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Cheung Sha Wan

Police arrest 15-year-old boy over Cheung Sha Wan acid attack

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

Hang Lung's aquamarine flats finally go on market

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

Golf range sacrificed for public housing project

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 suspect Cheung Sha Wan crash truck driver fell asleep

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

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

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

Schizophrenic suspected of throwing baby to its death in court for infanticide

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

Policeman shot triad to save chopper victim

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

First three blocks chosen for free makeover

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

City Digest

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

Founder of wakeboard school killed in car crash

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

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