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    Car parts firm to blame for deadly blaze, regulator says

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 12:10am

    ... Motors, did not have appropriate dust removal systems, or provide proper protective gear for workers, the administration said. It had also failed to organise basic training on work safety, ... parties would pay a bigger price than what was expected. Police have detained five company executives, Xinhua has reported. China Labour Watch, a New York-based workers’ rights group, said ...

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    Friends mourn woman who fell from US Marine's Mid-levels balcony

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:06am by Clifford Lo, Lana Lam

    ... fall, the couple had been drinking in Lan Kwai Fong and had just returned to the luxury flat, which the United States consulate leased for staff use, when the tragedy occurred. Another source ...

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    Bus inferno kills 43 in Hunan after being hit by van carrying dangerous cargo

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 01:30pm by Teddy Ng

    ... at the scene, Xinhua said. Shi Shiping, a villager living near the accident scene, told Xinhua that he "heard a big bang" at the time of the accident. A worker at a local hospital said ...

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    China coal mine death toll rises to 20: report

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 11:56am by AFP

    ... In December last year, an explosion killed 21 workers at a coal mine in China’s western Xinjiang region, one of a series of such accidents in recent years. ...

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    50-storey death plunge at The Peak: was overloaded work cradle to blame?

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 02:58am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Peak deaths: was cradle overloaded? A metal cradle that snapped in half plunging two workers to their deaths 50 storeys below may have been overloaded, ... may also have been unevenly distributed, with four workers and construction materials all on one end. When the cradle snapped, two of the workers managed to cling to half of the cradle, which ...

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    Two workmen plunge 500 feet to their deaths after gondola splits in two at The Peak

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 02:42pm by Clifford Lo, Bryan Harris

    ... Clifford Lo and Bryan Harris clifford.lo@scmp.com bryan.harris@scmp.com Two plunge to deaths from Peak tower Two workers- a man and a woman- plunged about 50 storeys to their deaths from a luxury residential building at The Peak yesterday after a working platform they were on snapped in two. Police are also investigating reports that two other workers were also on the eight-metre ...

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    Unconscious workers taken to hospital after pipe explosion at Tuen Mun water treatment plant

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 05:26pm by CLIFFOD LO

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Three in intensive care after fire at water plant Three workers were rescued from a water treatment plant in Tuen Mun after they became trapped ... in the same hospital. The five workers are employees of Water Supplies Department contractor Ming Hing Construction Company. The fire broke out in the department's water treatment plant in Fu Tei ...

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    Three people die as small boat sinks near Tsing Yi

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Rescuers pluck five others to safety from waters near Tsing Yi; vessel's missing owner found dead after eight-hour boat and helicopter search Three people dead after boat capsizes and sinks Three people died yesterday after a wooden boat flipped over and sank near Tsing Yi. Rescuers plucked five others to safety soon after the sinking. Police ...

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    21 workers killed after gas explosion at western Xinjiang coal mine

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 10:30am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing 21 killed in coal mine gas explosion An explosion has killed 21 workers at a coal mine in the far western Xinjiang region, Xinhua reported. According ... in the northeastern province of Jilin in March killed 28 people. On the same day a huge landslide crashed down a mountainside in Tibet, entombing 83 workers in two million cubic metres of earth. There were ...

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    Seven hurt – one critically – after truck wheel breaks free and hits Tai Kok Tsui crowd

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 03:54pm by Clifford Lo, Ada Lee

    ... Clifford Lo and Ada Lee Hawker, 71, fights for life, six others hurt, after 100kg wheel comes off, falls 30 metres from flyover and strikes Tai Kok Tsui pavement Truck wheel crashes ... hit several pedestrians and one of them was lying motionless." He said there were chaotic scenes as people ran for cover. Yau Kwai-ying, an employee of the herbal tea shop, heard ...




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