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Briefs, February 27, 2013

Two US sailors yesterday admitted raping a Japanese woman in Okinawa, in a case that has generated huge anti-American anger in Japan.

Wednesday, 27 February, 2013, 3:37am

Lamma IV sailor rescued man and wife, inquiry told

Chan Kin-yan, survivor of Lamma IV vessel leaves after testifying at former Central Government Offices. Photo: Edward Wong

A survivor of the Lamma IV described how a sailor helped him escape the vessel with his wife, who later died, after it sank.

15 Dec 2012 - 3:14am

Death sentences for Mekong River murderers of 13 Chinese sailors

Drug lord Naw Kham (right) and his five accomplices as the verdicts were announced in Kunming, Yunnan province, yesterday. Photo: Xinhua

Four men, including notorious Myanmese militia ringleader and drug lord Naw Kham, were sentenced to death yesterday for murdering 13 Chinese sailors aboard two cargo ships on the Mekong River in Thailand.

The verdict was handed down by the Intermediate People's Court of Kunming, in Yunnan province.

7 Nov 2012 - 4:09am

Sailors to boycott ships over piracy

Asian seamen's unions attending a summit in Hong Kong have toughening their stand against piracy by approving a call for seafarers to boycott merchant ships sailing through pirate-infested waters.

11 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Autopsy planned

An autopsy will be carried out on a 36-year-old found collapsed in the bedroom of his home in Li Tak Street, Mongkok, by his 78-year-old mother. The man was declared dead at Kwong Wah Hospital.

sailor dies after fall

A mainland sailor, aged 47, died in Tuen Mun Hospital after a fall aboard a cargo vessel off Tuen Mun.

14 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

How do you see yourself in 15 years?

Daniel Muntz, 18

9 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

All aboard at Swank

It was smooth sailing for the Swank Shop's spring/summer presentation at Zenses restaurant in Central last month.

The setting and clothes had a nautical, Love Boat theme, with plenty of guests taking onboard the sailor look.

17 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

What's the worst outfit you've ever worn?

Daniel Muntz, 18

5 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

US sailor injured on board ship during HK visit

Updated at 5.27pm: A sailor with the United States Navy?s seventh fleet ? which is on a short visit to Hong Kong ? has been injured in a fall on the warship, local media reported on Monday.

20 Feb 2006 - 12:00am