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  1. Bus crash has a lesson for tourists and tourism

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

    ... Hong Kong people are among the most generous in the world to those in crisis. A memorable example of this followed the Asian tsunami of December 2004, when we donated $1.11 billion to charities, the highest level of giving per person in the world. Mainlan ...

  2. Nation resilient

    Posted Sep 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The devastating tsunami that struck Japan on March 11 is expected to have an enormous impact on inbound tourism. 'While many areas remained unaffected by the disaster, they are also suffering from the sudden decrease in international visitors,' says Tadatoshi Mamiya, president of Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO). He says the disaster will also have a very ...

  3. Operator injured as crane crashes down on clubhouse and pool

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo and Cheung Chi-fai A crane collapsed on to the clubhouse of Tai Po's luxury Beverly Hills housing estate yesterday afternoon, injuring the crane operator. Seven people were also trapped in a clubhouse lift, which broke down when the crane ...

  4. Peak residents put stop to road barrier

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com The construction of a concrete barrier on Old Peak Road has been halted because of objections from the public, in the latest stand-off over protective structures on public roads and pathways. On June 5, Melanie Moore, a Br ...

  5. Taiwan pledges to improve tourist safety after Beijing shows concern

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan has vowed to improve tourism safety after a senior mainland official expressed concern over the rising number of accidents involving mainland tourists. 'With so many mainland tourists visiting Taiwan every year, their safety is an issue of concern for both sides of the Taiwan Strait and we will step up efforts to improve tourism safety,' ...

  6. Medical scorecard

    Posted Apr 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government will begin independent assessment and accreditation of public hospitals. Do you think this will help to improve service quality and reduce medical blunders? Write to us. ...


    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Roger Boschman

    ... Test driving the designated safety car for the Macau Grand Prix, the Alfa-Romeo 147 GTA, takes on heroic proportions for Roger Boschman AT THE MACAU Grand Prix, this weekend, the safety and rescue crew are ready and waiting in case of a serious shunt and ...

  8. Angry families of Egypt bus crash victims may sue

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Survivors of last month's bus crash in Egypt and relatives of the 14 Hong Kong tourists who were killed are considering legal action over what they claim has been their 'appalling'' treatment since they arrived home. They cla ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted May 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Road rage arrest at crash scene Police arrested a motorist for using a hard object to hit the door of a car that pulled over in front of the scene of a traffic accident in Bride's Pool Road, Tai Po, blocking his path. ...

  10. Transport Department refuses to disclose accident black spot list: newspaper

    Posted Apr 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... CHANDRA WONG Updated at 1.39pm, Thursday: The Transport Department has refused to disclose a list of traffic accident 'black spots' in Hong Kong- because it fears this could lead to an increase in accidents, the Ming Pao Daily reported on Thursd ...




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