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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. 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 ...

  3. Off and racing to district polls

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Democratic Party lawmaker, James To Kun-sun, signed up for the new Olympic constituency, in Yau Tsim Mong District. However, League of Social Democrats lawmaker 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung ... would ever run.' Leung accompanied his party's vice-chairman Avery Ng Man-yuen to register Ng's candidacy for Tai Nan, Yau Tsim Mong District. The Association for Democracy ...

  4. Liberals put faith in novices for district fight

    Posted Sep 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Yau Tsim Mong district. The 40-year-old doctor doubted whether To had the sincerity to serve Olympic. 'When a heavyweight like him stands for such a seat, it is obvious he is eyeing ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com The Liberal Party will field 24 candidates- including 15 political novices- in the district council elections, with some going up against heavyweights from ...

  5. DAB leads seven of 18 district councils

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

    ... that the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong now leads more than a third of district councils- Wan Chai, Yau Tsim Mong, Wong Tai Sin, Yuen Long, Sai Kung, North District and Tai ... camp has lost the chairmanships of Sham Shui Po, Kwai Tsing, Wan Chai and Yau Tsim Mong. The Democratic Party failed to keep Kwai Tsing after holding it for two decades. Of the 18 chairmen, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    District councillor may have to surrender seat

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com District councillor may lose seat A district councillor who won his Yau Tsim Mong seat by just two votes could face disqualification after a court ruling yesterday Edward Leung Wai-kuen had asked the Court of First Instance to exempt him from the threat of disqualification or other punishment after his election rival said he had broken campaign ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the last day of the National Day 'golden week' holiday. The Lo Wu border checkpoint was the busiest with 76,575 visitors leaving. DAB retains Yau Tsim Mong seat A political journalist at the pro-Beijing Wen Wei Po newspaper, Chris Ip Ngo-tung, 28, from the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, won the by-election in the Jordan East constituency of Yau Tsim Mong ...

  8. 'Vote-rigging' suspects charged

    Posted Dec 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan Twenty-two people were arrested last week for alleged vote-rigging in the King's Park constituency in Yau Tsim Mong District, where a candidate won by just two votes. These were the first prosecutions amid a row over ballot rigging that marred the district council elections on November 6. The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) charged six ...

  9. Bikers to get more parking spaces

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu The government plans to provide 1,000 more parking spaces for motorcycles in the next 12 months. It is considering converting space in multi-storey car parks for motorcycles. Although the number of spaces has increased by 2,100 in the past two years, districts like Wan Chai, Kowloon City and Yau Tsim Mong do not have enough for daytime use. The situation is particularly ...

  10. Police seize statues, but ignore illegal and hazardous hotels

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... society. This cannot be good for the economic development of Hong Kong. A. L. Nanik, Tsim Sha Tsui ...




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