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  1. Key post for Daxing mine disaster man

    Posted Feb 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the legislative body and voted in two new vice-governors with Communist Youth League backgrounds. You Ningfeng, who was disciplined over the Daxing Colliery disaster which killed 123 miners last year, ... said Mr You was hard working, adding that even Guangdong party boss Zhang Dejiang realised Mr You was forced to take the blame for the mine disaster because he was in charge of work safety. ...

  2. Courting disaster

    Posted Jul 02nd 2006, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... Machielsen, 19, a rising star of Thai cinema, in the role of a hotel waiter who loses his whole family and village. In contrast to movies and documentaries about man-made catastrophe September 11, ... metres, surged far inland. That many of these images were home movies or photographs shot by holidaymakers caught up in the waves made the disaster appear more shocking. Speaking from her office ...

  3. Example may be made of man who cut wife

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A judge said domestic violence was so rampant in Tuen Mun that he was considering passing a deterrent sentence on a man who chopped his wife in front of their two sons. ... that domestic violence has been rampant in Tuen Mun,' Mr Lok said, adding he would consider imposing a deterrent sentence. He asked prosecutor Vincent Wong Wing-man to provide data ...

  4. Man made

    Posted Apr 16th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Tang

    ... Vivienne Tang This season, Louis Vuitton is adding five new models to its Taiga leather goods collection for the modern man. The retro-inspired bags have been given a sleeker look but still feature the collection's signature grained leather. The largest of the five items is the Ivan travel bag (right; $16,000), which features two flap pockets with press-lock closures ...

  5. Missing elderly man found alive

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and was also feeling unwell. A Government Service helicopter was called in to take him to Eastern Hospital. The man's daughter made a report to police on Monday that he was missing. The man had ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.40pm: An elderly Hong Kong man who was reported missing during a hiking trek in a country park on Monday, has been found, news reports on Tuesday said. Local ...

  6. Buildings chief 'made errors in land grant'

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Probe into Grand Promenade saga finds department guidelines weren't followed Former buildings chief Leung Chin-man committed procedural errors in granting bonus land ... at the development. The question of disciplinary action was not included in the panel's remit. The report may not be made public soon because Mr Leung is challenging the auditor's report ...

  7. Torture made a criminal offence

    Posted Jul 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang Officials will face criminal prosecution if they use torture to extract confessions from suspects or try to cover up mine disasters following the addition yesterday of dozens ... servants. Wang Zhenchuan, deputy procurator-general of the Supreme People's Procuratorate, said the changes were made to bring the list into line with new laws and regulations. 'Some ...

  8. Boogie man

    Posted Nov 09th 2006, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Cellar in Central tonight, has certainly made his contribution to preserving the music he loves. His 1992 album, Keeper of the Flame, paired his boisterous piano and vocals with contributions ... died. It wasn't a mistake he was going to repeat with Big Easy Boogie, his 2001 tribute to the music of New Orleans in the 1950s, made with the surviving members of the original Fats Domino ...

  9. Over 34,000 prosecutions made against drivers using mobile phones

    Posted May 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such accidents'. However, a total of 34,921 prosecutions had been made against drivers using handheld mobile phones from July 1, 2000 until March 2006, Dr Liao revealed. 'We have also included ...

  10. The man for a dirty job

    Posted Jun 18th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... over the driving seat of combating global warming and the man who this week gets behind the wheel, John Ashton, has his eyes fixed firmly on China. This part of the world is close to Mr ... in his interest in China. A firm believer that the world is headed towards disaster unless pollution is rapidly brought under control, he is eager to see the mainland overcome its energy ...




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