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In Brief

PUBLISHED : Friday, 27 July, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 27 July, 2007, 12:00am

Space shuttle expo scheduled


Hong Kong's first space shuttle exposition is expected to attract a million visitors. It will feature interactive spacecraft and astronaut-training facilities borrowed from Nasa and the Russian Federal Space Agency. The HK$60 million expo will be held in the West Kowloon cultural district from December 12 to February 29.


Mong Kok lights 'waste energy'


Most people believe Mong Kok has too many spotlights illuminating signboards, a survey has found. The Green Sense group interviewed 485 people in the area and 70 per cent said they thought Mong Kok was unnecessarily bright at night. About 85 per cent said it was a waste of energy to focus multiple spotlights on one signboard.


Porsche kills woman


A woman in her 70s was killed when a Porsche knocked her down in Mong Kok. Police said she was crossing Shanghai Street at 6.50pm. She was confirmed dead in hospital. The male driver, 36, was arrested for dangerous driving causing death.


Mussel-picker drowns


A man drowned picking mussels at a pier in Tung Chung. Police said the air-conditioning technician, 54, disappeared after collecting mussels near the New Development Pier on Tung Chung Waterfront Road with colleagues at about 7pm. A rescue vessel found him after 10 minutes. He was confirmed dead in hospital.


Crane truck falls over


A crane truck toppled over in the West Kowloon Corridor outside Mei Foo Sun Chuen in Lai Chi Kok at about 12.10am. The driver, 53, was unhurt. He told police he lost control of the truck while swerving to avoid hitting a car in front.


Mark Six


One ticket won the first prize of HK$16,016,490. The numbers were 13, 22, 28, 32, 37 and 46. The extra number was 17. Six tickets each won the second prize of HK$325,870. Third prize paid HK$42,385.


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