Briefs, December 30, 2012
Hammer woman charged with murder
A woman arrested on Thursday on suspicion of killing her 32-year-old boyfriend with a hammer was charged by police with one count of murder and will appear in Eastern Court tomorrow.
Truck driver hurt in five-car pile-up
A 56-year-old rubbish truck driver was injured in a five-car collision on the down ramp outside Tseung Kwan O Tunnel and was taken to hospital.
Illegal work operation nets 58 mainlanders
After a two-day joint operation, the Immigration Department and police arrested 35 male and 23 female mainlanders for breaching their conditions of stay by being involved in suspected parallel goods trading.
Wrap up warm for New Year celebrations
The Observatory says temperatures will fall to 10 degrees Celsius or below today and over the New Year holiday as a result of an intense winter monsoon. But it will stay dry.
HKU records loss after curriculum roll-out
The University of Hong Kong recorded a HK$671 million deficit last financial year. It blamed the cost of rolling out the new four-year curriculum and a decrease in donations.
There was no winner of the first prize in last night's draw. The numbers were 1, 6, 9, 11, 33 and 39. The extra number was 40. The second prize of HK$226,150 was won by 7.5 tickets. Third prize paid HK$26,450.