Chai Wan

Girl, 4, sees mother bludgeon father to death

A woman was arrested yesterday on suspicion of killing her boyfriend with a hammer - witnessed by their four-year-old daughter.

Friday, 28 December, 2012, 5:21am 1 comment

Shek O drowning victims ‘not reckless’

Schoolmates of the two drowned teenagers mourn their deaths at CNEC Lau Wing Sang Secondary school at Chai Wan. Photo: Sam Tsang.

The two teenage boys who drowned at Shek O beach on Monday were not reckless to go swimming because no red warning flags were hoisted at the time - contrary to initial news reports - their parents and school principal said on Wednesday.

3 Oct 2012 - 5:14pm

Tenant vows to stay in Chai Wan factory despite deadline to move out

Tong Kwok-cheung, who has lived in Chai Wan Factory since 1961, says he will ignore tomorrow's deadline to move out. Photo: Jonathan Wong

A tenant of a 53-year-old factory block that is being converted into flats says he will ignore tomorrow's deadline to move out.

29 Sep 2012 - 3:11am

U-turn on redevelopment of historic Chai Wan factory block

The Chai Wan Factory Estate is to be saved. Photo: Sam Tsang

The government's change of heart to convert an historic factory resettlement building into public rental housing, rather than redevelop the site, reflects the urgent need to increase short-term housing supply.

1 Sep 2012 - 4:05am

A life saved during Typhoon Vicente by teams of dedicated, unsung heroes

I had a miscarriage on the night when Typhoon Vicente hit Hong Kong. I suffered from acute pain and severe bleeding for hours. At 1.30am, my husband and I decided he would drive me to my hospital, the Adventist, despite typhoon signal No 9 having been hoisted.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:49pm

Bondi bound

Just as the appreciation of vinyl records has increased as a result of the digital music revolution, the value of rare and first-edition books is likely to rise now that electronic devices such as Kindle are catching on with readers.

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am


Radicals a bad influence on teenagers

I am worried that some radical lawmakers, and political parties and movements in society, have had a negative influence on young people.

This is a serious problem, not only as it relates to social harmony and stability, but also in regard to the long-term development of Hong Kong politics.

4 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Let private hospitals train specialists, top medic urges

A former top public hospital executive, recruited by a global health care company bidding to build new private hospitals earmarked for two sites in Hong Kong, has called for the private sector to be allowed to train more specialists.

29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Coroner takes case of boy, four, who died in hospital

13 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Voters must submit proof of address

26 May 2012 - 12:00am

Scarlet fever strain makes deadly return

The serious scarlet fever cases this year have come from a dominant strain of the bacteria not seen for many years, a microbiologist said yesterday, as an 11-year-old boy remained in serious condition.

21 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Putting old people into the picture

One can never be too old to draw. Art in Hospital (AIH) is a non-profit organisation that uses art as a healing tool. Operation Santa Claus (OSC) will help AIH run 'Art Cherish - Holistic Art Workshops for Elderly Patients'. A total of 384 patients from Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital and Grantham Hospital will benefit from the scheme.

1 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

CULTURAL treasure chest

Look beyond the tower blocks and tatty tenements of Eastern district and you will see colourful hints of Hong Kong's rich cultural heritage and turbulent history.

29 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

face-to-face book

ADR and rule of law in a globalised world

13 May 2011 - 12:00am

Woman dies after being hit by double decker

A 60-year-old woman on her way to a Mother's Day dinner was knocked down and killed by a Citybus double decker in Quarry Bay yesterday. She was crossing King's Road near Finnie Street at 6.50pm, heading for a nearby restaurant, where her family were waiting. The Yau Tong resident was declared dead at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital at 7.48pm.

9 May 2011 - 12:00am