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  1. Student hostel sign set alight

    Posted May 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung A sign in a student hostel of Shaw College at Chinese University was set on fire yesterday morning. No one was injured but the Fire Services Department said the incident at Kuo Mou Hall was suspicious. Some students at the hostel recently demanded that the university allow students of both sexes to stay in the same room overnight, but a university spokeswoman ...

  2. 17 die in hostel blaze

    Posted Feb 05th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li At least 17 people, mostly migrant workers, were killed early yesterday when a fire swept through a two-storey building in Taizhou, Zhejiang province. The fire, which broke out at 2.47am and raged for more than an hour before being brought unde ...

  3. Killer collapse

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lillian Yang Firemen and rescue workers scour the ruins of a collapsed three-storey hostel for migrant workers in Shanghai yesterday. The building was being remodelled when the collapse occurred, killing four men. One other worker is missing. ...

  4. playing safe

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Catherine Shaw

    ... Catherine Shaw Shocked by the 2000 Childers hostel fire in Queensland, Australia- in which 15 backpackers died after staff had dismantled a fire-detection system- veteran travellers Dave Potter and Robert Carmichael realised the need for a personal safety device to protect independent travellers. Their solution is FlareSafe, a lightweight (230 grams), compact (15cm x 4.5cm) ...

  5. Minibus driver jailed for dangerous driving causing death

    Posted Aug 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was travelling uphill towards the Sai Kung town area. It collided head-on with Chiu, who was racing downhill near the Pak Sha O Youth Hostel. Chiu suffered serious head injuries and fractures to his arms ...

  6. 'The world has forgotten us'

    Posted Apr 05th 2005, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy The surf still rolls in at Lagun Dri beach, but the island's only tourist attraction is devoid of both tourists and villagers. Lagun Dri beach and the Muslim village 12km away that goes by the same name are deserted. The women and children have fled to the hills and the men are guarding the houses, many of which doubled as hostels for the international ...

  7. Mainland mothers in 'high-risk game'

    Posted Jul 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... mainland mothers who hid themselves at hostels in Mongkok, arranged by agents, and then turned up at the door of the emergency room when they started going into labour.' Acute hospitals ...

  8. Dozens die in mudslide triggered by devastating typhoon

    Posted Aug 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... had been destroyed in the three villages, including school hostels and classrooms, Xinhua reported. Zhejiang officials say Typhoon Rananim, one of the strongest to hit the mainland in recent ...

  9. Cyclist was speeding before fatal collision with minibus, court told

    Posted Aug 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sha O Youth Hostel. Mr Curlewis said Chiu Chi-shek, the cyclist overtaken by Shek, estimated that Brendan Chiu had been travelling about 60km/h in an area where the speed limit was 50km/h. He ...

  10. Private homes for the elderly focus of reforms

    Posted Oct 29th 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... hostel services.' Mr Chan said fewer than 10 homes charged HK$20,000 to HK$30,000 a month, targeting better-off customers. 'Most private homes can only provide very basic ...




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