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  1. Seven to fight over Yau Tsim Mong seat

    Posted Oct 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the seventh of our series highlighting major battlegrounds in district council elections next month, Denise Hung looks at Yau Tsim Mong The last-minute decision of Democratic Party ... seven where at least three candidates are fighting for one seat. Residents in the district are concerned about environmental hygiene, noise pollution and crime. Yau Tsim Mong District Number ...

  2. Battle against party drugs moves to discos in TST and Yau Ma Tei

    Posted Jan 26th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... to 'get high' in Mong Kok were flocking to popular discos in Yau Ma Tei and Tsim Sha Tsui. In what appears to be a change in police tactics, several Mong Kok discos frequented by young people ... Clifford Lo Use of party drugs by the young could worsen as ketamine and Ecstasy become even more readily available in entertainment venues in Tsim Sha Tsui and Yau Ma Tei, the head ...

  3. Tsim Sha Tsui office rents under pressure

    Posted Oct 10th 2007, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Increasing supply in Kowloon East has started to add pressure to office rents in Tsim Sha Tsui, where vacancy rates increased by 0.6 percentage points quarter on quarter to 3.8 per cent in the third quarter, according to property consultant DTZ. This indicated that part of the demand had shifted to other districts such as Kowloon East, DTZ said. 'As the tenant ...

  4. Mong Kok residents hot and bothered after power failure

    Posted Jun 25th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... years ago and electricity was cut off for about two days.' Yau Tsim Mong District Office last night opened the air-conditioned Henry G. Leong Yaumatei Community Centre for residents whose ... Agnes Lam About 400 households in Mong Kok endured yesterday's sweltering heat without lifts or air conditioning because of a power failure. The electricity supply failed at two ...

  5. The view from Mong Kok

    Posted Feb 12th 2007, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... residents of the old urban districts of Yau Ma Tei and Mong Kok. In chats with long-term residents of these densely populated areas, their lack of enthusiasm for the conservation of 'heritage' buildings in their midst- such as the Yau Ma Tei cinema and the fruit laan (market)- is striking. Some remarked that the now-defunct Yau Ma Tei cinema, which became infamous for showing ...

  6. Guidelines on crowded districts ignored

    Posted Sep 27th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... and areas to sit in. Residents should also be provided with the same amount of district open space, such as larger parks. By this reckoning, Yau Tsim Mong district- comprising Yau Ma Tei, Tsim Sha ... in Yau Tsim Mong, 14 hectares in Wan Chai, and 29 hectares in Central. A study by the University of Hong Kong shows the provision of quality open space could alleviate the 'heat island' ...

  7. 9 held after raids on Mong Kok porn shops

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... they had received a number of complaints from residents about the shops. Yau Tsim Mong district councillor Hui Tak-leung said: 'I was often approached by four to five people who blocked my way ... the upstairs porn shops that were known to us in the district,' Chief Inspector Chung Tat-ming of Mong Kok police station said. 'We believe these 'category four' discs are out ...

  8. Mong Kok studio adapts to digital age

    Posted Oct 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the switch because of increasing demands from clients for quick delivery, but she says she will not compromise on the quality of the portraits produced in her upstairs studio in Mong Kok. 'A lot ... to retouch digital photos,' she said. Her portrait shop is one of just a few still operating in Mong Kok. Many closed down as fewer people sought individual or family portraits. Morris ...

  9. Police call for backup to clear Mong Kok revellers

    Posted Jan 20th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police reinforcements were called in to disperse about 150 partygoers clamouring in the street as police raided two discos in Mong Kok on their last day of operation before ... of the Bright Way Tower in Mong Kok Road, where a 13-year-old girl collapsed and died in July after allegedly taking a mixture of Ecstasy and ketamine. Hundreds of people were in the two discos ...

  10. Mong Kok's streets to get a makeover

    Posted May 21st 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... and traffic flow. Double or even triple parking has long plagued the district. The Area Improvement Plan for the Shopping Areas of Mong Kok had its first consultation at the Yau Tsim Mong District ... jammed by those who queue for these parking spaces, thus leaving just a tiny strip for traffic flow. Yau Tsim Mong District councillor Alexis Chan Kin-shing said parking meters could be relocated ...




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