Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
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Hui graft trial adjourns for summing up
The defense in the high-profile graft trial involving former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan and developer giant Sun Hung Kai Properties co-chairmen Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong and Raymond Kwok Ping-luen wrapped up the cases yesterday on the 103rd day of trial.

Cop rapped for boozy bike jinks
An inspector who damaged a police motorcycle after a drinking session in Lan Kwai Fong was bound over for HK$2,000 in the Eastern Magistracy.

Helper body found in pool after leap
A domestic helper was found dead in a Mid-Levels swimming pool yesterday morning.

Younger workers look for balance
The younger generations are twice as likely to leave their jobs for a better work-life balance than those born soon after World War II, the so-called baby boomers, a survey found.

Apologetic ATV finally pays salary to 900 staff
Asia Television has finally paid September salaries to its more than 900 employees after a near month delay.

Britain to review tear gas sales to SAR after unrest
Britain says it is likely to consider whether it needs to block British firms exporting tear gas to Hong Kong after police used it against pro-democracy protesters.

Damage to social order worries CY
The chief executive says he is concerned that the "small number" of people who have supported Occupy Central have damaged social order and the economy.

Civil servants split on protest action
Civil servants who have shown support for the Hong Kong democracy push on a Facebook page have now followed up with an open letter to answer critics.

Occupy blamed for poor travel sales
Occupy Central is being blamed for a 20 percent drop in the tour business and a general weakening in travel sentiment, the head of a travel agency said.

Attackers target papers in morning raids
Nearly 40,000 copies of local Chinese newspapers were splashed with black liquid at three different distribution points in Central, Hung Hom and Cheung Sha Wan early yesterday.



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