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  1. Player dies after tennis court collapse

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung A 73-year-old man collapsed after playing tennis with his wife at a court at Tsang Tai Uk in Sha Kok Street, Sha Tin, and later died. The man slipped while reaching ... and safety boundaries complied with the regulations of the International Tennis Federation. ...

  2. Freight association calls for warning signs on 'zigzag'

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Extra warning signs should be erected in the zigzag section of the slip road where the fatal accident occurred to avoid another tragedy, says the Lok Ma Chau China-Hong Kong Freight Association. Chairman Chiang Chi-wai said the section posed a potential risk to motorists and the 50km/h speed limit should be reduced. These measures were necessary because the road had ...

  3. Engine failure forces jet to return to Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... A Cathay Pacific flight heading to Rome was forced to return to Hong Kong after one of its engines failed. About an hour after leaving Hong Kong at midnight on Tuesday, one of flight ... from Chek Lap Kok. It returned briefly to Hong Kong, then took off again and reached its destination, Johannesburg, two hours behind schedule. A Cathay Pacific plane and a Dragonair jet ...

  4. Protect buyers in Hong Kong but don't mollycoddle them

    Posted Dec 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... association or co-op before you can do these things- which many of us in Hong Kong would consider an infringement of our freedom. So, which do we prefer? In Hong Kong, our culture is, on the whole, ... Bernard Chan A few months ago I described the amazing procedures I had to go through to open an account with a local Hong Kong bank. It was a lengthy process involving a lot ...

  5. Koh Samui resort seeks to lure Hong Kong buyers

    Posted Nov 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to wealthy Hong Kong buyers this weekend. Amburaya Hotels & Resorts and Istithmar World will make their debut in the Hong Kong market from Friday to Monday, offering 12 villas for sale ... Thailand and had no impact on Koh Samui. 'There are now direct flights from Hong Kong to Koh Samui, so if there are concerns about flooding in Bangkok, it is not an issue,' he added. Koh ...

  6. Air traffic controllers' conference lands in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... of the International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers' Associations begins at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre today and runs until Friday. About 800 air traffic controllers and aviation experts from almost 80 countries will attend the event, Andrew Leung Yiu-kwong, president of the Hong Kong Air Traffic Control Association, said yesterday. The conference will tackle ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. IT bedlam highlights need for backup in Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 28th 2006, 12:00am by Audrey Parwani

    ... Joshua But and Audrey Parwani The earthquake damage to submarine cables off Taiwan highlighted the vulnerability of Hong Kong's broadband networks, leaving providers with few ... will be insignificant,' he said. Mr Mok said resumption of service depended entirely on how quickly the cable operators were able to make repairs. Hong Kong Internet Exchange head David Choi Chan-hung agreed, ...

  10. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Aug 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... drivers and front-seat passengers had to don safety belts on October 1, 1983, there was a 28 per cent drop in the number of people hurt in accidents. Hong Kong Automobile Association president ... Ponder this. In 1980, there were 294,805 registered vehicles in Hong Kong. There are now 585,077. In the same period, the number of drivers increased from 546,159 to 1,632,140. Yet while ...




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