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The Harbourside

Couple in attempted beheading-suicide case were being sued for HK$13.8m

Wong plunged to her death from a flat in West Kowloon. Her body was found on the poolside in the housing estate Harbourside. Photo: David Wong

Peng Chi-hui was stabbed more than 100 times and almost decapitated on Sunday, March 17, before Wong Suk-kan leapt to her death from the 77th floor of their apartment in The Harbourside building. It has emerged that the couple were being sued by Censun Limited over repayment of a loan. 

Tuesday, 30 April, 2013, 12:09pm

Woman jumps 77 floors to her death 'after attempting to behead partner'

Investigators inspect the body of a woman on a Kowloon estate.

A woman leapt to her death from a luxury apartment block in Kowloon West yesterday after she is believed to have attempted to behead her partner in the city's third suspected murder case uncovered in as many days, police said.

18 Mar 2013 - 1:40pm

Hang Lung to cash in at Long Beach

Five years after it sold flats at Long Beach in West Kowloon for the last time, Hang Lung Properties yesterday said it would sell another 108 flats there - this time at its Tower 8.

The average price of the flats would be HK$10,580 per sq ft, the company said. Prices of second-hand flats at the same project are going for between HK$8,700 and HK$11,000 per sq ft.

15 May 2012 - 12:00am

SPOTLIGHT ON LUXURY

Transactions in luxury properties last year outperformed the overall market, with homes in excess of HK$20 million reaching a record 3.3 per cent of total transactions, according to Hong Kong Property. The number of deals at that level fell 2 per cent in 2010 to 2,867, even though total sales reached HK$109 billion, up 6 per cent.

6 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

City's race fans feel the need for some F1 speed

If Hong Kong harbours any Grand Prix pretentions, they were given a shot in the arm yesterday as the public got a taste of Formula One excitement in the heart of the city.

With the IFC tower as an imposing backdrop, team Red Bull rolled out their F1 supercar to wow thousands of fans who lined the harbourside route in search of speed thrills.

19 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Masterpiece flats on the market this week

Riding a wave of improved buying sentiment, especially in the luxury residential property market, New World Development and the Urban Renewal Authority are expected to start sales of the Masterpiece this week.

26 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Luxury prices up but vacancies still high

Analysts point to developers holding on to completed flats and active investment market

The prices of luxury flats in Hong Kong have been driven to post-1997 record levels by limited supply, but vacancy rates in the sector remain stubbornly high.

21 May 2008 - 12:00am

Architect draws on sensitivity

As a middle manager, architect Jason Ng Kwun-jung knows that he is a vital link in the company, responsible for transmitting top management decisions and directions to fellow staff. To be effective at his job, he believes that sensitivity and effective communication skills are essential attributes.

1 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Combining classic style with modern conveniences

Harbourside, consisting of three connected towers of 80 storeys each, is located in West Kowloon, and provides 1,122 apartments with harbour views.

13 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Dismal vista

I write to express my dismay at the winning proposal for the West Kowloon Reclamation Competition. Among any number of concerns, here are a few:

the focal marina area is introspective and neglects the view to Hong Kong island. The lagoon also risks stagnation due to the enclosed tidal and climatic layout;

4 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Regent boss flexes his muscles

IN THESE egalitarian days even the bosses are not above pitching in to help out with a generous portion of elbow grease.

Here we see The Regent hotel general manager Thomas Axmacher lending a hand as workmen gingerly manoeuvre a 12-metre-long bubble wall weighing several tonnes, into the soon-to-be-opened Yu seafood restaurant.

12 Sep 1993 - 12:00am