Citizens' Radio loses appeal bid
A Citizens' Radio attempt to appeal against a court finding that it had breached the Telecommunications Ordinance was struck out yesterday. Citizens' Radio had applied for leave to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal, but the court - Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang, Mr Justice Patrick Chan Siu-oi and Mr Justice Roberto Ribeiro - denied their application. Lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung promised that the station would go to air again soon.
Student put on HK$5,000 bond
University of London student Lam Kwan-fai, 22, was placed on a one-year HK$5,000 good-behaviour bond for pushing a woman from behind at a bar in Central during a dispute over queueing for the bathroom. Lam, who returned to Hong Kong during university holidays in March, pleaded not guilty in Eastern Court to assault before Magistrate Douglas Yau Tak-hong. Court documents said Lam pushed the woman into a wall, causing abrasions to her right arm.
Noah's Ark opens on Monday
The new Bible-themed attraction Noah's Ark in Ma Wan Park will open to the public on Monday. Ticket prices will be from HK$55 to HK$100 during the initial promotional period. Bookings for visits to the 25,000-square-metre attraction will start from 12pm today. Concessions will be available for children aged three to 11 and for people aged 65 or over.
One ticket won the HK$32,332,150 first prize in last night's draw. The numbers were 28, 33, 36, 38, 40 and 45. The extra number was 4. Six tickets each won second prize of HK$576,325. Third paid HK$37,180.