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Denver's Demaryius Thomas inspired by jailed mother and grandmother

For most of his life, Denver Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas has only been able to see his mother and grandmother in prison, but they are inspiring him for Sunday's Super Bowl.

Wednesday, 29 January, 2014, 10:08pm

Pampering and protests on Mother's Day

"The most important thing on Mother's Day is to be good and listen to your mum. Every day should be Mother's Day," said 16-year-old Amy Wong Tsz-ching, who woke up extra early yesterday morning to visit a Chinese restaurant for yum cha with her mother and grandma.

13 May 2013 - 8:27am

Love it or hate it, mums enjoy attention on Mother's Day

Today is Mother's Day - an occasion some families treat as a chance to show mum some thanks for all her hard work, but which others dismiss as just another commercial exploitation of human nature.

12 May 2013 - 7:55am 2 comments

Anita Mui's mother hurls shoes at lawyer

The mother of late Canto-pop diva Anita Mui Yim-fong threw objects at a lawyer yesterday after the court decided she could no longer receive HK$120,000 a month in living expenses from her daughter's trust.

Tam Mei-kam, 88, hurled a pink object, the cap of a thermal bottle and a pair of shoes at Kevin So, solicitor for HSBC International Trustee, the administrator of Mui's trust.

5 Jan 2013 - 4:17am 1 comment

Mother jailed for six years for starving baby to death

An "utterly cruel" mother who starved her baby boy to death by diluting his milk formula was jailed for six years yesterday.

District Court Deputy Judge Pang Chung-ping said the sentence imposed on So Suk-yee, 32, should serve as a deterrent to protect other children. He said society did not tolerate such abominable crimes, which went against human nature.

30 Oct 2012 - 2:51am

Death drink poisoned on purpose, say police

Jilin police say a flavoured milk drink that killed a boy in Changchun last month had been deliberately poisoned after tests showed that other products in the same batch were not toxic.

7 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Mum's the word, please

I wish working mothers would just get on with it. There's a film coming out starring Sarah Jessica Parker based on journalist Allison Pearson's book I Don't Know How She Does It. Here we go- by all sensible accounts- another dated 'celebration' of the life of a big, brave career-driven mum.

9 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Single mum left infants home alone

An unemployed single mother was released on police bail after leaving her two children - a two-year-old boy and four-year-old girl - unattended at home to buy napkins.

1 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Mother knows best

Bong Joon-ho's latest film begins with lead actress Kim Hye-ja walking across a vast, empty field towards the camera. It's hardly a startling sight. In fact, it's comforting to see the 68-year-old South Korean thespian on screen.

19 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

We salute you, Dad, today on Father's Day

Fathers who have worked hard over the past year should wake up today thinking the world owes them something - and they would deserve it. There are roughly three categories of fathers.

21 Jun 2009 - 12:00am