A tenant has complained that he was forced out of his village house, zoned for redevelopment, by property developer Cheung Kong (Holdings) just hours after signing a compensation agreement with the Urban Renewal Authority.Tuesday, 19 May, 2009, 12:00am
A woman was in a serious condition in Queen Elizabeth Hospital last night after corrosive acid was poured on her face in Kowloon City. The woman, 40, was at the junction of Tak Ku Ling and Nga Tsin Wai roads when attacked at about 11.30am. Police said a man thought to be between 20 and 30 approached her and poured the acid before fleeing on foot.26 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
Caterers under a cloud
The Independent Commission Against Corruption received 68 corruption reports concerning the catering industry in the first nine months of this year. Thirty-two people were prosecuted.
Security guards robbed26 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
Urban Renewal Authority managing director Billy Lam Chung-lun says he has decided to retire because he wants to take a break and spend more time with his family.
'It has been my honour to serve URA and play a part in advancing urban renewal in Hong Kong,' said Mr Lam, 59, who has led the authority since it was set up six years ago.13 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
After years of debate, URA begins process of resuming homes in Nga Tsin Wai
The Urban Renewal Authority took the first step yesterday in its project to turn the last urban walled village into a conservation park, ending a nine-year debate.
It began the resumption process of the 800-year-old village by launching a population survey of about 60 households.3 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Cheung Kong (Holdings) - owner of most of Kowloon's last walled village, which is scheduled for redevelopment - has denied government archaeologists permission to survey the site before demolition work begins.29 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
How should the insect problem be tackled?
Insects such as mosquitoes tend to be a bigger problem in the countryside.
The best way to deal with the problem is action by citizens and officials.19 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
Should there be more support for students with poor exam results?
Hong Kong is now a knowledge-based society.
Many students think the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination is an important key to success. Therefore, they are under a great deal of pressure and this may affect their performance in the exams.10 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
The government yesterday took the unusual step of seeking Legislative Council support for relocating residents of Hong Kong's oldest urban village before proposals for its redevelopment have been finalised.19 Jul 2007 - 12:00am
Historic village folk may be paid and moved before plan completed17 Jul 2007 - 12:00am