A drug addict who attacked four strangers in a two-day chopping spree in Tseung Kwan O last year was jailed for five years yesterday.Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 3:47am
Sales of homes in the secondary market rebounded strongly last week, buoyed by an improvement in buyer sentiment after interest rate cuts on the mainland and in Europe.
A total of 187 sales were recorded for the week ended July 8 in the largest 50 private housing estates tracked by Ricacorp Properties, a 43 per cent rise from 131 deals the previous week.11 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
When results of the last Hong Kong A-level exams are released tomorrow, it will signal the beginning of the end for footballing friends Andy Chu Keng-hong, Michael Chung Yan-hon and Jacky Cheuk Tak-fung.28 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Sun Hung Kai Properties (SHKP) has bought a residential site in Tseung Kwan O for HK$1.033 billion, its first acquisition since the arrest of the company's joint chairmen on suspicion of corruption in March.
SHKP executive director Victor Lui said the total investment, inclusive of the land cost, would be HK$2.5 billion.25 May 2012 - 12:00am
The air quality in the study rooms at some public libraries is worse than that in public toilets, a recent study shows.
This may affect the health of students studying there for long periods, an advocate from taxpayer group Momentum 107 says.17 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Concerned about threat to core values
I refer to L. M. S. Valerio's letter ('Leung will be a man of the people', April 7), which has clearly missed an important point.
Your correspondent said that chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying 'has seen that the capitalist system, with all its flaws, is better than the discredited communist one'.11 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Disgraced property tycoon George Tan Soon-gin was declared bankrupt in the Court of First Instance yesterday after he failed to pay a debt of more than HK$60 million to his long-time foe, Rogerio Lam Sou-fung.
The debt arose from a legal fight in which Tan (pictured) was found to have sold precious Chinese porcelain borrowed from Lam in 1982.16 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Police may upgrade the Tseung Kwan O division into a fully fledged police district after the public outcry over a recent series of chopping attacks on pedestrians, the security chief said yesterday.27 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
A man was arrested last night after a series of stabbing attacks on pedestrians in Tseung Kwan O last week.
The 31-year-old was arrested at 10.25pm in a flat in Tak Chak House on the Hau Tak Estate, where one of the attacks took place, then taken to Tseung Kwan O Police Station and held for questioning.11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
Sale of shops in HK hits lowest point in 26 months14 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
Property: Island Lodge, 180 Java Road20 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
An 81-year-old man fought off a gang of teenagers who tried to rob him in Tseung Kwan O on Sunday.
Police arrested eight teenagers, aged between 15 and 19, after the attack. Several had cuts and minor injuries from fighting the elderly man.
The attack led to calls for a police crackdown on gangs in Tseung Kwan O, where youth crime is on the rise.3 May 2011 - 12:00am
A suspected technical fault at a China Light and Power substation triggered a fire and cut the power supply to several estates in Tseung Kwan O last night for up to 45 minutes. The fire in Po Lam Lane affected estates including Metro City, Verbena Heights, the Pinnacle, Well On Garden, Po Lam and Tsui Lam. Calls for assistance were received from residents stranded in stopped lifts.11 Feb 2011 - 12:00am
An elderly woman is believed to have killed her bed-ridden husband at home in Tseung Kwan O before leaping to her death, in the second similar case in six days.28 Sep 2010 - 12:00am
Tseung Kwan O Hospital will offer up to 72 new beds in 2013 as it launches obstetric services amid growing demand in Kowloon East, hospital chief Tom Kam-tim said yesterday. More midwives and neo-natal intensive care unit nurses would be trained to prepare for that, he said.13 Jul 2010 - 12:00am