Public Housing Estates in Tuen Mun

Visiting boy, 7, dies in plunge from 31st floor

A seven-year-old mainland boy who had been in Hong Kong just 24 hours plunged to his death from a public-housing block yesterday after he ran ahead of his mother, got into a lift alone and pressed the button to the 31st floor.

Sunday, 22 July, 2012, 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

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Campaign aims to save water

7 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Man charged with murder of his father

A 27-year-old man was charged with one count of murder yesterday over the death of his 65-year-old father in Tuen Mun. The man was arrested on Saturday after his father was confirmed dead at Tuen Mun Hospital. The father had been found collapsed inside the family's flat in King Wah House, Shan King Estate, and taken to the hospital. The son will appear in Tuen Mun Court today.

18 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Woman knifed to death

A woman died in hospital last night after suffering multiple knife wounds in her Tuen Mun flat.

The woman, 47, surnamed Kwok, was found lying in a pool of blood by her husband when he returned from work to the flat in King Wah House on Shan King Estate at 7.30pm.

25 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Man trapped by flat's security gate dies in early morning fire

A 69-year-old man died and his wife suffered life-threatening injuries after their Tuen Mun flat burst into flames and they were unable to escape early yesterday.

7 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Tuen Mun supports Lingnan expansion

Tuen Mun District Council has supported Lingnan University's proposal to expand its campus but asked it to share its facilities with the local community.

6 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

$4m plan to upgrade tiny toilets

One-person flats in former temporary housing are to be modified at a cost of $4 million after tenants complained their toilets lacked space.

The plan, which involves 4,500 flats, was disclosed by Housing Department officials during a tour of the two affected estates.

13 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

In Brief

CLEANING BOSSES JAILED FOR FRAUD

12 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Scheme will help tenants buy public estate flats

Public housing tenants will be able to buy their rental flats for as little as $57,000 under a scheme announced yesterday.

A Housing Authority committee decided to put 25,000 rental flats on sale, terminate a home loan scheme and turn 7,600 temporary units into public housing.

3 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Sale of subsidised public rental units to resume in June: HA

Updated at 4.15pm: The first sale of subsidised public rental housing units to tenants would resume in June - the same time when the Home Assistant Loan Scheme ends, the Housing Authority (HA) announced on Wednesday.

Some 5,100 units in Cheung Wah Estate in Fanling will be offered for sale after a drainage survey and repair work is completed at the end of the month.

2 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

BOY RESCUES JOBLESS FATHER AFTER SUICIDE BID

A 13-year-old boy called emergency services to rescue his jobless father who had tried to gas himself with charcoal fumes in their Tuen Mun home. The teenager discovered the suicide attempt when his father came out from the fume-filled toilet of the Fung Yu House flat on the Sam Shing Estate at about 1pm.

18 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Man plunges to death

A man, 52, plunged to his death from the 26th floor of an apartment block at Tin Lung House, On Ting Estate, Tuen Mun.

3 Oct 2001 - 12:00am

Man, 92, questioned after attack on wife

A 92-year-old man was being questioned by police after his estranged 84-year-old wife was chopped in her Tuen Mun home early yesterday.

Police detained the man in Oi Lok House, Yau Oi Estate, at 2.30pm. The alleged attack happened when he visited the woman in her ninth-floor flat in Shan King Estate at 4.30am. The woman was in a serious condition in Tuen Mun Hospital.

26 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

70-year-old in death plunge

A 70-YEAR-OLD man fell 33 floors to his death in Tuen Mun early yesterday. His body was found at about 5.30am outside Yu Sang House, Kin Sang Estate, an hour after his son, 45, said he had left the family's flat. Police said there were no suspicious circumstances.

30 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

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