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  1. Pull-up display stands removed after warnings of tougher action

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Colleen Lee, Martin Wong

    ... Colleen Lee, Martin Wong and Agnes Lam Hong Kong Broadband Network removed its pull-up display stands in Wan Chai and Causeway Bay yesterday after government warnings about tighter enforcement of regulations against such promotional tactics from this mont ...

  2. Family of Mexican's quarantined taxi driver given HK$3,000 for lost income

    Posted May 06th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The family of a taxi driver has received HK$3,000 as compensation for financial losses that he is suffering while under quarantine. The driver, surnamed Wu, was one of two who had ferried the Mexican later found to be infected with the swine f ...

  3. Second shell in a week blown up

    Posted Nov 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... the shell was a British one fired in a battle with Japanese forces who were shelling the city from Kowloon side. 'The one that we found on Monday [at the Tamar site] was shot by the Japanese military from Kowloon side,' waterfront divisional commander Johnny Chan Man-yin said. 'When the Japanese occupied Hong Kong Island, British forces in the city tried to fight back. We ...

  4. Missing guest turns himself in

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong One of the six Metropark Hotel guests the government has been looking for finally turned himself in yesterday afternoon, with the quarantine period due to end today. Shortly before 3.30pm, the middle-aged foreigner went to the Wan Chai hotel a ...

  5. 80 schools to close for start of WTO talks

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong About 30,000 pupils at 80 schools in Wan Chai will have a holiday on the first day of the World Trade Organisation meeting on December 13 to avoid expected traffic jams and protests. The decision follows the Education and Manpower Bureau' ...

  6. High tide, storm surge made floods worse

    Posted Sep 25th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Typhoon Wanda tore through the city on September 1, 1962, it brought a peak gust of 259km/h in Victoria Harbour and winds of 284km/h at Tate's Cairn above Kowloon. A 3-metre storm surge ... Martin Wong Typhoon Hagupit's easterly winds and the storm surge they caused combined with a high tide led to flooding and relatively severe damage in the city's coastal areas. ...

  7. New route to ease strain on marathon runners

    Posted Oct 14th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... until the finish at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay. Participants in the half marathon and 10-kilometre race will run the same route as last year. For the 10 kilometre course, participants start at the Island Eastern Corridor near the City Garden Hotel in Fortress Hill and finish at Victoria Park. There will be one more 10-kilometre race than last year, making five in total, allowing an extra ...

  8. Restaurants get one more year to use harbour seawater

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... in other parts of the city used 100 tonnes of seawater a month, while a stall in Lei Yue Mun went through that amount in a day. Dr Chow said the ban did not only target Lei Yue Mun but all such businesses that used seawater, as that from Victoria Harbour and areas in typhoon shelters constantly showed high levels of E coli bacteria. E coli can cause diarrhoea and other illnesses. Despite ...

  9. Swimmer missing in Nuri's wake

    Posted Aug 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... yesterday after he went swimming during a lull as the storm's eye passed over the city. The storm, which caused the No8 signal to be raised at 7.40am and the No9- the second highest- at 1.40pm, ... landed in Sai Kung first, then returned to the Victoria Harbour.' He said Hong Kong would face strong wind and heavy rain even when the storm left. Although it came after Olympic equestrian ...

  10. Legal challenge to eastern tunnel toll rise

    Posted May 09th 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Since the Eastern Harbour Tunnel raised tolls, predictions that congestion would bring traffic to a virtual standstill in the centre of the city have failed to eventuate. The volume of traffic ...




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