King's Road

'Chimney effect' theory in Quarry Bay blaze

Investigators inspect Chung Hing Mansion yesterday. Seven hundred residents were evacuated during the fire. Photo: Dickson Lee

The fire department has set up a special task force to investigate a fire on Wednesday night in a 47-year-old commercial-residential block in King's Road, Quarry Bay.

Friday, 16 November, 2012, 3:58am

Level-four blaze breaks out in Quarry Bay, 8 injured

Firemen arrive at the scene to tackle the level-four alarm fire, which broke out at Chung Hing Mansion, Pan Hoi Street in Quarry Bay.

Scores of firemen were early today struggling to contain a serious fire in a residential building in Quarry Bay, which left at least eight people injured.

All of the injured were sent to Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital for treatment. 

15 Nov 2012 - 8:15am

Park life

Life would seem to be sweet for the old couple next door. Their daughter moved them from the wilds of Ma On Shan to North Point to be closer to their grandchildren, giving them a luxuriously furnished flat convenient for every need and providing a maid. But the pair are not happy.

15 May 2012 - 12:00am

Wife of slain expatriate released on bail

Police have released the wife of an expatriate man whose badly beaten and bloody body was found in their flat in North Point 10 days ago.

The 38-year-old woman, named Eliza, who was arrested last Saturday, was released on bail.

20 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Week ahead


Hong Kong Sinfonietta Family Concert

Violinist James Cuddeford presents and plays along with the HK Sinfonietta on works by Rossini, Haydn, Elgar and Bartok. 2.30pm, ArtisTree, 1/F, Cornwall House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Road, Quarry Bay, free. Inquiries: 2836 3336


Gifted Education

6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Hope and Glory

Experiential exhibition featuring a series of interlinked multi-media installations, including Galactus (detail), above, by Simon Birch's The Birch Foundation. Daily, 10am-10pm, 1/F Cornwall House, TaiKoo Place, 979 King's Road, Quarry Bay. Inquiries: 2810 0065. Ends May 30

17 May 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Mobile phone shop burgled

About 200 mobile phones and 50 SIM cards worth HK$370,000, as well as HK$30,000 in cash, were stolen from a mobile phone shop in King's Road, North Point, yesterday. Police were called to the store at about 11am when a female employee arrived for work and found the security guard's padlock damaged.

Dozy drunk loses valuables

17 May 2009 - 12:00am

Deck the halls and decorate the tree

Decorate our Christmas tree. You can use pencils, crayons, paint, glitter - anything you like. The more imaginative the better.

The competition will be judged in two categories - for 11 years and under, and 12-18 years old.

To enter:

Send your entry with your name, age, school and contact details to:

Christmas Competition

14 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Promenade plan to open eastern harbourfront

Walkway proposed from Causeway Bay to North Point

A boardwalk under the Island Eastern Corridor is among ideas to be included in a study on revitalising disjointed waterfront sites from Causeway Bay to Lei Yue Mun.

The Planning Department will commission a 20-month study this year and seek ideas from the public.

20 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

Man held for throwing furniture from King's Road flat window

11 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Man arrested after Quarry Bay knife attack

7 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Newsagent injured in hit and run accident

29 May 2006 - 12:00am

Kerry to build office tower at Quarry Bay site

Kerry Properties has bought the headquarters of Hong Kong Tobacco in Quarry Bay for $718.9 million.

The developer plans to rebuild the industrial building into an office tower at a cost of at least $2.7 billion.

According to the Land Registry, Kerry Properties bought the building at 865 King's Road on an accommodation value of $1,307 per square foot on 13 March.

29 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Gold robbers strike again at notorious Fortress Hill bus stop

It looks like an ordinary bus stop, on Route 106 from Wong Tai Sin to Siu Sai Wan, but it's the place where gold and jewellery worth more than $1.7 million has been stolen in less than a year.

Robbers struck yesterday for the third time in 11 months at the stop in Fortress Hill, on King's Road outside the Sing Pao Building.

19 Mar 2005 - 12:00am


Hong Kong Photographs

So Hing-keung exhibits a selection of photographs of the city, many of which are double-exposed and sepia-toned, resulting in complex, fractured views of Hong Kong. 1/F Devon House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Road, Quarry Bay. Inquiries: 2844 5094. Ends Sep 16

8 Sep 2004 - 12:00am