Martin Turner

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French foreign minister Laurent Fabius (left)

It makes sense that a very large country like China wants to lift its international influence

French foreign minister Laurent Fabius on China's hope to preside over the G20 summit in 2016


Tuesday, 7 May, 2013, 2:22am

City Digest, January 9, 2013

TV actor Oscar Leung Lit-wai has asked a court to strike out a lawsuit filed by restaurant boss Kenny Wee Ho in which Wee alleged that Leung had made defamatory remarks.

9 Jan 2013 - 6:23am

Collision cyclist too emotional, court told

Prosecutors yesterday accused a cycling activist of being too emotional in the moments before a car driven by a former top police official collided with his bike. The cyclist's lawyer argued it was unusual to charge a rider struck from behind.

16 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Cyclist claims former policeman assaulted him

A cycling activist facing a careless-riding charge after being hit by the car of a former senior policeman alleged yesterday that he was physically assaulted after the accident.

12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Trial awaits for cyclist ex-officer's car struck

A top cycling activist who was hit by a car driven by a former assistant police commissioner will appear in Kwun Tong Court tomorrow to face charges of careless cycling and not having a bike bell.

The incident happened shortly before 7pm on August 31 last year in front of the Cheung Kong Center in Central, near where Garden Road meets the Queensway.

10 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Middle-of-road biker has charge dropped

The section of the road users' code telling cyclists to stay near the kerb should be scrapped, Hong Kong Cycling Alliance chairman Martin Turner says, after prosecutors decided not proceed with a charge of careless cycling against him yesterday.

22 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Star Ferry plans HK$20 bike fee

Cyclists Martin Turner and Nick Andrew rolled their bicycles onto the lower deck of a Star ferry at Wan Chai, after paying the foot-passenger fare of HK$2.50 each. They parked them to one side and sat down on a bench.

'It's nice to enjoy the harbour,' said Turner, a marketing consultant who commutes on his bike and takes it onto a ferry several times a week.

12 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Cyclist fights for road rights in court

A Hong Kong cyclist is preparing to argue in court that cyclists are sometimes justified to bicycle in the middle of a lane of traffic.

14 Oct 2011 - 12:00am


Stripped for action

'We have a streaker ... not very shapely ... and it's masculine.'

These were the words of the BBC's renowned cricket commentator John Arlott when describing the art of streaking. Like it or not, the streaking phenomenon has a great tradition here.

31 Mar 2006 - 12:00am