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  1. Three HK tourists die in mainland bus crash

    Posted Jun 09th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Three Hong Kong tourists on a visit to the mainland died yesterday when their bus crashed. Thirteen others were injured in the accident, which happened in Xingshan county, ... The circumstances of the crash were not known last night. 'As far as I know, the tour group was organised by a mainland travel agency and they were going for a 14- to 15-day tour in Hubei ...

  2. Don't forget victims of bus crash tragedy

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to lift the spirits. Images are still fresh in our minds of a Lunar New Year overseas holiday that ended in tragedy and suffering for a Hong Kong tour group of 43. Fourteen died when a tour bus ... disaster that followed the bus tragedy. And what about compensation- even if only a modest interim payment to help with funeral or medical expenses, incidental costs or lost income? Predictably, ...

  3. Survivors of Taiwan bus crash return to HK

    Posted Oct 19th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... PAGGIE LEUNG Updated at 6.38pm: Eight Hong Kong people- who were part of a tour group involved in a fatal bus accident in Taiwan- returned to the territory on Tuesday afternoon. Five Hong Kong people, including two sisters, were killed and 31 people were injured in the accident. It occurred on Monday in the Taipei area when a double decker bus plunged off the road in rainy ...

  4. Injured passengers returned after fatal Guangdong coach crash

    Posted Apr 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei and Ada Lee Most of the Hong Kong passengers injured in a fatal coach crash in Guangdong on Sunday afternoon were returned to the city yesterday. More than 40 passengers were ... The Immigration Department received eight requests for assistance after the accident, he said. Bus operator Kwoon Chung said it was trying to arrange more ambulances to collect those remaining. ...

  5. Family of crash victims in Fujian seeks HK help

    Posted Apr 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Huang The family of a Hong Kong woman and her son who were injured in a traffic accident in Fujian called on the Hong Kong government yesterday to send a medical team to treat the casualties. Seven people were killed- two from Hong Kong- and 29 injured on Sunday morning when a bus from Fuzhou to Shenzhen was involved in a head-on collision with a truck in Zhangzhou city ...

  6. News - China

    Briefs, October 20, 2012

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF, WIRE

    ... in a standoff over a tiny group of islets called Scarborough Shoal. AFP Eight bus crash victims out of critical condition Eight people who were severely injured in a bus crash on Thursday afternoon in Hunan province are no longer in a critical condition in hospital, according to local authorities. The bus was carrying 47 people- mainly students- when it fell off a 30-metre-high slope ...

  7. A tragic reminder that safety must come first

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The horrifying bus crash on Tuen Mun Road yesterday dealt another tragic blow to Hong Kong at a time when many must have felt we had already endured as much suffering as we could bear. ... and speeding which makes road travel in the city a daily hazard. It is only five years since the last serious bus crash, in which five people died as a result of the driver going too fast. The police ...

  8. Briefs

    Posted Oct 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and a report by an overseas expert would discuss whether anyone was at fault. HK survivors of Beijing bus crash return home Eighteen Hong Thai tourists and their guide who escaped injury from a runaway tour bus near Beijing on Thursday returned to Hong Kong last night. Hong Thai said it had asked the Social Welfare Department to provide counselling to those who needed it. Family members ...

  9. City briefs

    Posted Aug 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... crashed into a lamp post when driving along Yeung Uk Road, Tsuen Wan, towards Kwai Chung. The driver was trapped inside the vehicle and was rescued by firemen. six passengers hurt in bus-car collision Six passengers, aged between 26 and 46, were injured in a crash between a car and bus at Waterloo Road. The car collided with the bus after the driver allegedly lost control. Four ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted May 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Crash shows HK needs office on island, says Taiwan A traffic accident at the Alishan beauty spot in Taiwan highlighted the need for the Hong Kong government to set up a representative office on the island, the Mainland Affairs Council said in Taipei yesterday. Three Hong Kong people were slightly injured on Monday when a bus crashed into a roadside electricity pole in heavy ...




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