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  1. Plain clothing for HK television journalists

    Posted Aug 29th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Local news anchors and television reporters will continue to dress somberly to express respect for those who died in the Manila hostage tragedy. Since the incident, they have been wearing black or white clothing, a departure from the usual colourful outfits. A Cable TV spokesman said their staff were advised to appear 'plain' in front of the camera. Many ...

  2. City of sadness... and anger

    Posted Aug 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong was in shock and mourning yesterday, a day after eight people were killed in Manila- a shock mixed with anger at the handling of the drama ...

  3. HK team back in Manila for release of report on tourist shooting inquiry

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang A team of Hong Kong police investigating the Manila hostage tragedy returned to the Philippine capital yesterday in time for the expected release today of the report ... in the botched rescue, Interior Undersecretary Rico Puno and national police chief Jesus Verzosa. Meanwhile, members of the Hong Kong government rapid deployment team sent to Manila during the crisis ...

  4. Servcorp

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Sujata Assomull

    ... Sujata Assomull With the explosion in recent years of business centres offering fully-serviced and virtual offices, it is fitting that Servcorp has opened in Makati City at the luxurious Tower One Ayala Triangle in the heart of the Philippines' corporate district. 'This is the business address of choice in Manila, unequalled in its location, amenities ...

  5. Coroner receives Manila report

    Posted Nov 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Commissioner of Police Tang King-shing (pictured) says the force has submitted to the coroner the findings of its investigation into the Manila hostage tragedy, including chemical, ballistic and autopsy reports. Eight people aboard a Hong Kong tour bus were killed as Manila authorities bungled a rescue attempt on August 23. The coroner will use the report to decide ...

  6. Tourist dollar HK's 'only weapon' in dispute with Manila over court

    Posted Dec 31st 2010, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Hong Kong has little leverage over Manila other than economic power like the tourist dollar, critics say. Even so, it would be unwise for the Philippine government to refuse to co-operate with the Coroner's Court in Hong Kong, as it is anxious to rebuild the confidence of Hong Kong tourists to the country, they say. 'A Manila uncooperative with Hong Kong would ...

  7. Probe targets Manila mayor

    Posted Dec 17th 2010, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy The mayor of Manila is under investigation in relation to the fatal shootings in the capital which killed eight Hong Kong tourists four months ago and seriously injured three ... travellers to [regain] their confidence before travel agencies will arrange tours to the Philippines.' After meeting delegates from Manila yesterday, Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong ...

  8. Police on model-building mission to Manila

    Posted Nov 16th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police sent a senior inspector from the organised crime and triad bureau and three officers from the brief-support unit to Manila yesterday to collect information to be used in making a model of the site where eight Hongkongers held hostage aboard a tour bus were killed as Philippine authorities bungled a rescue attempt on August 23. The model may be used in a possible ...

  9. Lawsuit eyed in quest for payout by Manila

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Law Society is seeking legal information from its counterparts in the Philippines, and local legal experts, about the possibility of victims of the Manila hostage tragedy suing ... whether there was negligence on the part of the Philippine government. Philippine investigators yesterday admitted for the first time that Manila police might have shot some of the tourists ...

  10. Manila officials in town

    Posted Dec 16th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung A top-level government delegation from the Philippines is meeting Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen today to discuss the Manila hostage-taking tragedy in which eight Hong Kong people were killed. The delegation, led by Philippine Secretary for Tourism Alberto Lim, arrived in Hong Kong on Wednesday December 15 and is scheduled to meet the chief executive ...




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