Public Square Street

Out and about

Plans have recently been approved to 'revitalise' certain older sections of Yau Ma Tei.

Sunday, 12 October, 2008, 12:00am

In Brief

Treasury chief sees investment climate heat up after rate cut

4 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Have a reel good time

There are plenty of great, free movies if you know where to look

YEARS AGO, you could only watch movies in cinemas. But times have changed and now there are more options.

Movie buffs can watch an increasing number of films for free or at a discount.

20 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Story framework

For every picture there is a story, so when 16 pictures are put together, many interesting stories unfold.

In this vein, a photograph exhibition featuring photo stories by snap-shoot photographers from Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong is currently running at Kubrick bookshop in Yau Ma Tei.

26 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

City Briefs


5 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Heart-operation boy dies

A boy, six, who underwent surgery for a heart condition two years ago, died after falling ill in Public Square Street, Yau Ma Tei.

24 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Gang battle

Fourteen men were arrested after a gang fight in Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei. Police said four men were injured in the fight.

13 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

'Ice' seized

POLICE seized four kilograms of the designer drug, 'ice', worth $3.2 million, and arrested a man in Market Street, Yau Ma Tei.

22 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Killer wall

A CONSTRUCTION worker, Chong Wing-bo, 35, died when the wall he was building collapsed on him at a site on Ferry Street, Yau Ma Tei.

2 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Discount flats tipped to sell

HOME buyers are tipped to snap up all 72 residential units at phase two of the Hong Kong Housing Society's (HKHS) Prosperous Garden project in Yau Ma Tei next week.

Estate agents predicted the flats, offered at discounted prices, would be well received and would attract buyers from the secondary market.

12 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Chief scratched

Police arrested a woman for scratching a police inspector's face during an identity card check in Public Square Street, Yau Ma Tei, yesterday. Her two companions, a man and a woman, were also arrested for assault, obstructing police and disorderly conduct.

30 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Fight arrests

POLICE arrested six people in connection with a gang fight in Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei, in which one man died and three were injured.

6 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

The cracks in Patten's path

MR Patten's recent visit to Prosperous Garden, the Yau Ma Tei estate,, was most welcome.

Residents of Prosperous Garden have been fighting for the re-surfacing of the section of Public Square Street in front of Prosperous Garden for months without any success.

9 Mar 1993 - 12:00am