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  1. Building collapse kills six in Guangdong

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Chow Chung Yan

    ... At least six construction workers were killed yesterday in Xinhui city, Guangdong, after a seven-storey department store under construction collapsed. Construction on the building in Zhongshen South Road was close to completion and the workers were puttin ...

  2. Minibus catches fire in Kwai Chung

    Posted Aug 04th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A green minibus caught fire in Kwai Chung yesterday morning. The blaze broke out at about 10am, when the minibus arrived in Lam Tin Street. The driver and the six passengers fled the scene. Firefighters took about 10 minutes to put out the fire and the vehicle was severely damaged. Initial investigations by police found the vehicle's engine had overheated. ...

  3. Four hurt as buses collide in Kwai Chung

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

    ... Joshua But At least four people were injured when a Kowloon Motor Bus double-decker and a red minibus collided in Kwai Chung at about midnight last night. The windscreens of both buses were shattered in the crash. The injured were admitted to hospital. It was the second such accident in two days in the same district. Thirty-one people were injured in Saturday's collision ...

  4. Hundreds evacuated from faulty Tung Chung train

    Posted Aug 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey An MTR train travelling on the Tung Chung Line had to be evacuated yesterday afternoon amid the smell of smoke due to signal failure. Several hundred passengers en route from Tung Chung to Hong Kong Island, who were forced to alight at the Siu Ho Wan depot near Sunny Bay, described a burning smell as the train decelerated to crawling pace and coasted towards ...

  5. Kwai Chung estate plagued by power failures

    Posted Jul 12th 2005, 12:00am by James Tu

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.46pm: Power supplies to some shops in a Kwai Chung estate had not been restored for more than 24 hours after two power failures on Monday, news reports on Tuesday said. Residents of Kwai Fong Terrace estate said the first disruption occurred at 8.30am on Monday. Power initially resumed at 10pm but failed again at 11.30pm. On Tuesday afternoon, power ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 2, 2013

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... exacerbates the problem of corruption. The Hong Kong government must think carefully before making a decision on this matter. Lily Chan Ying-kwan, Kwai Chung   Hongkongers do care about relief work ...

  7. Doctor fined over fatal road accident

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A paediatrician was fined HK$4,500 yesterday for carelessly driving in an accident with a motorcycle in which the pillion passenger was killed. Euan Soo Tsung-liang, 27, who works at Princess Margaret Hospital in Kwai Chung, was acquitted of dangerous driving causing the death of Lee Kwok-kan, 40. Soo was travelling on the Island Eastern Corridor on September 19 ...

  8. Safety fears prevent a sporting chance

    Posted Sep 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Tung Chung Man Tung Road Sports Centre was opened to the public in February. But Discovery Bay resident Jeff Bell said he was not allowed to use the treadmill without taking a safety course ...

  9. Owner, worker suffer burns in plant blaze

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A factory owner and a worker suffered burns when a fire broke out at a plastic bag plant in Kwai Chung yesterday. The owner, a 71-year-old woman, and the worker, 20, were burned when a cutting machine caught fire in the workshop in Kingsway Industrial Building, Wo Yi Hop Road, at about 10.45am. Other workers doused the flames. The pair went to hospital with minor ...

  10. Minibus driver jailed for killing pedestrian

    Posted Apr 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu A minibus driver who hit and killed a woman on a pedestrian crossing was jailed for 21/2 years. Lai Kwok-chuen, 67, who had been a driver for 40 years and had been voted the best minibus driver one year, was also banned from driving for five y ...




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