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  1. Modern TVs wanted for the elderly on welfare

    Posted Mar 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lu Man-yan To an old person living alone, a television set can be almost as essential as food and drink- a source of entertainment and information, and a link to the outside world. It can ... burst into flames. The latest incident occurred in Ho Man Tin on Wednesday night when flames and smoke started billowing from a television. An electronics expert said a combination of humidity ...

  2. All too common disasters are a sad reality of life

    Posted Oct 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem Another day, another disaster- it often seems that way on the mainland. Floods, chemical spills, major fires and mine collapses occur with such regularity, it is hard not to become numb to the news. Little wonder, then, that Tuesday's crash ...

  3. Winging it

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alessandro Gadotti (left), managing director of the first Hong Kong outlet of Flight Experience, demonstrates one of two flight simulators at the opening of the shop in Kowloon Bay's Megabox mall yesterday. For a basic fee of HK$1,080, would-be aviat ...

  4. Fictional retelling of reality of tsunami horrors

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen The Killing Sea By Richard Lewis Published by Simon and Schuster ISBN 978 1 416 92628 3 World disasters often throw up novels when the initial drama has died down but the event is still fresh in people's minds. Human tragedy is a rich sou ...

  5. Dose of reality awaits insurers

    Posted Jul 11th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Pressures should force up cost of cover and end price wars, says GE executive Customers may pay more for insurance cover as falling investment income and natural disasters take their toll on the industry worldwide, according to the chief of the ...

  6. TV talent judge jailed six months for drink-driving

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Musician Gao Xiaosong was jailed for six months and fined 4,000 yuan (HK$4,800) over a drink-driving incident. Gao, 42, a judge for the popular show China's Got Talent, is the first prominent figure to receive the ma ...

  7. Now TV offering free NHK World service

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Now TV has offered free viewing of NHK World Premium on channel 711 for Hong Kong customers in designated areas since yesterday and until April 18 to allow Japanese nationals to keep posted about the quake. NHK World Premium has rescheduled its programmes to cover the quake in Japan. The channel broadcasts mainly in Japanese with English as a sub-audio on news ...

  8. Mandatory recycling laws urgently needed

    Posted Apr 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... items such as televisions and computers, which can cause severe environmental damage, yet remain ungoverned by legislation. Our landfills will be full in a matter of years. A decade could pass ... Settlement charity, but the rest, recovered from rubbish, are shipped elsewhere in the region. This is not recycling- breaking circuit boards apart to recover precious metals, melting lead-filled TV ...

  9. Four injured, 400 flee after TV catches alight

    Posted Aug 21st 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Four women were taken to hospital and about 400 residents were evacuated from Pok Tai House, Pok Hong Estate, Tai Po, after a television burst into flames on the 28th floor. A 29-year-old woman, who suffered leg injuries while leaving the flat, was in stable condition in hospital. Her mother, 59, and two neighbours were treated for smoke inhalation. ...

  10. News - China - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Girl born amid rubble in 2008 dies in Yaan

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 11:05am by Chris Luo

    ... to face the reality of her death in the Yaan quake. Falling debris hit Yanxia as she rushed out of the house when the magnitude-7 quake struck Lushan county on Saturday. She died that day ...




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