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  1. HK man among dead after Fujian bus crash

    Posted Apr 24th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A Hong Kong man was among seven people killed in a traffic accident in Fujian yesterday morning. Thirteen Hongkongers were injured. The accident occurred when a bus ... the bus departed from Fuqing and the truck was travelling from Fuzhou to Shenzhen. The government also said the bus had rammed the truck on the highway in Zhangzhou. The bus driver was among ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - CHINA BRIEFING

    Car crash scandal complicates leadership transition

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei Emerging details of Beijing car crash in March have served to complicate an already uncertain picture after Bo Xilai's downfall Crash scandal addsintrigueto reshuffle ... it to start in the second half of next month. While the Bo scandal has been extensively reported on since March, details only recently began to emerge in the crash of a black Ferrari that killed Ling ...

  3. Government pledges support for victims

    Posted May 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee The government has pledged to support victims of the bus crash and their families. The Social Welfare Department would provide any necessary assistance, including financial help and assistance with the funeral arrangements, Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said. He said clinical psychologists had been sent to Fu Shan Public Mortuary ...

  4. Two missiles miss, drone crashes in 'successful' drill

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... However, in addition to two missiles missing their targets, a drone crashed into a small town in the east of the island, creating a large crater and scaring residents. Adding to the confusion, ... by a Hsiung Feng 2, went out of control and crashed in a town in Taitung, eastern Taiwan. No-one was injured, but nearby residents were shocked when they heard the loud explosion and found a big hole ...

  5. Lesson of 1997 learned, says think-tank

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung The head of the government's leading think-tank says the administration will study the 'strong message' given by a top advisory commission, which warned against cutting public spending and failing to introduce relief measures ...

  6. Tours, shuttle bus numbers 'under control'

    Posted Jun 21st 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... to 'undesirable speculative activities' that could increase the cost of bus services. A cap would also restrict flexibility in meeting the needs of some sectors that might require extra buses ... operators and restrict the types of licensing and use for each vehicle. New measures will include putting the onus on bus operators to ensure their buses are used strictly in accordance ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Apr 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but they said the Commerce, Industry and Technology Bureau should solve the problem by internal staff reshuffles rather than seeking extra resources. Bus crash tourist still in emergency ward ... in the same accident, when the bus they were travelling in tipped on its side after the driver tried to avoid a petrol tanker, were stable. Buy back estate from developer, say democrats The Democratic ...

  8. Tour bus families want apology

    Posted Aug 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Survivors and relatives of those killed in the Manila bus bloodbath a year ago will fly to the Philippines today, determined to push for an apology and compensation from the country's justice minister. They say the security situation has not improved at all in the country since sacked policeman Rolando Mendoza took hostage a bus full of Hong Kong ...

  9. Talking points

    Posted Aug 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... taken any responsibility for the suffering it caused across Asia. Obama bus hits heartland in bid to recapture hearts Mired in one of the bleakest patches of his presidency, Barack Obama hits ... - a bus tour to rural areas of Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois, which have all felt the lash of the economic crisis. Hope is in short supply, as fears mount that the tepid recovery from the worst ...

  10. Deputy ombudsman sacked over Manila bus hostage tragedy

    Posted May 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila and Simpson Cheung A senior Philippine anti-corruption official accused of 'serious and inexcusable negligence' in handling the complaint which sparked Manila hostage taker Rolando Mendoza's gun rampage on a bus full of Hong Kong tourists last year has been sacked. Deputy ombudsman Emilio Gonzalez (pictured) was first told to go in April ...




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