Military History of the United States

Thirteen Moons

Thirteen Moons by Charles Frazier (read by John Chancer) Hodder and Stoughton (audiobook)

Sunday, 12 February, 2012, 12:00am

Fresh interest in female soldiers after parade

The phalanx of female soldiers at the National Day parade was such a hit that the Defence Ministry has decided it wants more - and has announced that a new round of recruitment will begin this winter.

That ought to make President Hu Jintao's smile even bigger.

13 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Man charged with daughter's murder 'cannot remember what happened'

Updated at 6.43pm: A 62-year-old man charged with killing his daughter said he could not remember what happened to her, the High Court heard on Tuesday.

Lai Tuin-hing pleaded not guilty to one count of murdering his daughter, Lai Wing-yu, 20, at their home on the 21st floor of Shing Fu House in Kwai Shing East Estate on the morning of April 6 last year.

30 May 2006 - 12:00am

How will you spend your lai see?

Clement Li

Age: 17

Top tunes: Juno Mak's new release

17 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

To Stratford for a pound of flesh

HUH, if you think the real purpose of the Joint Liaison Group's visit to Shakespeare's home at Stratford-upon-Avon is tourism, think again.

Why, this is midsummer madness. The truth is, the two gentlemen of Hong Kong have travelled up there to get their pound of flesh away from feats of broil and battle in the big smoke.

7 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

Join the club, comrade

ACOUPLE of weeks ago a car, left by someone who was not a member, flared up like a Roman candle in the car park of the United Services Recreation Club.

12 Sep 1993 - 12:00am

Star Wars in cash shortage

WASHINGTON: The Strategic Defence Initiative for intercepting short-range missiles is poorly planned and short of money, congressional investigators said.

16 Jan 1993 - 12:00am