City Digest, October 12, 2012
I can take oath again, says Wong Yuk-man
It was not a problem for People Power lawmaker Wong Yuk-man to take the oath of office again, he said yesterday, a day after he interrupted his pledge with coughs at key points in the swearing-in ceremony for legislators. Legco's secretariat is seeking legal advice on whether Wong's oath is valid.
600 evacuated over cracks in building
About 600 Macanese were evacuated from their flats to stay in hotels after cracks appeared in their building on Avenida Marginal do Patane following the failure of a structural pillar.
Killer sent to psych ward indefinitely
Schizophrenic woman Leung Hin-yi, 52, who pleaded guilty in the Court of First Instance to manslaughter after beating her mother to death, was sent to a psychiatric institute indefinitely.
Oil leak, bird strike hit Dragonair flights
About 80 Taiwan-bound passengers were taken off a Dragonair Airbus after an oil leak. They left on another plane 90 minutes late. Another Dragonair plane, with 146 on board, landed in Hong Kong after a bird strike in Shanghai.
Court rules The Shrine is a columbarium
In throwing out an application by the operator of The Shrine in Yuen Long to appeal to the top court against an order to remove urn niches, the Court of Appeal ruled that it was a columbarium.
Employee held over HK$1.7m bank transfer
A woman employee, 25, was arrested after it was found HK$1.7 million had been transferred from the local firm's bank account to a mainland one.
There were no winners of the first or second prizes. The numbers were 1, 3, 11, 18, 40 and 46. The extra number was 35. Third prize paid HK$86,680.