Ping Shek Estate

HK$135m facelift for old people's homes

Secretary for Transport and Housing Eva Cheng yesterday visited Ping Shek Estate where a HK$135 million revitalisation scheme is due to commence early next year. She said that the scheme would not affect how much rent the tenants, who are mostly elderly, are charged.

Thursday, 11 February, 2010, 12:00am

Facelift for Ping Shek Estate

The Housing Department will spend HK$45.8 million to improve Ping Shek Estate at Kwun Tong. The work includes new lifts and extending lift access to additional floors. It would also introduce 'green roofs', in which plants create a cooler environment, the department said.

11 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

32 more old estates to be targeted in authority's inspection programme

The Housing Authority has plans to expand the comprehensive structural investigation programme to cover 32 more old estates after the current exercise is completed this year.

Oi Man in Ho Man Tin, completed in 1974; Shek Kip Mei, completed in 1976; and Nam Shan in Sham Shui Po, completed in 1977 are among the 32 estates on the list to be inspected.

21 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Kowloon facelift plan condemned

An ambitious plan to transform four ageing Kowloon districts into upmarket areas has been condemned by legislators as pointless and a threat to residents, who fear eviction.

17 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Police appeal on missing pair

Police have appealed for information on two elderly men, Cheung Chun-nam, 78, and Ng Siu-sum, 72, who have been reported missing. Mr Cheung left his Ping Shek Estate home in Ngau Tau Kok on June 19, 1997, while Mr Ng left a home for the elderly in North Point last Thursday and failed to return.

23 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Crane kills worker

A 49-year-old worker was killed after he was hit by a crane on a work site in Ping Shek Estate. The site safety manager called police after the victim, surnamed Cheung, was found unconscious behind the crane at about 11.15am.

14 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Grandmother arrested over boy dumped at sport ground

A woman has been arrested for allegedly abandoning her toddler grandson, who was found wandering around a basketball court in Kwun Tong on Sunday night.

Wong Chun-hin, two, was found crying at the Kwun Tong recreation ground, opposite Kwun Tong police station, at the junction of Tsueng Kwan O and Kwun Tong roads, by two teenagers at 11.30pm.

27 Feb 2002 - 12:00am

Death plunge from flat

Tsui Ka-yan, 25, died after cutting her wrists and plunging from her ninth-floor flat in Wong Shek House, Ping Shek Estate, Choi Hung, yesterday.

21 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Man injured in fall dies

A man, 70, seriously injured when he fell down stairs in Ping Shek Estate, Ngau Tau Kok, during a dispute with a woman on Sunday, has died in hospital.

A woman, 32, charged with wounding had the charge amended to murder last night. She will appear in Kwun Tong Court today.

7 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Did not spot malpractice

I refer to your reader Terry Moylan's letter headlined, 'Revolting' (South China Morning Post, August 4), concerning the unhygienic conditions in the streets of the Ngau Chi Wan area and a public toilet in the vicinity.

28 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Housing concern

I REFER to the article by Stuart Wolfendale (Sunday Morning Post, June 6) under the heading ''The Governor and the 'gulag' '' and would like to make the following clarifications.

13 Jun 1993 - 12:00am

Damages for bus accident

A 15-YEAR-OLD girl, who was knocked down by a bus and had to have a leg amputated, is claiming damages, interest and costs against the driver and the bus company.

4 May 1993 - 12:00am