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  1. Sha Tin College clinch hockey title

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Sha Tin College girls' Grade A hockey team (above) were crowned 2004/2005 inter-school league champions after winning 3-0 against a well-organised and talented King George V School side. The goalscorers were Sarah Wong, Sophie Boyd and Heather Lowe. 'Grace Yung and Christie Fearnside worked seamlessly together in the midfield for Sha Tin,' said Sha ...

  2. Legco rejects plan for Sha Tin school

    Posted May 06th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... school in Sha Tin, saying there is already an oversupply of school places in the area. The proposed school, to cost $222 million, was scheduled to be completed in 2006. The university's ... in Sha Tin, Deputy Secretary for Education and Manpower Cherry Tse Ling Kit-ching told a public works subcommittee meeting yesterday. She claimed the surplus was not problematic, ...

  3. Sha Tin has something for everyone

    Posted Apr 17th 2004, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson Built almost entirely on reclaimed land, Sha Tin racecourse is more than just a modern racetrack used only for certain times of the year. Extensive landscaping ... are returned to the community to fund a wide range of projects. Sha Tin is the site of several world renowned races, the premier ones being the Hong Kong Cup, the Hong Kong Mile, the Hong Kong Vase, ...

  4. Menacing monkeys swing by Sha Tin

    Posted Jan 11th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... than 30 marauding macaques descended on the quiet back streets of Sha Tin yesterday, loitering near a school. While residents are accustomed to seeing monkeys in the area, which is situated below Amah Rock, the size of this troop was such that they called the police. Constable Wong Siu-pong, from the Tin Sum police station, said monkey sightings had increased in recent months. ...

  5. New $400 million parade ring at Sha Tin 'worth cost'

    Posted Nov 04th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Jockey Club executive director of racing Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges yesterday defended the cost of the club's $400 million parade ring at Sha Tin as a realistic ... at Sha Tin on Saturday, the Stewards of the Jockey Club yesterday granted Rodd leave to withdraw the appeal. ...

  6. University's Sha Tin school plan approved

    Posted Jun 10th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Baptist University's plan to build a school in Sha Tin offering both primary and secondary places won legislators' approval yesterday, after it was quashed last ... was voted down by a narrow margin last time. Legislator Wong Sing-chi said Sha Tin was ranked first across Hong Kong in terms of the number of vacant public school places, and fifth in terms ...

  7. Slow enrolments at quarter of Sha Tin primary schools

    Posted Nov 16th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung 70 to 80 classes may be cut next year with fewer pupils, says association chief About a quarter of Sha Tin's primary schools have reported poor initial enrolment for next ... minimum of 23 pupils for Primary One- the threshold set by the Education and Manpower Bureau- said Ng Shun-cheong, chairman of the Sha Tin Primary School Heads Association. Even among those ...

  8. Police appeal to public over traffic accident in Sha Tin

    Posted Oct 20th 2004, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... KELLY CHAN Updated at 5.05pm: Police on Wednesday were appealing to the public to come forward with information about a traffic accident in Sha Tin last week. A medium goods vehicle reportedly left the scene after hitting a motorcycle. A spokesman said the accident occurred at 8.45pm last Monday. The motorcycle and a medium goods vehicle were travelling along Fo Tan Road towards ...

  9. New Sha Tin line may end at Hunghom

    Posted Jan 05th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The last stop of the KCRC's proposed new line from Sha Tin could end at Hunghom instead of Central, a senior corporation official revealed yesterday. Samuel Lai Man-hay, ... the harbour. Sha Tin line passengers could switch to East Rail at Hunghom if they wanted to go to Hong Kong island, he said. The plan was devised in response to a government request. Mr Lai estimated ...

  10. Sha Tin schools closer to trying small-class system

    Posted Oct 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Education chief tells primary-level principals they can go ahead, with parents' support Small-class teaching could be implemented in Sha Tin on a trial basis, primary ... Primary school principals' associations have been demanding small-class teaching in their districts and have provided a new formula for introducing it across the city. In Sha Tin district, ...




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