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  1. Driver injured as taxi crashes down hill

    Posted Feb 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip A taxi crashed 30 metres down a hill after the driver dozed off at the wheel and failed to make a turn while driving on Castle Peak Road, Cheung Sha Wan, early yesterday. The 50-year-old night-shift driver, who was rescued by firemen, suffered head and hand injuries and was taken to Princess Margaret Hospital. He was in a stable condition. There were no passengers ...

  2. Operator injured as crane crashes down on clubhouse and pool

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo and Cheung Chi-fai A crane collapsed on to the clubhouse of Tai Po's luxury Beverly Hills housing estate yesterday afternoon, injuring the crane operator. Seven people were also trapped in a clubhouse lift, which broke down when the crane's arm fell into a swimming pool and splashed water into the lift shaft. The seven were rescued by firefighters ...

  3. Cost of global disasters hit record US$370b last year

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bevere, a senior catastrophe data analyst at Swiss Re. Bevere said earthquake insurance penetration in New Zealand was high, particularly for residential properties. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake ...

  4. 'A killer storm but no one warned us'

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the flash flood hit at about 4pm on Saturday, Hao and his wife had barely enough time to seek shelter at a friend's house in the hills, where he watched his home and nearly all of his ...

  5. Lantern warning goes out as city counts cost of hill fires

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... lanterns, which are suspected of causing a hill fire at Tai Lam Country Park last week. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said its officers found lantern debris after that fire ... made 14 prosecutions in the past three years. There have been 40 hill fires since September, destroying 189 hectares and 42,100 trees in or near country parks, compared with 28 fires ...

  6. 2 die after car plunges down hill

    Posted Oct 24th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael Two men were killed and two critically injured in a car crash early yesterday- only a day after two people died in a minibus accident in North Point. The spate of deaths has prompted authorities to appeal for drivers to drive carefully, espe ...

  7. News - China - SICHUAN FIVE YEARS ON

    Peasant survivors of 2008 quake find life in modern flats a struggle

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHIYUK

    ... residents have now been given flats in 10 four-storey blocks at the foot of the hill, with the resettlement site presented to visitors as a model reconstruction project. The village no longer ...

  8. Young hero faces grave situation

    Posted Dec 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Me, Dead Dad and Alcatraz Chris Lynch Published by Bloomsbury ISBN 978 0 7475 8310 3 The 'me' in the title is teenager Elvin Bishop whose life lurches from one complication to another. The 'dead dad' is Elvin's father who died whe ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Inferno prompts state of emergency

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Red Bluff, California Inferno prompts state of emergency California Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in three Northern California counties after a wildfire ... in the US West, including a blaze that destroyed dozens of homes this week in Washington state and another that threatened a town in Southern California. Brown's state-of-emergency declaration, ...

  10. Gas leak fears bring traffic to a halt in Causeway Bay

    Posted Jan 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... yesterday evening. A Citybus bus was turning from Wan Chai Road onto Morrison Hill Road when the driver heard a loud bang. After pulling over, he found a punctured rear wheel and some minor damage ... had to cordon off the affected part of Morrison Hill Road. Scores of pedestrians were redirected as traffic backed up along Wan Chai Road and Morrison Hill Road. The road was blocked for more ...




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