Tuen Mun

Ex-postal workers admit faking sick notes

Two former Hong Kong Post employees yesterday admitted faking doctor's notes to claim paid leave. Brian Ma Siu-wo, 27, and Ng Tsz-sun, 24, pleaded guilty in Tuen Mun Court to a total of 20 charges including use of a false instrument and forgery.

Saturday, 5 March, 2011, 12:00am

92 held over factory investment scam

Police in Shenzhen have arrested 92 people linked to an investment company that allegedly cheated people from Hong Kong out of 37 million yuan (HK$43.8 million) by getting them to invest in a chemical fertiliser factory.

4 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Man pleads not guilty to ex-wife's murder

A man who suffered from depression for 20 years stabbed his former wife to death after she told his sister he did not want help to pay for their son's tutorials, a court heard. Lecky Lui Ping-yuen, 45, pleaded not guilty in the Court of First Instance to murdering Lau Lai-kin, 39, on the platform of a light rail station in Tuen Mun on September 22, 2009. Lau died on arrival at hospital.

23 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Blazing a trail

I've never befriended someone from Denmark, but all the indications are that I should. The Scandinavian country has topped Gallup's poll of the world's happiest nations, living standards and income levels are high, and its government has a reputation for taking care of its people's needs.

22 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Doctors to be brought in to help Tuen Mun

Doctors from other public hospitals could be seconded to Tuen Mun Hospital to ease shortages due to a staff exodus.

Secretary for Food and Health Dr York Chow Yat-ngok yesterday expressed concern over the situation at the New Territories West hospital, which will have lost about a quarter, or 18, of its internal medicine specialists by July.

21 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Fears over drop in quality of care

The quality of medical services at public hospitals is set to decline if the exodus of doctors continues, the Public Doctors' Association president warned yesterday.

20 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

In Brief

Swine flu kills two elderly patients, raising death toll to 14

18 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

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We're organising another editorial meeting for our Junior Reporters. It's your chance to pitch story ideas for publication in Young Post and discuss them with the YP team.

When: Feb 22, 5.30pm to 6.30pm

Where: South China Morning Post office, Causeway Bay

13 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Bus driver dies, 11 hurt in two crashes

Tuen Mun Road in Tsuen Wan was closed yesterday after two accidents in opposite lanes within 60 minutes of each other, which left a bus driver dead and 11 injured.

8 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Lawmaker calls for compulsory helmets amid rising cycle toll

As the number of cycling accidents increases and reckless cycling claims more lives, a lawmaker has urged the government to make wearing safety helmets compulsory for cyclists.

28 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

In Brief

Robbers flee with just HK$100,000 worth of jewels

27 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

In Brief

Fitness trainer caught with HK$470,000 of crack cocaine

26 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Big variations in public hospitals' surgery results

The outcomes of surgical procedures at public hospitals have deteriorated overall, an internal audit by the Hospital Authority shows, and there are some big variations between hospitals in performance.

14 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

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13 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

SHKP pins hopes on rich mainlanders

Sun Hung Kai Properties is optimistic that its newest residential project in Tuen Mun will shrug off government anti-speculation measures, predicting that 20 to 30 per cent of buyers would be from the mainland.

7 Jan 2011 - 12:00am