Nanny alleged to have murdered two children in New York

The gruesome murders of Lucia (left) and Leo Krim (right) has shocked New York.

A New York mother returned home to her luxury apartment to find two of her children, a 2-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl, fatally stabbed in a bathtub by the family's nanny, the authorities said.

Saturday, 27 October, 2012, 4:34am

Parked buses need checking

Recently, a boy felt asleep on the bus to a Ma On Shan kindergarten. The driver and nanny left him on the bus and locked it. The boy was found about 10 minutes later by a passer-by.

Luckily the youngster was rescued by firefighters.

18 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Babysitters give peace of mind

Being a hands-on mother with a full-time job is not easy in Hong Kong. When they want a night off, it is difficult to find a babysitter who lives nearby.

This is when Rent-A-Mum comes in handy. Instead of having mothers running all over the city trying to find the perfect babysitter, the company does it for you.

9 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Curtain rope strangles baby

An 18-month-old British boy was found dead in his cot aboard his father's yacht yesterday with a curtain rope wrapped around his neck.

The toddler, identified only by his surname, Roche, had been sleeping in a cabin on the lower deck of the yacht where the family lives.

25 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Homeward bound

Do people leave Chek Lap Kok assuming that, should an unforeseen turn of events disrupt their trip, they can rely on Hong Kong taxpayers to bring them home?

14 Dec 2008 - 12:00am


Quarantine rules protect public health

I refer to Eliane Stocco's letter ('Quarantine law is cruel to pets', March 8).

Preventing the introduction of animal diseases such as rabies and avian influenza is an integral part of our effort to protect public health.

13 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

The Nanny Diaries

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Laura Linney, Nicholas Art, Chris Evans

Directors: Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini

Category: I

27 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

In good hands

Hiring a trained nanny is a serious investment when salaries for less experienced professionals start at HK$15,000. But solicitor C. Ng, who employed a nanny to look after her two children until she began working part-time a few years ago, says the expense was worth it.

4 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Boy hurt as bag is caught in door of school bus

A 10-year-old primary school pupil was dragged for about four metres when his bag was trapped in the door of private school minivan in North Point yesterday.

The Primary Four student of Raimondi College was leaving the 12-seat minivan in Tsat Tsz Mui Road near Healthy Street West when the accident happened at about 3.20pm, according to police.

20 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

This is your nanny speaking ...

'IT'S LIKE A MIRACLE: when I go up to a crying baby or child, they just stop and smile - they must like me,' says Pansy Mau Pui-man.

Which is just as well, because Mau is a so-called sky nanny and her job is to do just that: avert a crisis on board when a screaming child threatens to disturb the peace of every passenger within earshot.

17 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Band of brooders

WHAT IF THE writers of Mary Poppins and Nanny McPhee had set their stories in Hong Kong? Chances are it would be a very different woman who comes to the aid of those families in distress.

27 May 2006 - 12:00am

A slapstick adventure

Here we have another take on of the old idea of children being awful and adults being incompetent. We've seen all this on the screen in the Home Alone movies and read it in the recent hit books A Series of Unfortunate Events.

30 May 2004 - 12:00am


Trouble At The Top: Nanny Boys

World, 8.25pm

11 Aug 2003 - 12:00am


Due to an editing error in our story 'Celebrity childminders' in the Features section of the South China Morning Post on July 13, information and comments towards the end of the article were wrongly attributed to Sandy Algaze, the owner of a Los Angeles-based agency specialising in recruiting home help and personal assistants.

26 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

there's nothing worse than . . . stupidity

BLACK Grape, those madcap funsters who rose like a ragged phoenix from the chemical-soaked ashes of the Happy Mondays, have just released an album that captures the Zeitgeist perfectly as we wade through the viscous dregs of the 20th century. Its title: Stupid Stupid Stupid.

18 Jan 1998 - 12:00am