Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Sunday, April 20, 2014   




Frantic race to save hundreds from ferry
South Korean rescuers, including elite navy SEAL divers, worked frantically under floodlights overnight to search for nearly 300 people missing after a ferry sank with 458 on board, mostly high school students bound for a holiday island.

Tears and anger at ferry rescue confusion
Confusion over the number of passengers rescued led to angry scenes among anxious relatives, who threw water at journalists trying to speak to survivors and at a local politician who arrived at the makeshift clinic.

Duo dishing up a recipe for success in the classroom
Kyle Giesbrecht has a dream - to start academic lessons in a kitchen.

Events fund slammed for misuse of money
The Director of Audit has blasted the government HK$250 million Mega Events Fund for reckless spending without achieving its aims.

Justice chief defends move in fugitive case
Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung defended the decision to make public the fact that his department no longer had the evidence to prosecute fugitive Ma Sik- chun.

Arsonist fear in Discovery Bay
Discovery Bay residents worry that an arsonist is lurking in the upmarket development on Lantau after six golf carts burned early yesterday.

Lawmakers warn of soaring costs
Lawmakers are fuming over the delay, saying it will hugely push up costs for the rail link.

Off the rails
The HK$67 billion Hong Kong section of the Express Rail Link to Guangzhou has been derailed by the weather and other difficulties.

Owners beware: toxin in pet food
You may be slowly killing your pet.

Tumor tactics boost liver cancer patients
Doctors at Queen Mary Hospital have come up with a new technique to remove liver tumors through surgery on patients previously ruled inoperable.



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