Mainlanders in court over bid to deceive hospital
Du Meiling, 25, and her husband Zhou Baida, both mainlanders, appeared in Kwun Tong Court yesterday accused of using a forged ultrasound report and an altered medical letter to deceive United Christian Hospital into accepting Du's application for a maternity bed on March 1. Two other women, mainlander Lai Yunmei, 24, and Hong Kong resident Fu Hiu-kit, 43, were also charged, with the couple, with conspiracy to use a false document. No pleas were entered and the case was adjourned to April 2. The defendants were remanded in custody.
Protester meets with police complaints body
Wong Kin, who was manhandled by men in suits in Laguna City during Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's visit last year because he was wearing a T-shirt commemorating the June 4 Tiananmen crackdown, met members of the Independent Police Complaint Council for the first time. He said he wanted to sue the police over the incident and was applying for legal aid.
Watchdog warns TVB over promotion, content
The Broadcasting Authority, acting on complaints, warned TVB for promoting a bank and a watch brand too explicitly in its lifestyle programme Dolce Vita broadcast on the HD Jade Channel on October 8 last year. The TV station was also found at fault for showing Hannibal on Pearl on September 30 last year during prime time because it contained inappropriate content, such as human cannibalism.
Rates waiver unfairly aids big developers: lawmaker
The government's waiving of property rates indirectly channelled money to big developers who held a lot of property, People Power legislator Albert Chan Wai-yip said. He planned to propose introduction of a limit of three properties per owner being eligible for the waiver.
School of Creativity hosts Sex Cultural Festival
The Sex Cultural Festival takes place at the HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity in Kowloon City on Saturday and Sunday with the theme 'Sexuality united: spatial, social and relational'.