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  1. Fire-fight fisherman hero feared dead

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com A missing local fisherman is feared dead after he chose to stay on board and fight a fire on his trawler moored in the harbour while his three mainland ... The Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre is in charge of the search for the fisherman. Chow and the three mainland men were asleep when a washing machine burst into flames near a toilet on board ...

  2. Help urged for fish farmers

    Posted Feb 18th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Agnes Lam A lawmaker wants the government to offer more help to fishermen who suffered huge losses when tonnes of fish died during the cold spell. Wong Yung-kan, who represents the agriculture and fisheries sectors in the legislature, sa ...

  3. HK fisherman missing after boat capsizes

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

    ... Choi Chi-yuk A Hong Kong resident, 45, was missing yesterday after a boat with six people aboard capsized off Huizhou in Guangdong at about 1am on Monday. The boat's mainland skipper and four other Hong Kong recreational fishermen were in stable cond ...

  4. Fisherman goes to 'gates of hell'

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

    ... Chow Chung-yan Shacheng fisherman Chen Wenjie realised something had gone terribly wrong just a few minutes after putting out to sea with brother-in-law Wan Shaobao. The two had been waiting in their hut for Typhoon Saomai to pass. As soon as the storm died down, they rushed out and jumped on a boat to check the damage caused to their fish farm. But the two had barely sailed ...

  5. Dramatic sea rescue of fisherman

    Posted Jun 17th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A 30-year-old man was recovering last night after being plucked from the sea southeast of Hong Kong in a rescue that was described as 'like finding a needle in the sea'. Tong Man-lung spent eight hours in the water after being swept ...

  6. Fisherman missing after capsize

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Two mainland fishermen were rescued yesterday but a third is missing after the trio's boat capsized southeast of Sai Kung on Thursday night. The search will resume for the missing man at daybreak today. He became separated from his companions when th ...

  7. HK fisherman's family to collect his remains in Taiwan

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael Relatives of a Hong Kong fisherman who was fatally injured when his boat sank off Taiwan in wild seas whipped up by Typhoon Aere are expected to fly to the island today to collect his remains. Rescue authorities have all but given up hope of finding three missing mainland crewmen who were lost overboard when Yeung Shui-ming's Hong Kong-based vessel, the Yee Hoi ...

  8. Stay-aboard fisherman dies, two safe as fire engulfs boat

    Posted Jul 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong A mainland fisherman died yesterday when his boat caught fire east of Big Wave Bay. Rescue workers found a body in the beached vessel last night, but it has not yet been identified. His 30-metre fishing boat caught fire at 3.15pm while sailing past Luk Keng Wan at the south-western side of Tung Lung Chau. The 42-year-old fisherman was on board the vessel with its ...

  9. Anger rises over typhoon toll claims

    Posted Aug 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... corpses. How could we believe the official figures?' a fisherman asked. Another fisherman, Wu Guojia, said he found six bodies at his ruined fish farm. He also saw a navy gunboat capsize ... floating corpses. How could we believe the official figures?' Shacheng fisherman ...

  10. Tropical storm passes- now for monsoon, floods

    Posted Oct 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... rainy in the next few days. Kindergartens and schools for children with physical disabilities were closed yesterday. A fisherman was injured in a collision between his seven-metre fishing boat ...




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