York Chow's WHO award for curbing smoking
Health minister Dr York Chow Yat-ngok received a World Health Organisation special recognition award yesterday 'for his commitment to curbing smoking'.
Confidence in righting injustice
The launching on average of 100 judicial reviews a year showed Hongkongers were confident in speaking out when they sensed injustice was being done, new Law Society president Junius Ho Kwan-yiu said, but not every problem could be solved in court.
One dies, one critical after swimming incidents
A 49-year-old man drowned after going for a swim from a leisure boat off Hung Shing Yeh Beach, Lamma. In a separate incident, a 42-year-old man was in critical condition last night after being rescued at Clear Water Bay Second Beach.
Thieves ransack Catholic church in Central
A member opening St Joseph's Church in Garden Road, Central, at 5.30am found it had been ransacked, a window smashed and a donation box broken. It was not known how much cash was stolen.
55-year-old hiker dies on Sai Kung trail
A hiker, 55, found collapsed on a trail on Tung Lung Chau, Sai Kung, at 12.20pm was flown to hospital, where he was confirmed dead.