Yau Ma Tei Typhoon Shelter

Old town serves up modern art show

Our junior reporters went on a tour of art installations in the Mobile M+: Yau Ma Tei exhibition last Sunday. They visited six large installations - each one with a story to tell - at different sites, designed by seven Hong Kong artists.

Thursday, 31 May, 2012, 12:00am

A glimmer of core values in the heart of Yau Ma Tei

Yau Ma Tei assumed a new identity yesterday, hosting the works of seven artists under the West Kowloon Cultural District as the city waits to see who will be its first culture minister.

15 May 2012 - 12:00am

High-speed Guangzhou train may cost more than existing link

Passengers might have to pay more to ride on the planned high-speed Hong Kong-to-Guangzhou rail link than on the existing through train, a senior official said.

20 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Trio in court

Three men charged with the robbery of 180 taels of gold ornaments in Yau Ma Tei on Tuesday will appear in South Kowloon Court today.

24 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

ATM robber

A man, 50, was robbed of $480 at knifepoint after withdrawing $400 from an automatic teller machine in Pak Hoi Street, Yau Ma Tei.

21 May 1999 - 12:00am

100 flee shop fire

About 100 people were evacuated from a housing block in Shanghai Street, Yau Ma Tei, when a ground-floor shop caught fire.

14 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Safe stolen

A safe containing $49,000 and 143,000 yuan (HK$133,800) was stolen from a money exchange company in Nathan Road, Yau Ma Tei.

12 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Death fall

A man, 61, plunged 12 floors to his death from a flat in Prosperous Garden, Yau Ma Tei.

8 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Hanged man

THE body of a man in his 60s was found hanging from a tree opposite the Royal Hong Kong Auxiliary Police headquarters, Yau Ma Tei.

28 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Clean-up team says no to trashing of harbour

THE waters around the Yau Ma Tei typhoon shelter suddenly looked brighter and smelled fresher, thanks to the efforts of a group of youngsters keen to see a cleaner harbour.

Over 30 members of the Eastern Junior Police Call took part in the 'Clean Yau Ma Tei Typhoon Shelter Campaign 95', held this month.

23 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Youths go litter-picking in the harbour

THE waters of the Yau Ma Tei Typhoon Shelter were stirred up and cleaned the other day when a group of youngsters sailed out into the harbour to collect floating garbage.

The occasion was the 'Clean Yau Ma Tei Typhoon Shelter Campaign 1995', organised by the Marine Police Harbour Division, Marine Department and Junior Police Call, Eastern District.

6 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Barge stolen

MARINE Police last night asked their Chinese counterparts to help search for a Hong Kong-registered barge, the Wah Sing, missing from the Yau Ma Tei typhoon shelter. The 28-metre-long barge, valued at $1.8 million, had been left by the barge master with a crew member acting as a guard. The crew member was also missing.

17 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

Vessel stopped

POLICE intercepted a motor transport vessel at the north entrance of the Yau Ma Tei typhoon shelter last night and arrested four mainland residents following the seizure of 80 new split air-conditioners valued at $500,000. A lorry believed to have delivered the air-conditioners was impounded.

9 May 1994 - 12:00am

$40,000 theft

THREE hundred rolls of cloth worth about $40,000 were stolen from a lighter at the Yau Ma Tei typhoon shelter.

4 May 1994 - 12:00am