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Kowloon East

Kowloon East revamp to embrace creativity, planner tells Venice panel

Small businesses and creative industries will not be wiped out by the redevelopment of Kowloon East, says the man tasked to oversee the vast area's transformation into the city's next business district.

Sunday, 2 September, 2012, 3:04am

Factbox: Kowloon East Legco constituency

Number of voters 559,524

Winners in 2008

Chan Kam-lam (DAB) 53,472

Wong Kwok-kin (FTU) 50,320

Fred Li Wah-ming (DP) 48,124

Alan Leong Kah-kit 39,274

29 Aug 2012 - 3:27pm

Trade union stalwart joins battle for a 'super seat'

The battle for the five Legco 'super seats' in September's election is heating up, with a heavyweight of the Beijing-friendly Federation of Trade Unions joining the fray last night.

13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Civic Party insider fears for its electoral prospects

The Civic Party has made an early start on its Legislative Council election campaign - but one insider fears controversy over two court cases and the possible loss of two heavyweight lawmakers will make September's poll an uphill struggle for the group.

10 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Democratic Party official quits over brothel visit

The Democratic Party's chief executive resigned on Tuesday, hours after he was photographed by a newspaper leaving a one-woman brothel.

14 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

'Mad Dog' Wong faces three fringe candidates

Three more fringe candidates came forward yesterday to take on pan-democrat Wong Yuk-man when he fights to regain his Legco seat in West Kowloon in by-elections next month.

Six other candidates also filed their nomination papers ahead of today's deadline, taking the number who will contest the five by-elections on May 16 to at least 20.

8 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Sneak peek at Legco winners

Lawmakers Choy So-yuk of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong and Democrat Yeung Sum will lose their Hong Kong Island seats in next month's election, according to a poll co-sponsored by the South China Morning Post.

6 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Solo run gives Democrat more room to move

Democrat Wu Chi-wai will be running his fourth Legco election campaign in September but this time hopes that having a ticket of his own will make all the difference.

13 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Small developers cash in on office supply shortage in Kowloon

A shortage of supply has spurred small developers to aggressively put up office buildings in Kowloon's industrial districts.

With a flood of new stock coming to the market, property agents now expect downward pressure on office rents in Kowloon East.

19 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Detained democrat fails in election bid

Updated at 4.58pm: A Democrat candidate, jailed on the mainland after allegedly being caught with a prostitute failed in his bid to win a seat in the Legislative Council.

13 Sep 2004 - 12:00am