Temple Street

Man held over attack on kitten with air gun

A man was arrested last night in connection with an animal-abuse case last week in which a kitten was seriously injured by an air gun.

Saturday, 14 May, 2011, 12:00am

No 'eye' for Temple St

Police have decided not to install an 'eye in the sky' surveillance system in Temple Street in Yau Mei Tai.

Police began considering the surveillance system after January 9 last year, when a person threw two bottles of corrosive acid from a building. Some 30 people suffered chemical burns, including tourists and children, at the night market.

27 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Business as usual for hawkers and patrons

It was business as usual on Temple Street yesterday, with tourists and locals flocking to the popular spot despite Saturday night's acid attack.

Jackie Hobbs and Neil Albert, who come from London, said they read about the incident in the news and realised they had had a lucky escape.

11 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Card stacker on to a winner with Olympic village

Bryan Berg didn't just build a house of cards, he completed an Olympic village of cards. Over the past three weeks at Langham Place mall, the card-stacking world-record holder has been erecting his own 'Bird's Nest' and 'Water Cube' using more than 2,400 packs of cards. He finished the task yesterday.

25 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Temple street raid nets 9

Nine people were arrested and illicit goods worth HK$335,000 seized, including pirated discs and contraband cigarettes, in a raid on shops and stalls in Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei.

7 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Clubber in a coma

An man was in a coma in Kwong Wah Hospital after being found unconscious outside a nightclub in Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei. Officers suspect he was attacked.

17 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Discovering new film talent

A film script about life in Temple Street has been selected by a global television network for its 'first-time film-makers initiative'.

Discovery Channel will give Liu Lok about US$25,000 (approx HK$205,000) to produce his documentary, Time In The Temple Street . The 35-year-old is the only applicant from Hong Kong to be selected for this programme.

23 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Pair stabbed in street

Two men aged 22 and 24 suffered knife wounds after they and two friends were attacked by 10 men in Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei. The victims were taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital where the older man was in critical condition and the younger man was stable. Police later arrested a 30-year-old man in Bowring Street in connection with the knife attack.

30 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Officer's gun goes off

The service revolver of an off-duty detective went off accidentally when he was with a woman in a flat in Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei. No one was injured and the case is now being investigated.

14 Jan 2001 - 12:00am

Man cuts wrist

Police and ambulancemen were called to a second-floor flat in Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei, when a 27-year-old man cut his wrist. He was taken to Kwong Wah Hospital.

23 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

$10,000 'pot' in gambling raid

Sixteen men, aged between 17 and 57, were arrested and more than $10,000 seized in an anti-gambling raid in Yau Ma Tei. The men were found playing cards when officers raided a mezzanine-floor unit in Temple Street.

15 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Woman found on canopy 'critical'

A woman, 24, was critically ill after being found with head injuries on the fourth-floor canopy of a building in Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei. She told police before lapsing into unconsciousness that she had attempted suicide.

17 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Falling debris

Two men and a woman were injured when they were hit by falling zinc sheets that broke off an awning on the fourth floor of a building in Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei.

15 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

Three held after gold robbery

Police arrested three men in Nathan Road and recovered gold ornaments worth about $540,000 snatched from a goldsmith's shop employee, 43, assaulted in Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei.

The victim was treated at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

23 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

Street attack

A 73-year-old woman was punched and robbed of a watch, diamond ring and cash worth a total of $42,000 in an attack by two men outside her home in Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei. She suffered facial injuries and was taken to Kwong Wah Hospital.

1 Jun 1999 - 12:00am