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Truck Driver

City Digest, January 11, 2013

Wild boar piglet captured after chase

Friday, 11 January, 2013, 3:55am

Truck driver sent to drug rehabilitation centre after hitting car

The first driver charged under a more stringent law combating drug driving was sent to a rehabilitation centre yesterday.

Ko Chi-ching, 33, was snorting ketamine in a stationary truck when he accidentally released the brake, causing the vehicle to move forward and hit a car parked in front of it. The court heard that the truck's engine was still running.

5 Dec 2012 - 3:39am

China Digest


Lightning kills woman

One woman, in her 20s, was killed and another injured by lightning on Sunday in eastern Shenzhen, the Shenzhen Special Zone Daily reports. The victims and two others were hiking down a mountain in heavy rain when the accident happened.

Teen raped and robbed

21 Aug 2012 - 4:05am

So near, yet so feared: life in the fast lane

The purpose of this column is - apart from allowing me to re-live some of my most memor-able mainland moments - to illustrate how completely un-scary it is across the border for non-mainlanders.

31 Aug 2012 - 6:02pm

China Digest


Boy's suicide to avoid lessons

15 Aug 2012 - 4:52am

City Digest

Four officers hurt subduing inmate

20 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Road rage father to serve community

An angry driver who raced against a truck loaded with liquefied petroleum gas despite having his children and pregnant wife on board was ordered yesterday to perform 240 hours of community service.

Chiu Pui-yin, 45, a professional driver, had pleaded guilty to dangerous driving at Kowloon Court.

7 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Breezy start to idling engine ban

Mild weather gave the long-awaited ban on idling engines a smoother start than many had expected yesterday as most drivers, not needing their air conditioning, switched off the ignition voluntarily.

But a handful were found to have broken the rule that they have to turn off their engines after three minutes at a standstill, saying they forgot or found it impractical to follow.

16 Dec 2011 - 12:00am