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  1. Teen took explosives through Lo Wu to test border checks

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man and Joshua But A dyslexic teenager, placed on probation yesterday for making an explosive substance favoured by Islamist terrorists, said he once took a sample of the powder through the Lo Wu border to test whether the authorities would detect it. The 14-year-old Form Two pupil took triacetone triperoxide, or TATP, across the border because he knew it did not contain ...

  2. Huge gas blast rips through busy Beijing restaurant

    Posted Sep 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... hearing a massive explosion at about 9am in the two storey-restaurant, Xinjiang Kashgar Food, which sent shockwaves through surrounding buildings. The windows in at least five nearby shops were ...

  3. Man dies, 8 injured as fire sweeps through suspected illegal guesthouse

    Posted Jul 07th 2009, 12:00am by Ada Lee, Clifford Lo

    ... to the first-floor public corridor and the upper floors through the building's two stairwells, Kowloon South divisional commander Koon Ngok-chung said. Twenty-five fire engines and five ambulances were ...

  4. General Steel targets top 10 spot through expansion, acquisitions

    Posted Feb 16th 2009, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... General Steel, which has an annual capacity of 4.8 million tonnes through four ventures on the mainland, will add 500,000 to 600,000 tonnes with the Yantai Steel deal. Mr Yu said more steelmakers ...

  5. Record numbers sweep through

    Posted Apr 05th 2004, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Thousands of travellers flock across borders to mark the Ching Ming festival, a year after Sars crisis Record numbers of travellers flocked through Hong Kong's border checkpoints over the weekend as grave-sweepers in their thousands made pilgrimages to cemeteries to mark the Ching Ming festival. The Immigration Department said a record 545,154 travellers crossed ...

  6. Creativity struggles to shine through

    Posted Jan 15th 2004, 12:00am by Suzanne Dennis

    ... Suzanne Dennis Despite the odds, the city offers a smorgasbord of cultural events while hoping for a more focused official approach As the curtain is set to rise on the much-heralded and internationally renown 32nd Hong Kong Arts Festival, concerns and cr ...

  7. Jones comes through in soggy Zhuhai

    Posted May 09th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... the talented 25-year-old Australian finally broke through, winning a race which was part of the Zhuhai Circuit's Pan Delta Super Racing Festival on a track doused by yesterday's heavy ...

  8. 'Bloody coal basket' cleans up but miners get left behind

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong-based China Labor Bulletin, said that while workers' safety was touted as the main aim of the restructuring, workers' voices were absent throughout the process. 'The current ... accountable for safety issues through unions independent of private owners and the Communist Party. 'Merging, restructuring and nationalising small-scale coal mines should only be the start ...

  9. Message about dialogue is still not getting through

    Posted Feb 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... must be on alert region-wide. And as before, the dense traffic in people and goods through Hong Kong makes it both vulnerable to all outbreaks and a potential jumping off point from which ...

  10. Three die as fire sweeps through flat

    Posted Jan 12th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police are investigating the cause of the blaze in a Wong Tai Sin housing estate Detectives are investigating a fire that swept through a flat in Wong Tai Sin before dawn ... dense smoke spew from the unit and heard three explosions. Firefighters said the flames had spread unusually quickly. One team broke through the flat's security gate and played water jets ...




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