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  1. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Lamma businesses say lingering fears over ferry crash keeping visitors away

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by ADA LEE AND JOHNNY TAM

    ... Ada Lee and Johnny Tam Once the spot for seafood and ocean air, people are steering clear of the island since the tragedy After crash, Lamma loses appeal People looking for a special ... on the island. But since the fatal ferry accident in October, business is down by as much as 20 to 30 per cent, owners say. An employee at Wai Kee Seafood Restaurant in Sok Kwu Wan, Lamma, said it had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1113773/lamma-businesses-say-lingering-fears-over-ferry-crash-keeping
  2. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Tighter ferry safety laws in wake of tragic crash

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... He has already ruled out heavy traffic as a cause, as the location of the crash, northwest of Lamma Island, was not busy. As for reports a crew member, instead of the captain, was navigating ... passengers who were on the public ferry that crashed have spoken to marine police at their temporary post in Yung Shue Wan on Lamma Island yesterday. The post will remain until tomorrow night ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1055586/tighter-ferry-safety-laws-wake-tragic-crash
  3. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Auntie's Lamma IV collision death, helped her nephew, 6

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Auntie's death gave nephew a chance When pictures of the ferry collision off Lamma Island flashed on the TV screen on October 1, little Chen Yin-ho prayed to the Mercy Buddha that his 26-year-old auntie would be safe. Tragically Mani Lau Man-lai was among the 39 people who died in the October 1 disaster. But in an unexpected twist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1155677/aunties-lamma-iv-collision-death-helped-her-nephew-6
  4. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Harrowing memories continue to haunt ferry disaster survivors

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... after two vessels collided off Lamma Island, the horrors of that deadly night continue to haunt survivors. Hebe Cheng Yuen-ki, who along with her husband and young daughters managed to make ... for saving other passengers on board the 24-metre Lamma IV vessel. The Lamma IV was carrying 121 passengers and three crew members when it collided with the passenger ferry the Sea Smooth just after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1095864/harrowing-memories-continue-haunt-ferry-disaster-survivors
  5. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Pain still runs deep over Lamma ferry disaster

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Electric's vessel Lamma IV and the Sea Smooth ferry operated by Hong Kong & Kowloon Ferry collided off Lamma Island on the National Day holiday on October 1. "We all need time to overcome ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com One month later, pain runs deep over lamma A month after the Lamma ferry disaster killed 39 people, some of the victims' families, survivors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1074410/one-month-later-pain-still-runs-deep-over-lammas-ferry-disaster
  6. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Hong Kong mourns Lamma ferry victims

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 02:40pm by Stuart Lau and Lai Ying-kit

    ... the Legislative Council, schools and Hongkong Electric – which owns the wrecked ferry Lamma VI – also fell silent. In Times Square, Causeway Bay, more than 100 people, Hongkongers and tourists alike, silently watched the live broadcast on the giant TV screen above the square. Many bowed their heads and closed their eyes, thinking about the collision between two vessels off Lamma Island. “I ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1053638/hk-mourns-victims-lamma-ferry-disaster
  7. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Ferry inquiry to focus on role of both skippers as death toll rises to 39

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Simpson Cheung

    ... passenger vessels collided off Lamma Island. After the government raised the death toll by one, a source at Pamela Youde Nethersole Hospital said nine-year-old Tsui Hoi-ying had died of multiple ... for all people on board the Lamma IV launch and the Sea Smooth ferry at the time of Monday's collision, and that they would now be speaking to witnesses. A government source with knowledge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1054981/ferry-disaster-inquiry-focus-lapses-both-skippers
  8. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Report warns of increased danger due to bigger, faster ferries

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... from either Lamma or Lantau Islands to Aberdeen Harbour tending to bunch just before sunset which may pose additional risk to vessels navigating the East Lamma Channel." The recent ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Location of tragedy highlighted as potential flashpoint by marine officials Report 15 years ago warned of dangers around Lamma A report 15 years ago warned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1055611/maritime-report-warns-increased-danger-due-bigger-faster-ferries

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