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  1. 2 tourists return upset after bus deaths

    Posted Oct 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Two of the 21 tourists who escaped injury when a runaway tour bus killed three Hongkongers near Beijing on Thursday cut short their five-day sightseeing ... At the accident, a woman, 19, watched as her mother, 43, and two other victims- a woman, 37, and her partner, 40- lay dead under the bus near the Great Wall for about half an hour before rescuers ...

  2. Runaway bus kills 3 HK tourists at Great Wall

    Posted Oct 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo and Teddy Ng in Beijing Three Hong Kong tourists were killed by a runaway tour bus in a car park near the Great Wall yesterday as the teenage daughter of one victim looked on in horror. The two women and a man were crushed under the bus on the third day of a five-day sightseeing tour of the capital as they walked to a restaurant for lunch before visiting the Great Wall. ...

  3. Family mourns maid killed in HK saving boy hit by bus

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mother-of-one Juanita Limbago, 31, had been working in the city for less than three months when she was killed after throwing herself in front of a bus to shield the six-year-old boy she was taking ... affected their eight-year-old son Marc, he said. 'He was shocked. He started blaming the son of her employer, the bus driver, and God. Why did God take his mum when he had already taken away ...

  4. Let the bus and the train take the strain

    Posted May 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... In addition, bus, minibus, light rail, MTR and ferry schedules should be synchronised more effectively. All these measures could hasten the shift away from private vehicle ownership and prove ...

  5. 72 refuse to testify at inquest on bus tragedy

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... on Monday into the Manila bus hostage debacle in August last year that left eight Hongkongers dead, the Philippines Department of Justice said yesterday. Philippine Justice Secretary Leila de Lima ... the department of his decision officially. A survivor of the Manila bus hostage ordeal criticised the Philippine government for discouraging witnesses from coming to Hong Kong to tell the truth about ...

  6. Results of HK test on bullets fired in bus hostage siege '3 weeks away'

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... aboard a Manila tourist bus, a member of the Philippine inquiry on the tragedy said yesterday. Teresita Ang-See said shell casings and bullets had been sent to Hong Kong for DNA testing, together with blood samples from inside the bus, for two reasons. First, the Hong Kong police had the state-of-the-art Integrated Ballistic Identification System that could help determine what firearm caused ...

  7. Man Kam To crossing reopens for bus trips

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

    ... authorities. From March 27, mainland authorities will provide clearance services to travellers using limited cross-border bus services. Three round trips will run between Sheung Shui and the Man Kam ... for cross-boundary bus services since the border closed in late February, said he welcomed the 12 trips daily but would fight for 50 daily bus trips. 'A coach can take 50 passengers. What ...

  8. HK games chief insists city is safe despite Kunming bus blasts

    Posted Jul 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Hong Kong Olympics chief Timothy Fok Tsun-ting insisted yesterday that the security situation for next month's Olympic equestrian events had not changed following two fatal bus bombings in the mainland city of Kunming on Monday. 'So far, we don't have many details [about the incident],' Mr Fok said in Sha Tin. 'But we have always regarded ...

  9. Don't forget victims of bus crash tragedy

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to lift the spirits. Images are still fresh in our minds of a Lunar New Year overseas holiday that ended in tragedy and suffering for a Hong Kong tour group of 43. Fourteen died when a tour bus ... disaster that followed the bus tragedy. And what about compensation- even if only a modest interim payment to help with funeral or medical expenses, incidental costs or lost income? Predictably, ...

  10. Survivors of Taiwan bus crash return to HK

    Posted Oct 19th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... PAGGIE LEUNG Updated at 6.38pm: Eight Hong Kong people- who were part of a tour group involved in a fatal bus accident in Taiwan- returned to the territory on Tuesday afternoon. Five Hong Kong people, including two sisters, were killed and 31 people were injured in the accident. It occurred on Monday in the Taipei area when a double decker bus plunged off the road in rainy ...




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