Third Street

Sai Ying Pun: A walk among the heritage holdouts

Au Chun-pang, owner of Hop Lee Ho Sea Products, auctions salted fish in Sai Ying Pun. Photo: Edward Wong

Home to some of Hong Kong's oldest shops, Sai Ying Pun is a holdout of Hong Kong heritage.

Friday, 13 July, 2012, 12:00am

Deadline given for surrender of sites

Sites within redevelopment areas in Sai Ying Pun that had not been surrendered to the Urban Renewal Authority during the acquisition period would be resumed by the authority in three months, the government said yesterday. A total of 25 private interests in Third Street and Yu Lok Lane will be resumed under the Lands Resumption Ordinance.

10 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Conservationists fret about loss of historic lanes to development

It is an age-old question whenever conservancy in the face of development is involved - how much is enough to capture the right flavour?

21 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Burglars raid three flats

Thieves got away with about HK$5,200 in cash and a digital camera when they burgled three flats in Sai Ying Pun early yesterday, police said. A 40-year-old woman told police she woke around 3am and found that her Third Street flat had been ransacked. One of her handbags and a 30cm knife were found on the balcony. Police said a digital camera and about HK$4,500 was taken.

3 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Investigation launched into vandalism of 29 vehicles

Updated at 3.54pm: Police appealed to the public on Friday to provide information about 29 vehicles found vandalised in the Western district on Friday.

A police spokesman said that at about 1.20am an officer discovered a number of vehicles with their windows smashed.

7 Sep 2001 - 12:00am