City Digest, November 1, 2012
Hotel serves up salmon with salmonella
Food-poisoning bacteria salmonella was found in salmon sashimi from the Metropark Hotel in Mong Kok. It was among 10 food samples found to be unsatisfactory in tests carried out by the Centre for Food Safety. A frozen ling fillet from Welcome supermarket in Sheung Shui was found to contain mercury.
HK$33 minimum wagebid is voted down
Council Legco vetoed a non-binding motion yesterday to raise the minimum wage level to at least HK$33 per hour. Pro-establishment lawmakers voiced concern that the pan-democrat proposal would hurt small- and medium-sized businesses and argued the legislature should respect the authority of the statutory committee on minimum wage.
ICAC plan for special Kwok brothers team
The Independent Commission Against Corruption will appoint a special assistant director and 15 officers to handle the bribery case involving Thomas Ping-kwong and Raymond Kwok Ping-luen of Sun Hung Kai Properties and former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan.
Body found after knife attack on woman
A woman was stable yesterday after being stabbed in the neck by a male colleague at a recycling factory in Kui Sik Street, Fanling. Last night police found a man's body in the plant.