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  1. Yau Tsim Mong: where past and present meet

    Posted Aug 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yau Tsim Mong is the subject of this week's District Focus. With bargain stalls and trendy boutiques clustered together, Mong Kok is a favourite haunt of teenagers. Yau Ma Tei, dotted ... 2: A lonely old man sits on a busy street in Mong kok. Photo: WONG CHUN-MING, 18, STFA YUNG YAU COLLEGE Picture 3: People enjoy the outdoor space at the Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront. Photo: WONG ...

  2. Department must not build tunnel portal close to Yau Ma Tei estate

    Posted Dec 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... environmental indicators show that the current level of noise from traffic affecting Prosperous Garden exceeds legal standards. Also, over the last eight years, the air in Yau Tsim Mong District [which ... Serious planning mistakes have been made by officials with infrastructure projects near an estate in Yau Ma Tei. Flyovers, interchanges and many roads have been built close to Prosperous ...

  3. 'Criminal' bomb hoaxes tie up traffic in Mong Kok, TST

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Kobi Chan

    ... Clifford Lo and Kobi Chan Police criticised two hoaxes in which fake bombs caused serious disruption in busy Mong Kok and Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday as irresponsible and criminal. The two ... [inside],' said the assistant Mong Kok district commander for operations, Superintendent Angela Ng Ho-chun. The object was detonated shortly after 4pm. Officers shut four exits of the Mong Kok MTR ...

  4. Mong Kok blaze a wake-up call on safety

    Posted Aug 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... when it comes to fire safety, especially as it is most prevalent in older buildings. This is especially the case in Mong Kok, the most congested of our districts, where nightclubs, karaoke ... Hong Kong's high-rise living should mean that fire-safety education is second nature. We are all certainly aware of the dangers, but unfortunately it takes a tragedy like that in Mong ...

  5. More funding urged to speed up building safety inspections

    Posted Aug 12th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... be taken against operators who break the relevant regulations. Yau Tsim Mong district councillor Hui Tak-leung said 90 per cent of the commercial-residential buildings in the area failed to meet ... buildings in the district and in other districts. They are time bombs that may explode at any time.' After a short tour of a few commercial-residential buildings in Mong Kok, former director ...

  6. Yau Ma Tei sites to be discussed

    Posted Nov 25th 2008, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip The Antiquities Advisory Board will discuss tomorrow how to preserve two historic sites in Yau Ma Tei after a government proposal to turn the sites into a Cantonese opera venue. ... of the neighbouring buildings is part of the government's plan to revive Yau Ma Tei and preserve Cantonese opera. The board will discuss the assessment study, which identified the significance of the two ...

  7. Pedestrians to rise above, pass under choking traffic

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Causeway Bay: send the people underground. And in Mong Kok and Yuen Long town centre, footbridges are to take the people above the traffic. Announcing the plans in his policy address, Chief ... In Mong Kok, a footbridge system now linking the MTR's Mong Kok East station to Fa Yuen Street and Tung Choi Street is to be extended to central Mong Kok and the growing residential ...

  8. On style, she rules

    Posted Oct 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... super fine cotton (HK$1,600; shop G213, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2175 3368). Or you could visit an old-school men's undershirt store such as Lee Kung Man, which carries a wide range of thin cotton tees and tanks (HK$55 to HK$165; G/F, 224 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, tel: 2572 8840; G/F, 111 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan, tel: 2543 8579; G/F, 505 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok, ...

  9. New bus driver held after crash injures 15

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... between nine and 13. The driver and a female passenger, 38, were in stable condition in hospital while the others were discharged after treatment. The route 12 bus was heading for Tsim Sha Tsui ...

  10. Rival fires salvo at travel council chief

    Posted Aug 26th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Hotel in Mong Kok in June, Mr Tung said the case had shown that the council was powerless to solve many problems in the tourism sector. He said he could play a more important role in striving ...




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