Anniversary event runner dies in hospital
Drainage Services Department technical officer Ng Kee-wah, 41, died in hospital yesterday, four days after he collapsed during a 10-kilometre run at Tei Mei Tuk, Tai Po. Saturday's event was held to mark the Water Supplies Department's 160th anniversary. The department will assist Ng's family.
Avenue of the Stars tries to avoid disappointing
The Tourism Board and Leisure and Cultural Services Department will try to improve Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade after the US Cable News Network website ranked Hong Kong's Avenue of Stars as a disappointing 'tourist trap'.
Squad established to probe indecent exposure
Police have set up a special duty squad to investigate a series of cases of indecent exposure to schoolgirls in Sau Mau Ping. They also are investigating whether a 64-year-old man, arrested for indecent exposure in Yau Tong on Monday night, is linked to the six previous incidents.
Pan-democrats say Tsang proposals 'too late'
The three-day debate on a traditional motion of thanks for chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's last policy address began in the Legislative Council yesterday. Some pan-democratic lawmakers criticised the policy proposals on tackling the city's long-term social and economic problems as being 'too little, too late'.
Ferry stoppage angers Park Island residents
A committee representing Park Island flat owners accused Sun Hung Kai Properties of breaching an agreement by suspending ferry services between Ma Wan and Tsuen Wan from December because of low usage.