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  1. Plans for 'cycling city' in Sha Tin unveiled

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip A cycling park should be set up in Pak Shek as part of a plan to turn Sha Tin into a 'cycling city', district councillors proposed yesterday. Pak Shek, in Ma On Shan, used to house the Whitehead Vietnamese Detention Centre. The land has been turned into a golf driving range and a temporary site for cycle training. 'We want to develop Sha Tin ...

  2. Workbooks will add about HK$500 to parents' burden

    Posted Jul 20th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Liz Heron

    ... liberal studies teacher at Tin Shui Wai Methodist College, said: 'Our students need to buy two books and each one is about HK$130. It's quite expensive because parents in Tin Shui Wai ...

  3. Scheme set to raise students' interest in art

    Posted May 12th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Senior secondary students will be helped financially to watch cultural programmes under a government scheme to encourage their long-term interest in the arts. The Leisure and Cultural Services Department says it will launch the programme in the 20 ...

  4. Short straw dims New Year glow

    Posted Jan 28th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Danny Mok, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... downturn were not enough, Hong Kong yesterday drew the worst possible fortune stick in a ceremony at a Sha Tin temple. Lau Wong-fat, chairman of rural affairs body the Heung Yee Kuk, drew the stick ... through our challenges.' The last time that stick was drawn, 1992, saw, among other things, the arrival of last governor Chris Patten- who unleashed fierce political strife. When a Sha Tin ...

  5. Fresh start for former Pegasus school

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Pupils at the former Pegasus school began the new academic year yesterday under a new name, with more teachers, a refurbished campus and increased use of Putonghua. The youngsters at Fukien Secondary School Affiliated School- previously called Peg ...

  6. Nude video blackmail case rocks elite school

    Posted Nov 07th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron and Amy Nip Police have arrested a 16-year-old boy suspected of blackmailing a fellow student at the Australian International School by threatening to post a video of her naked body on the internet. The boy is one of two students expelled by the ...

  7. Eastern District has lowest food prices

    Posted Sep 18th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... represented by the number 100. An index higher than 100 means food prices have exceeded January levels. For the three months ending August, for example, Sai Kung and Sha Tin scored about 20 per cent higher than Tai Po and Eastern District. Sai Kung recorded the highest index, 109.6. It was followed by Sha Tin (104.9), Southern District (104.4) and Kwun Tong (102.6). Eastern District (85.3) ...

  8. Two investors reach settlement with bank before court case

    Posted Nov 11th 2008, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... to 10 cases this week. He said banks were too passive in reaching settlements and legal action would speed up the process. Democratic Sha Tin district councillor Michael Yung Ming-chau, who had ...

  9. Even pawnbrokers are struggling to make a profit during downturn

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... he said. Another pawnbroker, Kie Chung from the Tai Hing Pawn Shop in Sha Tin, said fewer people were reclaiming pawned items. 'We earn money by charging customers interest,' he ... HK$100,000, staff could lend the client HK$50,000 for its face and another HK$50,000 for its strap. Mr Ho, from Kwun Tong's Tin On Pawnshop, was more optimistic, saying he expected more people ...

  10. Teens endure hair-razing stunt to support victims of cancer

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip and Agnes Lam Two Sha Tin College students shaved their heads yesterday in the name of the Hong Kong Cancer Fund. The brave act was the brainchild of Fong Ling-ling, 16, one of the organisers of Cancer Week activities at her school. 'I really like my new hairstyle but I might have to go hat shopping as winter is coming,' Ling-ling laughed. 'I think ...




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