A plan to conserve a row of historic shophouses in Mong Kok's flower market has been delayed indefinitely, with the Urban Renewal Authority acquiring only half of the properties there.Monday, 8 April, 2013, 5:21am
The Hong Kong government will launch a fire safety inspection operation of 6,500 buildings near hawker stalls this summer, Acting Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said on Tuesday morning.11 Jun 2015 - 4:33pm
The row between ATV and Citi Telecom (CTI) has intensified, after ATV executive director James Shing Pan-yu accused CTI head Ricky Wong Wai-kay of obtaining confidential information from ATV.25 Nov 2012 - 3:35am
Air ventilation in Kowloon City and its neighbouring districts will become as bad as Mong Kok and Yau Ma Tei if the government adds more flats at Kai Tak, a former government adviser fears.
Edward Ng Yan-yung, a professor of architecture at Chinese University, gave advice on the development of the site of the former airport during the early planning stages.26 Oct 2012 - 4:16am
The Urban Renewal Authority's "Sneaker Street" commercial and residential project in Mong Kok has received an overwhelming response, with 12 developers putting in tenders.13 Sep 2012 - 3:00am
Scandinavian florist Stein Are Hansen is bringing his flower power to Hong Kong next week, when he will hold two masterclasses in flower arranging at the Langham hotels in Mong Kok and Tsim Sha Tsui.12 Sep 2012 - 3:29am
Four more jailed for vote-rigging4 Sep 2012 - 2:40am
Hong Kong's 4,000 hawkers are to be offered money from a HK$200 million subsidy scheme aimed at improving the environment and fire safety of their stalls.
The scheme was announced by the health minister yesterday at a time when fire hazards in hawker areas are under scrutiny after the Fa Yuen Street fire that killed nine people in Mong Kok last November.4 Sep 2012 - 8:46am
The deadly blaze that claimed nine lives in a Mong Kok building last November rang an alarm bell about the safety of tens of thousands of subdivided flats in the city. Eight months later, however, the tragedy appears to have been largely forgotten.31 Aug 2012 - 2:13am
An unemployed man with multiple convictions was jailed for five-and-a-half years yesterday for disfiguring a prostitute.
Sentencing Chan Wah-yim, 63, Mr Justice Albert Wong Sung-hau said women generally were concerned about their appearance and that this was especially so for the victim because of the nature of her work.30 Aug 2012 - 3:36am
Five men were each sentenced to two months in jail yesterday for vote-rigging in last November's district council election.
Questions, however, linger as to who masterminded the scam, despite several people being convicted over giving false addresses when registering to vote.29 Aug 2012 - 3:14am
Eight people were each jailed for two months yesterday for vote-rigging in last November's district council elections.28 Aug 2012 - 3:20am
Firefighters rescued more than 40 people from a block of flats after fire broke out in a subdivided flat in Mong Kok yesterday.
Six people said they felt unwell from inhaling smoke, but no serious injuries were reported. The Buildings Department said it would check whether unauthorised works had been carried out in the flat.25 Aug 2012 - 8:28am
Illegal construction work, blamed for the high death toll in the deadly Mong Kok blaze last year, is back in evidence at the fire-damaged building.24 Aug 2012 - 3:22am
Shop 5, 13/F Langham Place 8 Argyle Street, Mong Kok Tel: 2148 100915 Aug 2012 - 11:11pm