1993 - 12:00am