Tony Chan to stand trial for forgery in April
Self-styled fung shui master Tony Chan Chun-chuen, 52 (left), will go on trial in April accused of forging and using a false will to claim the fortune of late tycoon Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum. A pre-trial review hearing will take place on January 24 and the main hearing, set to last 60 days, will start on April 22.
HK toy maker wins US$7.2 million damages
MGA Entertainment, manufacturer of American fashion dolls Bratz, must pay US$7.2 million in damages to local toy maker Toys & Trends (Hong Kong) after losing an appeal related to a copyright row.
NBA star Jeremy Lin in charity launch
NBA star Jeremy Lin will make his first visit to the city on August 24 to launch a community programme funded by the New World Group Charity Foundation. The Houston Rockets point guard is expected to share his career story in a meeting with students from underprivileged families and young basketball lovers during the launch at the K11 mall in Tsim Sha Tsui.
Typhoon Haikui hits Chek Lap Kok flights
Ten Hong Kong-bound flights were delayed and another 35 cancelled after Typhoon Haikui hit China's east coast. Thirteen departures were delayed, with another 30 cancelled.
Servicing to halt Lantau cable car
Lantau cable car services will be suspended for about a week from September 17 for scheduled maintenance work on the ropeway system. Servicing will also be carried out from December 5 to 6. The Ngong Ping Village will remain open during both servicing periods.
Cyclists targetedin safety campaign
Police visited 297 locations frequented by cyclists, including cycling tracks, railway stations and fast food shops which employ cyclists. They issued 260 verbal warnings and 765 summonses to those who committed offences in a citywide road safety campaign staged in the first week of this month.