City Digest, March 11, 2013

PUBLISHED : Monday, 11 March, 2013, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 11 March, 2013, 5:18am

Roadside pollution levels still very high

Roadside air pollution levels remained very high at all three monitoring stations yesterday. The air pollution index at Causeway Bay peaked at 160, while readings in Mong Kok and Central reached 137 and 130, respectively. The Observatory said the lack of wind in recent days was a factor.


Protesters angry at 'greedy' Louis Vuitton

A small group of demonstrators threw "hell money" at Louis Vuitton's flagship store on Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, accusing it of being "too greedy". They were angry about the French company's recent legal action against several small businesses in Hong Kong. It accuses them of trademark infringement and is seeking compensation.


Boy to face court over TV-anchor bag snatch

A 17-year-old boy will appear in Tsuen Wan Magistrates' Court today, charged with robbery, after he allegedly snatched a Cable TV news anchor's handbag in Tsuen Wan at midnight on Saturday. He was stopped by her colleague. Police are searching for two other males, 17 and 18, over the theft.


Dead dogs on trail may have been poisoned

Three dogs were found dead yesterday on the Wilson Trail, close to Ma Yau Tong village in Tseung Kwan O. They had no visible wounds and police suspect they were poisoned.