Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Sunday, April 20, 2014   




Legco chief urged to cut short the filibuster
Legislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing was yesterday urged to cut short the budget debate after he was presented with a pair of golden paper scissors.

Raids put brakes on tax racket for cars
Police and customs officers believe they have smashed a racket importing new cars as secondhand vehicles to avoid paying HK$2.2 million in first registration tax.

`Biased' panel chairman under fire over landfill move
A decision on the government's landfill- incinerator proposal has been put on the back burner for another month after the chairman of the Legislative Council's public works subcommittee was accused of bias.

Retired head gets 8 months for indecent assault on teen
A retired primary school headmaster was jailed for eight months for indecently assaulting a 15-year-old student.

Rail delays `known about months before rainstorm'
The MTR Corp knew since January that the long-awaited Express Rail Link project would be delayed until 2017, according to an internal document.

Housing body told to move faster
The Director of Audit has told the Housing Authority it needs to do more to meet the government's target of providing 200,000 new public rental flats by 2022.

Taste of hope for peanut-allergy kids
A private hospital says it can help children who are allergic to peanuts overcome the problem.

Dream lover is kind of a great career choice
Time is a funny thing. Looking forward, it seems like an infinitely long and blank piece of canvas.

Crew escapes injury as ferry rams TST seawall
A ferry on its way to pick up passengers crashed into the seawall at Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui early yesterday.

Jockey fined for damaging bus
Jockey Matthew Chadwick has been fined HK$3,000 for damaging the handle of a tourist coach.



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