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  1. Ferry ride aims to shed light on death

    Posted Jun 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anna Healy Fenton Deputy High Court Judge Mimmie Chan Mei-lan and legal teams took a break from the High Court yesterday for a short fact-finding cruise on a Central to Lamma Island ferry. Their purpose was to see conditions aboard the Sea Star, from which wine merchant Robert Adams apparently fell overboard to his death nine years ago. 'A visit is better than three pages ...

  2. Ageing icon fights for life at death's door

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu The scuffles at the Star Ferry pier this week may not bear comparison with the riots sparked by a fare rise in the 1960s, but they demonstrated once more the ability of the 50-year-old icon to inflame social passions and pit people against the go ...

  3. Police seek witnesses of elderly man's death in tram accident

    Posted Dec 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... KELLY CHAN Updated at 4.52pm: Police on Thursday are anxious for any information about a tram accident which resulted in the death of an elderly man in Western District on Wednesday. A police spokesman said the accident occurred shortly before 4.45pm on Wednesday, when a 35-year-old man was driving the tram along Des Voeux Road West. While the tram was travelling towards ...

  4. Reward renewed for lost HK$12m sparkler

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... members wanted over the death in August 2009 of Lee Tai-lung, head of the Tsim Sha Tsui faction of the Sun Yee On triad. Lee, 41, was rammed by a car outside the Kowloon Shangri-La hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui, then hacked to death. Three other men not covered by the reward offer were jailed for life last year for his murder. $16.3m The price, in US dollars, of the world's most ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    24 police rewards totalling HK$9.7m put up for unsolved crimes in city

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... over the death of Lee Tai-lung, head of the Tsim Sha Tsui faction of the Sun Yee On triad. Lee, 41, was rammed by a car outside the Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui before being hacked to death in August 2009. The third biggest reward, of up to HK$500,000, is being offered for the recovery of 16.83 carat emerald ring worth HK$12.2 million that vanished in seven minutes after ...

  6. Yung Kee's matriarch objected to selling the firm

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... death the year before. 'He said it was old and could be sold at a good market price,' Mak said. But the restaurant signified her husband's work, so she rejected the idea. Mak also ... contended that their father had been in charge and made important decisions up to his death, contrary to Kinsen's earlier testimony that their father had left the restaurant business to him. ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Nov 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kong). Upon the death of a contributor to the scheme, the widow of the marriage contracted during the period of contribution to the scheme and remaining undissolved at the time of the death of the contributor will be entitled to pension benefits. Upon the death (or remarriage) of the widow, any surviving and eligible children born/adopted during the period of contribution to the scheme ...

  8. Lawyer rebuts Yung Kee brother's 'no dividends' claim

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kwan-lai, 63- fell out in a dispute over shares a few years after the death of their father in 2004. Kinsen Kam is asking the court to issue a winding-up order against the holding company, which ...

  9. On style, she rules

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in 10 deaths worldwide is caused by inactivity. Walking to work suddenly seems like a spectacular idea. We're consistently impressed by the simple, chic design solutions proffered by Muji, ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... years ago and adapted from ancient shamans' hymns celebrating life, nature and honourable death. Aug 3-4, 8.15pm, Aug 5, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$160-HK$460 Urbtix. ... to realise that they have more questions than before they started thinking about their early days; and a two-part short film about a salaryman who is told by the Angel of Death that the guards ...




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