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Man in Tsing Yi shooting charged

The knife-wielding man who was shot in the hip by an officer at a public housing estate in Tsing Yi on Monday was charged yesterday.

The 27-year-old man has been charged with one count each of possession of an offensive weapon and attempted wounding.

Thursday, 16 October, 2008, 12:00am

Knifeman shot after fleeing ID check

Sergeant shoots suspect, just metres from an elderly woman in Tsing Yi estate

A police sergeant shot at a knife-wielding suspect twice outside a public housing estate in Tsing Yi, just metres from two elderly women. The second shot hit the suspect in the hip and disabled him.

15 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

'The old lady's legs were shaking ... she was too frightened and remained frozen to the pavement'

Propped up on two walking sticks, an elderly woman stood frozen on the pavement, her legs trembling, as a man wielding a knife ran towards her pursued by three policemen. a witness to yesterday's incident said.

Seconds later, one of the officers shot the man in the hip.

15 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Lifeguard seeks HK$13m over fall

A student is suing the Leisure and Cultural Services Department for HK$13 million for injuries she sustained while working as a temporary lifeguard at Tsing Yi swimming pool in 2002. Chow Shuk-yan, 20, fell from a 'makeshift chair' that was tied with string to a lifeguard station. She fell 2 metres and hit her head. The government has conceded liability and wants to pay HK$305,000.

14 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Paul Taylor Dance Company

The American troupe performs contemporary dances set to the music of Debussy, Vaughan Williams and J.S. Bach, today; and the Mamas and Papas, Edgard Varese and Schubert, tomorrow, 8pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, 12 Hing Ning Rd, Kwai Chung, HK$200-HK$400 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

10 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Clerk to face murder charge

A 39-year-old clerk arrested in connection with the killing of a 36-year-old friend will face a murder charge in Fanling Court today. The logistics company clerk was arrested at his home in Elegant Court, Fanling, where the body of his friend, Wai Lun, was discovered at about 10.30pm on Monday. Yesterday, police charged the suspect with one count of murder.

2 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

Ship worker injured in fall

29 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

Ambulance fault causes delay

17 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Sale of London flat may bolster Anita Mui's estate, court told

The sale of a London flat could reap much-needed cash for the HK$100 million estate of late Canto-pop star Anita Mui Yim-fong, the Court of First Instance heard yesterday.

6 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Shops fear rent rises after mall upgrades

Some of the city's biggest landlords have been investing in upgrades of top malls, and shop owners are bracing for higher rents while inflation is reining in consumer spending.

The Link Management yesterday announced the reopening of part of the Lok Fu Shopping Centre, after a HK$30 million renovation.

5 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

District councillor admits fraud

Kwai Tsing district councillor Leung Kwong-cheong has admitted making more than HK$69,000 in false expense reimbursement claims. Leung, 53, pleaded guilty to 13 counts of fraud at Tsuen Wan Court yesterday, while his assistant Fanny Leung Hoi-yee, 34, denied 16 counts of fraud.

26 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Harbour 'not at risk' from sewage plan

An assessment of the environmental impact of the proposed extension to a system treating sewage from Hong Kong Island, released yesterday, says the discharge of partially treated waste into the harbour should not have an undesirable ecological impact. But a conservation group is not so sure.

13 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Judge denies cash to Mui's mother

A High Court judge suggested yesterday that the mother of late Canto-pop diva Anita Mui Yim-fong resolve the lawsuit she has brought over her daughter's estate when he refused to award her HK$500,000 from the estate to pay a debt.

19 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Driver takes highway offence lying down

A woman driver became emotional and lay down on the Tsing Kwai Highway for about 10 minutes after police stopped her and prepared to give her a ticket yesterday in Tsing Yi. Police had to close the slow lane where she was lying for about 10 minutes at about midnight. She left after police gave her a verbal warning - and a traffic ticket for failing to keep to the left.

18 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

180 hectares of sea would be lost to terminal

Up to 180 hectares of sea would be reclaimed off southwest Tsing Yi Island and the coastline straightened to build the proposed Container Terminal 10, which would occupy an area larger than that of the combined existing nine terminals, according to a project profile.

12 Jul 2008 - 12:00am