Jimmy Leung

Higher density housing is the best solution, Jimmy Leung says

Jimmy Leung Cheuk-fai. Photo: Edward Wong

The government may allow higher development density in the future to meet housing needs, outgoing director of planning Jimmy Leung Cheuk-fai said.

Saturday, 8 December, 2012, 4:10am

Girl, 14, held in love row

A 14-YEAR-OLD schoolgirl was arrested after she allegedly attacked a 15-year-old fellow student in a row over a boy.

The 15-year-old - armed with an iron ruler - had gone to the younger girl's classroom at the Rosaryhill School in Stubbs Road, Mid-Levels, to accuse her of 'stealing' her boyfriend.

18 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Loudspeaker theft thwarted

MARINE Police arrested nine mainlanders and seized 12,810 loudspeakers on board a fishing vessel off Tsing Yi power station early yesterday.

A security guard at the Harbour Container Depot, south of Tsing Yi beach, alerted police at 2.25 am that people were taking goods from a container.

28 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Teenage sisters overdose on pills

TWO sisters aged 14 and 15 were in comas last night after swallowing a large quantity of sleeping pills.

Police found a suicide note written by the 15-year-old in their Yue Shun House flat in Chai Wan.

The girl reportedly wrote to her mother that she was sorry she had done something wrong and could not face the future.

22 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Negligence probe over shooting

A POLICE officer whose sister-in-law shot herself dead with his revolver is being investigated for negligence.

The 39-year-old officer put his gun on the balcony of the Chai Wan home of Chan Lai-sim, 31, when he arrived for dinner on Sunday night.

Chan got up during dinner to go to the toilet and shot herself through the temple at the Wan Tsui Estate flat.

8 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Police to advise church

POLICE will visit a Happy Valley church to give advice following two burglaries within two weeks.

The St Margaret's Church in Broadwood Road was burgled on September 25, although a staff member said the case was not reported because it was 'no big deal'.

4 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Men held over rape of girl, 16

POLICE have arrested six men, four of whom are believed to have gang-raped a 16-year-old schoolgirl in a car on a remote construction site in Tsing Yi yesterday.

The arrests were made after police found a man having sex with a girl who appeared to be unconscious in the vehicle on a work site at the junction of Cheung Fai and Cheung Tat roads at 3.45 am.

28 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Man loses finger in ambush

WAN CHAI detectives are investigating a savage attack in which a businessman lost his finger.

Restaurant shareholder Cheng Hop-fai, 50, was attacked by two men armed with knives as he got out of his Mercedes-Benz in Jaffe Road just before 9.30 am yesterday.

One of his fingers was chopped off as he tried to defend himself from the attackers.

17 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Girl, 4, plunges 10 floors to death

A FOUR-YEAR-OLD girl fell to her death yesterday after her mother left their Shamshuipo home to take her brother to school.

When the woman returned to the 11th floor flat in the Manor Centre, Un Chau Street, 10 minutes later, Chow Pui-shan was missing.

The girl's body was found shortly afterwards on the first-floor podium.

21 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Killing linked to China property row

THE execution-style killing of a businessman near Mongkok railway station has been linked to a business dispute over China property.

Hui Hau-yee, 34, who emigrated to the territory from Shantou more than 10 years ago, was shot four times by two gunmen on Monday night.

20 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Case with $600,000 grabbed

A BUSINESSMAN'S plan to buy a flat was foiled when his briefcase containing $600,000 in cash was snatched by four men in Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday.

Lai Ah-wan, 69, was waiting in an Austin Road restaurant for a friend after withdrawing $600,000 from the Hang Seng Bank at the junction of Nathan Road and Pak Hoi Street.

11 Jun 1994 - 12:00am

Stroke of luck saves rubbish worker

CHAN LAI-MUI loaded and unloaded rubbish in Tan Kwai Village for 20 years - but was away from her post for five vital minutes yesterday.

The commotion and shouting brought her hurrying back to find that a runaway goods van had crashed over the spot where she always stood.

25 May 1994 - 12:00am

Five held following sex attack

QUICK police action led to the arrest of five men following the alleged rape of a 17-year-old schoolgirl in Tsim Sha Tsui early yesterday.

Police said 10 patrolling officers raced to the scene after they were alerted by a pedestrian near the Hong Kong Cultural Centre.

10 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

women rescued form kidnap ordeal

POLICE arrested five suspected kidnappers, rescued a 27-year-old woman and recovered $50,000 in ransom money early yesterday.

The victim, who works in an entertainment agency, was found by the side of Tai Po Road near St Christopher's Home at about 7.40 am. She was not injured.

26 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Stolen trawler in collision with dredger

A DEEP-SEA trawler, stolen from Marine Police detention, collided with a dredger off Repulse Bay early yesterday.

Dredger crew members saw no one on board the 20-metre trawler. None of the 35 crew on the dredger, J. F. J. De Nul, were injured.

The trawler was seen taking in water from the bow after the collision.

25 Jan 1994 - 12:00am