Issue: June 07, 2011   (Archive)
Tuesday, March 31, 2015   




Flying wheel kills woman
A 44-year-old mother of three girls was killed in a freak accident as she waited at a bus stop in Kwun Tong.

Southbound funds pour in
Hong Kong shares jumped 368 points yesterday after China said it would allow domestic mutual funds to buy local stocks via the link with the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

Mathieson sorry in donation row
University of Hong Kong vice chancellor Peter Mathieson has apologized over his handling of a donation row involving associate law professor Benny Tai Yiu-ting.

Lee ups ante over cheap homes, world-class mall
Henderson Land Development (0012) chairman Lee Shau-kee will offer at least HK$200,000 to each Tai Hang Sai Estate resident to encourage them to move out and give way to subsidized homes.

URA gulf widens as Tam hands in resignation
Urban Renewal Authority managing director Iris Tam Siu-ying handed in her sudden resignation yesterday amid friction with chairman Victor So Hing-woh, sources said.

DSE exams stuff of Chinese dreams
Mobile phones and subconscious reveries are not generally exam material, so they are the stuff of dreams for about 68,900 students.

Ban pushed to stub out rise of e-cigarettes
A total ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes is being urged by an anti-smoking lobby.

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.

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.

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.



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