Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Sunday, November 23, 2014   




Occupy posting linked to Shanghai entry ban
A stewardess refused entry into the mainland is "not an outspoken person," according to Cathay Pacific Airways Flight Attendants Union.

Macau hedges bets
The Macau government estimates that growth in gaming revenue will be flat at 115.5 billion patacas (HK$112 billion) in its 2015 budget, although many new projects will come on-stream in Taipa.

TVB gala ratings fall just as HKTV rises to occasion
TVB's 47th anniversary gala recorded its lowest viewer ratings in 17 years with its estimated audience dropping from around two million last year to 1.6 million.

Threats to flight safety as upgrade drags on
The Civil Aviation Department is under fire after it was revealed that a new air traffic control system remained non-operational two years after it was supposed to be up and running.

New laws pushed to cut tree tragedies
The need for new laws to force private land owners to inspect and maintain trees on their property should be "critically reviewed," the director of audit urged.

Going cheap as Xmas tour prices fall
Hongkongers could be merrily taking off this Christmas after group tour fees for many destinations were slashed, with South Korea and Japan leading the way.

Saving ancient wells: money down the drain?
Preserving three ancient wells at the To Kwa Wan station of the MTR's Sha Tin to Central link will cost a staggering HK$5.4 billion more, it was revealed yesterday.

Radical mob splits Occupy
There was shock and condemnation across the political spectrum yesterday after radical activists smashed doors and walls of the Legco complex and clashed with police in a clear sign of a split within the Occupy Central movement.

Rioters linked to Mad Dog follower
Civic Passion, a radical group formed about two years ago by a follower of former People Power lawmaker "Mad Dog" Raymond Wong Yuk-man, allegedly led the charge at the Legislative Council, sources claimed.

University station will be learning experience
New ideas for lifts will help carry people the 70 meters between ground level and platforms at the University of Hong Kong MTR station when the three-kilometer Island Line extension begins to open next month.



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