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Kwun Tong

Wheelock to sell second tower at One Bay East in Kwun Tong

Following last year's HK$4.5 billion sale of an office tower in Kwun Tong, Wheelock Properties will soon dispose of the second building in the twin-tower development.

Monday, 17 March, 2014, 7:02pm

Dying Kwun Tong town centre awaits revival

Yue Man Square, which was once the bustling heart of Kwun Tong, lies half empty after the original businesses moved out and the Urban Renewal Authority was unable to re-let their units temporarily - because of illegal structures.

16 Mar 2013 - 5:13am

Kwun Tong alley shopkeepers stand their ground against URA

Three months before a deadline to move out, 28 small businesses in a Kwun Tong alley stand in the way of the Urban Renewal Authority's biggest project ever. The businesses, in their makeshift shops in Yan Shun Lane, are among the last holdouts in the Kwun Tong town centre redevelopment area.

16 Mar 2013 - 6:53am 1 comment

Plans to gentrify Kwun Tong threaten its music and arts scene

It's a Saturday evening on Kwun Tong promenade, formerly known as the public cargo working area. Under the flyover stretching alongside it, children are dancing to electro music being played by a DJ. This is the Forgotten Dreams Carnival, an arts and music event originally planned for last year.

4 Mar 2013 - 10:37am

Letters to the Editor, January 21, 2013

Top ranking a poisoned chalice

I refer to the report ("Populist policies 'threaten HK's reign as freest economy'", January 11).

The US organisation with the pompous title, the Heritage Foundation, has given this top spot to the city "since the ranking started in 1995".

21 Jan 2013 - 3:35am 2 comments

District councillors and residents oppose housing plans

A government plan to rezone land for housing use yesterday ran into opposition from communities and a member of the Executive Council, despite the chief executive's calls for support.

9 Jan 2013 - 5:17am 1 comment

9,000 counterfeit credit cards seized in Kwun Tong

Nearly 9,000 unfinished fake credit cards have been seized in a raid on a Kwun Tong flat, the largest haul of its kind in a decade.

Two people living in the public housing flat at Yau Tong Estate were arrested during the operation, carried out about 5pm on Thursday.

24 Nov 2012 - 3:30am

New health facilities and footbridge to be built in Kwun Tong

A new pedestrian link and health centre will be provided in Kwun Tong under a redevelopment project now under way, say officials.

The HK$95 million footbridge and HK$105 million health centre were designed to cater to the needs of a growing and ageing population in the area, the Development Bureau said.

21 Nov 2012 - 3:52am

Police officer leaves 18 notebooks on bus to Kwun Tong

Police have set up a working group led by a deputy commissioner to find ways to better handle material carrying personal data after a series of privacy leaks.

The latest incident happened yesterday when a constable left 18 notebooks on a bus.

Earlier this month two fixed-penalty traffic tickets were lost separately.

31 Oct 2012 - 3:19am

'King of Kowloon' Tsang Tsou-choi's surviving street art threatened

While a graffiti work by the "King of Kowloon" has made its way to a public museum, one of the last remaining authentic street works by Tsang Tsou-choi is slowly decaying, its future still a muddle.

22 Sep 2012 - 4:00am

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