Sha Tsui

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Today

Recycled Bike Sculpture Exhibition

Sunday, 29 January, 2012, 12:00am

Sha Tsui Road, Tsuen Wan

If you were to leave the industrial blocks of eastern Tsuen Wan and cross Yeung Uk Road, you'd find yourself at the centre of a bustling new town. The once-fading Sha Tsui Road and Tsuen Wan Market Street have been given a new lease on life thanks to an influx of mainland tourists and the town's proximity to Chek Lap Kok airport.

4 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Man critical after hit-and-run

A 37-year-old man was in a critical condition in Princess Margaret Hospital after a minibus and a taxi hit him as he lay on a road in Tsuen Wan early yesterday. Last night, police were still looking for the drivers of a red minibus and urban taxi after the incident at the junction of Ham Tin Street and Sha Tsui Road at about 1.15am.

19 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Six streets with their stamp of character

A set of stamps to be issued by Hongkong Post this month will take a nostalgic look at six characteristic streets in the city.

The stamps, designed by Gideon Lai, a graphic designer, and printed in lithography by a French company, feature snapshots of Pottinger Street, Nathan Road, Hollywood Road, Temple Street, Des Voeux Road West and Stanley Market.

8 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

There is more to progress than meaningless construction projects

I would like to support the comments made by Gordon Andreassend concerning the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge ('Future generations will be saddled with consequences of absurd bridge', August 30).

It is unfortunate that our government equates progress with the spending of large sums of money on road-building projects that destroy our environment.

6 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Parents concerned as gamblers look forward to five extra days of splurging

Horse-racing gamblers yesterday said they were ready to spend more on their pastime after the season looked set to be extended by five race days.

But parents living near Jockey Club outlets said they were worried.

2 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Eight hurt as truck hits minibus in Tsuen Wan

Eight people were hurt when a truck hit a minibus in Tsuen Wan yesterday. The packed green 96B was heading along Sha Tsui Road towards Castle Peak Road at 5.30pm. The impact, which knocked out its windscreen, pushed the minibus on to a pavement, where it slid against a wall. Four males and four females, including the drivers, both men, were slightly hurt.

16 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

Suspected smuggler held

Police arrested a 26-year-old man and seized HK$2.3 million worth of smuggled mobile phones and computer hard disks in his delivery van in an anti-smuggling operation at the waterfront near Siu Ho Wan on Lantau at about 1.40am yesterday. At least six other suspects fled on two speedboats heading towards the mainland.

12 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Talkback

Should the government overhaul data controls?

My reply can only be a big 'yes'. With all the encryption technology available, or such things as levels of authority, the current 'discoveries' should not have happened in the first place ('7 more cases of hospital data going missing', May 6).

8 May 2008 - 12:00am

Baby boy dumped

Police are searching for the parents of a baby boy abandoned in Tsuen Wan. The infant, estimated to be five to 21 days old, was found at the staircase of a residential block in Sha Tsui Road at about 4.50pm on Monday. He was found in a blue jacket, wrapped in a pink blanket and placed beside a plastic bag containing baby clothes, diapers and feeding bottles, police said.

1 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

Fare dodger assaults police

A woman was arrested for assaulting police at Lok Ma Chau shortly before 4am yesterday. An employee of a cross-border bus company called police when the woman, 35, failed to produce a ticket after boarding a bus. The woman slapped one of the officers in the face and kicked the other in the leg. The officers were admitted to North District Hospital.

22 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

Delivery van hits pedestrian

A man, 51, was knocked down by a delivery van in a pedestrian crossing area in Sha Tsui Road, near the junction with Tai Ho Road in Tsuen Wan, at about 4.50am. The man was conscious when taken to hospital.

27 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

HK$1.3m airport drug haul

22 May 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

Officers injured in accident

Two police officers aged 23 and 24 were injured when their van collided with a taxi at the junction of Sha Tsui Road and Kwan Mun Hau Street in Tsuen Wan. They were taken to hospital. The taxi driver and the driver of the police van passed breathalyser tests.

21 May 2007 - 12:00am

The verdicts

Constable Leung Shing-yan, age 25

Injury causing death: Shot five times in the head and chest on March 14, 2001, while investigating bogus noise complaint in Tsuen Wan

Verdict: Unlawfully killed

Zafar Iqbal Khan, age 31

Injury causing death: Shot three times on December 5, 2001, during bank robbery in Tsuen Wan

26 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

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