City Digest, November 12, 2012
HK$787,000 haul for Mid-Levels burglars
Burglars escaped with cash and valuables worth HK$787,000 after ransacking three flats at All Fit Garden in Bonham Road, Mid-Levels, on Saturday night. The thieves climbed into the flats from scaffolding.
New six-hour meeting on old-age allowance
The government has asked the chairman of the Legislative Council's Finance Committee, Tommy Cheung Yu-yan, to hold another six-hour meeting on Friday to scrutinise funding for the proposed means-tested old-age living allowance.
Unions recommend pay rises of 6pc
The Confederation of Trade Unions recommended 6 per cent as the appropriate salary increase for the coming year, when it expects inflation to run at about 4 per cent.
Woman dies after fall in country park
A 40-year-old woman died in hospital of head injuries she suffered in a fall into a stream during an excursion in Ma On Shan Country Park.
One ticket won the first prize of HK$22,664,860. The numbers were 9, 26, 28, 35, 45 and 47. The extra number was 25. The second prize of HK$534,420 was won by 4.5 tickets. Third prize paid HK$103,430.