Who said it?

He is a surveyor himself, and it is unlikely he did not know the structure was illegal

Lawmaker Lee Wing-tat, referring to chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying's home

Friday, 22 June, 2012, 12:00am

A bad week for ...

Manny Pacquiao

17 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Quotes of the week

Justice has prevailed ... To be honest, I am a little surprised

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, when acquitted of sodomy charges

It's like the rooster taking responsibility for the sunrise - he didn't do it

U.S. presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, saying Barack Obama had nothing to do with signs of improving job growth

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

There is a need for extra information to sort out details of the [price] rises as the two operators ... affect the public interest

Lawmaker Miriam Lau Kin-yee on the need to invoke special powers against the city's two power utilities

I'd say third place is a ticket to ride

12 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Manila's elite give cold shoulder to Pacquiao

World boxing champion Manny Pacquiao may be facing his toughest fight yet in or outside the ring: acceptance in Philippine high society.

24 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Boxer pacquiao outpunched in political arena

World boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is not used to defeat but in his first bout in the political ring he looked listless, lost and out of his depth.

The 33-year-old rookie congressman proved no match in a debate with 69-year-old lawmaker Edcel Lagman on a controversial family planning bill on Wednesday night.

20 May 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

Every public officer and member of the public should abide by the law

Environment Secretary Edward Yau, on deputy Kitty Poon's unauthorised structures at her Tai Po home

God said go forth and multiply. He did not say go and have just one or two children

20 May 2011 - 12:00am

PacMan: Behind the Scenes with Manny Pacquiao

PacMan: Behind the Scenes with Manny Pacquiao by Gary Andrew Poole Da Capo Press HK$200

28 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Tim Noonan

It's difficult to overstate the significance of Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao. As a sportsman, he has no peer and is the only thing left in boxing that even remotely intrigues a generation weaned on the blood lust of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

21 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Piece of the action

Last year, a radio news show reported the case of a married couple who had suddenly vanished, leading alarmed relatives to claim they had been kidnapped. It turned out there was an even more desperate background to their disappearance. They had won the lottery and had gone into hiding to escape their relatives. As well as their friends. And their neighbours.

16 Feb 2006 - 12:00am