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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRAGEDY IN EGYPT

    Relatives of Hong Kong balloon victims gather at crash site in Egypt

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... at balloon crash site Relatives of the nine Hong Kong tourists who died in last week's hot-air balloon explosion made a tearful pilgrimage to the site of the disaster in Egypt yesterday. ... of the Valley of the Queens- was ringed with flowers as the grief-stricken relatives gathered in the sugarcane field. Wearing face masks, they shook their heads as they viewed the remains ...

  2. Rail-crash relatives are resigned to the outcome

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... memories of the missing 'pillar' of the family. 'My parents use the internet and whenever my brother's name appears, they become distraught again. So now our relatives ... they have said is all false'. He said many relatives of victims of the crash were still in contact. One had said that his local government had not honoured a promise to help enrol his child ...

  3. 436,000 yuan payouts for relatives of 21 killed in school minibus crash

    Posted Nov 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com The families of the 21 people killed in Wednesday's school bus accident in Gansu will each receive 436,000 yuan (HK$534,235) in compensation from the local authorities. The semi-official China News Service said yester ...

  4. Relatives seek tough ruling over collapse

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng and Jennifer Lo The victims of a deadly building collapse at To Kwa Wan were 'murdered', their relatives said yesterday as they urged the coroner to record a verdict of unlawful killing. The Buildings Department, the landlady, her main tenant and a workman were all responsible for the four deaths, the families told the Coroner's Court. But lawyers ...

  5. Explain this to our dead, relatives tell officials

    Posted Jul 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Wenzhou, Zhejiang william.clem@scmp.com There were chaotic scenes at Wenzhou South Railway Station yesterday as around 120 relatives of victims from Saturday's high-speed ... the relatives. Saturday's collision, the first fatal accident on the high-speed rail network since D-class express trains were launched in 2007, occurred when the D301 Beijing-Fuzhou train ran ...

  6. Furious relatives demand answers

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Wenzhou, Zhejiang william.clem@scmp.com Grief gave way to anger in Wenzhou yesterday as relatives of the victims of Saturday's high-speed train crash protested outside ... of Wenzhou government headquarters at around 9pm last night after a two-hour stand-off with officials descended into farce. 'They are just playing games with us,' cried one relative before ...

  7. Relatives hold ritual for train-crash victims

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a ritual in Chiayi yesterday morning. 'Wish you eternal peace,' a Buddhist master chanted, leading a group of relatives in the recitation as others, in tears, put their hands together in prayer in front of a shrine bearing portraits of the victims, framed with flowers. Some relatives collapsed in their chairs, crying uncontrollably. 'Heaven, please help us,' one cried ...

  8. Relatives hit out at 'leniency' of sentence

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Relatives of some of the 21 people killed in the Tuen Mun bus crash expressed anger yesterday with the 'lenient' reduced sentence handed down to the truck driver. The wife of a victim, who identified herself only as Mrs Wong, said she was upset by the Court of Appeal's decision. 'He did not only kill my husband but took away the lives of many ...

  9. Relatives hit out over injured sushi workers

    Posted Jun 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong Relatives of two trainees injured in a Wan Chai sushi bar have expressed concern at the pair being made to clean toilets instead of learning cooking skills. The pair were ... condition in Ruttonjee Hospital last night, while his workmate, aged 23, was reported to be in stable condition. A relative of one of the injured said they went to the sushi bar as trainees. ...

  10. Relatives of bus-crash victims stage KMB sit-in

    Posted Jul 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The company's refusal to discuss compensation sparks protest Relatives of the victims of last week's fatal bus crash yesterday staged a sit-in outside the Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) ... plunged 50 metres off a bridge when it was hit by a container truck on Tuen Mun Road, police said. A total of 14 relatives representing the victims yesterday went to KMB's headquarters in Mei ...




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