Nypd Blue

Construction worker who forced girlfriend to drink bleach jailed

A man who locked his girlfriend in their flat for 10 hours, stripped and beat her, and made her drink bleach was jailed for 16 months yesterday.

Saturday, 9 April, 2011, 12:00am

Twelve Rooms with a View

Twelve Rooms with a View by Theresa Rebeck Harper, HK$108

21 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

John says ...

Teresa has created a genuinely spooky atmosphere in her very well-written story. The fact the story is told in the first person - 'I' and 'we' are used to describe events, rather than 'he' and 'they' - makes it easier for us to imagine how we would feel in a similar situation.

2 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Crazy Racer (DVD)

Three years ago, young director Ning Hao proved Chinese audiences do appreciate dark humour and self-deprecation with the release of his low-budget hit Crazy Stone. He does it again in the more upbeat, complicated, but equally enjoyable Crazy Racer.

20 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

A heartwarming tale of living in an extended family

The Suitcase Kid

Jacqueline Wilson

Andrea, the main character in this book, is upset when her parents divorce and she has to choose who she wants to live with.

How would you feel if your parents decided to divorce and argued about custody in front of you? Andrea just wants her family to be happy again.

8 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

New York state of mind

When Melina Kanakaredes accepted the role of Detective Stella Bonasera on CSI: NY she knew she would be compared to Marg Helgenberger, who plays the lead female character on the original CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. But Kanakaredes, 40, wasn't deterred from taking the part, as the show's enduring popularity has had a positive influence on women choosing to work in forensic science.

13 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Tourist mugged in Central

An Australian tourist was lured out of his car, attacked and robbed of $40,000 by a gang of muggers in Central early yesterday.

The man, 23, was negotiating a U-turn in Kau U Fong at 3.30am when he spotted a person lying motionless on the street. When he got out to help, three people attacked him from behind.

9 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Expand your vocabulary

Do you know the difference between 'anger' and 'angry'?

Anger (n) - a feeling of displeasure

Anger is disapproval about an action or situation.

Angry (adj) - irate

Someone who is angry shows strong emotions that make them want to shout at someone

29 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Idioms

Catch-22

15 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

A daily reality check

What do you expect from your new year's calendar? Photos of pretty girls? Fancy cars?

1 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

I wanna be a bodyguard

What qualifications do you need?

Anyone can call themselves a bodyguard, there are no set qualifications. Some people think you need to have martial art skills, but if you do your homework and planning right, you shouldn't need to fight. I am a qualified bodyguard instructor and am able to issue diplomas on behalf of the International Bodyguard Association.

23 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Series watch

NYPD Blue

Pearl, 12.05am

28 May 2003 - 12:00am

SERIES WATCH

Boston Public

Pearl, 10.30pm

Marla (Loretta Devine) and Marylin (Sharon Leal) are accused of pushing their students too hard, Ronnie (Jeri Ryan) tries to stop a student from posing nude for a magazine, and Guber (Anthony Heald) is forced to fire Meredith Peters (Kathy Baker, above with Heald) for hitting a student.

NYPD Blue

Pearl, 12am

12 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

SERIES WATCH

NYPD Blue

Pearl, 11.50pm

26 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

SERIES WATCH

Boston Public

Pearl, 10.30pm

A sex advice column in the school newspaper has parents in an uproar, Lipschultz (Fyvush Finkel) appears in court, and Steven Harper (Chi McBride) clashes with his daughter, Brooke (China Shavers), when she is expelled from her private school for killing the school mascot.

NYPD Blue

Pearl, 11.50pm

18 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

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