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Agnes Lam

Police probe after man dies in crash

Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Tai Po yesterday in which a 33-year-old man was killed. The motorcyclist hit a fence when approaching Plover Cove Country Park Visitor Centre after losing control on Brides' Pool Road at about 4.20am.

Monday, 21 December, 2009, 12:00am

Police probe after man dies in crash

Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Tai Po yesterday in which a 33-year-old man was killed. The motorcyclist hit a fence when approaching Plover Cove Country Park Visitor Centre after losing control on Brides' Pool Road at about 4.20am. The man suffered head injuries and was taken to hospital where he was certified dead at 5.33am.

21 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Woman, 78, arrested after blaze

Police arrested a woman, 78, in relation to a blaze in a 15th-floor flat at Tsui Yuen Mansion, Dundas Street, Mong Kok, at about 11am yesterday. The woman was found in the flat and admitted to Kwong Wah Hospital in serious condition suffering from smoke inhalation. Firefighters extinguished the fire in 20 minutes.

30 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Morse Park pools reopen

Six swimming pools at the Morse Park complex were reopened yesterday after satisfactory water tests, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department said. The pools were closed on Thursday after tests found unacceptable levels of the bacterium E coli.

3 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Arrest for drugs, assaulting officer

A man was arrested for possessing drugs and assaulting a police officer in Carnarvon Road early yesterday. The man, 41, tried to run away when the officer attempted to stop him. About 28 grams of Ice was allegedly seized from the man's car. The officer, who suffered minor injuries when he struggled with the man, was treated at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

27 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Legco hears reports on help for the needy

The HK$300-million Children Development Fund has helped some 750 children since it was set up last year, 71 per cent of them aged 14 to 16, according to a report to the Legislative Council. Another report to Legco yesterday, on the Task Force on Poverty, said HK$100 million has been allocated by the government for food aid projects benefiting 13,000 people.

8 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Prosecution of shoeshiners dropped

Prosecutions against four shoeshiners in Central have been dropped. The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department 'has decided to withdraw the prosecutions against the four shoeshiners' in Theatre Lane, a spokesman said. The four were originally due to appear in court next Wednesday to face charges for obstructing the road with tools they used for shoe polishing.

7 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Tree collapses in Shek Kong Barracks

A 20-metre-tall tree fell in the grounds of the Shek Kong Barracks at about 6.30am yesterday. The top branches of the tree fell on a road, while the trunk remained in the grounds of the barracks. Firemen were called to the scene to clear the road, while members of the People's Liberation Army removed the part of the trunk that was lying inside the military base. No injuries were reported.

6 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Broken water pipes force lane closures

Two broken water pipes under Sai Lau Kok Road near Tsuen Fung Centre forced one lane of the road to be closed to traffic in Tsuen Wan yesterday. A potable-water pipe and another for flushing water burst at about 7am. In a separate incident, the slip road into Taikoo Shing Road was closed to all traffic because of a broken water pipe at 2pm.

6 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

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