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Angel Beats! (anime)

The cruel joke in the new anime show Angel Beats! is that students who die find out purgatory simply means back to school.

Sunday, 27 June, 2010, 12:00am


FX Creations (HK$225)

This soft, stone-washed grey leather case is great for jeans-wearing, rock-loving tough guys. It holds six keys, there's a zipped pocket for cards and an outer pocket for coins. The loop means you can hang it from your belt or attach it to a strap.

FX Creations (HK$265)

10 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

24-hour service is the key

It is 4am on a cool winter morning and a man in shorts is standing outside the front door of an apartment desperate for help.

He isn't homeless or a beggar - just a poor fellow who forgot to grab his keys when he went to throw out the rubbish.

That night the hero is young locksmith Chris Mak Chi-wai, summoned by the management office at the apartment block.

20 May 2007 - 12:00am

Say keys

Even the smallest of finishing touches counts and if you have an eye for detail and are house-proud, the key to your home deserves almost as much attention as its interior. Perfect Skill Shoes And Locks Setting Centre (79 Caine Road, Central, tel: 2104 7522 or 9275 6521) can duplicate keys and cover them with a patterned finish on both sides.

9 May 2004 - 12:00am

Ask Mr Brain . . . all will be explained

Do aeroplanes have ignition keys?

Small planes that seat a few people have locks on the doors and ignition keys to start the engine.

Small planes are often parked in areas where security is not very high and they need keys and locks for the same reasons that cars sitting in car parks do.

11 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Locksmiths still selling KMB keys

DUPLICATE bus keys are still being sold by two locksmith shops despite revelations by the Sunday Morning Post two weeks ago about the loophole in the security system.

6 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Copy keys make KMB buses open to theft

DUPLICATE keys to the buses of the Kowloon Motor Bus Company (KMB) can be bought without questions asked, making the vehicles prime targets for joy-riders and thieves, the Sunday Morning Post can reveal.

This is despite the fact that the key ignition system is part of a new security overhaul implemented by KMB in June following a series of thefts.

23 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Cyclops anti-theft system means motorists can keep an eye on their cars

ACCORDING to Royal Hongkong Police statistics, about 7,000 private cars were stolen last year, representing three per cent of the total number of private cars on the territory's roads.

31 Jan 1993 - 12:00am