City Digest

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 28 February, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 28 February, 2012, 12:00am


Suspect in Central sex assault free on bail

Program analyst Chan Chung-cheung, 33, was freed on HK$50,000 bail when he appeared in Eastern Court yesterday charged with indecently assaulting a 32-year-old expatriate woman in Hollywood Road, Central, on Friday night. The magistrate ordered Chan to surrender his travel documents and to report to police three times a week. The case was adjourned to March 26.

Park draws curtains on pandas in mood for love

The giant panda exhibit at Ocean Park will reopen on Thursday after being closed for three days in the hope that a little privacy will result in Ying Ying and Le Le mating during six-year-old Ying Ying's cycle - their second mating season since they became sexually mature last year.

Director gets suspended sentence over MPF levy

Wing Kei Engineering company director Lai Wing-kai was given a suspended two-month jail term for failing to pay HK$10,000 in MPF contributions for an employee. Lai, who appeared in Kowloon City Court, was also suspended as a company director for 12 months. The firm was fined HK$20,000 for breaking the law and HK$20,000 for false or misleading reports to the MPF trustee.

Pair jailed for laundering dad's HK$10m Ice money

Brothers Liu Tjong-slam, 31, and Liu Slung, 26, were sentenced in the District Court to five years and three months in jail, and 10 months in jail, respectively, for laundering HK$10 million for their father, who earlier pleaded guilty in a case involving the city's biggest haul of the illegal amphetamine Ice.

Man pleads not guilty to 5 indecent assaults

Technician Wen Chi-hung, 27, pleaded not guilty in the District Court to indecently assaulting five schoolgirls. He is accused of grabbing the five, aged 14 to 18, on separate occasions in lift lobbies of a building on Ching Ho Estate, Sheung Shui. The trial continues.

Buses must allow foldable bicycles on board

Franchise renewal terms for New World First Bus, Long Win Bus and Citybus on the airport and North Lantau network require them to allow passengers to bring foldable bicycles on their buses and to improve access for the elderly and disabled.