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  1. Students spurn idealised views in presenting HK at expo

    Posted Jun 25th 2010, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Wing-yan, chose to depict the demolition of Shek Kip Mei estate, the city's oldest public housing estate. Au, who lives in a 12-storey public housing block nearby, said the demolition a few years ago made her realise that demolition and construction are constant in every district. 'Shek Kip Mei is where I live. Most of the tourists haven't heard of this place,' she ...

  2. Arts centre to 'reach out'

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The new head of a trouble-plagued arts centre in Shek Kip Mei has vowed to encourage its artists to reach out to the community and bring in more visitors to the centre. Lillian ... to reach out to the public,' she said. 'But we will not make it compulsory because, after all, artists should be given freedom.' Hau has joined the Shek Kip Mei centre, which opened ...

  3. Volunteers get involved on the ground floor of Cambodian education

    Posted Aug 25th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... co-organiser of the Involve in Design, Empower with Action project. The group is staging a four-day exhibition starting on Friday at Shek Kip Mei's Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre to showcase ...

  4. Snapshots of Hong Kong from back in the days when photography was hard work

    Posted Aug 13th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... chronicling the country's transformation over the past three decades at the Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre in Shek Kip Mei.Check www.hkphotofest.org for the event schedule and updates. ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Jul 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nine hurt in collision Nine people were injured in a collision between a minibus and a delivery van at the junction of Nam Cheong Street and Tai Who Ping Road in Shek Kip Mei at about 9am. They were treated for minor injuries at Caritas Medical Centre. Arson hunt after car set alight Police are looking for two men after a car was damaged in an arson attack in an outdoor car park in Fu ...

  6. HK$227m to upgrade historic sites

    Posted Apr 21st 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... which will seek more than HK$227 million to repair the buildings. Its funding request, to go before the Legislative Council in June, seeks HK$202.3 million to turn Mei Ho House in Shek Kip Mei ... remaining building of the Shek Kip Mei Estate, was among the first six-storey resettlement blocks built in 1954 after the Shek Kip Mei fire left 50,000 squatters homeless. The bureau said half ...

  7. Raped girl needed abortion, court told

    Posted Feb 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A 15-year-old girl was taken to Shenzhen for an abortion by her mother about five months after she was raped, a court heard yesterday. Chan Hiu-yeung, 17, had tricked her into his Shek Kip Mei flat between June and July 2008 and attacked her, the Court of First Instance was told. Chan denies rape and says she agreed to sex. The trial continues today before Mr ...

  8. Walking to Canton x Canton Canton

    Posted Feb 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Centre, 30 Pak Tin St, Shek Kip Mei. Inquiries: 2353 1311. Ends Feb 21 ...

  9. Inferno survivors tell tales of hardship and humour

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip It is hard to imagine that anything humorous could have come out of the devastating Shek Kip Mei inferno of 1953. A massive blaze ripped through the sprawling Kowloon shanty town on Christmas Day, leaving an estimated 53,000 mainland squatters homeless. Miraculously, only two deaths were reported. But a long-time resident of Shek Kip Mei, 77-year-old Ying Cheuk-hing, ...

  10. The buzz

    Posted Sep 30th 2010, 12:00am by Adam Wright

    ... Kwun Tong then head to Shek Kip Mei for several challenging shows at the Jockey Club Creative Art Centre. The Wrongplace gallery is hosting the Degenerate Art Exhibition featuring experimental ... our post-industrial city until October 11. Meanwhile, in the Buffet exhibition, Yokky Wong Mei-han's ceramic works focusing on her attitude towards food are being shown at the Unit ...




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