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  1. Furniture rental takes off in city

    Posted Nov 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Local investors are seeking to cash in on the city's massive property boom by renting furniture to help owners sell their flats. Fiona Mok Lai-yin, sales director for Indigo furniture rental, says her company has seen a 10 to 20 per cent jump in local customers renting furniture. 'Five years ago, the market consisted of 80 to 90 per cent expats,' Mok says. 'Now, ...

  2. Wealthy fleeced of millions by furniture firm worker

    Posted Feb 15th 2009, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford A former senior manager of a luxury furniture supply company is being investigated in connection with a brazen multimillion-dollar theft of wealthy clients' money. Police are investigating the former showroom supervisor after millions of dollars of its customers' money was stolen while the person was working at the store's Central showroom. ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Sep 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Woman takes tumble down slope A 69-year-old woman suffered head and arm injuries when she fell down a slope while exercising on Chui Chuk Street, Wong Tai Sin. She was admitted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in a stable condition. Four attacked with bottles ...

  4. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jun 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the story entitled 'Street Smart' in the Life section on Monday [Tuesday], design professor Michael Siu's comment on the effectiveness of better-designed street furniture in influencing behaviour was wrongly attributed to district councillor Steve Chan. We regret the error, which was introduced in the editing process. ...

  5. Drugs worth HK$36 million seized

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police have seized HK$36 million worth of drugs hidden in furniture in Yuen Long and arrested five Hong Kong men on suspicion of drug trafficking. The haul included 162kg of suspected cannabis buds, 17.4kg of suspected Ice and 10,000 tablets of the drug Ecstasy. One of the suspects was charged with one count of trafficking in dangerous drugs and will appear in Tuen Mun ...

  6. 5 arrested over police uniform sales

    Posted Sep 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... The constable is accused of taking bribes from the public hospital male nurse for providing police uniforms and furniture, a spokesman for the ICAC said. The police supplies assistant allegedly also ... furniture including old-style wooden office desks, newer desks and computer desks from a police station without authorisation. A local newspaper reported earlier this month the sale on an auction ...

  7. Suspect held over theft of MTR bins

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But A 36-year-old man was arrested yesterday allegedly trying to steal a garbage bin in an MTR station. Police were investigating whether the man was connected with the theft of 13 other stainless steel bins from MTR stations in the past two months ...

  8. Rude awakening for teens in summer jobs

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Tam A group of seventh-form graduates learned a painful lesson when they applied for what appeared to be a well-paid summer job moving furniture on a construction site. After ... they were owed HK$10,000 each. They said they did not mind hauling bulky furniture up flights of stairs as the salary, HK$550 a day, was much better than the average on offer for summer jobs. ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Jan 29th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hung Hom shop firebombed A worker at a Hung Hom furniture store escaped injury when the shop was firebombed. The woman, 42, was in a storeroom when someone smashed the glass front door and threw a lit bottle of flammable liquid into the Ma Tau Wai Road shop. No damage was reported. Minibus drivers brawl in queue Two minibus drivers were arrested after getting into a fight ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Stiff penalty for restaurateur who cheated HK's wage protection fund

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... in August 2003, Tsang closed the restaurant, owing salaries to 66 workers. Tsang declared to liquidators that all assets belonging to the restaurant, including cooking utensils, furniture and other ...




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