City Digest, September 20, 2012

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 20 September, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 20 September, 2012, 4:09am


Unhealthy lifestyles linked to breast cancer

Too little exercise and stressful lives are the most common risk factors for developing breast cancer, scientists warned. Some 85 per cent of patients under 40 reported doing less than three hours of physical activity a week, and high stress levels were identified in 46 per cent.

Cutting corners on National Day fireworks

There will be fewer fireworks at the National Day display - 23,888 compared with 31,888 on October 1 last year. The show will cost HK$6 million, HK$2 million less than last year.

Teen suspects hunted in hair-shaving attack

Police are looking for two youths who allegedly pinned down a 31-year-old woman in Ho Man Tin and shaved off some of her hair.

Doctor sued over motorbike crash

A paediatrician is being sued over a traffic accident that killed a motorcyclist's passenger. Dr Euan Soo Tsung-liang, 28, is accused of swerving his car on the Island Eastern Corridor in 2009, causing the motorcyclist behind him to crash.

Ex-official jailed for raping girl of six

Retired civil servant Fung Hung-nam, 63, was jailed for 111/2 years in the Court of First Instance for molesting and having sex with his girlfriend's daughter, six.