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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    More than 20 homeless people lose shelter under flyover in Yau Ma Tei

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:06am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... Elizabeth Cheung elizabeth.cheung@scmp.com District office evicts more than 20 people from Yau Ma Tei space to make way for bins Homeless people lose shelter at flyover More than 20 homeless people have been driven out of an open space underneath a flyover after Yau Tsim Mong district councillors proposed moving rubbish bins to that area. A church-backed group helping ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    10-metre tree falls in Yau Ma Tei two days after woman killed by falling tree

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:16am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Another tree falls, but no one hurt this time A 10-metre-tall tree crashed down on the basketball court of a prestigious secondary school in Yau Ma Tei yesterday, just two days after the collapse of a tree in Mid-Levels killed a heavily pregnant woman. No one was hurt in the incident at Wah Yan College, Kowloon- unlike in the first case, which ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Police arrest 40 in raid on Yau Ma Tei gambling den in games arcade

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 05:14am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Games arcade in Yau Ma Tei suspected of morphing into a betting haven after midnight 40 arrested after raid on alleged gambling den Forty people were arrested ... HK$100,000. Police seized HK$15,000 in cash, six gaming machines and other items from the centre on Woosung Street, Yau Ma Tei. Two women were arrested for operating a gambling place and three people ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    46 people nabbed in Yau Ma Tei triad crackdown

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 05:20pm

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com A police agent went undercover for eight months to help bust the Yau Ma Tei faction of the Wo Shing Wo triad and arrest 46 people, police said on Wednesday ... HK$300,000 and weapons such as meat cleavers and iron pipes. Chief Inspector Ma Kai-keung said the arrests included the faction leader, its core members and nine suspected mainland prostitutes. He ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Yau Ma Tei crash between minibus and truck kills woman, 90

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 02:16pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Yau Ma Tei crash kills woman, 90; 3 others injured A 90-year-old woman died and three others were injured when a minibus and a truck ran out of control and mounted a pavement after they collided at a junction in Yau Ma Tei yesterday. Lam Mui, who was trapped under the truck, was declared dead in hospital. She lived in a nearby home for the elderly ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Six hurt in fire in subdivided Yau Ma Tei flat

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 02:28pm by Stuart Lau, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... in a fire at a subdivided flat in Yau Ma Tei yesterday, renewing concerns about the safety of such living spaces. The fire started at the 49-year-old Man Yuen Building in Man Wai Street at 8.34am. ... Yiu Yau-pon, acting chief of Kowloon Fire Command, South Division, said they were still investigating the cause of the fire. The Buildings Department said that there were subdivided flats ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Investigators get to work after LPG tanker blaze in Yau Ma Tei

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... set the gas alight at an ECO station in Hau Cheung Street, Yau Ma Tei, at about 12.15pm, the Fire Services Department said. Police closed part of nearby Kwun Chung Street to traffic while ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Robbery gang ambushed by police in Yau Ma Tei

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Police lie in ambush for robbery gang Five members of a violent gang were caught red-handed trying to rob a businessman in a police ambush in Yau Ma Tei ... Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Carew said police were investigating whether an inside job was involved. Last night, officers were looking for other members of the gang. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Lawmakers slam plan to house Yau Ma Tei homeless with rubbish

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Plan to house homeless with rubbish slammed Officials seeking to redevelop the Yau Ma Tei Theatre came under fire yesterday for proposing to keep a rubbish collection point next to a street sleepers' shelter when the two are moved. Both facilities share a building next to the theatre on Shanghai Street and current plans are to move them together ...


    Artists inspired by old-world charm of Yau Ma Tei

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com A creative breed has moved in to Yau Ma Tei to tap into the spirit of a close-knit community amid bustling streets and relatively low rents Artists inspired by old-world charm In the early 1900s, Yau Ma Tei was a port and major food distribution point for all of Hong Kong. Since then, the old neighbourhood could have become decayed ...




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