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Dear Toni

How can I be friends with my ex-boyfriend? He has a new girlfriend and it's hard to know how to act towards her. I guess I'm a little mean to her.

Sunday, 31 January, 2010, 12:00am

Million dollar lady

It's been a heady year for pop-rock princess Avril Lavigne. Her third album, The Best Damn Thing, sold a million copies in a matter of weeks when it was released in April and topped charts around the world.

16 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

The Best Damn Thing by Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne has said goodbye to her awkward tomboy phase. Gone is the moody persona. What we see and hear now is a grown-up songstress. And what a relief that is.

Her third full-length album The Best Damn Thing has been eagerly awaited by teen fans all over the world.

27 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

All grown up

From tomboy to happily married woman, Avril Lavigne is a music and style chameleon.

But the mellow Canadian pop-punk princess insists that she changes for nobody but herself.

Lavigne was in Hong Kong last week to promote her third studio album.

13 May 2007 - 12:00am

Hot Picks

Winona Cheung, 12, P.C. Lau Memorial CAIS


The Best Damn Thing by Avril Lavigne. Single Girlfriend is one of her best songs ever.


Step Up features amazing dances, humour, and romance. Handsome Channing Tatum sizzles as Tyler Gage, a rough and streetwise hunk who knows how to move.


6 May 2007 - 12:00am

Goal girl

In the lyrics to Girlfriend, the first single from her latest album, Avril Lavigne doesn't pull any punches.

15 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Avril adds a Putonghua twist to her skater-girl bag of tricks

Joining the China market rush is ... Avril Lavigne? In one of the more unusual tidbits this week, we learned the Canadian rocker recorded the chorus of her spunky new single Girlfriend in eight different languages, including Putonghua, for her sizable Chinese fan base.

20 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Murderous jealousy

What do you do if your girlfriend is tired of your jealousy and wants to end the relationship? If the latest incident in Thailand involving a lovelorn teenager is anything to go by, you go out and shoot someone. That is what 18-year-old student Panumas Suttthinan did in Bangkok, killing his girlfriend's uncle and wounding her grandmother, before turning the gun on himself.

23 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Girl's mother tied up

A teenager tied up his girlfriend's mother in her flat in Tsui Ping Estate, Kwun Tong. The man, 19, and a friend, 15, later surrendered to police. A police spokesman said the boyfriend was angry because his girlfriend's mother objected to their relationship.

20 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

The five energetic young musicians from Australia are seeking to make their

THEY tried the names Girl Next Door and Miss Elaneous before finally deciding on Girlfriend.

The members of Girlfriend are friendly, like the girls living next door. The group is the first Australian band to make a Japanese record which has been successfully accepted as a local release in Japan.

26 May 1993 - 12:00am

Nagging girlfriend leads to taxi leap

A YOUNG man injured himself when he jumped from a moving taxi on the Island Eastern Corridor yesterday in an apparent bid to escape from his nagging girlfriend.

Police said the couple had earlier been to a karaoke lounge in Mongkok, where the girlfriend scolded the 21-year-old man for spending too much time with other girls.

9 Mar 1993 - 12:00am