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

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.

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.

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.

A nation's final farewell
Hundreds of thousands of mourners braved torrential rain, howitzers fired a 21-gun salute and jet fighters screamed across the sky yesterday as Singapore staged a grand farewell for its founding leader Lee Kuan Yew.

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