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  1. Royal Park Hotel in Sha Tin becomes the HK Olympic Village

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. If you have out-of-town friends thinking of visiting Sha Tin ('what?'- it could happen), you can forget about booking them into the Royal Park Hotel, connected to New Town Plaza, for the next two months. That's because from tomorrow, the 443-room hotel will become the official Olympic Village for the equestrian events. ...

  2. Get a taste of Japan at HK's largest sake fair

    Posted Aug 21st 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... this thirst, starting this weekend, the largest sake fair ever in Hong Kong will be held at the Yata department store's food market in Sha Tin's New Town Plaza Phase III. Hosted by three ... 500 types of sake from 56 Japanese breweries in 18 provinces across Japan. If that's not a good enough excuse to go to Sha Tin, we don't know what is. The fair opens today ...

  3. A Mcfootball moment

    Posted Aug 26th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... kids to come out to the Hong Kong Sports Institute's grass pitch in Sha Tin to stage a simultaneous football dribbling performance. Officiating will be those symbols of athletic excellence, teen idols Charlene Choi from the Twins and Kenny Kwan from the Boyz. In short, everyone is going to trek out to Sha Tin, kick a ball between their own feet for a few seconds, and then go ...

  4. Ballet school salutes tomorrow's stars

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Edited by Andrew Sun The Jean M. Wong School of Ballet wrapped up another graduate year with its annual Stars of Tomorrow ballet performance at Sha Tin Town Hall. The annual show, ... by the French Consul General Jean-Pierre Thebault, Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee and Roger King. Other prominent personalities in attendance were Ko Tin-lung, Yuri Ng, John Meehan and proud mum Janet Ma Sze-wai ...

  5. Stars will shine in ballet show

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... are at 7.30pm at Sha Tin Town Hall's auditorium. ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. The Jean M. Wong School of Ballet will be hosting another of its Stars of Tomorrow student showcases this weekend at Sha ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    I Know A Place: Pierre Perusset, general manager of The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by Andrew Sun

    ... Michelin two-star Cantonese restaurant Tin Lung Heen, (both at 102/F The Ritz-Carlton, ICC, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2263 2270). When I go out, I like good hotpot, and for that I go ... Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2730 7900) which has very good Italian food. I enjoy dining on the terrace, looking at the ferries, and the buildings on Hong Kong side. I like to take my guests ...

  7. Thursday Think-tank

    Posted Aug 21st 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... are jealous 3 Some Hong Kong audiences find dressage boring... they're also disappointed none of the betting booths at Sha Tin were open 4 Complaints of empty seats inside venues but lots ...

  8. Ouch! Japan's unicycle whizz-kid skips his way to another world record

    Posted Aug 14th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Kimberly Chou

    ... Also at Sha Tin, Japanese unicycle world champion Daiki Izumida set a world record on Sunday afternoon. Winding up three days of performances at the New Town Plaza, Izumida - better known as Shiojyari - accomplished the incredible feat of doing 214 rope skips on a unicycle in one minute. It pipped the previous Guinness world record, also held by Izumida, of 213 skips. Apparently, ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - EAT/DRINK

    I know a place: Anders Nelsson has a taste for the halcyon days

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 10:40pm by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun Andrew Sun Anders Nelsson is a singer, musician, actor, RTHK radio host and has been a fixture of Hong Kong’s entertainment scene for more than 50 years   Having been a denizen of the “dark side” for 63 years, I’m often asked about secret and interesting eateries in Kowloon and the New Territories. I grew up near the farms and fishing villages of Tai Wai and Sha Tin, so my ...


    Posted Aug 16th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun There are some very impressive sand castles at New Town Plaza in Sha Tin. That's right, inside the mall's Atrium Gallery (first floor, Phase 3) are 30 tonnes of sand transformed into sculptures based on elements of the Brothers Grimm's original Snow White (hence, no Dopey, Sneezy or Doc). The castles were created by four Dutch sand-sculpting maestros from ...




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