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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Kowloon district of Yau Tsim Mong a hotbed of illegal guest houses

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 03:23am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... hostels revealed The crowded Kowloon district of Yau Tsim Mong accounted for 70 per cent of all illegal guest houses uncovered last year. That's according to official figures released ... the information in response to lawmaker Starry Lee Wai-king. Among the 161 convictions related to unlicensed guest houses last year, 111 were linked to businesses operated in Yau Tsim Mong. Wan Chai came ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Eight jailed two months for rigging Yau Tsim Mong district council poll

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Defendants falsely claimed to be living in Mong Kok so they could vote in King's Park constituency; offence very serious, court says Vote-rig eight get 2-month jail terms Eight people were each jailed for two months yesterday for vote-rigging in last November's district council elections. Sisters Yim Sze-ming, Yim Hoi-man and Yim ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Yau Tsim Mong council's curb on pedestrian zone a wrong step

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:17am by Alex Lo

    ... the same, albeit slowly, but still in the right direction. So the Yau Tsim Mong District Council has set a bad example in deciding Sai Yeung Choi Street shall no longer be restricted to use ... neighbourhoods like Mong Kok is that everyone thinks they are entitled to their comings-and-goings and have every right to disturb as they please. Between the extremes of free-for-all pedestrianisation ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Perpetrators of Yau Tsim Mong acid attacks remain at large

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Perpetrators of acid attacks remain at large Police are still ploughing through the task of investigating thousands of people as they search for suspects in four cases of acid throwing in Mong Kok and Yau Ma Tei going back to 2008. Officers identified those people after studying about 200 lots of closed-circuit television images and making ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    Yau Tsim Mong election loser asks High Court to unseat rival

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Tsim Mong district council election won 1,045 votes in the King's Park constituency, beating Lam's 1,043. Barrister Clifford Smith SC, for Leung, yesterday stressed his client had had ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Election loser asks court to unseat rival A district council election candidate who lost by just two votes has asked the High Court to unseat his rival ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Kowloon City, Yau Tsim Mong top list of idling-engine black spots

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... been identified as black spots for vehicles with idling engines, with Kowloon City and Yau Tsim Mong the districts most affected, environment officials say. Many of these streets are near ... was the district with the most black spots, with 15 streets, followed by Yau Tsim Mong with 12, officials said. A street was identified as a black spot if it received more than one complaint of an idling ...

  7. 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

    ... safety standards. Yesterday's fire came a day after the second anniversary of a blaze in Mong Kok that claimed the lives of nine residents of subdivided flats. Chan Siu-tong, of Yau Tsim Mong district council, called for more building improvements. "As subdivided flats cannot be rooted out once and for all, the necessary upgrades to the fire system have to be done while ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Taxi drivers short-changing passengers in Tsim Sha Tsui

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... officer posing as a tourist last night. The driver charged HK$100 from Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, to Kowloon MTR station - a route that usually costs about HK$50 with the baggage fee. "When they arrived at the destination, the officer gave the taxi driver a HK$500 banknote," said Chief Inspector Wong Chi-wai, of the Yau Tsim District crime investigation unit. After the luggage ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Mong Kok's pedestrian zone to operate only at weekends

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 05:23am by Candy Chan

    ... and public holidays. Members of Yau Tsim Mong District Council's traffic and transport committee cited the nuisance for locals and safety as they voted 24 to zero, with one abstention, to open ... on the street, of whom 60 per cent wanted to keep the status quo. Betty Ho Siu-ping, the Home Affairs Department's district officer for Yau Tsim Mong, said the present arrangements had failed ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Former district councillor Edward Leung fined HK$15,000 for misdeeds

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:16am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Tsim Mong district, failed to file the written consent of 35 supporters before publishing their names in a campaign advertisement. He also submitted his campaign booklet to electoral officers ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Ex-district councillor fined HK$15,000 for misdeeds A former district councillor unseated for breaching campaign rules during the 2011 district council ...




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