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Upper Wong Tai Sin Estate

Sacred portrait moved in ceremony to mark start of Wong Tai Sin Temple redevelopment

Wong Tai Sin Temple kicked off its expansion project by moving its patron deity icon amid gong-banging and chanting.

Monday, 7 April, 2008, 12:00am

Green Sense to block planned high-rise for Wong Tai Sin site

An environmental group says it will apply to block any high-rise tower planned for a residential site in Wong Tai Sin after Wheelock Properties triggered a government auction for the land.

The group, Green Sense, yesterday said it would ask the Lands Department to reduce the site's plot ratio in order to prevent the construction of the building.

26 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Historic village 'too decrepit to save'

Councillor wants to preserve it but others want Urban Renewal Authority and Cheung Kong to move in now

Full preservation of the last walled village in an urban area is out of the question because it is too dilapidated, the Urban Renewal Authority says.

23 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Fair offers jobless chance to shine

A three-month trade fair in Wong Tai Sin will give hundreds of unemployed workers with entrepreneurial ambitions the opportunity to run their own businesses.

The fair, which will run between December 12 and March 3, is expected to attract more than 300 stalls and create about 1,000 jobs.

22 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Widow attempts suicide

A widow tried to kill herself after a failed two-day search for her 18-year-old daughter, who ran away from home three weeks ago. The woman, 44, was found unconscious in bed by her son in their Upper Wong Tai Sin Estate flat. Police said she had swallowed about 20 flu tablets in a suicide attempt. Her condition was stable last night in Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

11 Jun 2001 - 12:00am

Drugs threat

A WONG Tai Sin Lower Estate resident was told by four men that he would have to sell drugs on the mainland after he failed to repay a $20,000 debt, police said.

21 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Cash seized

POLICE arrested 37 men and seized $20,000 in cash and gambling chips in a pre-dawn raid on a vacant public unit in Upper Wong Tai Sin Estate.

7 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Chef's surprise

A 45-YEAR-OLD cook was stabbed in the back at a half-way house operated by the Hong Kong Mental Health Association at Lower Wong Tai Sin Estate.

13 Sep 1995 - 12:00am