Police believe the 15-year-old assailant was “subcontracted” for the job because of his status as a minor.Monday, 11 March, 2013, 6:16pm
After leaving them empty for five years, Hang Lung Properties yesterday priced 10 flats at its AquaMarine development in Cheung Sha Wan about 15 per cent higher than current secondary transactions in nearby developments.24 Jan 2013 - 4:58am
District councillors fear the government's desperate search for housing land will eat up recreational space, after it was announced a golf driving range must give way to housing.16 Jan 2013 - 3:45am
Police are investigating whether a truck driver was dozing at the wheel before his vehicle toppled onto a central divider in Cheung Sha Wan yesterday.23 Oct 2012 - 4:07am
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
Murder suspect Wong Choi-ching arrives at Kowloon City Court, where she made her first appearance on charges of murdering her baby daughter, who died after being thrown from the eighth floor of a public housing estate in Cheung Sha Wan. The court heard that Wong, 29, had been suffering from a mental illness since 1995. She remains in custody after the preliminary hearing.14 Aug 2012 - 7:49pm
Detectives are investigating whether a traffic policeman who killed a triad thug in the midst of a brutal chopping attack on a busy Kowloon street did so because he feared the gangster was going to kill his victim, such was the ferocity of his assault.13 May 2012 - 12:00am
Three rundown buildings in Sham Shui Po and Tai Kok Tsui will be the first to be redeveloped under a pilot scheme in which homeowners invite the Urban Renewal Authority to rejuvenate their blocks. The HK$1.5 billion project - fully funded by the Development Bureau - will cover 290 flats, including subdivided units and street-front stores.21 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Bomb hoax grounds plane for two hours
A bomb scare grounded a plane for two hours at Chek Lap Kok airport yesterday. Passengers were evacuated from Shanghai-bound China Eastern Airlines flight MU502 after it was halted on the runway at 12.30pm. Nothing suspicious was found and it left at 2.45pm. It was believed to have been a hoax call.9 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
One of the founders of a prominent watersports training school died yesterday after crashing his BMW into a road divider in Tai Po.
Wakeboard School founder Johnson Hui Chung-shun, 37, was driving towards Tai Mei Tuk when he lost control of his car on Ting Kok Road near Fortune Garden at 3.30am.19 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
We all know the Heritage Museum in Sha Tin, the Science Museum in Tsim Sha Tsui, and Madame Tussauds on the Peak. They are must-sees, yes, but hardly the only games in town. Here are some lesser-known museums with delightful curios well worth investigating.
Hong Kong Correctional Services Museum10 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
There were plenty of sad faces and tears at CD Warehouse in Mong Kok's Langham Place when girl band Hotcha held an autograph-signing session and celebration last week for their latest album.12 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
For more than half his life, 58-year-old street sleeper Cheung 'Ah-hoi' has lived between a rock and a hard place.21 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
Scores of families living illegally in subdivided flats in Tai Kok Tsui's industrial buildings have been advised to move out for safety reasons by welfare officials.
The residents, who receive welfare and rental subsidies from the Social Welfare Department, said, however, that they could not afford to live elsewhere.8 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
The Four Little Dragons neighbourhood, just off Lai Chi Kok Road, feels something like a film set. It's as if a developer's perfect little property model has sprung to life, 60 storeys into the sky, with life-size potted trees along the clean but disturbingly empty pavements.5 Jun 2011 - 12:00am