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Time with the Sky

Saturday, 6 November, 2010, 12:00am

Driver of truck that hit policeman jailed

6 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Contractors admit fatal errors on ICC accident

Three contractors pleaded guilty yesterday to a total of 49 summonses over the collapse of a work platform at the International Commerce Centre last year that killed six workers.

5 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Man dies climbing into his home

4 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

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2 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Memory man

Settling into the couch in a hotel room in downtown Vienna - he was visiting as a guest of the city's annual film festival, the Viennale - Apichatpong Weerasethakul tries to recall the places he's been to this month and will be going next.

31 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Cafe de Coral defends loss of staff's paid-for meal break

31 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Empty MTR train car derails heading to depot

Four wheels of an MTR East Rail train derailed as the train returned empty to a depot on Thursday night.

The wheels of a bogie on the train's eighth car came off the rails as the train was negotiating a sharp bend at the southern entrance to the Ho Tung Lau depot in Fo Tan at 11.20pm.

30 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Singapore grooms China's rising star cadres

American politicians seem preoccupied with the jobless rate, and Korean politicians talk about the price of pickles. So what's a safe greeting between two unacquainted Chinese officials when they first meet?

29 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Two weeks ahead


Benny Bennasi (below) at Republik


Divorce Italian Style at HK Arts Centre

Ego Fall at Hidden Agenda

The Mystic Realm begins at Cultural Centre

The Sleeping Beauty opens at Cultural Centre


Dead Not Alive Halloween Party at Hyde

28 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Neochem says it's sorry for making unlicensed drugs

A drug maker has apologised for continuing to produce antibiotics and other pills after the firm's licence was suspended by the Department of Health because some of its products were found to have insufficient active ingredients.

Neochem Pharmaceutical Laboratories yesterday expressed 'guilt' and 'anxiety' over the incident.

27 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Sun warning leads to global deficiency of vitamin D

In a bid to stay safe under the sun, many in Hong Kong are depriving themselves of essential vitamin D.

The sun-safe message has been heard loud and clear, particularly in Hong Kong. With warm temperatures most of the year and awareness that sun damage can lead to skin cancer and premature ageing, many stay covered up no matter what.

27 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

More unlicensed products found as drug firm apologises

The Department of Health has found another two products made by Neochem Pharmaceutical Laboratories, in July and August, when it did not have a valid licence.

27 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Lift plunge caused by build-up of chemical particles, inquiry finds

A rare build-up of chemical particles in a counterweight frame caused a lift to plunge with a man trapped inside on a Sheung Shui estate last month, an inquiry found.

The lift in block four of Tsui Lai Garden fell on September 11, triggering a safety system that stopped it at the 14th floor. The 37-year-old man inside was rescued unhurt.

26 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Drugs firm in trouble for unlicensed output

A drug manufacturer that carried on production when its licence was suspended may have its licence revoked or even face criminal charges.

25 Oct 2010 - 12:00am