City Digest

PUBLISHED : Monday, 23 April, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 23 April, 2012, 12:00am


Airport sets new record for monthly movements

The airport set a new monthly record in March with 29,600 flight movements, which was 5.2 per cent up on March last year. Resident and visitor traffic rose 20 per cent and 8 per cent respectively, but cargo throughput declined 0.4 per cent to 368, 000 tonnes year on year. Exports grew 3 per cent and transshipments fell 3 per cent.

Woman is splashed with corrosive fluid

At least one woman was injured when a bottle of corrosive fluid fell from a building in Fa Yuen Street, Mong Kok, and splashed her at about 11pm on Saturday. She sought treatment early yesterday at Tseung Kwan O Hospital. Police believed the case was an accident and called for anyone splashed to call 2398 6200.

PLA vehicle hits bus in Repulse Bay Road

A People's Liberation Army vehicle hit a bus loading passengers at a bus stop at about 6.30am in Repulse Bay Road, Southern district. No one was injured and both drivers passed breath tests, police said.

Thieves steal 10 bee hives from Yuen Long farm

A farmer reported the theft of 10 bee hives worth about HK$10,000 from his farm near Kam Tin, Yuen Long.

Groups march to protest against reclamation

Members of more than 10 groups comprising green activists, fishermen, conservationists, lawmakers, residents and beach-goers marched from Statue Square to the new government headquarters to protest against projects involving reclamation.