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  1. Traders want pig auctions scrapped

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Kelly Chan Pork traders want the new practice of auctioning off live pigs scrapped, saying it has been partly to blame for the hefty rise in pork prices in recent weeks. Instead, they say the government should tighten monitoring over the three pig importers - Ng Fung Hong, Guangnan Hong and the Agriculture Special Zone Development Association - to ensure adequate ...

  2. Policeman shoots attacker dead

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com A traffic policeman shot dead a man in Sham Shui Po last night in apparent self-defence while trying to stop what was believed to be a triad attack. ... colleague, waving his knife. The officer opened fire and the attacker was shot.' Lau said the shot man, aged 36, was certified dead at about 10.30pm after being taken to the nearby Caritas ...

  3. Auction row tipped to send wet market pork prices soaring

    Posted Dec 07th 2007, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... Scarlett Chiang and Kelly Chan Shoppers may have to pay more than HK$40 a catty for pork at wet markets as the main live pig supplier continued to sell by auction yesterday. Ng Fung Hong, the main supplier, put up only 1,000 live pigs for sale at the Tsuen Wan abattoir, Fresh Meat United executive member Jackie Ling Wai-yip said. 'The most expensive live pig is about HK$2,000 ...

  4. Another police officer found dead in apparent suicide

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo and Phyllis Tsang A senior police officer who had been covering the duties of two officers was found dead in a Kwai Chung flat in an apparent suicide yesterday. If confirmed, ... was found unconscious by a colleague in the flat at about 1pm. Burned charcoal was found at the scene. A police spokesman said Lau was declared dead at the scene. No foul play was suspected. ...

  5. Woman found dead in brothel

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The body of a half-naked woman, 47, surnamed Wong, was found yesterday in a Kwun Tong building that houses one-woman brothels. Police said she had a wound on her neck. Regional crime squad officers are investigating. ...

  6. Grants for families of dead firemen

    Posted Sep 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But The families of late firemen Siu Wing-fong and Chan Siu-lung will be granted HK$3.15 million and HK$3.78 million respectively by a government scheme for the pair's gallant efforts to battle a blaze in Cornwall Court, Mong Kok, last month i ...

  7. Dead police officer had taken only one sick day in 21 years

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... who headed the investigation into the death, said Chan had regularly acted as chief inspector since 2005. Chan, found dead in his office at police headquarters in Wan Chai, had joined the Hong ...

  8. Three convicted in deadly jewellery robbery

    Posted Mar 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Three people were convicted in the Court of First Instance yesterday over a jewellery heist that saw a man killed. Lee Yik-lam, a 52-year-old jewellery store clerk, died after being hit on the back of the head while carrying about HK$250,000 w ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - SECOND SIGHT

    Classic comedy captured spirit of Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... and an assistant aptly named Pig Head (Ricky Hui Koon-ying). The screwball sleuths and their even screwier cases were silly, to be sure, but the visual and aural escapades were so raucously spot-on ...

  10. Four get life for deadly knife attack

    Posted Feb 18th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Four people involved in the stabbing death of a man in Tsing Yi were jailed for life yesterday. Kwok Ka-ming, 22, Wan Siu-kin, 23, Chan King-yuen, 25, and Lo Kwai-tong, 54, were found guilty in the Court of First Instance of murdering Wong Lai ...




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