Sham Shui Po
The legal battle centres on a disagreement over ownership of the back lane, which is surrounded by old buildings on the 45,000 square foot site on Berwick Street facing St Francis of Assisi Church.Wednesday, 8 May, 2013, 5:54am
At a time when many restaurants are trying to cut costs to cope with soaring rents and higher wages, one cha chaan teng in Sham Shui Po is doing exactly the opposite - providing meals for the needy.6 May 2013 - 8:45am
Ah Sam is one of about 35 people who sleep in front of the Jade Market, part of the Tung Chau Street Temporary Market in Sham Shui Po, one of the poorest districts in Hong Kong.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
A marijuana farm inside a 400 sq ft flat was raided by police yesterday, with HK$520,000 of cannabis seized and two Vietnamese women arrested.22 Mar 2013 - 3:52am 1 comment
A crumbling, heavily subdivided corner block in Sham Shui Po, built more than 50 years ago, will be replaced with a 25-storey development by 2021 under plans announced by the Urban Renewal Authority yesterday.9 Mar 2013 - 5:15am 1 comment
Feng Yan-ping operates a long-established, licensed hair salon stall in the alleyway right behind the blocks slated for redevelopment. Unluckily for her, the stall lies a few centimetres outside the official redevelopment area, so she gets no compensation even though her business is completely disrupted by the work.9 Mar 2013 - 5:03am
A mega court with space for 100 members of the public and dozens of litigants and lawyers, to be used for high-profile cases that are subject to intense media attention, will be built inside the HK$2.7 billion West Kowloon Law Courts Building, which is under construction at the junction of Tung Chau Street and Tonkin Street West in Sham Shui Po.25 Feb 2013 - 5:27am 1 comment
Sunday, Apple Daily
Snake doesn't seem to favour city, reporters find16 Feb 2013 - 5:19am
The Clean Air Network recently completed a three-month study of air quality at 12 locations in Sham Shui Po - covering shopping centres, markets and housing estates. It collected data on the concentration of PM2.5 using a portable air quality monitoring device.26 Jan 2013 - 4:50am
Pressure is mounting on the government to set up a police squad to investigate animal abuse after two more stray cats were found killed in Sham Shui Po yesterday.
One of the cats showed signs of having been tortured.
It was the second such incident in less than a month. A stray cat was so badly tortured in Sau Mau Ping on November 16 that vets had to put it down.3 Dec 2012 - 5:43am
After nine months and two funerals, street sleepers whose belongings were thrown away in a midwinter raid in Sham Shui Po will get compensation.7 Nov 2012 - 3:46am
Sunday, Apple Daily
Beijing inspector collects views on CY Leung from business sector3 Nov 2012 - 3:33am
The name Sham Shui Po usually evokes cheap electronics. But the abundance of street hawkers and old, peeling low-rises suggest that its history goes a little further back than mobile phone parts. The area has been an industrial, commercial, and residential hub since the 1950s, and several food businesses from that era remain today.19 Sep 2012 - 1:46pm
The Urban Renewal Authority (URA) has sealed a deal with homeowners in a dilapidated block of flats to redevelop the building, in what's being called a historic breakthrough.4 Sep 2012 - 2:40am
A police officer went undercover as a prisoner to help bust a triad gang that sent in members posing as visitors to deliver messages and goods to inmates at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre.
Officers believe messages to inmates awaiting trial may have concerned their upcoming court cases, with one senior police officer saying the activities could pose a risk to the judicial system.23 Aug 2012 - 2:46am