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Kwun Tong Station

City Digest

Pro-democracy coffers swelled by rally

Tuesday, 3 July, 2012, 12:00am

Lawmakers demand fair hearing for MTR claims

Legislators have urged the government to set up an independent commission to hear complaints arising from MTR construction work, saying the present system is unfair to property owners.

24 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Doctor jailed four months for indecent assault

14 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Malls bring out their exquisite baubles

The Lunar New Year is just two weeks away and the shopping malls, which thrive on such festivities, are all about celebration and decorations.

On Monday, Times Square in Causeway Bay and the APM mall in Kwun Tong launched their Lunar New Year campaigns. Times Square booked model-actress Chrissie Chau Sau-na (below), while APM had model Marie Zhuge.

19 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

First baby of the new year born on stroke of midnight

Helping other women give birth is very much a part of the daily routine for midwife Noella Tsang.

But she was taken by surprise when her own baby arrived four days early to become Hong Kong's first birth of 2011 on the stroke of midnight.

2 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Warehouse worker guilty of arson

9 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

The buzz

One night every March, art lovers of all persuasions go from gallery to gallery with a glass of wine in one hand and a programme in the other for ArtWalk, taking in the wide variety of works that Hong Kong's commercial and independent art spaces have to offer.

30 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Sales pass 600-mark in industrial sector

Sales of Hong Kong industrial properties surged nearly 30 per cent to more than 600 last month, but the activity will fall to 500 deals this month, say property agents.

There were 627 deals clinched in August, representing 29.3 per cent more than the 485 deals recorded in July, according to Centaline Property Agency.

8 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Officials opt not to prosecute hawker, 74

22 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Man acquitted after death of witness

A judge intended to call for a retrial of a man convicted of nudging a woman with the lower part of his body on the MTR, but a key witness has died of an illness. Madam Justice Judianna Barnes Wai-ling acquitted Tung Sin-yung of indecent assault yesterday after he appealed to the Court of First Instance, saying it was unclear whether the man seen assaulting a passenger was Tung.

5 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Quotes of the Week

I will be very happy to see you on a hot day

Kwun Tong magistrate Jason Wan Siu-ming, giving ice-cream vendor Chu Chung-wah a pat on the back after imposing a symbolic fine of HK$100 for a guilty plea forced on him by overzealous food inspectors and prosecutors

29 May 2010 - 12:00am

Policeman accused of drug trafficking

A police sergeant and two suspected syndicate members appeared in Kwun Tong Court yesterday over drug trafficking. The Independent Commission Against Corruption alleges Paul Lai Kwong-hing, 38, trafficked 17 grams of heroin at his home on Tuesday. Chu Kam-yuen, 47, and Wong Kam-pang, 45, both unemployed, were also charged with possession of apparatus intended for injection of drugs.

28 May 2010 - 12:00am

Store owner severely burned in blast

A grocery store owner, 53, was fighting for his life last night after suffering severe burns in an explosion that occurred when he was examining an electrical switch box in Kwun Tong. He went to check the box in a metre room near his shop on Cha Kwo Ling Road following a power outage in his store. He suffered serious burns to his head and body, and yelled for help.

28 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Two in court accused of promenade murder

An insurance agent and an unemployed man appeared in court yesterday charged with murdering a woman on the Tsim Sha Tsui East promenade just before the Lunar New Year holiday.

16 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Biography

Hu Xiangqian's Sun (above) and works by fellow-Chinese artists Li Ming, Li Mu, Tang Dixin and Zhao Zhao express generational attitudes that are alternately personal, rebellious, indifferent and absurd. Daily, 10am-7pm, Osage Kwun Tong, 5/F Kian Dai Industrial Building, 73-75 Hung To Rd, Kwun Tong. Inquiries: 2793 4817. Ends Feb 28

2 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

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