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Push

Marathon man shares his experiences in motivational book

After completing some of the world's most gruelling ultra-marathons, Derek Kwik Kwok-tsan has met a new challenge: putting his inspirational achievements into a motivational book.

Monday, 26 October, 2009, 12:00am

Mischievous netizens seize on official's careless remark

A Communist Party official in Henan found himself uncomfortably in the spotlight after his poorly worded comments to a reporter revealed a little bit more of the government's media strategy than he intended.

20 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

When the going gets tough

I was left back when I was 12 'cos I had a baby for my father . . . This gonna be my second baby. My daughter got Down Sinder . . .' An inauspicious beginning to the story of Claireece Precious Jones, a black American teenager whose life has been one of repeated abuse and deprivation.

4 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Spinning down a road to nowhere

SONGS OF ENCHANTMENT By Ben Okri (Jonathan Cape, $225) THIRTY pages from the end of Ben Okri's novel, the narrator's father tells a story. His wife interrupts him: '' 'Your story isn't going anywhere,' mum said, in the dark. 'A story is not a car,' dad replied. 'It is a road, and before that it was a river, a river that never ends.' '' But a road goes somewhere and so does a river.

10 Apr 1993 - 12:00am