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Former surgeon stabs 13 children at school

A 42-year-old former surgeon wielding a 25cm fruit knife stabbed eight primary schoolchildren to death outside their school in Nanping, Fujian, yesterday morning and severely wounded five others.

Wednesday, 24 March, 2010, 12:00am

Police probe drug link in two suicides

Police are investigating whether two men who fell to their deaths in the space of an hour-and-a-half yesterday were under the influence of drugs.

A small amount of a drug believed to be ketamine was found on the body of one of the men and at the home of the other.

6 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Taiwanese illustrator's characters brought to life in Times Square holiday decorations

Times Square became the latest mall to publicly inaugurate its holiday decorations, on Tuesday evening. This year, no expense was spared as Taiwanese illustrator Jimmy Liao Fu-bin (pictured) was invited back to turn the hall, atrium and piazza into a 'Jimmy Wonderland'.

19 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Philip Liao

Who is he? Philip Liao is a Hong Kong-based Canadian architect and the founder of Philip Liao and Partners, which takes on everything from giant mixed-use projects on the mainland to hotel design.

19 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

I Am in It

Group exhibition of more than 20 works by Chinese artists Shao Yan, Pu Lieping, Lan Zhenghui (including his Horn, left) and Yi Liao. Today-tomorrow, 10am-6pm, Alisan Fine Arts, 315 Prince's Building, 10 Chater Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2526 1091. Ends tomorrow

19 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

The Corpse Walker

by Liao Yiwu Pantheon, HK$200

23 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Culture clash can cloud the good news

A month after stepping down as Hong Kong's environment minister last July, Sarah Liao Sau-tung took on a new role as a communicator of what she calls 'true and good stories' about a green Beijing Olympics.

2 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Police arrest 14 over fatal cafe fire in resort town

Police in Dongguan yesterday arrested 14 people in connection with a fire in a cafe last week that claimed 10 lives, local media reported.

Among those arrested was the cafe owner, surnamed Liao, the cafe manager, the owner of the building, an electrician, five waiters and five others whose identities were undisclosed.

17 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Firm in 'date-rape' toy scare apologises

The Hong Kong-based distributor of Bindeez, a toy made of beads, and pulled from shelves this month after scientists found the toys contained a chemical that converts into a powerful 'date-rape' drug when swallowed, has apologised to consumers.

But it stressed that its products met quality tests of its Australian importer.

29 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Political Animal

Henry Tang drops a clanger at Jockey Club

3 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Jimmy's Secret Garden

Jimmy's Secret Garden

The Pao Gallery

4/F Hong Kong Arts Centre

Reviewed: August 6

8 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

The simple things in life

An exhibitioN which showcases the work of renowned Taiwanese comics artist and illustrator Jimmy Liao Fu-bin opens at the Hong Kong Arts Centre this Saturday. It is Liao's first solo exhibition in Hong Kong.

The event is part of the Arts Centre's Comix Home Base project.

3 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Oh, the paint of it all! An artist brushes away her tears

Memories of the turmoil of the Cultural Revolution still haunt Linda Liao Lin. Born in Nanning, Guangxi province, during the turbulent period, she learnt about the dark side of humanity at an early age.

30 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Official faces disciplinary action over Tung Chung river boulders

A government officer will face disciplinary action for failing to verify the source of boulders excavated from the Tung Chung river and allowing them to be used at an artificial lake project beside the Disney theme park.

23 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Jingoistic gobbledegook masks truth about war

Your correspondent James Liao ('Forgotten hero deserves fitting memorial', Sunday Morning Post, October 27), falls into the common trap of allocating hero status to all soldiers who fall during battle.

3 Nov 2002 - 12:00am