Tuen Mun District

Two drug addicts die, in a fall and suicide

A man with a history of drug abuse fell to his death from a car park in Tuen Mun yesterday, and police are investigating whether he took narcotics moments before he fell.

Wednesday, 29 August, 2012, 3:14am

Villagers in Tuen Mun angry at building of weather radar tower

Villagers of Tai Lam Chung in Tuen Mun are furious that the city's Observatory is going ahead with plans to disrupt a fung shui hot spot in their village by building a radar tower.

28 Aug 2012 - 3:20am

Charity sale adds to boon for bookworms

It's shaping up to be a good month for bookworms, with Taiwanese company Eslite due to open its first Hong Kong store on Saturday in Hysan Place, Causeway Bay.

There's also a roaming sale of more than 350,000 books that have been donated to World Vision's Used Book Recycling Campaign, some priced as low as HK$5.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:15pm

City Digest

City Digest

Pair face court over acid attack on rural leader

14 Aug 2012 - 4:15am

Book sale to build classrooms for needy

World Vision Hong Kong is holding a charity book sale to raise money to improve educational facilities for less fortunate children. Every dollar spent at the Used Book Recycling Campaign will be donated to build a new school in Shaanxi province to house more than 1,400 students and teachers.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:01pm

Week Ahead


Children's Docent Tour of Transforming Minds: Buddhism in Art

Gallery tours that have been especially designed for children. In English: Jul 15, 22. In Cantonese: Jul 21. All days: 12.30pm, Asia Society HK Centre, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, HK$30 (Asia Society members HK$15; aged 18 or under free). Inquiries: 2103 9508


15 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

The Planner


Floating Spring

Photographic installations, films and a series of ethereal black ink on paper works by Chinese artist Ye Linghan. Today, 11am-7pm, Ben Brown Fine Arts HK, 301 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2522 9600. Ends today Portrait of China, as Seen by Chinese Photographers

14 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Week ahead


Hong Kong, My City

Exhibition at Kids' Gallery of creative works celebrating Hong Kong by more than 500 visual arts students aged from 21/2 to 16 years. Daily (until October 2), 10am-10pm, 118 Peak Rd, The Peak. Tel: 2501 4842


Summer Tiny Tots

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Leung is forced to flee meeting

New Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying was forced to abandon a town hall meeting and make a hasty exit under heavy police escort after activists stormed his meet-the-public session in Tuen Mun last night.

3 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Airport quizzed on green report

The government wants the Airport Authority to give it more information on how the third runway at Hong Kong International Airport will affect the ecology.

The authority handed in a report on May 29 which showed how big the project would be and how it might affect the environment. But some green groups say important information is missing and some are out of date.

13 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

The plight of Hong Kong's dolphins


What happened? A news report says boat traffic and underwater noise in Hong Kong's waters are proving too much for Chinese white dolphins (Sousa chinensis chinensis). Numbers have dropped sharply.


7 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Three rail lines may be on the cards, says bureau

At least three more railway projects - including a Siu Sai Wan extension and a spur line parallel to the Island Line - could be proposed after the government decides this year on the rail projects for the next stage of post-2020 development.

8 May 2012 - 12:00am


14 Stagecrafting

HKYAF's annual musical this year is Godspell, and the group is looking for talented actors, singers and dancers aged 10 to 25.

Singing auditions are on May 19, 10am-6pm; dance auditions are on May 20, 10am-3pm. You can register for either or both of the auditions.

6 May 2012 - 12:00am


Officials foil lobster smuggling operation

6 May 2012 - 12:00am

Continuous learning the key to career success

Mandy Kong Shuk-man (left), assistant business development manager, marketing services, at MSIG, has always been a keen learner. From being an exchange student at university, to working at the head office in Japan, she pitches the importance of continuous learning to succeed. She talks to Wong Yat-hei

What's your academic background?

4 May 2012 - 12:00am