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  1. Remand prisoner dies at Lai Chi Kok

    Posted Aug 17th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung A 33-year-old man died at the Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre yesterday, two days after he was remanded there on a charge of obtaining property by deception. The Correctional Services Department said the man, surnamed Chen, was found unconscious at 7.30am and was immediately given first aid at the prison. He was certified dead at Princess Margaret Hospital an hour ...

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    Triad gang's message service at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre exposed

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Nine held after police officer poses as inmate to expose triads who passed on messages Gang ran messaging service for prisoners A police officer went undercover as a prisoner to help bust a triad gang that sent in members posing as visitors to deliver messages and goods to inmates at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre. Officers believe messages ...

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    Pepper spray claim over Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre inmate who died

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... in a protective cell at the Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre on August 16 and declared dead at Princess Margaret Hospital shortly afterwards. Multiple bruises were found on him. Opening the prosecution case, ... was told. Koon was giving evidence against assistant officer Leung Shing-chi, 46, officer So Ka-wai, 34, and principal officer Tang Yuk-po, 48, who have pleaded not guilty to one count of inflicting ...

  4. Rifle association 'may retain use of Lai Chi Kok shooting range after government reclaims site'

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung A shooting range run by the Hong Kong Rifle Association could stay open even if the government reclaimed it, the Water Supplies Department said yesterday. The association has been operating at the Kau Wah Keng shooting range at a reservoir in Lai Chi Kok since 1964. But the government plans to take it back on May 16 as the association is no longer a member ...

  5. Lai Chi Kok hospital mooted as ideal for medicine museum

    Posted Mar 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu The former Lai Chi Kok hospital has been mooted as an ideal site for a Chinese medicine museum. The Castle Peak Road complex, which has a grade three status, was visited ... buildings with Chinese double-tile roofing, which Fione Lo Sau-lai, curator of the heritage and museums division of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, described as typical ...

  6. Local fans mark loss of their idol

    Posted Jul 01st 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Hong Kong fans of Michael Jackson held the first in a series of events to commemorate the 'King of Pop'. About 60 black-clad fans gathered at a studio in Lai Chi Kok yesterday, talked about their love for Jackson and sang some of his best-known tunes. Two young fans danced to Billie Jean and Dangerous. Fan club chairwoman Jessie Chan said membership ...

  7. Rush for retraining as economic crisis bites

    Posted Apr 13th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The number of people joining retraining programmes rose by more than 150 per cent from January to March, the latest figures from the Employees Retraining Board show. About 6,950 people joined programmes funded by the board in January, rising to ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Nov 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Elderly woman wins legal battle to evict daughter, son-in-law An octogenarian mother has won a legal battle to evict her daughter and son-in-law from their long-time home. District Court Judge Mimmie Chan Mei-lan ruled yesterday that Jong Lan-kiauw had th ...

  9. Mei Foo hotel plan opposed

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... a change of mind. A hotel could provide additional facilities for the Lai Chi Kok area and enhance tourism potential in the West Kowloon Cultural District area, the developer said in a paper ... Chi Kok site is now occupied by the Kowloon Motor Bus headquarters building. Developer LCK Real Estate proposes demolishing it and redeveloping it into a 22-storey hotel, about 26 metres ...

  10. HK sellers cut prices amid crisis in Japan

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... comes after prices in the estate jumped more than 40 per cent in the past two years. Man Lai, manager at Centaline Property Agency's Sha Tin branch, said: 'In a quiet market, sellers ... In January, Chan made a gross profit of HK$1 million from the sale of a 500 sq ft office in Mong Kok for HK$2 million. She said she would invest the proceeds in either the property market or blue chip ...




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