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  1. Manhunt after woman dragged into market and raped

    Posted Jan 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com A manhunt is under way after a 21-year-old woman was raped in an Ap Lei Chau market before dawn yesterday. The woman was attacked at about 3am after she got off an N171 cross-harbour bus at the South Horizons Drive terminal. Two minutes into her walk home, she was grabbed from behind and dragged into the Ap Lei Chau Estate market, police said. ...

  2. Rules are no substitute for common sense

    Posted Sep 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As with an incident at the same facility nine months ago, the matter would seem to be less one of adherence to guidelines than the basic element of health care: common sense. Emergency treatment for the boy ... to get an ambulance. She refused, telling him he should instead call the general emergency number, 999. A passing doctor called for an ambulance, but a security guard was sent by mistake. ...

  3. Only 46pc of calls are genuine emergencies

    Posted Jul 20th 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So Only 46 per cent of the 1.05 million calls made to the police emergency hotline centre in the first half of the year were from people in genuine need of help, police said. The rest were nuisance calls or incorrectly dialled. Police appealed to people to use the 999 service only for emergencies. People who wish to report a crime or make requests on non-emergency ...

  4. New allegations of prisoner abuse emerge with 2 deaths in Hunan

    Posted Mar 19th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai Fresh allegations of prisoner abuse emerged yesterday after two inmates in juvenile correctional centres in Hunan province died within days of each other. Prison ... echo aspects of recent cases in which the authorities initially insisted inmates' deaths had been accidental, but it later emerged they had been beaten to death. ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... American dies at guesthouse A 29-year-old American named Shawn was found dead at a guesthouse in Mirador Mansion on Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, late yesterday morning. The man's friend, Jenna, 24, asked staff to break open the toilet door after it ha ...

  6. Truck runs into shop, kills woman

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com An elderly woman was killed and two other passers-by injured yesterday when a broken-down crane truck rolled down a slope and crashed into a grocery shop. The vehicle had just been unhooked from a tow truck that was not po ...

  7. Ao could emerge from trial with most of HK$800m wealth intact

    Posted Jan 30th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau Former Macau minister Ao Man-long is likely to emerge from his graft trial today entitled to the bulk of the HK$800 million wealth uncovered by investigators, legal experts say. Ao, the former secretary for transport and public works, will hear the judgment this afternoon at the city's Court of Final Appeal on 76 counts of bribe-taking, money laundering, ...

  8. Signs of hope emerge in case of slain student

    Posted Jan 07th 2008, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... Petti Fong Vancouver In her second column examining the murder of Vancouver student Amanda Zhao, Petti Fong examines the problems posed by the international nature of the case. The roadblocks facing the parents of Amanda Zhao in their search for answers h ...

  9. After 22 years, startling facts on Air India crash begin to emerge

    Posted May 07th 2007, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... in Canada's worst terrorist attack. It has now emerged that plenty of people- from the Vancouver police, to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Canada's security intelligence service- were aware of reports that an Air India flight was about to be targeted and information that could have been used to prevent the tragedy was ignored. The startling revelations emerged last week from ...

  10. Emergency workers ignore car crash victim

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... injured. Liu's friend, Gao Bo, and others said they tried to make emergency phone calls, but medical workers said the snow was too heavy and they could not reach them. They asked an old man ...




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