Hung Hom

Suicide gunman pulls the trigger as father looks on

Leung Shing-yan was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Photo: Antony Dickson

Chinese-American Leung Shing-yan, 46, had returned to Hong Kong around two years ago and had been living with his father and a brother-in-law in the flat in Kiang Su Street. After a dispute with his family over money issues, Leung pulled out the gun at around 10pm, pointed it at his temple and pulled the trigger. A relative then called the police.

Sunday, 16 June, 2013, 7:21am

Shangri-La Asia to add nine new hotels

Kowloon Shangri-La in Tsim Sha Tsui.

Luxury hotelier Shangri-La Asia plans to add nine new hotels, including one in Hung Hom, it said yesterday after posting a 42 per cent year-on-year increase in net profits.

Net profits for the year to December 2012, including a US$185 million revaluation gain on investment properties, rose to US$358.9 million.

22 Mar 2013 - 4:44am

HKIS rejects interim school site at Hung Hom

Parents fear joss paper and incense burning at local temples would harm their children's health. Photo: Felix Wong

The redevelopment of the Hong Kong International School's Repulse Bay campus has been put on hold after the management rejected a second temporary site offered by the Education Bureau.

The school has decided to drop its plan to move its lower primary pupils to the Hung Hom site currently occupied by the English Schools Foundation's Kowloon Junior School.

10 Jan 2013 - 4:34am 6 comments

Looking farther afield

Central holds a third of all available office space but interest has shifted to other areas such as Hung Hom. Photo: Jonathan Wong

In recent years, Hong Kong has been identified as the most expensive office market in the world due to high rents in Central. However, Central rents have fallen by over 16 per cent since the peak of the market in 2011 and vacancies have shot up during this time.

10 Oct 2012 - 3:00am

Summer Pop - Live in Hong Kong

Rock band Tai Chi and friends in concert. Aug 11, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2905 8134

15 Aug 2012 - 11:29pm

Educators upgrade IT roles

With information technology (IT) underpinning the way many schools and universities deliver and support programmes, IT professionals in the education sector frequently find themselves working on groundbreaking technology.

While the same can be said of IT professionals at corporations, the education sector presents a number of key differences.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

City Digest

Police arrest 14 in raid on triad gambling den

13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

One-woman training brand

Virginia Choi has come a long way since her United Christian Hospital (UCH) roots, where she worked in community relations (CR), offering social services, community mental health education and, eventually, into human resources (HR), focusing on staff training - the profession where she is now an industry leader.

7 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Students from mainland pay dearly for flats

Hong Kong landlords with flats close to universities are putting the screws on mainland students seeking accommodation by demanding pre-payment of up to one year's rent - plus two months' deposit in advance - before handing over the keys.

4 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

On the market

Scape in Chung Hom Kok

The new development enjoys a view of Chung Hom Wan, Stanley Bay and the South China Sea. Each of the eight detached houses has a pool and elevator. There are four types, with about 4,600 to 8,000 sq ft living space plus 2,200 to 4,500 sq ft outdoors.

Asking prices start at HK$230 million.

4 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Learning to serve

The number of arrivals to Hong Kong in 2011 hit a record high of almost 42 million, according to figures from the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB).

29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

'Shoe King' recovers properties from former lover

'King of Shoes' Patrick Tang Kim-kwan won a partial victory yesterday in a court battle to regain ownership of four properties he bought for his ex-mistress.

27 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Out shopping

Make the cut

24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Top degree for sector leaders

Doctor of Hotel and Tourism Management PolyU

The Doctor of Hotel and Tourism Management offered by the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) aims to train hospitality industry executives to excel in a volatile business environment.

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Make all the right moves

If you're a chess champ, here's your chance to shine on the big stage.

The Hong Kong Junior Chess Competition will be held on July 1 and 2 at Fashion World, Wonderful Worlds of Whampoa, in Hung Hom.

21 Jun 2012 - 12:00am