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Kowloon Tong Station

'We've been travelling home from midnight till dawn'

Some Hongkongers get annoyed waiting more than a couple of minutes for a train. So imagine having to wait all night.

Wednesday, 25 July, 2012, 12:00am

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Everyone can post a letter free on October 9

30 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

In Brief

Taxis, truck in collision

Two taxi drivers were injured in a three-vehicle collision in Kowloon Tong yesterday. The accident happened as the two taxis and a truck were travelling along Waterloo Road at about 5.20am. The taxi drivers were taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital. All three drivers passed breathalyser tests.

2 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

HK$10.3b deficit for quarter

Government expenditure in the quarter from April to June was HK$71.1 billion compared with revenue of HK$60.8 billion, resulting in a deficit of HK$10.3 billion. The fiscal reserves stood at HK$509.9 billion as at June 30.

81 women arrested in vice raids

31 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Fare rise on four minibus routes postponed

A planned 8 per cent rise in fares on four minibus routes in Hong Kong Island East has been put on hold. The undersecretary for transport and housing, Yau Shing-mu, said the decision was made after taking into account the burden such a rise would put on the public.

29 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Paramedics help deliver baby in taxi

A mainland woman gave birth to a son in a taxi in Kowloon Tong shortly after arriving from Shenzhen yesterday. The woman, 26, crossed the border with her sister, 27, yesterday morning and started to feel labour pains on the way to St Teresa's Hospital in Kowloon City. The driver pulled over in Cornwall Street and called police shortly after 10am.

8 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Fresh ideas and an eye for design will win you an internship at MikliStudio

Eyewear genius Alain Mikli was back in town on Friday to promote a new Festival Walk store and a local eyewear design competition. At the ceremony, it was announced the winners would be flown to his MikliStudio in Paris for an internship with all expenses paid.

23 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Deadline for MTR's report on fare blunder

The MTR Corporation has been given three days by the government to submit a report regarding the 230 commuters who were overcharged for fares deducted from their Octopus cards at Kowloon Tong station two weeks ago.

25 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Man's leap onto KCR tracks prompts call for screen doors

KCRC services were delayed by up to 20 minutes yesterday after a man jumped onto the track at Kowloon Tong station as a Lowu-bound train was approaching.

The 48-year-old man, surnamed Yim, was taken in an ambulance to Caritas Hospital in a satisfactory condition.

3 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

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