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  1. 'Treasure your life' slogan saves man from suicide

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Felix Chan

    ... on his mobile phone to his 33-year-old wife to tell her he was about to commit suicide, police said. A spokeswoman said he wanted to commit suicide because of money worries and problems ... to the police spokeswoman. The charcoal was in the pot but had not been lit. 'The man told our officers that he turned down his idea to commit suicide after he read the slogan- Treasure Your Life- ...

  2. EOC investigating two race complaints

    Posted Jul 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong The Equal Opportunities Commission had received two racial discrimination complaints since the Racial Discrimination Ordinance came into effect on July 10 and was investigating them, a spokeswoman confirmed yesterday. Unison, an NGO that assists ethnic minorities, said it had another five possible cases it might submit to the commission next month. ...

  3. Police end businessmen's protest

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police removed four Hong Kong businessmen from the restricted area at the airport last night, where they had been since Saturday in a protest against their forced return from Shanghai. Members of a concern group of hundreds of Hong Kong businessmen who have suffered losses on the mainland, they had intended petitioning at the World Expo site. An airport spokeswoman said ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    New ESF debenture scheme will hit middle classes hardest

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... not be able to afford them. A government spokeswoman said the government was reviewing its funding policies with the foundation concerning "ESF schools' important position in Hong ... that [the debenture] is to fund school improvement projects at ESF schools, which will ultimately benefit students," an Education Bureau spokeswoman said. The government "will ...

  5. Disgraced developer's death denied

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove A Shanghai government spokeswoman yesterday denied a rumour that disgraced property developer Chau Ching-ngai had died or committed suicide in police custody. The rumour ... is completely without basis,' spokeswoman Jiao Yang said, using the putonghua pronunciation for Chau's name. Several mainland journalists and Shanghai property industry officials said ...

  6. Housing Society to buy Blue House

    Posted May 09th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The Housing Society will buy the Blue House cluster of heritage buildings in Wan Chai for HK$18.2 million and then hand ownership to the government, which will oversee their revitalisation. In doing so, the society was making a 'contribution to society', a spokeswoman said. The Development Bureau said yesterday it had received four applications from non-profit ...

  7. Disabled groups take complaints to Geneva

    Posted Apr 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a long list of their policies, but our report will be about how ineffective some of these policies have been.' A Labour and Welfare Bureau spokeswoman said they would pay attention ...

  8. Robberies prompt air-and-land search

    Posted May 05th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo About 100 police officers were involved in an air-and-land search for illegal mainland immigrants during a 41/2-hour operation at Kam Shan Country Park, in Cheung Sha Wan. A police spokeswoman said no one was arrested, but a suspected hideout was discovered. The search was mounted following two robberies suspected to have been carried out by illegal immigrants ...

  9. More time to file disability bias case

    Posted Jan 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... said: 'I do not think the court should simply shut its eyes to such potential arguments and refuse leave on the basis that the wrong legal argument was advanced.' A spokeswoman ... spokeswoman said it was ready to help parties in the case. Ho How-sim, principal of Chi-yuen's school, criticised the Education Bureau for failing in its duty to provide equal opportunities ...

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    Two drug addicts die, in a fall and suicide

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... said an autopsy would be conducted to determine if Lam had taken dangerous drugs. A police spokeswoman said no drugs were found on Lam at the scene, and there was no sign of a fight ...




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