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  1. Activists given two weeks to file defence against HSBC

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com A court yesterday gave Occupy Central participants two weeks to file their defences as HSBC pressed on with an attempt to remove them through legal action. ... to protest against what they see as injustices in the economic system. The first of four defendants in the case has been named the 'occupiers of the ground floor of 1 Queen's Road ...

  2. City Briefs

    Posted Nov 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Illegal grabs $100 from worker who fed him A suspected illegal immigrant escaped with $100 from a three-storey block occupied by the Mother's Choice welfare agency in Central after threatening an employee with a knife yesterday. The man was given bread and water about 4am after a woman worker, 47, discovered him in the first-floor kitchen of the building. But he then pulled out ...

  3. Death in the City of Light: The Serial Killer of Nazi-Occupied Paris

    Posted Sep 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... David Wilson Death in the City of Light: The Serial Killer of Nazi-Occupied Paris by David King Crown Publishers Historian David King specialises in grand and gripping non-fiction thrillers with a twist of chaos. His latest book, Death in the City of Light, delves into the exploits of a notorious serial killer whose reign of terror in Nazi-occupied Paris prompted ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung may face new Legco impeachment bid

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a demonstration between 2pm and 8pm. But Man said the defendants caused heavy congestion after the authorised time when they occupied the junction of Queen's Road Central and Garden Road, and Connaught Road Central. "At 11.32pm, marchers at Connaught Road Central eastbound suddenly climbed over the barriers and occupied Connaught Road Central westbound near City Hall," he said. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CITY DIGEST

    City Digest, October 9, 2012

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... a 24-year-old man, who was being held last night for questioning. HSBC wins injunction against protesters The High Court granted HSBC an injunction to stop Occupy Central protesters from returning to the plaza under its headquarters in Central. The action follows two nights of confrontations at the premises. Golf course loses appeal over accident The Court of First Instance rejected an appeal ...

  6. 2 women die, hit by cars in Yuen Long and Central

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... And an 86-year-old woman died after being hit by a taxi in Connaught Road, Central, at around 4am. In the Yuen Long case, police arrested the 50-year-old driver on suspicion of dangerous driving causing ... in Central, police arrested the driver for dangerous driving causing death, then released him on bail. The taxi was left for hours at the scene for inspection, causing a traffic jam that stretched ...

  7. Church files writ to oust HK Central Hospital

    Posted Apr 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Ng The Sheng Kung Hui Foundation has issued a writ to force Hong Kong Central Hospital to move out of Anglican Church property so it can redevelop the prime site in the heart ... possession of the property on Lower Albert Road, Central, and damages for breach of the tenancy agreement. The private non-profit hospital is housed in a single building, with an endoscopy centre, ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... euphemistically described as the west wing site, comprises virtually the whole of Government Hill, barring only the footprint of the French Mission Building and the main and east wing of the Central ... of the west wing and by referring to it as the west wing site, as though all that is to be sold is the land to be occupied by the proposed new development. The site is essentially the whole ...

  9. Central chaos

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A truck driver was arrested for dangerous driving after his vehicle rammed seven vehicles in Central yesterday, leaving a motorcyclist critically ill. The truck hit the other vehicles while they were stopped at a red light in Garden Road outside the United States consulate about 2.30pm. It first struck two buses and two vans before crashing into the motorcycle ...

  10. Downward pressure on rents to worsen

    Posted Mar 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... companies are downsizing and moving to cheaper premises. Occupier demand for offices has weakened, particularly on Hong Kong Island, as local and foreign companies have put their expansion plans ... lease expiry. As a result, there has been a negative take-up of space, with Central being the hardest hit area. Rents there have been driven down over the past few months. Thomas Lam, head ...




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