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  1. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Girl, 2, falls to her death from flat window; helper arrested

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com The two-year-old girl was left unattended in the fifth-floor flat in Yau Ma Tei before the fall Helper arrested after toddler plunges to death A domestic helper was arrested after a toddler in her care plunged to her death from a fifth-floor flat in Yau Ma Tei while her parents were out yesterday afternoon. It is the second accident in two weeks ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Woman's death reignites debate over lack of an overarching tree law

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:09am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com 'We should have learned the lesson,' says expert as falling tree kills woman Death shows up lack of all-inclusive tree law The lack of a single law ... specialist Professor Jim Chi-yung more than a decade ago. The idea was studied by a taskforce headed by then chief secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen in 2009 after a schoolgirl's death the previous ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    10-metre tree falls in Yau Ma Tei two days after woman killed by falling tree

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:16am by Emily Tsang

    ... resulted in the death of mother-to-be Zhang Qin, 37, and forced the delivery of her baby at 38 weeks' gestation by emergency caesarean section. The newborn was still fighting for his life last ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Homeowners may face claims after falling tree kills woman outside Mid Levels apartment

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 05:07pm by Olga Wong, Clifford Lo and Michelle Toh

    ... Olga Wong, Clifford Lo and Michelle Toh Flat owners may be sued after heavily pregnant woman is crushed to death in Mid-Levels; baby saved by caesarean but is in critical condition ... was waiting outside the 11-storey block for a minibus when the 10-metre-tall Indian rubber tree fell on her shortly after 2.30pm yesterday. It was the third death in a decade caused by a falling tree ...

  5. News - China - ACCIDENT

    China coal mine death toll rises to 20: report

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 11:56am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse The death toll from a flooded coal mine in southwest China has risen to 20 with the recovery of another 14 bodies nearly two weeks after the accident, state media reported. Mining accidents are common in China, the world’s largest consumer of coal, where mine operators often skirt safety regulations. The Xiahaizi mine in Yunnan province suddenly filled ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Mainland Chinese tourist plunges 11 metres to his death in Ocean Park accident

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 06:46pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Tourist falls to his death from Ocean Park railing A mainland tourist fell about 11 metres to his death after he apparently lost his balance while sitting on an Ocean Park railing yesterday. Cao Tao, 50, arrived from Hubei province on Wednesday and was visiting the theme park in Aberdeen alone at the time the fall took place at about 10.30am, police ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Experts call for checks on Mid-Levels trees as baby boy fights for his life

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 11:37pm by Olga Wong and Michelle Toh

    ... Olga Wong and Michelle Toh Liability for mother's accidental death may lie with Henderson Land Development Call for tree checks as baby fights for survival A baby boy whose pregnant mother was killed by a falling tree in Mid-Levels was struggling for survival last night as tree specialists called for a mandatory inspection of private trees and claimed most of those ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    50-storey death plunge at The Peak: was overloaded work cradle to blame?

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 02:58am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Peak deaths: was cradle overloaded? A metal cradle that snapped in half plunging two workers to their deaths 50 storeys below may have been overloaded, ... was left dangling, while the other two fell to their deaths. Metal and other debris fell with them, including more than 10 bags thought to have been storing cement. These were scattered over ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Two workmen plunge 500 feet to their deaths after gondola splits in two at The Peak

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 02:42pm by Clifford Lo, Bryan Harris

    ... Clifford Lo and Bryan Harris clifford.lo@scmp.com bryan.harris@scmp.com Two plunge to deaths from Peak tower Two workers- a man and a woman- plunged about 50 storeys to their deaths from a luxury residential building at The Peak yesterday after a working platform they were on snapped in two. Police are also investigating reports that two other workers were also on the eight-metre ...

  10. News - China - ACCIDENT

    31 killed as truck collision turns Chinese tunnel into fiery death trap

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 02:19pm by WU NAN

    ... the accident happened, said six people were missing and 12 injured after a fire and explosion inside a highway tunnel near Jincheng, Shanxi province.  State media had gradually updated the death toll ... to accurately calculate the death toll because "most of the human remains retrieved from the scene of the accident were highly carbonised," said the official China News Service.  A check point ...




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