Staff punished over data leaks Appropriate disciplinary action had been taken against government employees who breached security regulations in a series of data leaks earlier this year, chief government spokesman Jeremy Godfrey told Legco's information and broadcasting panel yesterday. He declined to disclose details. The office has revised internal guidelines on staff working at home, while breaches must now be reported to the privacy commissioner. Driver killed after escaping crash A 25-year-old truck driver, who had just pulled himself out of his vehicle after crashing on the North Lantau Highway near Siu Ho Wan, was run over and killed by at least two vehicles at 8.40pm, police said. His assistant, 21, was injured in the crash and had to be freed by firemen. More chickens for winter solstice The ceiling for the daily import of live chickens will be doubled to 14,000 to meet demand in the lead-up to the winter solstice, which falls on December 21, the government said. But if bird flu broke out, imports would be suspended. No Irish pork imports since 2005 The city has not imported frozen or chilled pork from Ireland since May 2005, the Centre for Food Safety said after Dublin recalled all Irish pork products because of contamination by the cancinogen dioxin. Fire destroys fishing vessel A 25-metre fishing vessel anchored in the Cheung Chau typhoon shelter was destroyed by a fire, which also damaged six sampans, two fishing boats and a pleasure boat. 75-year-old dies after bike fall A man, 75, died after he fell from his bicycle while cycling on the bicycle track in Tai Po Waterfront Park at about 9.50am. Police have appealed for any witnesses to call 2675 3325. Man seriously burned in fire A man was in critical condition with burns suffered in a fire, believed to have been caused by arson, in a flat on Lung Hang Estate, Sha Tin. Prisoners pass heroin packets Packets of heroin were recovered from inside the bodies of two prisoners at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre, correctional officials said.