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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

Cheung Kong's aggressive bid for Tsuen Wan site boosts sentiment

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has clarified policy.Photo: Sam Tsang

Aggressive bidding by Cheung Kong for a Tsuen Wan site up for tender last week has signalled a turnaround in sentiment and triggered new confidence among home sellers.

Cheung Kong won the tender for the Tsuen Wan TW5 Bayside commercial and residential site above the Tsuen Wan West MTR station with a bid of HK$9.63 billion, or HK$4,308 per square foot.

15 Aug 2012 - 5:32am

Tsuen Wan West land sale prompts homeowners to raise prices

The high price developer Cheung Kong paid for a site at the Tsuen Wan West MTR station buoyed market confidence, with owners of homes in the area rethinking their decision to sell up or asking for higher prices.

15 Aug 2012 - 5:34am

Q & A with our experts

Richard Lee

Q: I read in a newspaper that Cheung Kong paid a high price for a waterfront site at Tsuen Wan West station last week. I own a two-bedroom flat at Vision City and plan to buy a bigger flat in the same estate. Do you think prices in the area will go up further? Should I sell my flat and buy a bigger one now?

15 Aug 2012 - 5:34am

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

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