Issue: June 07, 2011   (Archive)
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Man held after wild boars killed
A toy shop employee has been arrested for suspected poaching after two wild boars were killed in Kam Shan Country Park in Cheung Sha Wan.

BROADBAND FIRM DENIES DATA MARKETING CHARGE
Hong Kong Broadband Network denies in a landmark hearing that it used customer data for direct marketing despite an opt-out request.

Doctor explains aborted liver transplant
Queen Mary Hospital doctors decided to stop a liver transplant midway after it was discovered the donor had kidney cancer as the operation was not yet irreversible, transplant expert Lo Chung-mau says.

Layoffs loom as retail sales fall
The Hong Kong Retail Management Association has warned of layoffs in the fourth quarter as retail sales continue to contract amid dwindling visitor numbers, with a worse-than-estimated 2.8 percent drop in July from a year ago.

Top hedge fund boss held as market probe expands
Li Yifei, chairwoman of hedge fund Man Group's China unit, has been taken into custody to assist with a police probe into market volatility.

Brisk walking may add years to life
Just 25 minutes of brisk walking each day could add seven years to your life, heart experts have said.

Experts voice concern on cases of hoarse kids
One in 10 primary school children suffer from moderate to severe voice problems, probably due to too much extracurricular activity, a survey has found.

Wife in tearful kidney appeal
A liver patient was in critical condition at Queen Mary Hospital last night as his tearful wife made an appeal for a donor to come forward.

On track for the future
Trams are the way of the future - they are green, affordable and efficient for short rides. That's the word from the managing director of Hong Kong Tramways.

Call for people power in KL
Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad, joining anti-government protesters for a second day, called for a "people's power" movement to topple Prime Minister Najib Razak over a financial scandal.



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