Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Wednesday, March 4, 2015   




Murder trial hears of family strife
The two men accused of murdering a couple at a Tai Kok Tsui flat two years ago did not enjoy the best of times with their families, the Court of First Instance heard yesterday.

Cop beaten in Chungking Mansions attack
A police officer was attacked inside Chungking Mansions in Tsim Sha Tsui after a man apparently lost his temper while trying to exchange HK$10,000 in cash.

Yuen Long ban for charged activists
Dozens of activists who took part in an anti-parallel trading rally on Sunday have been barred from setting foot in Yuen Long.

Shampoo firm `made to look greedy, inept'
A Next Magazine article allegedly depicted mainland company Bawang International as an irresponsible, incompetent and greedy herbal shampoo manufacturer that disregards users' safety, the Court of First Instance heard.

Mortgage move `to protect system'
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority's mortgage-tightening move is to protect the financial system and not to make homes more affordable, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Ceajer Chan Ka-keung admitted.

Beliefs hold sway in public split over body donations
Hongkongers are split over whether their bodies should be donated to scientific research after they die.

CUHK study finds depression link to Parkinson's
Those who are depressed and cannot sleep may have a higher chance of developing Parkinson's disease and dementia, researchers at Chinese University of Hong Kong believe.

Student activist seeks to quash reform consultation
The former president of the Students' Union at the University of Hong Kong plans to seek a judicial review of the second round of public consultation on political reform as laid down by Beijing.

Site swaps plan for better schools
The Vocational Training Council plans to swap some of its school sites to build new educational premises, its chairman said.

Showcase for shorts is sweet
The Incubator for Film and Visual Media in Asia started life 20 years ago as the Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards.



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