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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Yau Tsim Mong crash site under review

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... and on to Mong Kok Road,' he said. Yau Tsim Mong District Council was consulted last week and councillors supported the idea, he said. Measures to deter speeding and improper minibus driving would ... Martin Wong The government is reviewing the bus and minibus stops at the junction of Sai Yeung Choi Street and Mong Kok Road after an accident two weeks ago in which two women were killed. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. National identity: poll

    Posted Jun 01st 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... indifferent as they seem. Conducted in April by New Youth Forum and Hok Yau Club, the survey interviewed 7,813 students from 90 secondary schools on the news that left the strongest impression over the past 10 years. While social news like the outbreak of Sars and the Tsim Sha Tsui shootout took top billing, political news such as the chief executive election and the death of paramount leader ...

  7. Hotel manager admits on YouTube that Mong Kok is more than chicken feet and fake watches

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... fessed up and apologised again, this time in the very forum where all the fuss started. In a new YouTube link, the manager of Mong Kok's Langham Place Hotel, Shaun Campbell (pictured), ... Campbell goes on to say the fledging hotel chain still believes in using new media for future promotional efforts, but regrets its 'Big Deal' video campaign, which depicted the Mong Kok ...

  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. Beautify Yau Ma Tei for arts hub, residents say

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Yau Tsim Mong District. About 50 residents attended the 21/2-hour forum, and heard presentations describing the three shortlisted development concepts. One resident, Chan Chung-kit, said: ... Ng Kang-chung Some Yau Ma Tei residents have called for their old neighbourhood to be beautified to bring it more in line with the West Kowloon Cultural District. They also want the future ...

  10. Match services to city's changing face, districts say

    Posted Dec 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Yau Tsim Mong district is set to have Hong Kong's youngest population by the end of the decade and Wan Chai its oldest, prompting calls for amenities in the areas ... year, Yuen Long and Islands districts had the youngest populations- with 15 per cent of residents under 14. Yau Tsim Mong will surpass them by 2019, when 16.4 per cent are projected to be under ...




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