Boy, 16, crashed dad's car during joyride
A schoolboy took his father's company car for a joyride and hit a parked taxi, a court heard yesterday. Fahim Khan, 16, who attends West Island School, pleaded guilty in Eastern Court to careless driving, taking a car without authority and driving without a licence or insurance. Magistrate Symon Wong Yu-wing adjourned the case to Monday for sentencing.
Bid for aid in case against Rafael Hui
The Department of Justice wants a new position of deputy principal government counsel to be created to handle the prosecution of former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan - because the department has never had a case that has generated such a heavy workload.
Husband of murdered prostitute arrested
A Hong Kong man, 45, was arrested in Western over the death of his mainlander wife, a prostitute, whose naked body was discovered in a Yau Ma Tei flat on Wednesday.
Firms urged to list green credentials
Listed companies are being urged by the stock exchange to report on their compliance with "environmental, social and governance" (ESG) practices - such as turning off lights after working hours - from January. The exchange issued a guide, produced by WWF Hong Kong, in August to advise listed companies on how to include ESG practices in their annual reports.
Lawmakers enjoy 15.5pc pay rise
Lawmakers received their 15.5 per cent pay rise this month - from HK$73,150 to HK$84,490, and the annual cap on office expenses has risen from HK$1,719,290 to HK$2,166,310.
There were no winners of last night's draw and no winners of the second prize either. The numbers were 8, 17, 23, 40, 41 and 43, and the extra number 28. 21 tickets won the HK$208,350 third prize.