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Yau Tsim Mong District

Giant butterfly sculpture causes flap in Tsuen Wan district

The preparation work for building two contentious district landmarks has started, despite widespread public criticism of them being too costly and even becoming eyesores.

Monday, 6 May, 2013, 7:17am 3 comments

Flower pots no bed of roses for homeless

About 200 concrete flower pots have been installed along a section of a Yau Ma Tei flyover to "keep street sleepers out", according to a district council document.

3 May 2013 - 5:40am

Pet park plans at centre of homeless row

More than 20 street sleepers under the Ferry Street flyover were served eviction notices last month to vacate the now partially fenced-off area by next Tuesday, although the actual use of the area is yet to be finalised.

2 May 2013 - 5:09am 4 comments

Spend HK$100m cash wisely

Correspondents have expressed the hope that the HK$100 million allocated to each of Hong Kong's district councils will be spent wisely and be used to develop signature projects.

7 Apr 2013 - 1:42am

Perpetrators of Yau Tsim Mong acid attacks remain at large

Police are still ploughing through the task of investigating thousands of people as they search for suspects in four cases of acid throwing in Mong Kok and Yau Ma Tei going back to 2008.

5 Apr 2013 - 3:57am

Unwelcome banners in Tsim Sha Tsui

I refer to the report ("Unwrap HK history this Christmas", December 24).

Despite a growing interest in local heritage, I am sure many people in Tsim Sha Tsui were unaware that 11 heritage sites were being opened to the public as part of "Heritage Fiesta 2012", and would have missed the opportunity to visit them.

6 Jan 2013 - 2:51am 4 comments

City Digest, September 25, 2012

Blood specialists devise app for best treatment

25 Sep 2012 - 3:47am

Taxi drivers short-changing passengers in Tsim Sha Tsui

Police have reported a recent series of cases where taxi drivers refuse to pay change or even drive away with passengers' luggage - with one tourist losing luxury items worth HK$70,000.

Police received 10 such complaints since May. The latest arrest was of a 48-year-old driver who short-changed a plainclothes officer posing as a tourist last night.

12 Sep 2012 - 2:53am

Academy for Performing Arts' graduates to make use of new media

Graduates of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (APA) should be "global artists" of the 21st century - people who are not only professional, artistically, but also excel at communicating through new media, the academy's new director said on his first public appearance yesterday in Hong Kong.

1 Sep 2012 - 4:16am

Eight jailed two months for rigging Yau Tsim Mong district council poll

Eight people were each jailed for two months yesterday for vote-rigging in last November's district council elections.

28 Aug 2012 - 3:20am