Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Tuesday, October 6, 2015   

Ferry action calls still sound three years on
Relatives and survivors of the Lamma ferry disaster that killed 39 people on National Day three years ago have renewed calls for assistance while saying they are still contemplating private lawsuits.

Rivals reveal those fighting district seats
Pro-Beijing and pan-democrat groups unveiled their lists of candidates for November's district council elections yesterday the day before nominations start.

Flaming joy strikes as act of arson
A burned-out Audi has become a new attraction in Tai Po, with people believing it was set on fire because its owner had a couldn't- care-less attitude to the rules of the road and parking.

Facebook to dress up users' profiles
Facebook users can now dress up their profiles. Instead of that dreary still picture of yourself sitting at a corner of the page, you can now post a short looping video showing off your personality.

New attractions will bring in tourists: So
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Gregory So Kam-leung has tried to reassure the tourism sector that attractions to open next year will bring visitors back.

Longer break dulls Golden Week
The proximity of the Mid- Autumn Festival and Golden Week holiday is to blame for the shorter than expected queues at the border and outside brand- name stores, according to traders.

We stand together as one, Leung tells guests on big day
Hong Kong and the mainland are one as they have stood together in good times and bad, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said yesterday.

Lessons of Lamma learned as harbor fireworks fly
About 300,000 people flocked to Victoria Harbour last night to watch the 23-minute National Day fireworks show the first since the Lamma ferry collision that killed 39 people in 2012.

Law faculty defends rejected Chan
The University of Hong Kong's Faculty of Law has defended former dean Johannes Chan Man-mun in the "strongest possible terms" against criticisms by HKU Council members who rejected his appointment as pro vice chancellor.

Frozen option advised for baby-talk couples
Couples planning to have children later in life should consider freezing their sperm and eggs while they are still in their prime.

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