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Lam Tin

16 hurt by runaway concrete mixer in Lam Tin

A taxi was mangled almost beyond recognition and its occupants seriously hurt. Photo: David Wong

Sixteen people were injured yesterday when the driver of a concrete mixer lost control on a road in Lam Tin, with the truck hitting six other vehicles before it rolled on its side and came to a stop.

Tuesday, 9 April, 2013, 4:26am

On the market, August 15, 2012

On the market, August 15, 2012

The Cullinan, Kowloon Station

The 1,221 sq flat has three bedrooms and offers an excellent sea view. Completed in 2009, the development is located above Kowloon Station. It is close to the Elements shopping centre and Hong Kong's tallest office tower, the International Commerce Centre.

Asking price: HK$30.3 million

15 Aug 2012 - 5:53pm

The image makers

One of Tang Lai-ming's more vivid memories is of a family picnic when she was little. After a pleasant day out, she was disappointed when her brother was asked to take a portrait of the family.

1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Studies to test feasibility of cave projects

The government is moving towards burying bits of the city - the unsightly ones - in underground caverns, freeing up more land for housing and economic development, according to officials.

21 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Couple held for leaving baby in corridor

A couple who left their five-month-old son unattended late at night in a corridor at a block of flats in Kwun Tong were arrested yesterday.

Police were also looking for the father of a six-year-old boy accused of beating the child with a hanger at their home in Lam Tin.

23 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Planners think big for Kowloon East

A HK$12 billion monorail system and the rebranding of a 'dull and remote' district are key elements in plans to turn Kowloon East into the city's second central business district (CBD2), double the size of Central, officials said yesterday.

14 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

City Digest

Police draw guns to subdue man with knives

12 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Doctor seeks to evict his parents

A medical doctor who reported his father to police for criminal intimidation has now sought a court order to expel his parents' from their home in Lam Tin .

27 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

letters

Tough road for young athletes

I will be in the first batch of students doing the HKDSE and am a member of a junior sports squad.

It is hard to strike the right balance.

Being an athlete in Hong Kong is not easy. Unlike in the United States, Hong Kong athletes are always struggling because of poor government funding.

20 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

letters

Two-parent families best for children

Family is the most important part of everyone's life. Parents give us all of life's necessities such as food and shelter. They also give so much more with their love and care.

Many studies have shown that children who live in a happy family are healthier physically and mentally.

16 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Traffic hit after another pipe bursts

A burst underground water pipe forced the day-long closure of three of the four lanes on a major road in Lam Tin yesterday, causing serious traffic disruption.

7 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

The buzz

Anniversaries are funny things. While husbands forget them at their peril and youngsters wish away the days leading up to their birthdays, anniversaries also affirm how far we have come, our important victories and also our good fortune.

19 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

2 held after tussle over payment for frogs

A shopper and a stall keeper were arrested after a struggle in the Tak Tin shopping centre in Lam Tin. The shopper, 60, insisted on paying HK$19.50 in coins for a catty of frogs. The stall keeper, 47, rejected the coins and allegedly threatened the shopper with a knife, while the shopper reportedly said he was a triad member.

16 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Window faults prompt closer scrutiny

More random checks on the workmanship and quality of materials for window components supplied for Housing Authority projects have been imposed after some 100,000 windows in blocks at Lam Tin and Upper Ngau Tau Kok estates had to be fixed because of substandard hinges. The repair work is expected to be completed by August.

19 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

school news

St Antonius Girls' College

St Antonius Girls' College held a Life Wide Learning Day on April 15 for Form Two students. The event aimed to help them improve their English and understand the environment.

The day trip to the Hong Kong Wetland Park consisted of a workshop and a walking tour.

24 May 2010 - 12:00am

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