Diaoyu activists' vessel gets inspection
A Marine Department officer yesterday inspected Kai Fung No2, the vessel that took activists from Hong Kong, Macau and Shenzhen to the disputed Diaoyu Islands. The purpose of the inspection is unclear. The department earlier said the owner of the vessel, registered for fishing, could face a fine of up to HK$10,000 for breaching its intended use.
Task force to foster land development
The government would establish a task force to help enact land development projects that are "conducive to the development of Hong Kong", Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said at a charity event.
Taxi driver mows down five at bus stop
A taxi driver lost control and crashed into a bus stop in Chatham Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, injuring five people, before careering back onto the road and hitting three other vehicles, police said. The five bystanders, as well as the taxi driver and another motorist, were sent to hospital.
No target on property prices, official says
Financial Services and Treasury Secretary Professor Chan Ka-keung told TVB in an interview that the government would not set any target on property price levels, but would closely monitor the property market and explore more initiatives to stabilise it if necessary.
Minor injuries for 13 in minibus collision
Thirteen people suffered minor injuries when a minibus collided with a car near the Cheung Ching Estate in Tsing Yi.
There was no winner of the first prize last night. The numbers drawn were 9, 12, 15, 19, 21 and 47 and the extra number 38. One ticket won the HK$1,623,510 second prize. Third prize paid HK$81,680.