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  • Aug 28, 2014
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Sai Yeung Choi Street

Buskers have the right to be heard

Street performance is as much a part of culture as what goes on in an art gallery or a concert hall. To many in Hong Kong, though, it is less associated with art and entertainment than with begging.

Sunday, 15 July, 2012, 12:00am

Suspected drug dealers flee police, but leave ID cards

Two suspected drug traffickers who reversed their car into a police sergeant and rammed a minibus and a taxi in Mong Kok before running away are being hunted - and officers know who they are looking for.

The pair, a man and a woman in their 30s, left their personal belongings, including their identity cards, in the car.

12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

...but Mong Kok street cabaret a must

Mong Kok's bustling pedestrian zone has long been a magnet for street performers and despite the rain on Friday night, one lively troupe turned up for their daily fix.

17 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Pair arrested over Ai Weiwei graffiti

9 May 2011 - 12:00am

Stiffer fines clear sellers from the streets

Street salespeople are being penalised as hawkers by officials using new rules to crack down on the use of pull-up display stands in public areas.

28 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Police lead suspect to Mong Kok arson sites

About 100 police yesterday escorted a suspected arsonist to four sites where fires were started in a 35-minute pre-dawn spree last week.

Hooded and chained, the 32-year-old man was taken to the sites - three of them less than 100 metres from the Mong Kok police station - to reconstruct the alleged arsons.

14 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Officers injured by drunk

Two police were treated for minor injuries at Kwong Wah Hospital after being punched by a drunken man in Mong Kok. The officers were attacked after they saw the 25-year-old man lying on the footpath in Sai Yeung Choi Street South and approached him at about 2.30am.

29 May 2010 - 12:00am

Police investigating whether dumped boy is from mainland

The search for the family of a seven-year-old boy abandoned in Mong Kok continued yesterday as authorities tried to determine if he was from the mainland.

A passer-by called police after finding the boy (pictured) lying outside 78 Sai Yeung Choi Street South in Mong Kok, a pedestrian-only area, at about 7.40pm on Friday.

17 May 2010 - 12:00am

Dandy & Dapper

Some mornings I feel the urge to find a stylish and unique printed T-shirt. Are there any places where I can find such a thing? I know it's going to be intolerably hot in the coming weeks but I was wondering, is there a place that sells similarly printed hoodies?

25 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Pedestrian zones assessed for risk of further acid attacks

Police are assessing the possibility of a repeat of Saturday's acid attack, looking at every pedestrian zone in the city as they review whether to step up patrols, a senior officer says.

15 Dec 2009 - 12:00am