Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Wednesday, December 2, 2015   

CY cries foul on uni votes
Chief Executive Leung Chun- ying describes as "absolutely unfair" a vote against former University of Hong Kong Council chairman Edward Leong Che- hung by the alumni association.

Woman fined for stealing airline life jacket
A mainland traveler was yesterday fined HK$2,000 for stealing a life jacket as a "souvenir" from a Cathay Pacific flight.

Drug cocktails help cut AIDS deaths by 90pc
The mortality rate for those with AIDS in Hong Kong has declined by a staggering 90 percent compared to the pre- combination antiretroviral therapy era some 20 years ago.

Factor in the risks of climate change, business urged
Businesses should include climate change in risk assessments as severe weather could increase the cost of production, the government says.

Three plumbers lose licenses due to lead scandal
The Water Supplies Department has revoked the licenses of three plumbers involved in the lead-in-water scandal.

Money worries nag as news museum closer
The historic Bridges Street Market has moved a step closer to becoming a news museum but questions remain as to whether it would be financially sustainable.

Bid to delay third runway voted down
A motion, urging the government to delay construction of the third runway, was defeated by 13 pro-establishment legislators.

Highways chief in bridge cash push
If legislators reject a funding request for an additional HK$5.46 billion for building the troubled Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, the government will have to cancel some facilities, which will cause inconvenience for users, the director of highways warned.

Elderly man `cheated' by son in home fight
An elderly man who claims his newly-wed architect son duped him into signing away his public housing flat in order to buy a subsidized home has taken legal action.

Flat destroyed by fire in hoverboard blast
A family of three were left homeless after an electric "hoverboard" scooter they bought in Shenzhen exploded and burned down their Wong Tai Sin flat.

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