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  1. Comment - Letters

    Unwelcome banners in Tsim Sha Tsui

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... I am sure many people in Tsim Sha Tsui were unaware that 11 heritage sites were being opened to the public as part of "Heritage Fiesta 2012", and would have missed the opportunity to visit them. This is because for the past two months residents of Yau Tsim Mong district have been denied information on this and other community initiatives. Instead of the usual ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Opinions split over Mong Kok pedestrian zone hours

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 12:56pm by undefined

    ... But complaints about a proliferation of street performers have prompted the Yau Tsim Mong District Council to ask the Home Affairs Department to launch a consultation on reducing the days on which ... will contribute to today's discussion in a meeting with the Traffic and Transport Committee, which will decide whether to cut down on the pedestrian precinct's opening hours. Yau Tsim Mong ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Street performers accused of bringing chaos to Mong Kok pedestrian zone

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 06:09am by Candy Chan

    ... The situation has prompted the Yau Tsim Mong District Council to ask the Home Affairs Department to launch a consultation on reducing the days on which the street is closed to traffic. The number ... it to Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. But Yau Tsim Mong district councillor Chris Ip Ngo-tung said the problem was not just the hours; the law was limited when it came to restricting performances ...

  6. Survey finds holes in Mong Kok security

    Posted Feb 28th 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Seventy per cent of old buildings in Mong Kok lack guards and almost one in five have neither metal gates nor guards, a survey shows. The disclosure follows the theft of a series of metal gates in the district, with the gates pried from buildings to be sold for scrap, which is fuelling security concerns among residents. The survey, carried out by the Mong Kok ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Pedestrian-zone cuts will silence Mong Kok's buzz

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 06:52pm by CARINE LAI

    ... Carine Lai Carine Lai laments officials' overreaction to overcrowding on a pedestrianised Mong Kok street, and the probable end of its unique buzz Street strife In a remarkably short-sighted move, the Yau Tsim Mong District Council has voted to remove the Sai Yeung Choi Street pedestrian zone on weekday nights, leaving it closed to cars only at weekends. It cited the numerous ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Performers and traders clash over special street in Mong Kok

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 06:42am by Candy Chan, JEFFIE LAM

    ... business here." If no improvement could be seen after the Yau Tsim Mong District Council meeting today, Wong would not rule out stronger action in pursuit of his demands. "I would ... on the pedestrian precinct for the past few years and want to continue doing so. "We have performed in several places like the Tsim Sha Tsui promenade, but Mong Kok is the only place we can really ...

  9. Four held in Mong Kok, Pat Heung drug raids

    Posted Apr 10th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police have arrested four people and seized more than 4.5kg of illegal drugs in Mong Kok and Pat Heung. A 61-year-old and his son, 32, were accused of selling drugs including cocaine and methamphetamine to youths in Mong Kok and Kwai Chung, police said yesterday. Initial investigation showed that the father and son, who were also users, bought the drugs from dealers ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Against cutting hours in Mong Kok pedestrian zone

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 04:32am

    ... Tsim Mong District Council should have dealt with this in a positive manner rather than cutting back the hours. I don't think noise levels there will be reduced by such restrictions. Barry ... Cutting back hours in Mong Kok pedestrian zone makes no sense Hong Kong is one of my favourite cities along with London, New York, Paris and Tokyo. There is so much I can enjoy here ...




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