KOWLOON Top Stories

Hong Kong Standard: The legislation that allows mainland officers to operate at the upcoming express rail terminus in West Kowloon has been gazetted, officially becoming a law of Hong Kong, RTHK reports. But its effective date will be announced by the transport secretary...
Hong Kong Standard: Ousted legislator Sixtus Leung Chung-han yesterday filed for a judicial review against the co-location bill, saying that was unconstitutional and breached the Basic Law. The bill was approved last week but against a background of claims it went against the...
Hong Kong Standard: Forty pro-government lawmakers have issued an open letter supporting Legco presidentAndrew Leung Kwan-yuen's handling of recent meetings...
China Daily: ChinaReform and OpeningForty Years in PerspectiveHong Kong Lawyer LookingAcross the Border Editor’s note:Laurence Brahm, first came to China as a fresh university exchange student from the US in 1981 and he has spent much of the past three and a...
Business Insider: The car park at Ultima in Ho Man Tin, where a single space recently sold for a record HK$6 million. One of the Hong Kong residents who spent a jaw-dropping HK$6 million (US$760,000) on the world's most expensive parking space has been identified as the head of...
Hong Kong Standard: Legislative Council president Andrew Leung Kwan-yuen says Starry Lee Wai-king will chair the meeting on a motion of no confidence against him after defending how he presided over meetings. Leung's manner of presiding over the co-location bill meetings in the...
South China Morning Post: A 16-year-old Hong Kong boy who had violated probation fell to his death from his 35th-floor flat after a nearly three-hour stand-off with first responders on Wednesday. The teenager and his mother were at home in their Ying ShunHouse flat in Choi Ying...
South China Morning Post: The only Hong Kong branch of the American restaurant chain Hooters has shuttered its prime location after facing two lawsuits for unpaid rent. Situated on Wyndham Street in Central, the doors to the outlet were closed and covered with cardboard and a notice...
Public Technologies: The complexity of our urban drainage system and blockages in it may impose difficulty and danger on performing the onsite inspection and detection of hazardous gases such as sulphur dioxide and methane, and even increase the risk of flooding associated with...
Hong Kong Standard: A teacher who faces a count of wounding appeared at the West KowloonMagistrates' Court...
South China Morning Post: Hong Kong’s much-touted cross-border high-speed trains are a step closer to departure. After much wrangling, the controversial law that empowers mainland authorities to exercise full jurisdiction inside designated areas of the West Kowloon terminus has...
Hong Kong Standard: Two more spots at the construction site at To Kwa Wan Station - part of the Sha Tin to Central Link - were not built in accordance to approved designs, the MTRC revealed in a report submitted to the government yesterday. The MTRC should have submitted reports...
Public Technologies: This past semester, I had the opportunity to study on an exchange program at Hong Kong Baptist University. Over the course of the semester I traveled to Japan, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam, experiencing different Asian cultures through the sights, experiences,...