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  1. 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, ...

  2. 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 ...

  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 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Billion worldwide expected to watch Sha tin showpiece on television

    Posted Apr 24th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Canada, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and South Africa- will operate independent betting pools on a number of races from Sha Tin tomorrow. South African interest in the race will be intense. ...

  8. Size's consistent star can be the Gem of Sha Tin

    Posted Mar 07th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Clint Hutchison Champion Australian trainer John Size holds all the aces in the $2 million Tung Chung Handicap at Sha Tin this afternoon where his three entries, Dr More, Gem Of India ... the only time he failed to figure in the finish was over the 1,600 metres at Sha Tin, but that was on his final outing last term when he was past his prime. He has returned in excellent form ...

  9. Sha Tin on agenda for brilliant Rakti

    Posted Jun 18th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... history of Sha Tin racecourse. But with Falbrav now bundled off to stud in Japan, Rakti dominated the Prince of Wales's Stakes, the richest race over the five successive days of racing ...

  10. Country Music looking on song for Sha Tin test

    Posted May 01st 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Clint Hutchison Tony Cruz's talented sprinter Country Music is expected to bounce back to winning form this afternoon in his first attempt over 1,200 metres at Sha Tin. The robust son of 1994 Golden Slipper winner Danzero has risen steadily through the grades this term, improving his rating from 52 to 83 and notching three wins and two seconds along the way. Although the only ...




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