Mei Foo Sun Chuen

City Digest

Injunction angers Mei Foo residents

Monday, 27 February, 2012, 12:00am

City Digest

Developer wins injunction against Mei Foo protesters

11 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Marching to the beat of different drummers

From his 20th floor apartment in Mei Foo Sun Chuen, Lo Chung-cheong looks out from his living room on to an open expanse of park, highway, waterways and the faraway lights of Tsing Yi.

By this time next year, that view may be blocked by the construction of a tower block that will stand a few metres from the building in which Lo and about 400 other people live.

28 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Spectre of legal costs drove some residents out of fight

In one of three court cases involving the Mei Foo development, six of the hundreds of people who could potentially block the construction have agreed to be bound by an injunction sought by Billion Star. They have also consented not to prevent Billion Star from carrying out work on the site.

28 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

29 flee after fire breaks out in restaurant kitchen

Nine staff and 20 residents were evacuated after fire broke out in the kitchen of a restaurant on Pei Ho Street, Sham Shui Po, at about 9am yesterday. A worker was taken to hospital suffering smoke inhalation.

Judge orders unfair dismissal case to proceed

30 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Residents drop opposition to Mei Foo project

Six protesters, who object to the construction of a high-rise tower block development in Mei Foo Sun Chuen, agreed to be bound by an injunction sought by the developer.

20 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Eight on bail over vote-rig charges

Eight registered voters have been granted police bail after being arrested in connection with vote-rigging in the Mei Foo South constituency in Sham Shui Po district.

The four men and four women, aged 20 to 56, were accused of providing false information to the Registration and Electoral Office.

8 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Political turn at Mei Foo as protesters halt truck

The Mei Foo saga took a political turn yesterday, as a developer suspected of having links with the leading pro-establishment party tried to resume work on a disputed tower, three days after the incumbent Civic Party councillor was ousted at the polls.

10 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Mei Foo legal challenge thrown out

A Mei Foo resident yesterday lost her bid to challenge the Building Authority's approval of a 20-storey block on her estate at the High Court.

The Court of First Instance dismissed an application by Ho Mei-ling for a judicial review.

30 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Flat prices fall on economic fears

Sellers have begun cutting their asking prices for Hong Kong properties in response to growing uncertainty over the global economic outlook - creating new opportunities for buyers who until now have been priced out of home ownership.

17 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Resident asks for review of Mei Foo plan

A Mei Foo resident is pursuing a judicial review in an effort to overturn a decision to approve a developer's plans for a 20-storey building on her estate.

3 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Mei Foo residents claim another court victory in battle over high-rise

A developer who wants to build a controversial high-rise in Mei Foo Sun Chuen failed for a third time to get an interim injunction against protesters blocking a construction site.

Mei Foo residents, who object to the development, say they will lead the July 1 march today to celebrate their latest victory.

1 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Incensed woman wins HK$75,000 payout

A family who burned pungent incense in the corridor outside their high-rise flat has been ordered to pay HK$75,000 in compensation to a neighbour who took them to court.

The family was also told it must only burn environmentally friendly joss sticks in future, and they should be just 11centimetres long.

4 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Mei Foo injunction bid rejected a second time

The developer who wants to build a controversial high-rise in Mei Foo Sun Chuen failed a second time to get an interim injunction against protesters blocking the construction site.

31 May 2011 - 12:00am

City Digest

Sixth Jockey Club voting member on fraud charge

28 May 2011 - 12:00am