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Tsui Ping Estate

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.

Saturday, 21 April, 2012, 12:00am

Couple held for leaving baby in corridor

A couple who left their five-month-old son unattended late at night in a corridor at a block of flats in Kwun Tong were arrested yesterday.

Police were also looking for the father of a six-year-old boy accused of beating the child with a hanger at their home in Lam Tin.

23 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Concerns after sex suspect arrested

Police arrested a 73-year-old man yesterday in connection with sex offences against four schoolgirls in Kwun Tong, but have been accused of compromising public safety by delaying warnings of the incidents.

18 Oct 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

Man detained over Kwun Tong assaults

Police yesterday arrested a 58-year-old man in connection with a series of indecent assaults in Kwun Tong since March. Officers laid an ambush for the man in Tsui Ping Estate North, Kwun Tong after receiving reports of indecent assaults over recent months. The man was spotted and arrested at about 1pm. He was detained for questioning last night and no charges had been laid.

22 May 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Bank sues filmmaker

20 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Elevator ok, says Housing Department

There was nothing wrong with a lift at Kwun Tong's Tsui Ping South Estate that a resident said fell three floors, the Housing Department said yesterday. The resident told Cable TV that when she used the lift in Tsui Hon House on Thursday, it suddenly fell from the 13th floor to the 10th before continuing to the ground normally.

15 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Schoolgirl, 12, plunges to death

A 12-year-old school girl plunged to her death from a public housing block in Kwun Tong on the second day of the new academic year. She was found unconscious outside Tsui Wing House, Tsui Ping (South) Estate, shortly after 9am. She was declared dead at the scene. Police said she jumped from the 23rd-floor staircase of the building, where she lived with her parents.

3 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Big backing for tenants' purchase scheme

Nearly nine in 10 public housing tenants would buy their homes if the Tenants Purchase Scheme resumed, a survey has found. And 99.9 per cent of those surveyed said the scheme should be restarted. The Federation of Trade Unions interviewed 996 tenants of Wong Tai Sin and Kwun Tong public estates.

11 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

New bus terminal a priority in Kwun Tong

The building of an open-air bus terminal will take priority in a massive HK$30 billion project to redevelop Kwun Tong town centre, the Urban Renewal Authority has announced.

The Yuet Wah Street terminal would take three years to complete.

12 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

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