Eric Anderson

Divers check submerged dredger

DIVERS yesterday inspected the partially submerged dredger Hang Jun 9 in anticipation of efforts to salvage the 87-metre vessel.

The ship is about three kilometres metres west of Siu A Chau with its stern under water.

Saturday, 22 May, 1993, 12:00am

Gym bills Sinclair after banning him

AIDS educator Mr Mike Sinclair has been pursued for monthly payments from the City Athletic Club even though he was barred after admitting he was HIV-positive.

Mr Sinclair said yesterday he was ''more amused than upset'' that he had been billed after he was told by Mr Tom Turk last December he was ''endangering'' other members and was no longer welcome.

5 May 1993 - 12:00am

CSD step welcomed by police

POLICE yesterday welcomed the announcement that the Correctional Services Department (CSD) would take over responsibility for escorting prisoners.

''It will no doubt spare more police to fight crime and relieve police to do law and order duties,'' a police spokesman said.

22 Mar 1993 - 12:00am

Macleod's licence to make 'easy' money

MR Hamish Macleod, who as Financial Secretary spends his days surrounded by numbers, is relinquishing what could prove to be the most valuable number he has ever seen.

Mr Macleod is putting his official No 2 car registration plate on the charity auction block, prompting speculation that it could fetch a record price.

27 Jan 1993 - 12:00am

Media model

THE article by Eric Anderson (''Can the press prompt suicide?'' South China Morning Post, January 9), on possible connections between media reporting and increases in the suicide rate, is a model of good journalism: wide-ranging, well-researched, informative and intelligent. As one of the editors quoted by Mr Anderson says: ''The individual death is not news.

14 Jan 1993 - 12:00am