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  1. Caterpillars close Sha Tin pool

    Posted Apr 29th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan A public swimming pool was temporarily closed yesterday because of an infestation of caterpillars in the surrounding trees and on poolside tiles. A spokeswoman from the Leisure and Cultural Services Department confirmed that Hin Tin Swimming Pool in Sha Tin was shut down so the thousands of caterpillars, from the giant silkworm moth, could be removed. They were ...

  2. Trio charged over alleged rape in Sha Tin eatery

    Posted Sep 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong Two schoolboys were among a trio who appeared in Sha Tin Court yesterday over an alleged rape in a restaurant. Ho Ka-kit, 17, Ma Ho-kan, 16, and store assistant Kewell Li Hau-chung, 19, were charged with raping a girl in a Lek Yuen Shopping Centre eatery in April. They did not enter a plea and were remanded in custody until October 10. ...

  3. Four hurt in blaze at Sha Tin village

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Four people including a fireman were injured in a No3 alarm fire at a Sha Tin village. One hundred firefighters were sent to the scene after a report that a corrugated-iron hut in Ha Wo Che had caught fire at 4pm. Thirty villagers were evacuated, but two men were hurt in the scramble to escape, and a woman suffered smoke inhalation. Investigators said the fire ...

  4. Blocked roads dog villagers above Sha Tin

    Posted Jun 13th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Two hundred villagers on hills above Sha Tin were still waiting for full road access to their homes yesterday as the Highways Department worked to clear debris from two weekend landslides on either side of the village. Usual access to Kwun Yam Shan Tsuen was cut off when a landslide demolished a 70-metre section of Sha Tin Pass Road and large rocks fell over a 25-metre ...

  5. 20 renowned artists to beautify Sha Tin plaza in HK$70m revamp

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Tin Town Hall Plaza into an art square with their work. The City Art Square, in an open-air space next to the Sha Tin Town Hall, will open in mid-July. A joint project by the Leisure ... to beautify the Sha Tin Town Hall Plaza. The artworks, some featuring Olympic-inspired elements, were expected to add an artistic touch to the city, said Chung Ling-hoi, deputy director ...

  6. Flesh-eating disease attacks Sha Tin man

    Posted Aug 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung A 56-year-old man from Sha Tin contracted a flesh-eating disease, the Centre for Health Protection said. The man, who was admitted to Prince of Wales Hospital on Thursday, was in a stable condition after surgery to remove infected tissue. The centre is investigating the source of infection. ...

  7. Water cut off at Sha Tin estates

    Posted Feb 04th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The fresh water supply to four residential estates in Sha Tin was cut for about 11 hours yesterday after a water main burst. The Water Supplies Department said the problem was caused when a water pipe under a road outside the Chek Kung Temple burst. The water supply to Chun Shek Estate in San Tin Wai, Fung Shing Court and Sha Tin Tau Village was cut at 1pm ...

  8. Unsung heroes keep Sha Tin's reputation intact

    Posted Apr 26th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell They're the Jockey Club's secret weapon, a small army of more than 50 New Territories women who come in on contract for the big jobs, making sure the Sha Tin turf track lives up to its excellent reputation. Pako Ip Pak-chung, the club's manager of tracks, said yesterday the women represent experienced contract labour that can be called in to give ...

  9. MTR's site in Sha Tin attracts big developers

    Posted Apr 08th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu MTR Corp yesterday received seven bids for the right to develop its HK$6 billion Che Kung Temple station residential project in Sha Tin, showing that property firms are keen ... Plaza in the Sha Tin city centre reached HK$7,000 per square foot. The project is located on the podium of Che Kung Temple station, which has a site area of 195,194 square feet. The site could ...

  10. Businessman defaults and horse revolts as Sha Tin leg goes awry

    Posted May 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... was supposed to run the 41st leg of the relay in Sha Tin but was unable to return in time to take his place as one of the 120 torch-bearers. Mr Sy could not be reached for comment yesterday. ... was supposed to pass the torch to him, ran Mr Sy's leg of the relay along Sha Tin Wai Road in addition to his own. A spokesman for Mr Sy said he was out of town handling some 'urgent ...




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