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Briefs, January 20, 2013

The haul of silver slabs. Photo: Information Services Department

HK$4.4m of silver seized at checkpoint

Sunday, 20 January, 2013, 4:32am

City Digest, January 14, 2013

Cover with rare stamp sells for HK$4.8 million

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

Talking Points

Lakhdar Brahimi

UN's Syria envoy in Beijing for talks

30 Oct 2012 - 3:04am

Talking points

Kowloon Mosque’s chief imam, Muhammad Arshad. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Muslim leaders to discuss protest in Central

22 Sep 2012 - 3:14am

Mark Six

One ticket won the first prize of HK$12,432,540 in last night's draw. The winning numbers were 5, 11, 12, 31, 41 and 42 and the extra number 16. The second prize of HK$328,330 was won by 4.5 tickets. Third prize paid HK$67,930.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:30pm

Mark Six

There was no winner of last night's first prize. The numbers drawn were 10, 13, 20, 22, 42 and 46. The extra number was 48. The HK$1,459,420 second prize was won by one ticket. Third prize paid HK$108,100. The jackpot of HK$8 million rolls over to tomorrow's draw.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:20pm

Mark Six

One ticket won the HK$8 million first prize in last night's draw. The winning numbers were 2, 9, 13, 40, 44 and 46 and the extra number 10. The second prize of HK$507,320 was shared by 2.5 tickets. Third prize paid HK$47,300.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:08pm