Minibus Driver

Briefs, December 16, 2012

Cathay Pacific Airways has accepted an invitation to meet Labour Department officials and representatives of its flight attendants' union, which has threatened industrial action in support of its quest for a bigger pay rise than the two per cent the airline has offered.

Sunday, 16 December, 2012, 4:40am

Elderly woman dies after being hit by minibus

A minibus driver was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving causing death after his vehicle hit and killed an elderly woman in North Point yesterday. The woman, 83, was hit as she crossed Java Road near the Yuet Yuen Street junction around 9am. She was taken to Eastern Hospital and declared dead shortly afterwards.

15 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Minibus driver jailed 3 years over death

Minibus driver Au Yeung Kwok-kin, 48, who ran a red light and knocked down and killed cyclist Leung Yiu-cho, 29, on a Yuen Long pedestrian crossing on April 11 last year, was jailed for three years for dangerous driving causing death and disqualified from driving for five years.

15 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

Bookmaking centre raided

10 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

QUOTES OF THE WEEK

'Some police officers are luckier than others. Some get to pose as undercover johns in anti-vice operations; others have to pretend to be passengers and ride with cowboy minibus drivers on long journeys at breakneck speed.'

Radio host Chapman To Man-chat, referring to an anti-speed operation that resulted in the arrest of a minibus driver

20 May 2006 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Tattooed bandits net $5,400 in car-wash theft

21 May 2005 - 12:00am

Woman dies after being hit by minibus

A MINIBUS driver was charged with careless driving after a 69-year-old grandmother was killed in Tsing Yi yesterday.

Or Lai-so was crossing Tsing King Road at about 8.30am to go to a health seminar just 10 minutes from her Serene Garden home when she was knocked down by the bus.

Her daughter rushed to her aid while an ambulance was called.

16 May 1999 - 12:00am

Duo snatch $700,000

Two men armed with a gun threatened a minibus driver, clubbed a woman passenger with a wooden bar and snatched her handbag containing $700,000 in Jockey Club Road, Sheung Shui.

They fled towards Tin Ping Estate where police mounted a fruitless search.

30 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Minibus crash

A minibus driver and three passengers were injured in an accident involving a Citybus vehicle in Pok Fu Lam Road, Western.

12 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Minibus driver was so old

I AM concerned about the problem of elderly drivers in Hong Kong.

Towards the end of January, when I was taking a minibus in Sha Tin, I noticed that the driver of the minibus was very old and that his hands were shaking all the time.

6 Mar 1996 - 12:00am