Issue: August 28, 2015   (Archive)
Friday, August 28, 2015   



Deep-pockets warning for Ricky Wong
You may be a genius, but you also need a good corporate structure and a deep pocket to run a TV station.

Mainland pirates swoop on Goldman
Mainland pirates are getting more brazen in their nefarious trade, this time preying on global US financial giant Goldman Sachs.

Uber driver held after knife attack
An Uber driver has been arrested in the mainland on suspicion of robbing and molesting a female passenger at knifepoint.

Fund boss milks 225m out of stocks crisis
The old adage that crisis brings opportunity has come true again for the billionaire hedge fund manager who made a fortune predicting the credit crunch has struck gold again with the global stock market meltdown.

Good sense must take root in tree row
The number of stonewall tree collapses is casting a pall over Hong Kong.

'A human powder keg just waiting to go BOOM!'
The former television reporter who shot dead two journalists during a live US broadcast before killing himself warned he was a "human powder keg just waiting to go BOOM!"

Schools to get lead-water filters
Around 70 to 80 primary and secondary schools and many government children's homes built after 2005 will be fitted with special lead-water filtering systems on an urgent basis.

Beijing visitor pops in to break ice with democrats
A deputy director of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office has met with Democratic Party leaders in a surprise ice-breaking lunch in Admiralty.

Cancer transplant blunder
In yet another monumental public hospital blunder, two patients received heart and lung transplants at Queen Mary Hospital from a stroke victim who had kidney cancer.

Fake-drug bust spurs customs probe
Hong Kong customs are following up on a mainland operation that busted an unlicensed Nanjing factory producing fakes of a popular "magic" Chinese drug for those suffering from strokes.



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