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On two Hong Kong journalists being beaten by unidentified men while filming an activist trying to visit the wife of dissident Liu Xiaobo in Beijing, and roadside pollution hitting hazardous levels on Friday.

Wednesday, 13 March, 2013, 3:00am

Attack on journalists is affront to free press

Outrage and condemnation came after a handful of Hong Kong journalists on assignment in Beijing were brutally attacked. They were abused by a group of men of unknown identity when covering an activist trying to visit Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's wife on Friday. The journalists were doing nothing more than legitimate reporting on the activist and the dissident's wife. The assault is an affront to press freedom and the public's right to know.

10 Mar 2013 - 2:52am 3 comments

Outrage over attack on local cameramen

The pair of Hong Kong journalists, cameramen for TVB and Now TV, were reportedly beaten by unidentified men as they filmed activist Yang Kuang's bid to visit Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's wife, who has been under extralegal house arrest for over two years.

9 Mar 2013 - 6:25am

Short Sport, February 22, 2013

The Los Angeles Lakers won in their first game since their long-time owner Jerry Buss died, beating their mighty rivals the Boston Celtics 113-99 behind 24 points from Dwight Howard.

22 Feb 2013 - 4:17am

Construction worker guilty of assaulting police - by whistling at them

A construction worker was found guilty of three charges of assaulting police officers by whistling at them through his fingers during the annual July 1 protest march last year.

23 Jan 2013 - 8:43am 10 comments

City Digest, January 9, 2013

TV actor Oscar Leung Lit-wai has asked a court to strike out a lawsuit filed by restaurant boss Kenny Wee Ho in which Wee alleged that Leung had made defamatory remarks.

9 Jan 2013 - 6:23am

Doctor slain in Shenzhen returns to Hong Kong

The body of a Hong Kong doctor murdered in a Shenzhen hotel has been brought back to the city.

Tuen Mun Hospital ophthalmologist Colette Tsang Shi-lok was found dead in her hotel room at Dameisha, Shenzhen, late last month.

The case was kept quiet until it was reported in Hong Kong media yesterday. Mainland authorities are categorising the case as "assault causing death".

7 Jan 2013 - 5:44am

Now TV reporter attacked by CY Leung supporter

Two journalists were surrounded and attacked at the starting point of yesterday's pro-government march in Victoria Park, Now TV's news channel reported. It was just one incident in which the crowd targeted the media.

Following the attack, police said a 61-year-old was arrested for assaulting a 31-year-old man.

31 Dec 2012 - 7:04am 1 comment

Star-studded drugs and assault scandal grows

The fallout over the alleged existence of a video showing celebrities taking drugs at a restaurant has just escalated - with the boss of the restaurant Kenny Wee Ho suing TV actor Oscar Leung Lit-wai for making defamatory statements.

It follows earlier demands from celebrities said to be present at the scandal-hit dinner for Wee to stop making defamatory statements.

29 Dec 2012 - 4:17am 1 comment

Construction worker denies 'whistling' assault

A construction worker denied assaulting five police officers by whistling loudly at them with his fingers during the annual July 1 march this year, Eastern Court heard yesterday.

28 Dec 2012 - 5:21am 1 comment