What the local media says

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 29 September, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 29 September, 2012, 2:36am

Sunday, Ming Pao Daily

Four cats kept inside dumped wardrobe, probably for food

Four cats were found locked in cages inside a 1.8-metre-tall wardrobe dumped in a back alley behind Chun Yeung Street, North Point. An animal welfare volunteer said the cats may have been kept by someone who was waiting until they were big enough to eat. Police have yet to make an arrest.


Monday, Oriental Daily

Owners frustrated as Tseung Kwan O HOS building falls apart

King Ming Court, the first Home Ownership Scheme estate built in Tseung Kwan O 24 years ago, is falling apart. Concrete and tiles are breaking off and internal walls are leaking. Owners have tried to initiate an overhaul, but have failed owing to a bidding conspiracy among other owners and contractors.


Tuesday, The Sun

Evening school cuts courses abruptly at students' expense

The evening secondary school section of the Hong Kong College of Technology has combined two subjects with another evening school and cancelled one other subject without giving students notice. Students must now buy new textbooks and pay extra fees.


Wednesday, The Sun

Maid runs away from tycoon's home with haul of fine gold fruit

A maid working at the Repulse Bay home of New World Development's Cheung Yu-tung, 87, fled with about 50 fine gold fruits worth HK$500,000 from a fung shui tree - five days before he fell ill. The theft was said to have broken the spell protecting Cheng's health.


Thursday, Apple Daily

Cheap stun guns that look like phones for sale in Shenzhen

Stun guns that look and feel like real mobile phones are available for 180 yuan (HK$220) apiece in a fire security shop in Buji, Shenzhen. The product delivers up to 1.2 million volts in one shock, enough to cause a person to lose consciousness.


Friday, Apple Daily

Charity runs illegal hotel while exploiting the mentally ill

Non-profit body, Hong Chi Association, is making up to HK$150,000 a month operating an unlicensed hotel in Tai Po, renting mostly to mainlanders and lovers and hiring mentally retarded people as staff.