Tai Kok Tsui

Case of dismembered parents enters next stage

Police collect evidence after bodies were found in a Tai Kok Tsui flat in March. Photo: David Wong

Police have completed their investigation of a case in which a son is accused of taking part in the killing and dismemberment of his parents.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Hooded and chained, elderly couple's alleged killers appear in court

One of the men charged with murdering an elderly couple whose dismembered bodies were found in a Tai Kok Tsui flat last Friday arrives at Kowloon City Court on Monday. Photo: David Wong

Two unemployed men charged with murdering one of the men’s elderly parents appeared in Kowloon City Court on Monday morning.

Henry Chau, 29, and Tse Chun-kei, 35, are charged jointly with two counts of murder for allegedly killing Chau’s father, Chau Wing-ki, 64, and Chau’s mother, Siu Yuet-yee, 63.

18 Mar 2013 - 7:47pm

Police hunt for severed hand of couple killed in Tai Kok Tsui

Officers take the son, 29, of the victims to a flat at Kok Cheung Street in Tai Kok Tsui. Photo: Felix Wong

Police discovered the bloody remains of Chau Wing-ki, 64, and his wife, Siu Yuet-yee, 63, in a second-floor flat in the Hoi Hing Building in Kok Cheung Street on Friday.

18 Mar 2013 - 10:55am 2 comments

Arrested son did screen test for 3-D porn film

Siu Yuet-yee and husband Chau Wing-ki are thought to have been killed in a Tai Kok Tsui flat

The younger son arrested over the killing of an old couple had a sad childhood and once did a screen test for a 3-D soft porn film. The man, 29, who briefly worked on Sing Tao Daily's property desk, approached the media on Wednesday saying his parents were missing. Police said yesterday they were killed on March 1.

16 Mar 2013 - 5:40am

Missing couple found dismembered in Tai Kok Tsui flat; two arrested

Police take away evidence from the block in Tai Kok Tsui where the remains were found. Photo: Felix Wong

The dismembered remains of an elderly couple who vanished a fortnight ago were found in a flat in Tai Kok Tsui, Kowloon, yesterday after police arrested their youngest son and a friend. Their heads were found in the refrigerator and police recovered parts of three arms and four legs from the flat.

16 Mar 2013 - 6:42am

What the local media says

A man walks past an old factory building in Tai Kok Tsui. Photo: David Wong

More village houses have been built on farmland for sale, which is against the law, amid a property boom. Reporters found a 1,300 sq ft luxury house with a 2,200 sq ft garden in Yuen Leng village, Tai Po, was offered for HK$4.98 million. 

26 Jan 2013 - 5:25am

Something new: street market symphony

G.O.D. founder Douglas Young conducts research.

I loved going to wet markets when I was a child. Yes, they can be smelly and noisy, their floors are wet and slippery, and you usually get splashed with water when you pass by the seafood stalls; but they are never boring.

16 Sep 2012 - 2:36am

Should Paul Chan step down? The jury is still out

Hongkongers are divided on whether Paul Chan Mo-po should become the second scandal-hit development chief to quit the government in as many months.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm

Poor face life on streets as officials shut divided flats

Mr Chan always hoped he wouldn't have to live for long in his 40 sq ft room on the fifth floor of a converted factory in Tai Kok Tsui, accessible only by a dark flight of stairs. But he didn't expect the government to force him out after only two months.

29 May 2012 - 12:00am

First three blocks chosen for free makeover

Three rundown buildings in Sham Shui Po and Tai Kok Tsui will be the first to be redeveloped under a pilot scheme in which homeowners invite the Urban Renewal Authority to rejuvenate their blocks. The HK$1.5 billion project - fully funded by the Development Bureau - will cover 290 flats, including subdivided units and street-front stores.

21 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

An Olympic medal is not beyond me, says Shek

Gymnast Shek Wai-hung believes an Olympic medal is not beyond his reach when he competes in London this summer. But first he will have to perfect a routine that can compare with the best in the world.

23 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Founder of wakeboard school killed in car crash

One of the founders of a prominent watersports training school died yesterday after crashing his BMW into a road divider in Tai Po.

Wakeboard School founder Johnson Hui Chung-shun, 37, was driving towards Tai Mei Tuk when he lost control of his car on Ting Kok Road near Fortune Garden at 3.30am.

19 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Crackdown on cubicle flats in industrial block

The government is to apply to court for closure orders in a crackdown on illegal subdivided flats in an industrial building in Tai Kok Tsui. It is the first time such action is being taken against an industrial building.

30 Dec 2011 - 12:00am


2/F Cosmo Hotel, 88 Tai Kok Tsui Road, Mong Kok Tel: 2529 0199 Open: noon-10pm Cuisine: Italian

Price: about HK$370 without drinks and the service charge

17 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Neighbourhood watch that turned into labour of love

Some call it charming, others label it dilapidated, but Tai Kok Tsui boasts a community spirit that has spanned generations.

Known as one of the city's oldest and poorest areas, the small collection of streets on the west side of Kowloon Peninsula is rich in history.

28 Aug 2011 - 12:00am