Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Monday, December 22, 2014   

Pump prices fuel motorists' anger amid crude oil fall
About a dozen car owners from middle- income families staged a slow drive yesterday from Tai Wai to the government offices at Tamar to protest against oil companies maintaining high fuel prices despite plunging crude oil prices.

CY set for Christmas trip to brief Beijing on latest news
Leung Chun-ying will spend Christmas Day and Boxing Day briefing leaders in Beijing on Hong Kong's latest economic, social and political developments.

Chase ends as driver trapped in car park
A Yuen Long resident who led police on a high-speed chase early yesterday was arrested after being trapped in a Sheung Shui car park.

Activists keep Umbrella up with banners
Large banners supporting the "Umbrella Movement" have continued to pop up across Hong Kong, including at least seven on footbridges over the weekend.

Vigil for school terror victims
A light vigil was held in Statue Square last night for the more than 140 people including 132 children killed in a Taleban attack on a Pakistan school.

Crunch time arrives over ATV's failure to pay staff
The Labour Department has issued a warning letter against ATV for non- payment of wages to staff for November, and an arrest is not being ruled out.

Huge surplus tagged for housing reserve
Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah said the government proposes setting up a Housing Reserve Fund because it believes there will be budget surpluses for the next three fiscal years.

Scrooges show empty hands as Christmas nears
Christmas? Bah, humbug a sentiment some Hongkongers appear to have in common with Scrooge, according to the Hong Kong Research Association.

Student protest leaders set to stand down
At least four senior members of the Hong Kong Federation of Students have decided to call it a day following the end of the Occupy Central protests.

Delays in repair of burst water pipes slammed
The Water Supplies Department's handling of burst water pipes, which takes in some instances up to two years to repair, is being probed by the Ombudsman's office.

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