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  1. Cathay posts record festive passenger traffic

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the carrier's newly renovated business lounge at Hong Kong International Airport. Cathay has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in its business lounge to provide more room for the increasing ... holidaymakers returned to Hong Kong last week, following previous peaks of 940,000 and 930,000 per day last week. The airline normally carries about 800,000 passengers daily. To meet the increased ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Families of six Hong Kong workers killed in 2009 accident sue for damages

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... plunge The families of six construction workers who plunged 17 storeys to their death on an overloaded bamboo platform in a lift shaft at Hong Kong's tallest building are claiming damages ... the 118-storey International Commerce Centre, where the men were working when they fell to their death on September 13, 2009. They are also suing the men's employer, Wang Wai Construction Works. ...


    Pellets spill during typhoon sparked big volunteer clean-up on Hong Kong beaches

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... The flood of pellets during a typhoon was overhyped, but it did prompt thousands of volunteers to clean up Hong Kong beaches- and send a signal to officials Plastic spill pricks public's conscience When Severe Typhoon Vicente hit Hong Kong last month, the wind and waves rocked a freighter, tossing six container loads of plastic pellets into the sea. Containers were torn ...

  4. Jean Gentil

    Posted Jan 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and dismay set in. While Jean Gentil, which is screened as part of the Hong Kong Independent Film Festival, could be interpreted as a representation of the collapse of the old-school, educated ... riveting films to have emerged from the film festival circuit last year is its subtlety: steering clear of shaky-cam realism, Guzman (who was born in the Dominican Republic) and Cardenas have ...

  5. History of ferry accidents in Hong Kong's crowded harbour

    Posted May 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Spectacular ferry crashes have marred Hong Kong's crowded waterways since the boats first sailed in the early days of the colony. The most recent was on October 2 last year, when nine ... often been terrifying for passengers and crew. A total of 106 people were injured in two separate crashes in Hong Kong waters within an hour on February 17 last year, as thick fog cut visibility ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Egypt balloon crash bodies flown back to Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 07:48pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse The bodies of nine Hong Kong people who were among the 19 killed in a hot air balloon tragedy in Egypt last month were flown back to Hong Kong on Monday. The bodies of the five women and four men have arrived in Hong Kong and will be transferred to a public mortuary, a government spokeswoman said. The balloon was carrying 21 people at an altitude of 300 metres ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRAGEDY IN EGYPT

    Relatives of Hong Kong balloon victims gather at crash site in Egypt

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip in Luxor amy.nip@scmp.com Hong Kong mourners perform rituals and lay white chrysanthemums in field where loved ones died after viewing debris from explosion Grief of families at balloon crash site Relatives of the nine Hong Kong tourists who died in last week's hot-air balloon explosion made a tearful pilgrimage to the site of the disaster in Egypt yesterday. ...

  8. Hong Kong tourist, 67, dies in Guangxi

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A tourist from Hong Kong has died after falling from a road at the famous Longji rice terraces in Guangxi. Yu Chi-wo, 67, was found lying near the road at Dazhaicun, 80km ... the road while talking on the telephone, police said, according to Xinhua. Yu was part of a tour group organised by Guilin Tailian International Travel Service. ...

  9. Retired audit chief fined $1,500 for careless driving

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... Jonathan Li The former director of audit has been fined $1,500 for careless driving after bumping into a car outside the Airport Express MTR station in Central. Dominic Chan Yin-tat, 60, who retired from his post as the head of the government's internal watchdog in September 2003, was known for his fearlessness in exposing waste in the government. Eastern Court heard ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Hong Kong shares ferry victims' agony as mourning draws to a close

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... was Candy Law Suk-ling and her daughter Katie, who is Tsui's age. "Even though Hong Kong is just a small city, I've really felt that everyone was united in the face of disaster," ...




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