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Southern District, Hong Kong

Developers eye Ap Lei Chau, Sai Kung sites

Two residential sites open for bidding at Ap Lei Chau and Sai Kung are expected to draw keen interest from developers and could net the government up to HK$2.33 billion, say surveyors.

Wednesday, 7 March, 2012, 12:00am

United fronts fight seaside reclamation

Residents across the city are fighting the government's ambitious waterfront reclamation plans, which they say would damage the coastline and worsen traffic.

A list of 25 proposed sites for reclamation to boost the land available for housing development was released for public consultation last month by the government.

5 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Suspect in rape case taken to the scene

The man accused of raping a 21-year-old woman in Ap Lei Chau last month was taken by police to the crime scene yesterday.

The 28-year-old suspect, who has the surname Cheung, was later charged with one count of rape and was expected to appear in Eastern Court today.

27 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Party gear

Rough and tumbler

26 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Suspect, 28, is arrested over rape at wet market

A 28-year-old man was arrested last night in connection with the rape of a woman in a wet market at Ap Lei Chau a month ago.

He was seized at a shopping mall in Tsim Sha Tsui at 6pm after being identified by officers.

He was taken to his home in Tai Wai, where police took away items including a pair of jeans, a phone SIM card and a jacket.

25 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Briefs

Officers interview Ap Lei Chau residents over rape

Police yesterday interviewed residents of an Ap Lei Chau estate where a 21-year-old woman was raped last month. It was the second day that officers had held door-to-door questioning and asked bus drivers whether they had seen anything. Police have made no arrest.

19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Cut bureaucracy to widen training, council head says

The government must speed up procedures to develop the vocational education sector amid increasing demand for places, the new chairman of the Vocational Training Council (VTC) said yesterday.

16 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

On the market

Botanic Terrace, Mid-Levels West

15 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Demand for more security after rapes

Police are demanding that The Link Management and owners' corporations boost security, including in rear lanes, in the wake of two rapes, the police chief said yesterday.

The call came as two suspected rapists - a large South Asian man and a tall, thin Chinese man - remain at large.

3 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Manhunt after woman dragged into market and raped

A manhunt is under way after a 21-year-old woman was raped in an Ap Lei Chau market before dawn yesterday.

The woman was attacked at about 3am after she got off an N171 cross-harbour bus at the South Horizons Drive terminal.

Two minutes into her walk home, she was grabbed from behind and dragged into the Ap Lei Chau Estate market, police said.

27 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Winter warmers

Thermos jug in gold leather, HK$6,570, from Heather & March, Prince's Building, tel: 2530 0686.

Domus coffee pot, HK$1,200, from Lane Crawford Home Store, Pacific Place, Admiralty, tel: 2118 3668.

Baobab lighter, HK$1,100, from I.D., Prince's Building, tel: 2523 3006.

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Two more residential sites put out for tender

The government continued to increase Hong Kong's land supply yesterday by putting up two residential sites in Ap Lei Chau and Sai Kung for tender, which will start on February 17 and close on March 16.

21 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Welcoming the New Year

Paintings by Chinyee and Chang Chieh (including Chang's Lotus 2007 No 1, left), two artists who left China early in their careers and settled overseas. Tue-Sat, 10.30am-5.30pm, Alisan Fine Arts, Rm 2305, Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2526 1091. Ends Feb 11

19 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

MTR line set to transform industrial district

Prices of sites in industrial district Wong Chuk Hang are soaring, and the area is likely to see significant change with a new MTR line being built nearby.

11 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

HK selling less land to avoid market turmoil

The Hong Kong government is reducing land supply sharply to pre-empt possible turmoil in a property market that is already feeling the chill of the euro-zone crisis.

Secretary for Development, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor yesterday plans announced to sell five residential sites and a commercial site by tender in the first quarter of next year.

22 Dec 2011 - 12:00am