Q & A with our experts

Jeffrey Ng Chong-yip

Q: I am an expat who is currently renting an apartment in North Point. But the lease will expire soon and I am planning to move to Wan Chai which is more vibrant.

Monday, 28 October, 2013, 11:42am

Chief builds on towering legacy

From his high-rise office in the heart of Causeway Bay, Dennis Lau Wing-kwong has a bird's-eye view of many buildings his firm has designed over the past three decades.

26 Mar 2011 - 12:00am


New Releases

Tron: Legacy (IIA)

See review on this page.

Megamind (I) (English and Cantonese versions)

See review on next page.

Gulliver's Travels (I)

23 Dec 2010 - 12:00am


Contacts at a glance

Products and Services

Aberdeen Nature Trail

Fabri-Technic Engineering & Trading (IQ Air) 2815 8388,

4 May 2008 - 12:00am

Victim may be police officer

Police are investigating whether a 44-year-old woman who committed suicide in her car near her Quarry Bay home yesterday is a police officer. A sticker from Crime Kowloon West Headquarters was found on the Mercedes Benz, in which the body of the woman, surnamed Chow, was found at 4.45pm along with burned charcoal. The car was at Grand Plaza Apartments in Kornhill Road.

30 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

ambulance driver gets life for killing wife

28 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Mystery of boy's electrocution

The 12-year-old is fatally shocked after entering a light well to retrieve a lost ball

An investigation has been launched into the electrocution of a 12-year-old boy, who died as he climbed a ladder in a light well to retrieve a football.

Electricians have been unable to find the source of the shock which killed Primary Five student Cheuk Lei-lung.

27 May 2004 - 12:00am

Mariner sues over quality of hotel building

Subsidiaries of two prominent developers appeared in court yesterday in a row over the construction of a $1.07 billion hotel in Tsuen Wan.

Mariner International Hotels, a subsidiary of Sino Land, is suing a Hang Lung Group construction company for $321 million, claiming a 1996 agreement for the provision of the hotel was breached.

3 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Misleading sign

In Hong Kong, so many road signs confuse motorists.

One prime example is the sign at North Point which is supposed to guide eastbound traffic on the Eastern Corridor to the right lane leading to Kornhill, so they do not go into the lane that takes them to the Eastern Harbour Crossing, or drive straight on to Chai Wan.

26 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Not fooled by KMB

I read with wry amusement the letter from KMB (South China Morning Post, November 21) attempting to justify the continuation of video advertising on buses.

They are fooling no one.

Regarding their 'customer survey', we all know that if you ask your questions in a particular way, you can elicit exactly the response you want.

26 Nov 2001 - 12:00am


Young musicians from the mainland and Hong Kong had a chance to compare notes this week when 32 members of the Beijing Zhanxin Primary School Wind Orchestra gave a performance at the Shanghai Alumni Primary School in Kornhill as part of a five-day exchange programme organised by the Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong.

3 Feb 2001 - 12:00am

10-year-old falls 27 floors to his death

A 10-year-old mentally handicapped boy climbed through a window and fell 27 floors to his death after being left playing alone in the living room of his home in Kornhill yesterday.

26 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Boy held over prize tickets

A 12-year-old boy was arrested for allegedly stealing about 10,000 prize tickets which he tried to exchange for a bicycle at an amusement centre in Kornhill Plaza.

29 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Explosives find

A quantity of industrial explosives was found near Block 10 of Kornhill Garden at the junction of King's Road and Kornhill Road, the second such find in two days. Police carried out a controlled explosion yesterday afternoon.

23 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Driver fined

First Bus driver Pang Sei-chung, 55, was fined $10,000 by Eastern Court Magistrate Andrew Chan Hing-wai after knocking down a 12-year-old schoolgirl when he jumped a red light in Kornhill Road, Taikoo.

8 Oct 1999 - 12:00am