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  1. Bee swarm attacks hiking family

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... A family of four was airlifted to Tuen Mun Hospital after being attacked by a swarm of bees on Lantau yesterday afternoon. Lai Wing-tak, 41, his wife Chu Sin-yee, 40, and their two daughters, aged nine and 11, were walking in Lantau North Country Park jus ...

  2. Police hunt in park after visitor robbed on Peak hike

    Posted Aug 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... 100 metres from the Peak Galleria, when she was robbed at noon, losing her phone, passport, credit cards and more than $2,000 in cash. The woman had set out on a hike up to the Peak from ... of the the Central and Western District's fight crime committee, urged the police to station officers at popular hiking spots to protect hikers. He said further robberies in country parks would not only ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted May 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hiker injured after falling A man, 52, fell down a slope and suffered facial injuries while hiking in Aberdeen Country Park. He was found by a woman hiker with the help of her dog which barked and alerted the owner. The man was treated at Queen Mary Hospital. ...

  4. Whistle sparks fury

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee Police are investigating whether protesters are criminally liable for covering a police motorcycle with handbills and blowing a whistle by an officer's ear. The incidents happened at the July 1 march. Photos of the two incidents have been wid ...

  5. Ex-prison guard dies on trek

    Posted Jun 10th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A 55-year-old former prison guard who retired from Lai Chi Kok Correctional Institution a few months ago died while hiking with friends in Tsuen Wan yesterday morning. The man, surnamed Yu, went trekking on Chuen Lung Family Walk at 10am with 26 other retired prison officers. Just 20 minutes into the trek he collapsed. Firefighters rushed him to Yan Chai Hospital, where ...

  6. Robbery victim suspected of sex with minor

    Posted Jan 21st 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam An 18-year-old man who sought help from police after being robbed by three men while hiking with two female friends, aged 15, was arrested yesterday for allegedly having sex with an underage girl. Police also arrested the three men, aged 21 and 22, for theft and assault. Police said the 18-year-old was tied up and robbed of HK$200 near Po Lam Road North on Saturday. The girls, ...

  7. City Digest

    Posted Jul 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Elizabeth Hospital. Divers find body of hiker hit by flash flood The body of a 53-year-old man who was washed away by a flash flood while hiking in Luk Keng, Sha Tau Kok, on Sunday was found by Fire ... into the stream. Lai had been hiking beside the stream with four friends when the area was hit by a heavy deluge. In a separate case, divers found the body of a 51-year-old man in Plover Cove Reservoir, ...

  8. Hiker hit by air-gun trio

    Posted Jan 20th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police were searching last night for three robbers who they said shot a hiker yesterday with an air pistol and tied him up in the Tseung Kwan O countryside. Police said the 18-year-old hiker, surnamed Chan, was ambushed by friends of two female friends, both 15, who had persuaded him to join a hike in hill country near Po Lam Road North. The trio tied him up and took his ...

  9. Man tied to tree and robbed by three men

    Posted May 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... CHANDRA WONG Updated at 2.03pm: A 41-year-old man, who had been hiking alone, was tied to a tree overnight and robbed by three men in Pokfulam, local media reported on Thursday. Police ... to a television news report. A major police search for more suspects was underway on Thursday afternoon. The 41-year-old was robbed on a hiking track near Aberdeen Country Park around 4pm on Wednesday. ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Jan 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... man, 41, collapses and dies after hike on lantau A 41-year-old man collapsed while hiking on Lantau and later died in hospital. The hiker, surnamed Yip, was tackling Lantau Peak. He had walked from Tung Chung with 20 other hikers but fell sick at stage five of the Lantau Trail at about 11.50am. He was taken by helicopter to Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan, ...




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