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Sun Hung Kai Pays 6 Million to Bereaved Families

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Source: Singtao Daily (Hong Kong)

Translator: sense

 

The International Commerce Center construction site suffered heavy casualties yesterday, the developers Sun Hung Kai Properties Vice Chairman Thomas Kwok immediately arrive at the scene and declared 1 million will be paid to the 6 families of the deceased immediately. In addition, the Chief Executive Donald Tsang and senior government officials also rushed to the scene to showe condolences to families of the deceased, while the Social Welfare Department issued charitable fund for the families of emergency use.

 

Racing season kicked off on a serious industrial accidents, Donald Tsang was presiding the Happy Valley Race Course ceremoney when the tragedy happened in Tsim Sha Tsui. He promised a thorough investigation will be conducted for the cause of the accident. SWD is sent to follow up the welfare needs of the bereaved family, including the need for counseling. According to the amount of statutory compensation for injuries, depending on age and wages of the deceased, the compensation may be up to 1.78 million yuan.

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1.78 million is not a lot if the deceased is the sole bread winner of the family.

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i don't believe that is enough compensation for the families.

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no amount is sufficient to compensate for the lost of love one.

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that's so little for 6 families, these cheap @ss people.

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Commoner lives are cheap as compared to the government officials. 1 million HKD per deceased's family is not enough if the deceased was the sole bread winner plus with child's education to consider with... :(

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Does any body know what actually happened? Was there an accident?

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