Wong Tai Sin District

Boy at public housing school joins elite group of top-scoring pupils

Chan Sze-hoi

Chan Sze-hoi believes Hong Kong is a place where hard work pays off whatever your background - and he should know, having joined the ranks of top scorers in the Diploma for Secondary Education examinations.

Tuesday, 21 August, 2012, 3:08am

Contemporary Dance Showcase - Asian-Male Episode 3

E-Side Dance Company presents performances by dancer-choreographers Ryu Suck-hun, Bae Joon-yong, Liu Bin (left), Mamoru Sakata, Minoru Harata and Bruce Wong Chun-bong. Jul 13-14, 8pm, Jul 14, 4pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$110 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2372 9351

13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

What they said

Mr Leung, do you know how much people can make by selling cardboard and newspapers?

Representative from Hong Kong Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood at the Wong Tai Sin forum

9 Jul 2012 - 12:00am


Man, 33, dies after fall on Choi Hung Estate

A 33-year-old man was found dead in Wong Tai Sin yesterday after falling from Pik Hoi House on the Choi Hung Estate. Police found no suicide note and said they believed the death was not suspicious.

Three minibuses found with sugar in fuel tanks

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Recall of induction cookers over shock risk

Owners of Sanki induction cookers - model number SK-IC810 sold in the city between March and November last year - should cease using the product because of the risk of electric shock. Owners should call Sanki's hotline, 3563 7680, to organise a replacement, the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department said.

3 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Memory and Fiction

Memory and Fiction Blindspot Gallery Jan 11 to Feb 4

During the 1980s and 90s, when nothing was going to get in the way of progress in this city, least of all a few derelict old buildings, Wong Wo-bik went to a number of historical landmarks that were soon to be torn down and took photos.

8 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Visitor discovers woman's body in flat

A 46-year-old woman was found dead inside her Wong Tai Sin flat yesterday. A visitor raised the alarm when the woman failed to answer the door when she knocked. An ambulance was called and the woman was certified dead.

Disorderly passenger case adjourned

4 Jan 2012 - 12:00am


Austrian music group Vegetable Orchestra make music using instruments made from fresh vegetables. Dec 30, 8pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, HK$160, HK$220; Dec 31, 8pm, Tai Po Civic Centre, 12 On Pong Rd, Tai Po, HK$140, HK$180; and Jan 1, 8pm, Yuen Long Theatre, 9 Yuen Long Tai Yuk Rd, HK$140-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

30 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Villagers protest over police 'assault'

Hundreds of villagers marched to Wong Tai Sin police station yesterday, saying police had failed to discipline an officer accused of assaulting two men from a nearby village last month.

12 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

I often take the MTR and also the tram on Hong Kong Island

Chief executive candidate Leung Chun-ying explains why he took the MTR to attend a forum in Wong Tai Sin

This is one of my favourite tournaments of the year and I will do all I can to come back

New Hong Kong Open champion Rory McIlroy, who will cost the new sponsor a pretty penny next year

5 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

The people speak

Roman Mok, 50, health care worker, City One constituency (Sha Tin) It's understandable that Ronny Tong Ka-wah wants to run in the district council elections because he is eyeing the 'super lawmaker' seat in Legco. I hope more pan-democrats win seats to counterbalance government-friendly groups.

7 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Political passions flare

Pundits predicted a rough day at the polls for pan-democratic candidates, and things turned ugly for some rivals who engaged in face-to-face yelling and scuffles.

7 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Converging Beams

Jacky Yu Yan-wah choreographs E-Side Dance Company's (left) light-themed dance theatre presentation. Oct 21-22, 8pm, also Oct 22, 4pm, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, 11 Clear Water Bay Rd, Kowloon, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2372 9351

21 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

An E-Side story

Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre, a nondescript block on the fringe of a cluster of public housing estates in Choi Hung, may be a little off the local cultural map but that is exactly why choreographer/dancer Jacky Yu Yan-wah thinks the far-flung venue is perfect to promote contemporary dance. 'I want to bring the genre to people living on Kowloon side and in the New Territories,' he says.

16 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Five teens arrested over bus torching

Police yesterday arrested five teenagers suspected of being involved in the torching of four double-decker buses on Tuesday.

15 Sep 2011 - 12:00am