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  1. Xian feels tension from needle scares

    Posted Sep 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo As the gateway linking China's central and coastal areas with the west, Xian, the capital of Shaanxi province, has always been quick to import or export things, good or bad, ... Changan district, attacked a female student with a sharp wooden stick near an intercity bus station on Saturday. Wang admitted the crime when he was arrested, but police did not say why Wang did ...

  2. Wan Chai district councillor admits fiddling expenses

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A Wan Chai district councillor has admitted he fraudulently inflated his expenses claims and pocketed the difference. Kennedy Lee Kai-hung, 48, an elected member of the council with Canal Road as his constituency, pleaded guilty in the District Court to fraud and misconduct in public office, an Independent Commission Against Corruption spokesman said. Deputy Judge Li ...

  3. ICAC arrest district councillor on pay claims

    Posted Mar 12th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A Kwun Tong district councillor was one of five people arrested by the ICAC yesterday for allegedly submitting more than $100,000 in false claims for his assistants' pay ... by the district councillor between 2000 and 2003 to claim reimbursements totalling more than $100,000 from the Kwun Tong district council. All five have been released on bail while the investigation ...

  4. Probe of disgraced mayor over, Shenzhen chief says

    Posted Nov 26th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... of the city's district heads have been replaced in a reshuffle. There has been strong suspicion that more Shenzhen officials were involved in Xu's case after the reshuffle, begun in June, saw almost all the district party bosses and district government chiefs replaced. Wang told cadres at a city Communist Party committee conference that officials questioned by police had merely been ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Jul 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mental problems for homeless About 60 per cent of homeless people had mental health problems but only 15 per cent saw a doctor and were officially diagnosed, a study by St James' Settlement and Richmond Fellowship of Hong Kong shows. Among those diag ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Aug 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Four arrested for illegal racing Police seized four cars after a two-kilometre chase during an operation against illegal car racing in Pat Sin Leng Country Park, Tai Po, yesterday. The drivers, aged 41 to 48, were caught speeding at about 7.20am in Bride& ...

  7. Pop singer held for drink-driving after crashing at tunnel entrance

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Pop singer Jeremy Liu, 24, was arrested yesterday on suspicion of drink-driving after his Alfa Romeo crashed into a flower bed at a tunnel entrance. Police said initial tests indicated Liu's breath-alcohol level was about three times the ...

  8. Graft-buster arrests Brian Kan over election

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an executive committee cabinet. But with only 16 votes, they were beaten by Bowie Hau Chi-keung's cabinet, which got 44. North District councillor Hau Kam-lam was arrested with Kan. ... committee election of a rural committee. They were a candidate in that election and a district councillor, an ICAC spokesman said in a press release. Kan was released on bail and left ICAC ...

  9. Monkey see, monkey don't: court fines man for feeding macaque

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Feeding wild animals without a suitable permit is the sort of monkey business that will not be tolerated in Hong Kong, a magistrate ruled yesterday. Special Magistrate Chan Chi-kim fined 25-year-old Lu Yongfa HK$600 in Sha Tin Court after h ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Oct 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pupils get the saving habit A survey conducted by charitable organisation Yan Oi Tong on matriculating secondary-school pupils' spending and saving patterns found that over 80 per cent had developed saving habits. The survey interviewed over 1,400 Fo ...




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