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Bullet magazines Newtown shooter used were almost banned

The high-capacity magazines that fed bullets into the rifle used to kill 26 children and adults at an American school in the state of Connecticut would have been banned under state legislation that the National Rifle Association (NRA) and gun makers successfully fought.

Tuesday, 18 December, 2012, 4:22am

Creative Forces: Anna Gleeson and 'Ha Wan Pao'

The modest magazine Ha Wan Pao caught my attention with its understated design, unpretentious content and simple credo of being "a monthly paper about people who make beautiful things". It is "created", rather than just published, by Anna Gleeson.

11 Nov 2012 - 10:40am

Success story of a shop just for magazine lovers

For magazine lovers, entering the Chaip Coin shop at Worldwide Plaza in Central is like being a kid in a candy store.

25 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Mechanic on arms charge gets 3 years

A mechanic was jailed for three years yesterday for unlawfully possessing a gun magazine and more than 100 rounds of ammunition found by police in the boot of his car during a search in Tin Shui Wai.

The sentencing came after Wong Chun-yim, 53, was convicted in the District Court on May 18 of one count of possessing arms and ammunition without a licence.

6 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Part 8 - Magazines

Magazines are usually published less frequently than newspapers and cover topics of a general interest, hobbies, health and beauty, or sports.

They may be geared to one part of the general population. Generally they will have lots of photographs and advertising. They may inform, but they are primarily intended to entertain.

A long history

28 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Magazine 'adjusted' for stories on reform

A popular Beijing magazine has been ordered to suspend publication as punishment for running too many political articles.

Fangfa, known for pushing the limits with its calls for reform, was ordered by the State Press and Publishing Bureau last week to cancel its April issue and stop printing to undergo 'readjustment'.

19 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Cultural Revolution ban

Authorities have stopped several magazines publishing special issues marking the 30th anniversary of the start of the Cultural Revolution.

The magazines, which had planned articles and seminars to re-examine the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976), were advised to shelve them, cadres in media circles said.

16 May 1996 - 12:00am

CDN gets hotel magazine

THE Mandarin Oriental magazine will reappear in December after an absence of nine months, following the hotel group's appointment of a new publisher.

CDN Ltd is contacted for 12 editions of the quarterly publication.

21 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

Magazine lends colour to ad battle

THE competition for commercial advertising in Hongkong has increased yet again with the upgrade to full colour of the third issue of Business 2 Business magazine.

Publisher and editor-in-chief Shaun Bowers has ambitious plans to expand the monthly, free-distribution magazine even further, with the goal of ultimately offering full regional coverage.

14 Jul 1993 - 12:00am