Public Housing Estates in Tai Po

Ketamine worth HK$140,000 seized at flat

Police arrested a 50-year-old man and seized ketamine worth about HK$140,000 at a Tai Po flat yesterday. Acting on a tip-off, officers confronted the man as he was leaving Kwong Lai House on the Kwong Fuk Estate at about noon.

Saturday, 2 April, 2011, 12:00am

Wing Tai plans launch of residential projects

Wing Tai Properties is planning to launch two residential projects in Tai Hang and Mid-Levels in the middle of the year, with 173 boutique apartments targeting young buyers.

15 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Manhunt after knife attack on woman

Police launched a manhunt after a woman suffered knife wounds to her abdomen, back and hands during an attack in Tai Po yesterday. The attacker, in his 40s, was known to the victim, police said. The former restaurant worker, 52, is divorced and lives with her boyfriend and son. She was attacked while waiting for a lift on the 19th floor of Kwong Yee House on Kwong Fuk Estate at 11.15am.

25 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Girl hit on head and robbed

A 17-year-old girl was hit on the head with a hard object and robbed of a handbag containing HK$500 in Kwong Fuk Road, Tai Po, at about 1am.

17 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Braking mechanism slowed plunging lift

A malfunctioning lift at a Tai Po estate plunged at 2.5 metres per second from the 14th to the eighth floor on October 25 before a braking mechanism slowed it as it crashed to the ground floor. The incident occurred at Shin Nga House in Fu Shin Estate. The lift's eight suspension cables were broken, and its speed governor and counterweight were damaged.

10 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

Smuggled hard disks seized

18 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Suspected cigarette smugglers arrested

12 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Housewife charged with using fake ID to con bank

13 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Police investigating fatal traffic accident at Tai Po

Updated at 6.26pm: Police on Monday afternoon were investigating a traffic accident in Tai Po in which an 83-year-old man was killed.

A spokesman said the man was knocked down by a bus when crossing the road near the junction of Kwong Fuk Road about 1.30pm.

The bus was driven by a 36-year-old man. It was travelling along Ti Kok Road towards Tai Mei Tuk.

20 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

City briefs


Three passengers on the top deck of a double-decker bus were hurled through the front window when the vehicle crashed into a truck in Tai Po yesterday. The collision sliced open the front of the bus.

8 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

Vital statistics

THE HONG KONG Cancer Fund has enlisted top designers in its promotion of this year's Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, a publicity drive which encourages women to seek regular check-ups.

1 Oct 2001 - 12:00am

Woman dies on stairs

A 70-year-old woman was found dead on the stairs of a public housing block in Tai Po after an apparent suicide. The woman, who lived in a flat in Ka Wo House, Po Nga Court, was discovered on the stairs by a woman cleaner at 7am. She was certified dead at the Prince of Wales Hospital. Police found wounds on the woman's neck and a knife at the scene.

17 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Son injured in row over hi-fi noise

A 53-year-old man allegedly injured his son, 22, with a knife in a dispute over noise from the hi-fi system in their flat in Kwong Fuk Estate, Tai Po, yesterday. The son was stable in Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital. The father was being questioned by police.

21 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

400 evacuated after fire

An elderly couple were slightly injured and 400 people evacuated when fire broke out in a flat on the 18th floor of the Mei Tak Building in Kwong Fuk Road, Tai Po. It was put out in half an hour.

4 Jan 2001 - 12:00am

Graduate killed after accepting first tutor job

A 23-year-old university graduate was found murdered yesterday after giving her first lesson as a private tutor. Hong Kong University electrical engineering graduate Lau Wai-yee, 23, was found naked with blood around her mouth near San Tau Kok village, Tai Po, after going out to teach her first pupil on Wednesday night.

26 Aug 2000 - 12:00am