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  1. Smoker badly burned

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... of the ventilator that were attached to the 75-year-old man's nose were left blackened by the accident, which happened in the family's flat in Kwong Yan House, on the Kwong Fuk Estate in Tai Po. ... of the Medical Association, Choi Kin, said the man's act was unforgivable as he might have caused an explosion and put other lives in danger. 'The man was asking for trouble... I believe ...

  2. Families, colleagues pay tribute to brave pair who lost their lives

    Posted Aug 11th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Ng Kang-chung, Agnes Lam The families and colleagues of the two firemen who lost their lives in the alarm No5 fire in Mong Kok carried out a ceremony to pacify the spirits of their loved ones at a road outside the building last night. The pair who died we ...

  3. Families, colleagues pay tribute to brave pair who gave their lives

    Posted Aug 11th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Ng Kang-chung, Agnes Lam The families and colleagues of the two firefighters who lost their lives in the number five alarm fire in Mong Kok carried out a religious ceremony to pacify the sprits of their beloved ones at a road outside the building. The two ...

  4. cab chat

    Posted Dec 31st 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... cursed in terms of other things. I think the biggest threat after typhoons is Tung Chee-hwa. The man-made disasters we have to deal with are horrible. I think he does not want to work at all. ... with Agnes Lam Shum Sing-hoi, 50, says Hong Kong is blessed when it comes to natural disasters, but not so blessed in terms of governance; From Quarry Bay to Tuen Mun Fare: $338 I felt ...

  5. Too little, too late

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... of casualties could have made the Tai O incident a borderline case of natural disaster. The plan indicates that unless lives are in immediate danger, police officers and firemen have only a limited role ... efforts to provide disaster relief. The heavy rains triggered more than 400 landslips in and around Tai O, threatening the lives of some villagers who woke in the night to find their houses ...

  6. Lethal red fire ants threaten to take bite out of festivities

    Posted Jan 25th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou and Agnes lam An infestation of lethal red fire ants in tangerine trees has sparked a customs crackdown in Shenzhen that threatens to make it a flowerless Lunar New Year in Hong Kong. Guangdong Governor Huang Huahua said the ant ...

  7. 10 fire warnings issued as safety checks start

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... of building safety, which put residents in danger,' he said. Mr Yip said follow-up checks would be conducted on premises that had received warnings to see if they had made improvements. 'If ...

  8. Urn walls in flats 'pose fire hazard'

    Posted Sep 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Colleen Lee, Joyce Ng

    ... Agnes Lam, Colleen Lee and Joyce Ng Ashes vaults put lives at risk, say councillors District councillors have warned that a boom in private columbariums- the vaults where the ashes of the dead are kept- pose a fire hazard and have urged the government to ...

  9. Frontline officers burdened with extra duties, says union

    Posted Aug 13th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The firemen's union has urged the government to recruit more new blood to join the service, saying officers are excessively loaded with fire prevention work on top of other duties. The union said frontline firemen had to set aside time mean ...

  10. Ant menace may take long time to remedy

    Posted Feb 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... greater efforts should be made to increase public awareness about the problem. 'The public should be prepared [for the reality] that lots of manpower and resources will be used to combat ...




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