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Route Twisk

Chuen Lung Tsuen

Route Twisk, the narrow road that winds its way over the western shoulder of Tai Mo Shan, is a popular route for Hong Kong's motorcyclists and there is often evidence of an accident or two on some of its many corners.

Sunday, 23 October, 2011, 12:00am

Motor and marvel at city's sights

November is a great time for a drive in Hong Kong. The cool temperatures allow you to drive with the windows down, and many stunning sights are only an hour away. Here are six great late-autumn drives.

29 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Stall damaged in arson attack

A tin-sheet stall that sold incense and paper offerings at Chuk Lam Sim Monastery was damaged in an arson attack in Fu Yung Shan Road, Tsuen Wan, at about 2am. Firemen doused the flames and no one was injured. Crime squad officers from Tsuen Wan police station are investigating.

10 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Suspected pimp, prostitutes held

A 49-year-old man was arrested in Yau Ma Tei on suspicion of living off the earnings of prostitutes, while five mainland women, aged between 24 and 36, were arrested for breaching their conditions of stay.

Arrests over stolen motorbikes

5 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Out and about

Visitors and recent arrivals often ask: 'Where is the 'real' Hong Kong?' This mythical spot must, surely, exist somewhere beyond the cliched imagery, far removed from Central's ersatz international gloss, Tsim Sha Tsui's glittering temples to high-end consumerism and every other well-worn postcard view.

31 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Rev up for the roads to romance

There are plenty of romantic drives in Hong Kong. Repulse Bay, South Bay and Stanley beaches are obvious choices, with lots of mountain greenery and cool ocean breezes.

11 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Victims help in sketching profile of hill rapist

Two British tourists who were beaten and raped at knifepoint on a remote hillside near the top of Tai Mo Shan helped police officers draw a sketch of the sex attacker yesterday.

Last night, the rapist described by police as a 'powerful man' was still at large. He is thought to have a bite mark on one shoulder after one of the victims bit him during a struggle.

16 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Major police investigation continues into tourist rapes

Updated at 6.20pm: A major police investigation was underway on Tuesday in the Tai Mo Shan Country Park following the rape of two female backpackers on Sunday.

The attacks have shocked the territory - which usually enjoys a reputation as a safe destination for overseas travellers.

15 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Tourist rapes spark manhunt in hills

Police searching for 'powerful man' who attacked British pair at knifepoint in park

A police manhunt was under way yesterday after two British tourists were beaten and raped at knifepoint on a hillside near the top of Tai Mo Shan.

15 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

City briefs

Flaming torches thrown at candidate's house

15 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

Police on arson trail

Police suspect arson after a car and two vans were set alight in Kwong Pan Tin Tsuen, Tsuen Wan.

18 May 2001 - 12:00am

Driver in chase held after crash

A man was arrested after he crashed his BMW into a concrete central divider in Tsuen Wan after a 30-minute high-speed chase with police yesterday.

The 26-year-old - who was allegedly driving while disqualified - ignored officers' orders to stop at a road block in the New Territories-bound lane of Route Twisk near Tai Mo Shan Road at about 2am, police said.

22 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

Motorcyclist killed

A 22-year-old motorcyclist was killed when a car veered into the wrong lane and hit his bike on Route Twisk, near Chuen Lung, Tsuen Wan.

11 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Collision injures five

A woman, 44, was fighting for her life in Yan Chai Hospital last night after a road accident in Tsuen Wan. Four men, aged 21 to 61, were also hurt in the head-on collision on Route Twisk. Three of the injured men were discharged after treatment while the fourth was in a stable condition.

14 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Motorcycle couple killed

A couple died after their motorcycle ran out of control and hit a lamppost on Route Twisk, Tsuen Wan. Leung Siu-hin, 30, was certified dead on arrival of Yan Chai Hospital and her husband, Richard Walthall, 34, died later.

28 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

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