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Cheating students face prison

Three mainland university students tried sitting the Test of English as a Foreign Language exam (Toefl) in place of others. In Tsuen Wan court on Monday, they were sentenced to 10 months in prison.

Wednesday, 29 February, 2012, 12:00am

Tailor-made care gives hope to mentally ill

Thirty-six-year-old Alice became a recluse for more than two decades after being diagnosed with a serious mental illness.

When she did leave home it was usually to see the doctor for her regular consultations and, twice, to be admitted to hospital.

25 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Minibus driver jailed for killing pedestrian

A minibus driver who hit and killed a woman on a pedestrian crossing was jailed for 21/2 years. Lai Kwok-chuen, 67, who had been a driver for 40 years and had been voted the best minibus driver one year, was also banned from driving for five years.

19 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Vietnamese illegal immigrants arrested

Three Vietnamese illegal immigrants who said they were suffering from Aids were arrested at a Kwai Chung pier on Saturday. The trio, aged 35 to 37, were seen by a security guard at Terminal 6 at 11pm. They initially resisted arrest but were finally subdued and taken to Princess Margaret Hospital. Police believed they had hidden on a cargo vessel.

18 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Mainlander held over knife attack on woman aboard MTR train

A mainland tourist was subdued by commuters on a Tung Chung-bound train after she injured a woman with a knife yesterday afternoon, police said.

14 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Editor recognised for helping police catch a pervert

When a magazine editor learned that a 14-year-old girl had had an 'unhappy experience' in modelling, this raised his suspicions.

23 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Antje expected to be back on patrol after quarantine

Police dog Antje was found to be healthy after a medical check-up yesterday and will return to her handler after a week in quarantine.

Antje, a Belgian shepherd, is expected to resume duty if she passes an assessment - which includes tests of obedience and agility - to see whether she is capable of patrol duty after her 10 days lost in the city.

19 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Cabbie dies, 3 hurt as taxi hits stopped truck

A taxi driver was killed and his three passengers injured yesterday when their cab ran into the back of a container truck that had stopped 10 minutes earlier in the fast lane of a highway after a tyre blowout.

The taxi had been travelling on the Tsing Kwai Highway towards Tsuen Wan when it hit the truck near Princess Margaret Hospital at about 2pm.

21 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Cemetery worker knocked out in fall

A worker lost consciousness after falling from a slope at a cemetery in Tsuen Wan. The 55-year-old man sustained a head injury in the accident at about 11.40am yesterday at the Chinese Permanent Cemetery in Wing Yin Street. Police said he had slipped and fallen during maintenance work. He was treated at Princess Margaret Hospital.

1 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Man cuts off three fingers in workshop

A 52-year-old worker accidentally cut three fingers off his left hand while cutting wood with a saw in a workshop in Lei Muk Road, Kwai Chung, at about 2pm yesterday. He was conscious when taken to Princess Margaret Hospital.

24 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

McDonald's delivery worker hurt in crash

A McDonald's delivery worker was injured when his motorcycle and a taxi collided in Kwai Chung. The 28-year-old man was heading uphill on Wah King Hill Road when he lost control of the motorbike and hit a taxi near Wonderland Villas at 1.50pm. He was slightly injured and taken to Princess Margaret Hospital. He and the 46-year-old taxi driver passed breath tests.

24 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Stolen Canadian cars found in raids

Four luxury cars stolen in Canada, including a Maybach, were recovered in raids on a truck park in Yuen Long and Kwai Chung Container Terminal by police, customs and Canadian customs officers. Two men and a woman were arrested. The cars, worth HK$7.5 million, were on their way to Southeast Asia.

19 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

Secure patient data just a click away for doctors

4 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

Cyclist knocked out in fall

A cyclist was knocked unconscious when his bicycle crashed into railings in Tung Chung, Lantau, yesterday. The 42-year-old man was found lying on the cycle track outside Yu Tung Court at about 10.40am. He regained consciousness in Princess Margaret Hospital and was in serious condition last night.

Burglary bid foiled

23 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Boy dies after being hit by hearse

A three-year-old boy died after suffering serious head injuries when hit by a hearse while he and his mother were crossing Tak Wah Street, Tsuen Wan, at about 2pm. He was taken to Yan Chai Hospital and then transferred to Princess Margaret Hospital, where he died shortly after 5pm.

19 Jun 2009 - 12:00am