City Digest, November 16, 2012

PUBLISHED : Friday, 16 November, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 16 November, 2012, 3:59am

Officer draws gun on naked man with knives

A police officer drew his pistol to subdue a naked man believed to be high on the illegal drug Ice when he attacked another officer in a Sai Kung village yesterday. Police said the officers issued a verbal warning to the 41-year-old man, who was carrying two knives, in a car park in Sha Kok Mei at about 8am. The man then attacked the shield of one of the officers with a knife and the other drew his pistol.

Mainlander drowns at Shek O Beach

A 40-year-old mainlander drowned at Shek O Beach after getting into difficulty while swimming with friends in choppy conditions at about 2pm.

Michael Tien takes aim at MTR fare system

The New People's Party inaugurated its Legco office with a tea gathering at which vice-chairman Michael Tien Puk-sun told media his maiden Legco motion would demand a review of the MTR fare-setting system, which he said had become a political issue requiring government intervention.

Penumbral eclipse due on November 28

If the weather is clear, Hongkongers will be able to observe a penumbral lunar eclipse on November 28, the Hong Kong Observatory said. Solar illumination is only partially blocked in the outer portion of the earth's shadow, which is called the penumbra.

Mark Six

One ticket won the first prize of HK$14,238,080 last night. The numbers were 18, 20, 36, 41, 46 and 48. The extra number was 21. One ticket won the second prize of HK$2,079,360. Third prize paid HK$128,950.