Issue: March 30, 2015   (Archive)
Monday, March 30, 2015   

Boy, 4, critical after flat fall on to van
A four-year-old boy is fighting for his life in hospital after falling from the fourth-floor window of his Yau Ma Tei home and landing on a parked van.

Taoists in peril thank action man
Nine people suffered minor injuries when a bus with Taoist worshippers rolled down a hill in Tsuen Wan and smashed into a taxi, but there would have been more casualties if not for a fast-thinking devotee.

Monastery with bulletproof rooms gets set for opening
The HK$1.5 billion Tsz Shan Monastery in Tai Po will be opened free of charge to the public who wish to learn Buddhist teachings from April 15.

Minor hiccup as new station opens doors
A malfunctioning platform door took some of the shine off the opening of the much-delayed Sai Ying Pun MTR station yesterday, when thousands of people scrambled for rides.

Drama as smoke from phone fills train car
A mobile phone overheated and emitted white smoke on an MTR train, triggering panic that resulted in one woman getting injured.

Selling point of more hawkers
The possibility of allowing more outdoor stalls in various districts is being studied, Food and Health Secretary Ko Wing- man said.

Underwater find may affect bypass work
It is difficult to estimate how suspected remnants of a shipwreck found in Victoria Harbour off the old Wan Chai Ferry Pier may affect construction of the HK$36 billion Central-Wan Chai bypass, the development secretary said.

Tsang eyes Asian bank opening
Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah said in his blog yesterday Beijing is very positive about Hong Kong's application to join the mainland-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

Automaker BYD runs into profits slowdown
BYD (1211), which counts Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway among its backers, posted a 21.6 percent fall in net profit last year due to the slowing economy and increased competition.

Beijing aims at fine balance for yuan
The mainland's economic policy has been clearer since this month's political meetings in Beijing.

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