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  1. News - Hong Kong - FIRE

    Cigarettes go up in smoke after fire at warehouse

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 01:16pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... in Kwai Chung were set ablaze by a fire that broke out early Thursday morning. The dutiable imports were temporarily stored in the bonded warehouse pending tax clearance before being sold on the market. The fire started about 5.15am at the first-floor warehouse managed by the Brilliant Cold Storage Management company, at No 11 Wing Yip Street in Kwai Chung. The flames spread across ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - FIRE

    Helicopter sent to drop water on forest fire in Tai Po country park

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 01:34pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Service has deployed a helicopter to drop water on a forest fire that has been raging for more than 18 hours in Pat Sin Leng Country Park near Tai Po. The blaze, which has reportedly affected some six hectares of parkland, had been contained by 11.30am on Monday but was not yet out, according to the government. The remaining fire has been reduced to a front about 200 metres in length, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    120 firefighters tackle 3-alarm blaze in Fanling

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 02:27pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo About 120 firefighters took more than 3½ hours to extinguish a blaze at a recycling plant in Fanling on Thursday afternoon. Emergency crews were called when the fire broke out at the Ng Chow Road site at noon. Four workers were evacuated from the single-storey structure, where a large quantity of plastic waste and electronic goods were stored. The fire was upgraded ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - AUDIT COMMISSION

    Highways Department under fire over extra HK$429.5m in highway costs

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 07:09pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Audit Commission report criticises government department over Tsing Yi section of Route 8 linking Sha Tin to West Kowloon- work that was completed 16 months late The Highways Department has come under fire over the extra HK$429.5 million cost incurred in building a section of the expressway linking Sha Tin and West Kowloon. The additional cost ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    From Nine Dragons to Fire Beach: Creator of alternative MTR map seeks translation help

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 11:26am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com The creator of an alternative map of Hong Kong's MTR system, where Cantonese names are translated into their literal English versions, is looking for help with tricky translations so he can update his work. Justin Che ...

  6. News - World - CHILE

    Army helps families flee huge forest fire threatening Valparaiso, Chile

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 04:00pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Valparaiso Marines deployed after fire devastates Chilean port city, destroying homes and claiming two lives as firefighters struggle to contain the blaze Army ... fire that has already destroyed 500 homes. President Michelle Bachelet declared a disaster zone as the massive blaze moved in on the city, which has a world heritage site at its centre. ...

  7. News - World - CANADA

    Police say Toronto worker stabbed four bosses as he was fired

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 09:51pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Toronto Fired worker stabs four bosses An employee of a human resources company stabbed bosses while being fired at a Toronto office building, police said. They said ... with a knife. "He was being fired and I guess then he proceeded to get involved in stabbing some of his bosses and some other employees," said Dan Darnbrough, of Toronto police. Darnbrough ...

  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghanistan's children suffer as US pull-out leaves deadly firing ranges

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 11:55pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post in Kabul US military pull-out leaves combined area twice Hong Kong;s size littered with deadly munitions Firing ranges claim Afghan young As the US military withdraws ... of firing ranges infested with the explosives. Dozens of children have been killed or wounded as they have stumbled upon the sites, which are often poorly marked. And casualties were likely ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

    Koke fires Atletico Madrid into semi-finals for first time in 40 years

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 09:59am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Diego Simeone's team daring to dream after beating Barcelona Atletico Madrid’s resurgence continued on Wednesday just a year after they were forced to sell leading scorer Radamel Falcao to reduce their huge debts as they eliminated Barcelona ...

  10. Sport - Rugby

    Olympic call might fire Will Genia for Rio bid

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:20am

    ... Reuters in Melbourne A tap on the shoulder might be all Will Genia needs to fire himself up for a bid to represent Australia in rugby sevens at the 2016 Rio Olympics, the Wallabies ... was dropped to the bench for tests against New Zealand and South Africa last year. At the moment with the Reds, we’ve got a lot of work to do to catch up on the competition but also start firing ...




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