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Lung Cheung Road

In Brief

Junk call register opens

Tuesday, 4 March, 2008, 12:00am

In Brief

Heart attack suspected in death

A woman, 73, died while hanging clothes in her public housing flat at Magnolia House, Ma Tau Wai Estate, in Kowloon City early yesterday. Police suspected she had a heart attack.

Drink-driver unhurt in crash

28 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Man in shopping-bag hood robs gem shop

A man using a ParknShop bag as a hood robbed a jewellery shop in Wong Tai Sin yesterday. The man, carrying a grey backpack, stole HK$41,000 worth of jewellery about 30 minutes after the shop in Fung Tak Street opened. He broke the counter's reinforced glass after hitting it with a hammer more than 10 times.

10 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Eight injured as bus runs out of control

Eight people were injured when a runaway double-decker bus rammed an anti-crash barrier, dragging it across Lung Cheung Road in Wong Tai Sin and blocking traffic.

The accident happened at 2pm when the Kowloon Motor Bus No268C was travelling along the Kwun Tong-bound lane of Lung Cheung Road outside Phoenix House.

12 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Letters

Tide of change

Rupert Chan resembles King Canute in his valiant attempt to man the defences against the tide of linguistic change in Hong Kong ('Linguistic paths', December 7).

13 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Slope advertising idea on the slide as interest in pilot scheme subsides

A government-backed initiative to raise cash by selling advertising space on Hong Kong's many slopes appears to have slid into trouble.

Eight months after the tenancy for a slope in Lung Cheung Road in Kowloon - one of two in a pilot scheme to test the market - expired in June last year, there has been no new taker.

9 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Three hurt in two accidents on same stretch of road

Three people were injured in two separate accidents in Lung Cheung Road, Wong Tai Sin, yesterday. A car driver, 21, and his female passenger, 16, were hurt when their vehicle skidded in heavy rain near Tin Ma Court at about 1am. They were taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The man was in stable condition while the girl was discharged.

25 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Suspicious vehicle fires

Three coaches were burnt out in Lung Cheung Road near Phoenix House, San Po Kong, yesterday morning in what police suspect was arson.

22 Jan 2001 - 12:00am

'Battering ram' cars torched

Two stolen cars were set alight after being used to ram a motor parts shop in Wo Yi Hop Road, Kwai Chung. The cars sped off after one of them broke open the shop's roller shutter. No property was taken, police said. One vehicle was found ablaze in the Kwun Tong-bound lane of Lung Cheung Road in Shekkipmei after being stolen in Mongkok.

6 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Slopes could prove advertising goldmine

A proposal to allow advertisements on the 8,700 slopes alongside busy highways could generate millions of dollars a year in revenue.

But some people fear the move could endanger drivers.

Under the Civil Engineering Department scheme, a slope would be rented for three years and the tenant would be responsible for regular maintenance.

25 Jan 2000 - 12:00am

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