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Motorcyclist dies in crash

Police are investigating a traffic accident in Tai Po this morning in which a 39-year-old man died.   At about 5am, the man was travelling by motorcycle along Fanling Highway towards Sheung Shui. When approaching Kau Lun Hang, he reportedly crashed into the road divider on the right-hand side.   The man was rushed to […]

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'Big Man' Walter Gerrard, former professional footballer, dies aged 70

'Big Man' Walter Gerrard, former professional footballer, dies aged 70 Chinese fans called him the "Water Buffalo" because of his enormous frame, everyone else just called him the "Big Man". Walter Gerrard, a pioneer of professional football in Hong Kong, died on Sunday morning in Queen Mary Hospital after his health … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong’s ‘father of concerts’ Cheung Yiu-wing dies

Concert promoter Cheung Yiu-wing, the man behind thousands of show stages featuring the city’s most popular singers, died early today. He was 82. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Jiangxi man dies of H10N8 bird flu

The Centre for Health Protection has learned of a fatal human case of avian influenza A(H10N8) in a man, aged 75, in Jiangxi.   The man, who had been exposed to poultry, was admitted to a local hospital with fever on February 4. He died on February 8.   Lab tests yesterday confirmed he had […]

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Teen dies in Tuen Mun bus accident

A 19-year-old woman has died after a public bus struck her and a 24-year-old man as they were crossing Pui To Road in Tuen Mun this morning. The bus driver was arrested.   The accident happened at about 6:25am as the bus was turning right from Tuen Mun Heung Sze Wui Road onto Pui To […]

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Hong Kong driver dies in New Zealand after van plunges into river

Hong Kong driver dies in New Zealand after van plunges into river A Hong Kong tourist died while nine of his relatives escaped after the van he was driving crashed into a one-lane bridge and plunged into a river on New Zealand's South Island yesterday. Local media reports say the passengers helped free each other […]

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Hong Kong Actor, Director Wu Ma Dies at 71

Hong Kong Actor, Director Wu Ma Dies at 71 Hong Kong actor and director Wu Ma, best known for playing the bearded Daoist priest Yin Chek Hsia in the 1987 box-office hit A Chinese Ghost Story, has died of lung cancer, local media reported. our editor recommends. Hong Kong Director and Martial … Full News here […]

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Hong Kong Actor Wu Ma Dies

Veteran Hong Kong actor Wu Ma died on Tuesday. He was 71. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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Woman given heart transplant with mismatched blood dies of infection

A 59-year-old transplant patient who received a heart from a donor with an incompatible blood type in May has died of a lung infection. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Maximo Cheng Chi-ping, last of Hong Kong’s Chindit warriors, dies at 92

Hong Kong’s last Chindit guerilla, Maximo Cheng Chi-ping, has died at the age of 92. Cheng and his British Army comrades fought deep behind Japanese enemy lines in Burma, now Myanmar, during the second world war. Their casualty rate was high and their tactics controversial. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Man with H7N9 dies

A 75-year old man with H7N9, the fourth confirmed local case, died this morning, Centre for Health Protection Community Medicine Consultant Dr Chuang Shuk-kwan confirmed today.   Dr Chuang briefed the media on the case, saying the man developed cough on January 26 in Shenzhen, and was admitted to Tuen Mun Hospital last night for […]

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Man with H7N9 dies

The Centre for Health Protection announced today a 65-year-old man infected with H7N9 died this evening.   Five of his close contacts were put under quarantine and prescribed Tamiflu. These and another 98 contacts will be closely watched. Out of eight of these which had symptoms, seven tested negative for the virus, and one result […]

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Hong Kong media mogul Run Run Shaw dies at 106

Hong Kong media mogul Run Run Shaw dies at 106 One of Hong Kong cinema's defining figures, Shaw popularized Chinese kung fu films in the West and helped turn the former British colony into a "Hollywood East" over an 80-year career. He set up Hong Kong's biggest free-to-air television operator, TVB, … Full News here – […]

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Hong Kong movie mogul Run Run Shaw dies at 106

Hong Kong movie mogul Run Run Shaw dies at 106 HONG KONG, Jan. 7 (UPI) — Hong Kong movie billionaire Run Run Shaw, whose Shaw Brothers Studios turned out kung fu movie hits, died Tuesday at his home, his company said. He was 106. The announcement by Television Broadcasts Ltd. did not give … Full News […]

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Media mogul Run Run Shaw dies at 106

Media mogul Run Run Shaw dies at 106 Shaw was instrumental in shaping Hong Kong media culture, co-founding the Shaw Brothers Studio, which produced more than 1,000 films since its establishment in 1958, and Television Broadcasts (TVB), Hong Kong's first free television, in 1967. “With his … Full News here – Read more on South China […]

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