High praise for study
A study on the role of a cystic fibrosis regulator in infertility by Chinese University physiology professor Chan Hsiao-chang has been named by Nature China as one of the best examples of research in Hong Kong or the mainland. Nature China is a new web-based publication from the international science journal, Nature. The research was first published in Nature Cell Biology in October 2003.
Post office knife robbery
A knife-wielding man stole HK$14,000 from a Kwun Tong post office at 4.30pm yesterday. Police said the man pulled a 14cm knife in the Kowloon East Government Offices post office on Lei Yue Mun Road and grabbed cash from two counters. He fled when the alarm was triggered by a staff member.
Four arrested in drug bust
A tip-off led to the arrest of two men and two women and seizure of HK$41,400 worth of drugs, including cocaine and ketamine, in a flat in Connaught Garden, Connaught Road West, Western, at 12.50am.
Man attacked in Temple Street
Four men attacked a man with a wooden baton and a bottle in Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei, at about 1.10am and stole HK$2,000 from him. The man, 27, was treated at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Drink-driving in focus
Police will run a five-day citywide road safety campaign focusing on drink-driving from today. They will offer free breathalyser tests in bar areas and distribute leaflets advising drivers on road safety.
Assault at transport interchange
Two men were assaulted by three men at the Lok Ma Chau public transport interchange in Castle Peak Road when they arrived from Shenzhen at about 4.20am.