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  1. Birth of Sansha city signals death of diplomacy in South China Sea dispute

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Trefor Moss Was it Deng Xiaoping who said that possession is nine-tenths of the law? No matter. China is actively applying this simple precept in the South China Sea, a disputed region where it knows that boots on the ground count for a lot more than expr ...

  2. Storm drain horror as worker swept to death

    Posted Jun 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Lo and Clifford Lo A worker died after he was swept away in a torrent of water as he inspected a storm drain during heavy rain early yesterday. Fung Cheung-yau, 61, was carrying out an inspection with a surveillance camera in the drain beneath Ki ...

  3. 'Unnecessary' death

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phila Siu Jessie Leung Song-yi, the 14-year-old Hong Kong student killed in the Philippine bus hostage drama, might have been saved, an inquest jury said. But the Philippine police were too slow in dealing with the situation, experts said. They said she h ...

  4. Death of boy after flight investigated

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Health officials in Kuala Lumpur are investigating the death of a six-year-old Hong Kong boy who died within six hours of being taken ill on a Cathay Pacific flight. The boy ... son's death by Cathay Pacific staff and arranged to return to Kuala Lumpur immediately. A spokesman for the Centre for Health Protection said: 'According to the information provided, ...

  5. Island joy as Tonga swoop at the death to snatch Plate

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Tonga left it late to join the Sevens party but they timed their entrance to perfection by beating Canada 14-12 at the death in the Plate final. Canada looked in control all the way, thanks to tries from Sean Duke and D.T.H. van der Merwe, and a conversion from Philip Mack, but Peasipa Moimoi scored a try and swung over a conversion for Tonga to keep them within ...

  6. Police search casino ship after death of waitress

    Posted Sep 30th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police yesterday searched for clues on a casino ship where a mainland waitress collapsed and died on Wednesday. A postmortem examination failed to determine the cause of death ... on the limbs of the 21-year-old woman but there was no evidence suggesting these injuries were linked to her death. 'We will look into all the possibilities and see whether she had a hidden ...

  7. French student's death in hostel fall 'accidental'

    Posted Jan 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Kelly Chan, Martin Wong

    ... Kelly Chan and Martin Wong A French exchange student found dead at City University less than 24 hours after arriving in Hong Kong had accidentally fallen from the roof of a hostel at the Kowloon Tong campus, police said yesterday. Investigators said they ...

  8. HK tsunami death toll reaches 20

    Posted Mar 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.08pm: One more Hong Kong citizen has been confirmed dead as a result of last December's tsunami, the government confirmed on Thursday. A government spokesman said Hong Kong this week had obtained the latest figures from Thai authorities. This brings the territory's total death toll to 20. There are still 20 Hong Kong people missing. All were ...

  9. Doubt hangs over Macau park death

    Posted Jul 09th 2006, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... injured in a Macau theme park, his family believes that police and the park's management still owe them an explanation for his suspicious death. According to the Fisherman's Wharf theme ... by the Sunday Morning Post for comment. Mr Si said police had initially ignored the family's concerns, confirming that they regarded Si's death as suspicious only a month after his death ...

  10. Indonesian consul-general denies death threat reports

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.33pm: The Indonesian Consul-General to Hong Kong on Thursday denied a news report that a consular official from his country had received death threats before last week?s Bali blast. The Apple Daily on Thursday reported that a consular official received a mobile phone text message last Friday evening, reading:?I will kill you?. He was on his way to Central ...




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