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Contractors 'avoiding responsibility' over deaths of construction workers

It's time Hong Kong placed criminal liability for work-site deaths squarely on the shoulders of individuals, justice officials say.

Sunday, 28 April, 2013, 5:50am 5 comments

Injured workers, and widows, face long wait for payouts

When construction worker Yu Yiu-wing went to work on October 25 last year, he could not have expected an accident to put him out of work for the next six months, and counting.

28 Apr 2013 - 7:25am

Briefs, January 4, 2013

The workplace safety watchdog yesterday called on regional governments to step up their investigations into a series of fatal accidents and mete out harsh punishment for any attempted cover-ups. 

4 Jan 2013 - 4:29am

Briefs, November 16, 2012

Another Tibetan dies setting himself on fire

16 Nov 2012 - 5:13am

Chinese worker shot dead in violence-torn Nigerian city

Gunmen shot dead a Chinese construction worker in Nigeria’s violence-torn city of Maiduguri on Friday, an official said, the second killing of a Chinese national in the region this month.

20 Oct 2012 - 4:38am

Murals can't disguise this blot on the landscape

It's the most idyllic of scenes. Murals of majestic trees dotting rolling green fields being lapped by sparkling blue waters cover a hoarding in front of construction work on the Central to Wan Chai bypass between IFC and the Central ferry piers. The implication is that such serenity will be revealed for all to luxuriate in when the walls come down.

17 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Body found at construction site

Police are investigating the death of a South Asian man whose half-naked body was found at a construction site in Yau Ma Tei yesterday. The man is believed to be aged between 20 and 30. Workers found the body on the second floor of a building under construction in Yau Cheung Road. Police said no suspicious wounds were found on the body and an autopsy would be carried out.

11 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Fatherhood helps with leadership

In his role as chief executive officer of AsiaWorld-Expo Management, Allen Ha Wing-on can draw on extensive experience in developing major real estate projects and the exhibition and convention industry. During his career, he has held senior management positions with Hong Kong's Airport Authority, Macau International Airport and Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre among others.

10 Apr 2010 - 12:00am