Tsuen Wan

Girl, 11, and mother jump off Tsuen Wan footbridge

The mother and daughter are in intensive care in Princess Margaret Hospital. Photo: Xinhua

A mother and her 11-year-old daughter were in intensive care last night after apparently jumping off a footbridge in Tsuen Wan.

Witnesses told police they saw the pair leap from the 10-metre-high bridge on Sai Lau Kok Road near a public library.

Thursday, 13 June, 2013, 5:05am

Why has China Vanke arrived in Tsuen Wan now? I smell politics

 Zhang Xiaoming. Photo: Sam Tsang

On Wednesday, China Vanke, the mainland's largest property developer, created a stir by acquiring a residential site on the Tsuen Wan waterfront in partnership with New World Development. It was Vanke's first foray into the local property market.

The big question is, why now? Most analysts have come up with economic and financial explanations. I, however, smell politics.

26 Jan 2013 - 5:00am 1 comment

Car trader set to reopen in Tsuen Wan after permit victory

Car trader set to reopen in Tsuen Wan after permit victory

A car mart forced by the Town Planning Board to close down last year is to reopen after its operator won an appeal on Friday.

20 Jan 2013 - 3:50am

Talking Points

Jasper Tsang Yok-sing.

Legco welcomes freshmen for first day of term

10 Oct 2012 - 3:07am

Consultation on new town planning must be more open, say experts

An overview of the Sha Tin and Tai Wai area of the New Territories as it was being redeveloped in 1979. Photo: SCMP

The top-down consultation approach used to build new towns in the 1970s no longer works, an urban planning researcher says.

Ng Mee-kam, who teaches at Chinese University, said the city's lack of community planning had led to a breakdown in communication between the government and the public.

28 Sep 2012 - 3:15am

New Territories businesses, residents are split over more mainland visitors

Chain stores at Tseun Wan, including pharmacies, are reaping the benefits of more mainland visitors. Photo: David Wong

New Territories businesses and residents remain divided on whether more mainland visitors would be good or bad for them.

Worries about next month's opening-up of multiple-entry permits to 4.1 million non-permanent residents of Shenzhen range from rising rents and prices to a scarcity of train seats. But many shopkeepers welcome an increase in business.

29 Aug 2012 - 7:59pm

Five injured as bus hits shopping mall at Tsuen Wan in Hong Kong

Police and security officers check the scene after a bus rammed into part of the Citywalk shopping mall in Tsuen Wan. Photo: SCMP

Five people were injured, at least one seriously, when a bus mounted a pavement and crashed into a shopping mall in Tsuen Wan early yesterday morning after the driver reportedly fainted at the wheel.

27 Aug 2012 - 5:59am

City Digest

Cook sues over sacking following illness diagnosis

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

Six developers seek piece of the action at Bayside

More developers submitted bids for a residential site on the Tsuen Wan waterfront yesterday on expectations the government might accept a lower offer.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:16pm

Arts

Exhibitions

Wouter Dam

Coloured sculptural works that are closed and curled on to themselves by the Dutch ceramic artist. Mon-Sat, 11am-8pm, Sun, 1pm-6pm, Galerie NeC nilsson et chiglien HK, 208-218 Hollywood Rd, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2547 0000. Ends Aug 18

etude for every day life

15 Aug 2012 - 11:15pm

A forest of recycled green

Design students from Polytechnic University turned the lobby of Tsuen Wan Nina Tower into a fantasy forest. Their reason: to bring attention to this year's Chinachem Charity Walk.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:08pm

The Planner

Exhibitions

The Penang Series and Retrospective

15 Aug 2012 - 11:04pm

860 HOS flats to go on sale in 2016 in Tsuen Wan

Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah said yesterday that 860 flats will be ready for sale in 2016 as part of the Home Ownership Scheme.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm

Arts

Exhibitions

Full of Smiles and Soft Attentions

American artist Mike Stilkey's book sculptures, paintings and seven-metre-tall book installations. Daily, 10am-10pm, 2/F Atrium and Open Piazza, Times Square, 1 Matheson St, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2118 8900. Ends Aug 5

Works by Ng Joon Kiat

15 Aug 2012 - 10:50pm

Week ahead

Today

Five Olympic Flags - Stars Sand Sculptures Exhibition

Olympics-themed sand sculptures, including of sports stars such as Hong Kong windsurfing gold medallist Lee Lai-shan, by ice and sand sculptors Michel de Kok and Natasha Rose. Daily (until Sept 2), 10am-10pm, Tseung Kwan O Plaza, 1 Tong Tak St, Tseung Kwan O, free. Inquiries: 2207 4001

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

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