Issue: April 28, 2015   (Archive)
Tuesday, April 28, 2015   



Client treatment blast for i-Cable
A District Court judge hit out at i-Cable as he sentenced a young man to a detention center for chopping a security guard at the firm's headquarters in Tsuen Wan last September.

Bid to draw tourists gets off to cool start
The five-week campaign to boost visitor numbers HAPPY@hongkong Super JETSO was launched with the Hong Kong Tourism Board admitting it is unsure if it will do the trick.

Committee urged to watch over runway project
Pan-democrat lawmakers want a special committee to be set up to monitor Airport Authority construction of the third runway.

Attitudes toward death exposed in survey
Three in 10 people still hold on to the belief that they should not socialize for months after the death of a loved one, a survey showed.

Federation to give June 4 vigil a miss
For the first time, the Hong Kong Federation of Students will not attend this year's June 4 candlelight vigil in Victoria Park.

High-wire divers earn water wings
It is a constant source of amazement how different the river scene is in the various seasons. For most outsiders, Hong Kong doesn't have "seasons" as such, more a case of hot, hotter, wet, wetter, with the all-too-short period of fine and dry over the yuletide season.

Uneasy feeling emerges as small-cap shares tap into euphoria
The Shanghai Composite Index rose another 3 percent or 133 points to close at 4,527 yesterday, another seven-year high.

Moves appear too risky
Hong Kong manufacturers may find it hard to move from Guangdong to less costly Southeast Asian nations despite scarce and more expensive labor in the province, the Federation of Hong Kong Industries said.

Estate agencies expanding in hot property market
The SAR's two largest real-estate agencies are racing to expand amid a strong housing market.

PetroChina skids on crude prices
PetroChina (0857), China's biggest oil and gas producer, reported a sharper-than-expected 82 percent plunge in first-quarter profit, due to lower international crude prices and inventory writedowns at its refining division.



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