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  • Aug 29, 2014
  • Updated: 6:51pm


Elderly survivors tell how they cheated death on a night of panic

After the panic, the reflection.

The dozens fortunate enough to escape one of Shanghai's worst apartment fires in history yesterday had their tales retold by the local media.

Wednesday, 17 November, 2010, 12:00am

Building owners confront bulldozers

Seven Hong Kong residents whose properties in Dongguan were damaged during subsidence have sought help from Beijing's liaison office in Hong Kong after discovering that local authorities planned to demolish their buildings without compensation.

28 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Bulldozer can roll over rivals again despite rise in class

Even Douglas Whyte can't ride more than one horse in a race and that's a failing which could see the Durban Demon upstaged by Chris Munce in the Happy Valley Vase (1,200m) tonight.

28 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Bulldozer ready to crush any rivals

Dennis Yip Chor-hong has been enjoying a wonderful season and lightly raced three-year-old Bulldozer showed there is more to come with a smashing barrier trial performance under Christophe Soumillon.

11 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Just a pushover

Bulldozers bring down a building at Yunongcun near the Lok Ma Chau checkpoint yesterday. The building survived blasts from 600kg of explosives in a controlled exercise touted as the mainland's biggest urban demolition using explosives. Experts said the block failed to fall as planned on Sunday because it was too close to another building.

26 May 2005 - 12:00am

It's curtains for popular Silk Market

Protesters blocking the entrance to Beijing's popular Silk Market yesterday failed to prevent bulldozers moving in to clear stalls that had been at the popular tourist site for more than 20 years.

7 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Shenzhen workers attack officials

Hundreds of construction workers in Shenzhen have clashed with government officials sent to demolish their temporary dormitory.

About 500 workers attacked the officials with bricks and clubs on Thursday.

Fourteen of the officials were injured, six seriously enough to be admitted to hospital. One was in a coma yesterday.

15 May 2004 - 12:00am

Bulldozers must stay away from market

I refer to the letter by J. Anderson headlined 'Stanley Market will not be missed' (South China Morning Post, April 11).

13 Apr 2002 - 12:00am


SITE TRAGEDY: Firefighters retrieve the body of a worker who died after being trapped under a 15-tonne bulldozer for about three hours in Kwai Chung yesterday.

Chau Tat-keung, 42, was declared dead at the scene after his body was pulled from under the bulldozer at 5.30pm.

20 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Two held as vehicle parts seized on ship

Customs officers made a record seizure of dismantled bulldozers and vehicle parts worth $5 million on board a mainland vessel leaving for Fuzhou in Fujian province.

1 Jun 2001 - 12:00am