Doctor not warned after complaints, court told
A doctor accused of molesting three nurses at Queen Elizabeth Hospital had never been given an official warning even though two of the women had lodged complaints with their superiors, Kowloon City Court heard yesterday. Dr Allan So Cheuk-wai returned to work in the same ward after a two-week suspension following the complaints from the two nurses. So, 35, had seen a psychiatrist during his leave, but his superiors had not asked for a psychiatric report before letting him resume work, the court was told.
Policewoman accidentally fires revolver in station
A female police constable accidentally discharged her revolver while handling it in the armoury loading area of Kowloon City police station at about 1pm. No one was injured in the incident, the third such case this year, and it was being investigated, police said.
Community Care Fund to continue, Carrie Lam says
Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor reassured the public that the Community Care Fund, set up by former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen in 2010 to provide one-off relief for the needy, would not be shut down.
Extra time for public consultation on west wing
The public consultation on the historic grading of the west wing of the old government headquarters in Central, due to end today, would continue informally until the next meeting of the Antiquities Advisory Board in mid-September, the board's chairman, Bernard Chan, said.
Man dies after fall from refuse collection depot
A 56-year-old man died in hospital after falling from the top of a shipping container being used as a refuse collection depot on a Tseung Kwan O construction site. Lui Shek-kei had been installing an automatic sprinkler system.