Kowloon Station

Appeal by triad gangsters thrown out

Nine men jailed for staging a gangland tribute to the slain leader of a faction of one of Hong Kong's most powerful triad gangs - the Sun Yee On - had their appeal thrown out yesterday.

Tuesday, 24 July, 2012, 12:00am

Edison Chen shows zest for fashion at new Juice boutique

Edison Chen Koon-hei was in Tsim Sha Tsui this week for the opening of his new Juice clothing store in the basement of the Woodhouse shopping mall.

The star, who was sporting a mohawk, said the Nathan Road shop would sell more accessible street wear brands compared to the Causeway Bay location.

20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Woobar

1 Austin Road West, Kowloon Station, Kowloon. Tel: 3717 2222

12 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Children try jobs for size in role-playing

Role-playing is one of the most important parts of a child's playtime activity. It allows them to stretch their imagination, gain familiarity with their surroundings and learn how to voluntarily submit their impulses to self-defined boundaries.

28 May 2012 - 12:00am

Letters

Bar staff have ashtrays for smokers

I could not agree more with Gibson Wong Lok-tak ('Many bars now ignore smoking ban', May 9).

The stagnant air sickens people, particularly in upstairs bars, and nobody seems to care about this situation.

17 May 2012 - 12:00am

Leung's vision for culture must protect last shards of TST's pre-colonial heritage

Your editorial ('Cultural heritage worth fighting for', May 6) speaks of the 150 years of colonial history and fine traditions and practices that should be preserved for the enjoyment of locals and visitors alike.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

Briefs

Officials foil lobster smuggling operation

6 May 2012 - 12:00am

The Golden Circle

Introduction

Welcome to the Golden Circle, the cluster of modern high-rise apartments in West Kowloon and Tsim Sha Tsui, next to the West Kowloon Cultural Centre.

Just 21 minutes from the airport, and with the Express Rail Link Terminal due to go into operation in three years' time, the Golden Circle is destined to become Hong Kong's gateway to the mainland.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

Letters

Unacceptable delays at MTR station

Ever since the MTR shifted the East Rail Line terminus from Tsim Sha Tsui East to Hung Hom, service on Sundays has slowed down.

30 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Safety checks initiative is news to most owners

Compulsory safety checks on buildings more than 30 years old will be launched this summer - but many of those who will be affected by the checks have never heard of the scheme, a survey found.

16 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Museums to gear up for future

Hong Kong's museums, under fire for problems ranging from outdated displays to bad cafe food, are set for an upgrade as they face looming competition from the West Kowloon Cultural District.

Government plans outlined yesterday after a two-year study will begin with a facelift for the Museum of Art in Tsim Sha Tsui to make it more visible and accessible.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

'Give arts hub Venetian touch'

A proposed monorail for the West Kowloon Cultural District could be replaced with more eco-friendly transport, the arts hub authority told Town Planning Board members when it introduced its master layout plan yesterday.

10 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Tough choice to make at No10 for Club's coach

Former Irish Under-21 World Cup player Mike Glancy will go head-to-head with Hong Kong-born Jamie Hood in the battle to secure the starting No 10 spot for Newedge Club in Saturday's Grand Championship final against Altus Kowloon.

1 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Letters

Mansion must be preserved

I wish to take issue with those who argue that Ho Tung Gardens is not worth saving.

This singular and handsome mansion, with its Chinese tiled turrets and elegant arched openings and balconies, is on view to any who walk around Mount Kellett Road near the Matilda International Hospital.

1 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Church abusing its privileged position as caretaker of Kowloon landmark

That local Catholic and Anglican church leaders should accuse ordinary Hong Kong people of being selfish is stunning in view of the ruthless manner in which both churches pursue their own ends. They ignore the broader interests of the community at large when these are in contrast to their own objectives.

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

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