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  • Aug 29, 2014
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Thomas returns in blazing tale

Thomas & Friends is one of the more popular children's brands around. Based on The Railway Series of books that were later adapted for British television, Thomas & Friends has spawned toys, stationery and a number of films.

Wednesday, 25 April, 2012, 12:00am

9/11 visit exorcises survivor's demons

It has taken 10 years, but Monica is now at peace with herself.

The Hong Kong woman who miraculously escaped death during the World Trade Centre terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, returned to New York last weekend for the first time since the tragedy.

She went in search of closure and she found it - and more besides.

18 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Tokens of friendship, farewell

In recent years, more and more of our friends have left to study overseas. We all want a piece of us to go with them when they move to their new environment - we all want to be remembered, don't we? That is why we give keepsakes to our friends as a 'token of farewell'. Below are some ideas for these mementos. They are easy to make and are sure to warm your friends' hearts.

26 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Kimono girls provide sunshine for Koo at restaurant's grand opening

Bronzed actor Louis Koo Tin-lok got the chance to work on his tan some more at the Hooray Bar & Restaurant grand opening at the World Trade Centre in Causeway Bay.

The 10,000 sq ft terrace of the fifth-floor venue boasts open skies and an up-close view of the harbour.

16 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

e-pal: germany

Name Lukas Benjamin Buchberger Age 16 City Eichenau

I live in the southern part of Germany where we get a lot of snow in winter. I love building snowmen, having snowball fights with friends and snowboarding.

24 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Good friends make a big difference

Friends are vital to our life. They give us strength. We need friends to encourage us, spend time with us and care about us.

Most people like having a lot of friends, but it is not easy to choose best friends. When I was in primary school, I had many 'ordinary' friends.

30 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Friends with positive attitude put us on right track

My best friend has inspired me and I will try my best to follow in his footsteps. He finished his A-Level examination last month.

He had been worried over the past two years, but everything has worked out smoothly.

He will be working in a bank during the summer holidays.

11 May 2007 - 12:00am

Look, Koo's calling

COLETTE KOO HAS lived a million lives. Once a stage actress who starred in several notable roles including Vagina Monologues (in which she simulated the sounds of orgasm), Koo progressed to a career that spanned radio, art shows and body piercing.

22 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Parallel lines

Tonight, our screens are overrun by the strange parallel universe that is the incestuous world of American sitcoms. Inviting celebrities to star as one-off characters, or even regulars, is acceptable practice, but tonight we get celebrities appearing both as themselves, and as characters they play in other sitcoms. It is all a bit much.

8 Jun 1998 - 12:00am