Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
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Lovely grub  and games  for food fest
Tasty food promotions and discounts galore mark the 26th Food Expo which opens on August 13.

Record numbers of women marrying up north
The number of Hong Kong women marrying mainlanders reached a record 7,685 last year, according to census figures.

Ocean Park sues maker of helium balloon in plunge
Ocean Park Corp is suing a French air balloon manufacturer for damages, loss and breach of contract with regard to a balloon that plunged 20 meters, injuring five people.

Slightly different Beat for new Apple Store
More than 1,000 Apple fans queued up outside the SAR's fourth Apple Store on Canton Road in Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday as it opened its doors at 9am for the first time.

Party probe leads to weapons warning
Prohibited torches that mimic police batons are widely available for sale in the city, says the Democratic Party.

Top Newspaper Society officials re-elected
Siu Sai-wo, chief executive of Sing Tao News Corp, has been re-elected as vice chairman of the Newspaper Society of Hong Kong.

Jobs up for grabs after top reshuffle
Following a Cabinet reshuffle that saw the replacement of two top secretaries last week, the government is appealing to local youngsters to join the administrative service.

Tempers run high at meeting over land works
Ninety percent of villagers are willing to make way for the northeastern New Territories development provided they get adequate compensation, Sheung Shui rural leader Bowie Hau Chi-keung said.

Help sought on autistic man arrest
The family of an autistic man wrongfully arrested for the murder of an elderly man filed a complaint with the Equal Opportunities Commission yesterday.

Panic in air over smoke on flight
A Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles made an emergency landing at a military base in Alaska, after smoke was detected in the aircraft.



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