Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
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Congo travel alert as Ebola spreads
Health authorities have advised against unnecessary travel to Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of the Congo, while urging travelers arriving from there to watch out for symptoms of the virus.

Goal posts not moved in HKTV case, court told
A pre-set limit is not meant in any way to curtail the Executive Council's discretion when deciding on free-to-air TV licenses, the Court of First Instance heard.

Prison stretch for physical education teacher's sex moves on girl
A physical education teacher was yesterday jailed for 4 years for sexually harassing a 12-year-old pupil.

Monkey business as PETA fronts airline
PETA was at it again, this time protesting the "heinous" practice of an international airline transporting laboratory monkeys.

Timber racket: 23 charged
The Hong Kong owner of a logistics firm is among 23 people charged in a massive timber smuggling case involving HK$1.5 billion.

Poll backs hostel curbs
Results of a street survey show citizens' support tightening regulations in the hostel industry.

New rules on licenses win support
Hotel owners say illegal guesthouses are damaging the image of Hong Kong and have expressed support for a government move to toughen the licensing system.

Topkids strike rock bottom in nursery search
Scores of kindergarten students are still without school places, four months after the closure of Topkids Anglo-Chinese Kindergarten in Tin Shui Wai.

HKTV license woe 'down to change'
A change in administration played a part in Hong Kong Television Network's free-to-air broadcasting license being rejected, the Court of First Instance heard yesterday.

Teen intended to kill both parents, court told
A Yuen Long teenager accused of plotting to kill his parents may learn his fate today, when a Court of First Instance jury retires to consider its verdict after an eight-day trial.



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