Two Putonghua-speaking armed robbers yesterday broke into the Peak home of television host Gloria Wu, attacking her husband and escaping with cash and valuables worth $13,000.Tuesday, 16 September, 1997, 12:00am
Two Putonghua-speaking armed robbers yesterday broke into the Peak home of television host Gloria Wu, attacking her husband and escaping with cash and valuables worth $13,000.
The robbers climbed through the kitchen window of the couple's second-floor flat in a three-storey building in Lugard Road at about 4 am.16 Sep 1997 - 12:00am
TAKING in a spot of culture on World the other night in the shape of thespian Jean Claude Van Damme's deeply moving, filmed-in-Hong Kong Bloodsport, we couldn't help noticing a familiar face in the crowd, as it were.6 Nov 1994 - 12:00am
WITH localisation on most expatriate minds, Chinese-language teachers have become the practical signs of social success.
For the moment, learning Chinese in Hong Kong has been deemed politically correct.
It proves to others you are sensitive to the local community and are willing to make the effort to communicate in their language.19 Sep 1993 - 12:00am
MANY years ago, their ancestors migrated to the West, looking for cooler weather and greener feeding grounds. Once they had settled, eggs were laid and chicks were born.5 Sep 1993 - 12:00am
IT SEEMS no matter where I go someone is talking about exercise. When the conversation at a cocktail party turns to heart rates or the advantages of cross-training versus the stair machine, I get an insatiable craving for chocolate eclairs.22 Aug 1993 - 12:00am
WHEN a certain princess kissed an uncertain prince and found she had married a toad, she consoled herself with the fact that at least she was rolling in dough.
It didn't matter to her that he had a face like a loving cup and a strange fondness for sheep.25 Jul 1993 - 12:00am
DURING the winter months and all through spring it grows and strengthens itself for attack. It lies in wait, able to blend in with any environment as it spreads across enemy territory.
Many have tried to stop this deadly force, but to no avail. Like spiralling inflation on the mainland, it is out of control.6 Jun 1993 - 12:00am
WERE my eyes deceiving me? Tuning in to Gloria Wu on TVB's Maxwell Music Motion, I sat back as the radiant presenter introduced a video by Celine Dion (she of Beauty and the Beast fame).
But what followed was Eurythmics moll Annie Lennox - yes, one-time live-in of Chingford Man, Dave Stewart.15 Apr 1993 - 12:00am