City Digest

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 05 September, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 05 September, 2012, 2:29am


Immigration officers postpone work-to-rule

Immigration Service Officers Association chairman Ngai Sik-shui said officers would hold off on work-to-rule plans, following a meeting with Immigration Department assistant director Leung Wai-kwong. Ngai said the department was actively following the association's demands to recruit 400 more officers to cope with an influx of mainland tourists.

Herbalist accused of assault given bail

A 58-year-old herbalist who was arrested following accusations he molested a 30-year-old patient during an acupuncture treatment at his clinic in Ngau Tau Kok on Monday evening was granted bail and required to report back next month.

New Zealand baby formula low on iodine

The Centre for Food Safety said a New Zealand-made infant formula, WIOM Infant Formula Stage 1 - From Birth to 6 months, had been found to have low iodine content. It urged parents and retailers to stop using and trading the product from Wisdom Dairy. A test found the formula contained 3.8 micrograms per 100 kilocalories of iodine - the Codex Alimentarius Commission minimum is 10-60 micrograms.

Police seize goods, but smugglers escape

Marine police seized HK$3.7 million worth of electronic products, including iPads, mobile phones and digital video cameras, and confiscated a speedboat and a car at a beach in Lau Fau Shan in an anti-smuggling operation. However, the smugglers escaped.

Formaldehyde in new HKU student rooms

About 800 non-local students due to move into two new residence blocks Lung Wah Street today will have to live off campus, as reports showed the level of formaldehyde did not meet the Environmental Protection Department's standards, a university spokesman said. The move was a precaution.

Mark Six

No one won the first prize in last night's draw. The numbers drawn were 20, 24, 34, 36, 43 and 45 and the extra number 3. Half a ticket won the second prize of HK$2,434,600. Third prize paid HK$128,560.