City Digest, November 26, 2012
Tycoon wants to see Lee memorial in his life
Ninety-year-old philanthropist Yu Pang-lin, owner of the former home of martial arts master Bruce Lee, said yesterday he wanted to see the house turned into a memorial to Lee before he died. He also said he would only rent, not sell, the land on which it stood. The Town Planning Board rejected Yu's plan to build two floors under the Kowloon Tong house for exhibitions.
Call for vigilance against new virus
The fact that all four new cases of a coronavirus announced by the World Health Organisation on Friday were from the Middle East meant the city had to step up observation of arrivals from that region, University of Hong Kong microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung said. Yuen said there was no evidence the virus could spread among people.
Man retrieving phone falls from footbridge
A man, 55, was critically injured when he fell from an Admiralty footbridge while trying to retrieve his mobile phone, which he had dropped onto a ledge of the Admiralty Centre. He was taken to Queen Mary Hospital.
Bus firm still waiting on driver's records
New World First Bus said it had not received the medical records of the driver involved in the Chai Wan Road crash last Monday, in which three people were killed in a taxi. It declined to comment on media reports that the driver suffered from epilepsy.