Wang Tau Hom

In Brief

Pedestrian hurt near tower block

Police are investigating after a cup struck a woman waiting for a bus in Lok Fu, Wong Tai Sin. The woman, 41, was treated in hospital for a leg injury. The bus stop is outside Wang Fu House on Wang Tau Hom Estate.

Tuesday, 20 July, 2010, 12:00am

Outings can help boost family ties

A local charity is offering a free guidebook aimed at improving parent-child relationships through fun family outings.

5 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

Appeal for missing boy, 11

13 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Man held after locking wife and children in flat

A man has been arrested after locking his wife and three children in their flat for nearly six hours.

Police said the separated couple had an argument on Friday night. He allegedly hit his estranged wife, 36, who called police.

The husband, surnamed Tso, 48, refused to open the door when officers arrived at the flat in Wang Tak House, Wang Tau Hom Estate.

25 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Fifth formers practise oral English

English teachers at Lok Sin Tong Yu Kan Hing School joined their counterparts from Kit Sam Lam Bing Yim Secondary School to conduct mock oral exam sessions for Form Five students recently.

20 Feb 2003 - 12:00am


A man, 36, committed suicide by burning charcoal at his home at Tin Yuet Estate, Tin Shui Wai. He is survived by his mainland wife, 26. In a separate case, a cancer patient, 76, jumped to his death from the eighth-floor balcony of his home in Wang Tau Hom Estate, Wong Tai Sin, at 7.50am.

31 Dec 2002 - 12:00am

Babysitter rescued . . . then arrested

A babysitter had to be rescued by firemen after she became trapped in the 40cm space between the door and iron grille at her employer's flat in Wang Tau Hom estate. She was later arrested for working illegally.

13 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Man dies eating mooncake

Cheung King-to, 63, choked to death while eating a mooncake in his flat in Wang Tau Hom Estate, Kowloon City.

26 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Police arrest 10 schoolgirls

Police arrested 10 schoolgirls aged between 13 and 15 for allegedly demanding money from a fellow student, 13, near Lok Fu Estate, Wang Tau Hom. The girls were later released on bail.

22 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Two fatal leaps at estate

Two men leapt to their deaths from two different blocks of flats in the same public housing estate in Wong Tai Sin. A 33-year-old plunged from Wang Chiu House, Wang Tau Hom Estate and was declared dead at Queen Elizabeth Hospital. About eight hours later, another man aged 32 was found lying outside Wang Tat House.

21 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Struggling firms can avoid lay-offs

In the current economic climate, some companies are retrenching. However, not all of them are sacking people.

Instead of laying off people, a number of companies have reduced costs by asking staff to work four days a week instead of the usual five.

15 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Site trio arrested

Two employees and one former employee of the main contractor for a Home Ownership Scheme project in Wang Tau Hom, Kowloon, were arrested by anti-graft officers over the alleged use of reinforced steel bars that failed laboratory tests.

21 Dec 2000 - 12:00am

Woman falls to death

A 48-year-old woman fell to her death from the 17th-floor corridor of a block of flats in Wang Tau Hom Estate, Wong Tai Sin. She was declared dead at Queen Elizabeth Hospital. No foul play was suspected.

19 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Cab accident

A man, 72, suffered injuries to his right leg and left wrist after being hit by a taxi in Fu Mei Street, Wang Tau Hom Estate, Wong Tai Sin.

10 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Knife 'threat' to children

Police took a nine-year-old girl and her brother, seven, to Queen Elizabeth Hospital after they were reportedly threatened with a knife by their mother, 36, at Wang Chung House, Wang Tau Hom Estate in Kowloon City.

The mother, who allegedly failed to feed the children on Saturday, was admitted to South Kwai Chung Hospital.

1 Mar 1999 - 12:00am