Kowloon City District

Residents call on city to bury hearse problem

Funeral homes and car repair shops among big issues in the Kowloon City District.

The constant presence of hearses from nearby funeral homes and noise from car repair shops are two major concerns for residents that emerged from a public consultation on redevelopment of the Kowloon City District.

Wednesday, 1 May, 2013, 5:47am

Residents help to pick areas for revamp in Kowloon City

Three dilapidated areas in Kowloon City covering about 30 streets have been identified as priority redevelopment zones under a plan backed by residents and district councillors.

The zones have been chosen under a new redevelopment policy under which communities are encouraged to get involved in selection rather than being dictated to by the Urban Renewal Authority.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

City Digest

Green groups press C.Y. on country park enclaves

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

On the market

Yukon Court, Mid-Levels West

15 Aug 2012 - 10:42pm

Tears, smiles as school allocations revealed

There was joy for some and tears for others yesterday as parents learned whether their children had won places in the primary schools of their choice for the coming academic year.

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Outlook & Living - Central Kowloon

Satisfying demand

A key source of new supply will come from three plots of land sold at auction in 2010 - Kerry Properties' 1 Ede Road, and Chinachem's 3 Ede Road and 5 Inverness Road.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

Best of both worlds

Kowloon Tong's Garden City concept was the brainchild of British architect Ebenezer Howard. He envisaged homes that enjoy the convenience of a metropolis, and the serenity and beauty that nature offers.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

Looking to the future

Kai Tak has been earmarked as a huge multidimensional development next to Victoria Harbour since the airport relocated in Chek Lap Kok in 1998.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

Here's a suggestion for the hapless arts hub's new name: West Kowloon

The objectives of Michael Lynch, chief executive of the arts hub authority, for changing the name 'West Kowloon Cultural District' are understandable.

24 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Tunnel lanes reopen after fire

Part of the Lion Rock Tunnel reopened yesterday after a fire broke out last week, closing the Kowloon-bound side for three days.

Three out of four lanes were opened, but the slow lane will be closed for one more week.

The Highways Department said it hoped to finish repairs by March 22. Drivers have been using the Sha Tin-bound side.

13 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

3 lanes to open in fire-hit tunnel

Three out of four lanes in the Lion Rock Tunnel will reopen today, according to the Transport Department, but the slow lane damaged by Thursday's fire will remain closed until repairs are completed.

Highways Department chief engineer Yung Kin-yee said yesterday that all repairs should be finished by March 22, but did not say whether the fourth lane would be operational.

12 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

U.S. campaign to lure cruise line operators

Top executives from Worldwide Flight Services will fly from Hong Kong to Miami tomorrow to kick off a marketing and promotion campaign to lure cruise lines, operators and retailers to the Kai Tak cruise terminal.

9 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Temporary Bruce Lee exhibit may open in 2013

A planned five-year museum exhibition on late kung fu legend Bruce Lee received approval from a lawmakers' panel yesterday, bringing the HK$24.8 million plan to commemorate the movie star closer to fruition.

The exhibition, which will cover 650 square metres, is intended to be staged at the Heritage Museum in Sha Tin, hopefully from the first half of next year.

11 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

New role sought for old hangar

Rusted and empty, the old Royal Air Force hangar stands obscured by thick undergrowth and high-rises, its wartime role half a century ago remembered only by a few aviation and history buffs trying to prevent it from falling further into obscurity.

19 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

RTHK Quartet Second Anniversary Concert

Cellist Laurent Perrin, viola player Elvis Chan Tsz-shun and violinists Li Hoai-nam and Ayako Ichimaru (left) play works by Mendelssohn and Shostakovich. Dec 6, 8pm, Studio 1, Radio Television HK, 30 Broadcast Drive, Kowloon Tong, free with ticket. Inquiries: 2339 6425

6 Dec 2011 - 12:00am