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Briefs, January 20, 2013

HK$4.4m of silver seized at checkpoint

Sunday, 20 January, 2013, 4:32am

City Digest, January 14, 2013

A cover, posted in Shanghai in 1923, bearing a rare $2 stamp depicting the Peking Hall of Classics that was inverted by mistake, sold for HK$4.8 million at an auction by Spink China in Wan Chai yesterday. It was one of only 50 of the stamps issued with the error. It was expected to sell for up to HK$6 million.

14 Jan 2013 - 4:21am

City Digest, January 1, 2013

he saga over Digital Broadcasting Corporation took another twist yesterday after a main stakeholder, Beijing loyalist Bill Wong Cho-bau, failed to reach a deal to buy a significant number of shares from other stakeholders. Station co-founder Albert Cheng King-hon said Wong unexpectedly added additional clauses to the deal, so they refused to sign it. Cheng said there "may be a lawsuit to come".

1 Jan 2013 - 4:20am

City Digest, December 24, 2012

Newly elected Democratic Party chairwoman Emily Lau Wai-hing said yesterday the party was open to talking to the central government's liaison office about details for the chief executive election due in 2017 as long as the office showed "sincerity". Lau said agreeing on a plan detailing new arrangements for the election would build trust between the two sides.

24 Dec 2012 - 5:12am

Briefs, December 2, 2012

Customers of a travel agency - whose licence was temporarily revoked after clients complained of being stranded abroad when the firm failed to pay their tour guides - said yesterday that they were given promissory notes for trip refunds. They can claim the money in two weeks. Five branches of SIG Holiday, run by former Travel Industry Council chairman Simon Hau Suk-kei, had closed, but Hau claimed the branches were being renovated.

2 Dec 2012 - 3:28am

City Digest, November 21, 2012

Ex-mistress loses bid for stay of execution

21 Nov 2012 - 3:47am

City Digest, November 16, 2012

Officer draws gun on naked man with knives

16 Nov 2012 - 3:59am

City Digest, November 14, 2012

Boy's death from bug under investigation

14 Nov 2012 - 4:21am

City Digest, November 9, 2012

In-patient records disposed of by mistake

Our Lady of Maryknoll Hospital in Wong Tai Sin mistakenly disposed of 4,271 printed copies of in-patient records, the Hospital Authority said. Patients would not be affected as all key information was saved in the authority's clinical management system and no data was leaked. The authority said a panel would investigate.

9 Nov 2012 - 3:30am

City Digest, November 7, 2012

Misleading internet ad earns HK$300,000 fine

7 Nov 2012 - 3:46am

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