Stubbs Road

Letters to the Editor, May 22, 2013

Angelina Jolie had a preventive double mastectomy. Photo: AP

Hong Kong is currently going through a period of realisation that, because a greater proportion of its inhabitants are in the "senior" category, something needs to be done about the retirement age.

Monday, 27 May, 2013, 10:14am

On the market

Evergreen Villa

9 May 2012 - 12:00am

Gehry's stylish Opus to be a 'good neighbour'

Acclaimed architect Frank Gehry says his first residential building in Asia, completed in Hong Kong yesterday, was designed to be 'a good neighbour' to the rest of the city.

30 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Four injured as tour bus, car collide

Four people were injured in a collision between a tour bus and car outside the historic King Yin Lei mansion yesterday.

25 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Mansion zoned for preservation

The defaced King Yin Lei mansion in Stubbs Road was zoned for historic conservation yesterday. The Town Planning Board zoned the site as a 'historical building preserved for cultural, community and commercial uses'. It was originally zoned residential. A residential development proposed by its owner would be moved to a neighbouring slope, the Development Bureau said.

26 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Legal check on mansion work

Government looks into heritage controversy surrounding rare house in Stubbs Road

The government is looking into whether the unannounced work on a rare Chinese-style mansion in Mid-Levels has breached the law and will consider declaring it a monument.

14 Sep 2007 - 12:00am


{Opulence, peace and community}

17 May 2006 - 12:00am

For sale: Island


40 Island Road, Deep Water Bay

Age: new

Size: 5,080 sqft

Layout: four bedrooms

For sale: on application

Agent: Savills

29 Sep 2005 - 12:00am


41D Stubbs Road

Layout: four bedrooms

Size: 3,676 sq ft

To rent: $141, 000 a month

Agent: Jones Lang LaSalle

This is a wonderful spacious apartment of more than 3,600 sqft with large windows that fill the rooms with light.

There are four sumptuous bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes.

30 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Leadership, and a miracle, needed to save mansion

The bid to save the mansion at 45 Stubbs Road from demolition might look unrealistic at the moment, but so did the efforts to save Kam Tong Hall in Mid-Levels - until the government stepped in and negotiated with its owners.

7 Jun 2004 - 12:00am


Q Should the Stubbs Road mansion be declared a monument?

The mansion at 45 Stubbs Road is unique in both architectural and historical terms. How ironic that just when the Home Affairs Bureau (HAB) is undertaking public consultation on heritage conservation that this magnificent private building and the public Wan Chai market are both under threat.

7 May 2004 - 12:00am

talk back

Q Should euthanasia be legal under certain circumstances?

Despite his sorrowful but grave demand, it seems everybody in Hong Kong is turning down Ah Pun's right-to-die request. Instead, many are mobilising to help him improve his quality of life and to live optimistically by supporting and encouraging him.

23 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Evergreen Villa

Evergreen Villa

43 Stubbs Road

For rent: $60,000 per month

Layout: four bedrooms and a balcony

Size: 2,700 sqft with 2,000 sqft rooftop

Year of completion: 1972

LJ Hooker

17 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Worker injured by printer

A worker had to be freed by firefighters after getting his left hand trapped in a printing machine in an office in Stubbs Road, Wan Chai. Police said the accident happened when the man, 38, was cleaning the machine. He suffered serious hand injuries and was stable in Eastern Hospital.

18 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Crash-site house to be razed

Buildings officials began demolishing a two-storey house in Village Terrace, Happy Valley, after the remains of a garbage truck that crashed into it on Sunday were removed. Two men died in the truck when it skidded off Stubbs Road and slid about 100 metres down a slope.

13 Jul 2001 - 12:00am