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Lamma ferry crash

Thirty-nine people were killed when a boat owned by Hongkong Electric collided with a ferry off Lamma Island on October 1, 2012. The power firm was taking staff to see the National Day fireworks display in Victoria Harbour when disaster struck, plunging more than 100 people into the dark waters. It was the deadliest boat accident in Hong Kong in 40 years.

Charges bedevil ferry report's release

Charges bedevil ferry report's release

The government is seeking legal advice on how to publicise the report on the Lamma sea collision in view of manslaughter charges laid against the two skippers.