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Stonecutters Island

PLA showcases latest weaponry

The People's Liberation Army had a chance to display its latest military hardware when it welcomed 15,000 members of the public to its Ngong Shuen Chau naval base on Stonecutters Island yesterday.

Sunday, 29 July, 2012, 12:00am

PLA showcases latest weaponry

The People's Liberation Army had a chance to display its latest military hardware when it welcomed 15,000 members of the public to its Ngong Shuen Chau naval base on Stonecutters Island yesterday.

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

PLA welcomes visitors to Stonecutters Island

28 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Explosive change for a woman at the top

Edith Sia Siu-ping used to dress for the office and spend her days managing external relations for her construction company in comfort and safety. Now she is handling explosives and drills beside the men working on Hong Kong's deepest tunnel-blasting project - the Harbour Area Treatment Scheme.

27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Two PLA warships to welcome visitors

The public will have a chance to get up close to two mainland warships that escorted Hong Kong vessels through dangerous waters off Somalia and defended them from pirates when they visit the city next month.

20 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Harbour swimmers to take plunge in October

After 33 years, the annual crossharbour swim is set to make a huge splash again, with a date and route being agreed by organisers and the government.

But environmentalists have sounded a warning to would-be swimmers that the water may not be as clean as they think.

2 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Four in hospital after inhaling toxic gas

An investigation has begun into an accident in which four workers were taken to hospital - one in critical condition - after inhaling toxic gas in a sewage treatment plant at Stonecutters Island yesterday. They had been preparing to repair a centrifuge when they were overcome by gas at about 2.30pm. Three workers were found unconscious.

8 May 2010 - 12:00am

Waves of discontent

Fishermen protest in Victoria Harbour yesterday against the high price of diesel. About 500 boats joined in the protest, calling for a fuel subsidy.

29 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Explosive PLA anti-terrorist drill and 'hostage rescue' thrills crowd

An anti-terrorist drill involving explosions and gunfights and culminating in an assault on a terrorist hideout to rescue hostages thrilled thousands of visitors to the People's Liberation Army garrison in Shek Kong yesterday.

2 May 2008 - 12:00am

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