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  1. Sha Tin-Central link would alleviate hellish cross-harbour commute

    Posted Apr 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The further delay of the Sha Tin-Central link is absolutely unacceptable. The government has been prevaricating over this project for more than two decades. Other rail plans were drawn up ... it comes to a decision being made on the starting date. The further delay of the Sha Tin-Central link will surely raise questions among the public about the government's priorities. Ten years ...

  2. Tin Ka Ping tops UK-style debating contest

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui A team from Tin Ka Ping Secondary School was crowned champion at the grand final of a debating competition which concluded a summer workshop on British parliamentary (BP) ... Ching-kwan of Tin Ka Ping took the honour, representing the Closing Opposition on the motion: 'This House believes that the government in developed countries should fund all forms of cosmetic ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Nov 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ten drivers aged 20 to 52 were arrested in an operation against road racers on the Yuen Long Highway near Shap Pat Heung. Drugs arrest in Sha Tin A 30-year-old man was arrested for drug trafficking near a car park on the Kwong Yuen Estate in Sha Tin late on Friday night. Police found 4kg of ketamine, with an estimated value of HK$480,000, in his bag. Concrete falls off building Two ...

  4. Estate residents oppose columbarium, say site near refuse bins unsuitable

    Posted Jul 11th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Ancestors won't be able to rest in peace if their ashes are laid to rest next to a smelly rubbish collection point, Sha Tin residents who oppose the siting of a columbarium near their homes said yesterday. More than 200 residents of the Shek Mun Estate in Sha Tin took to the streets yesterday to protest against a government plan to build a columbarium ...

  5. Tsang gives college visit pledge on press freedom

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday promised to put a high value on press freedom. Mr Tsang made the remarks during a visit to Sha Tin Methodist College while taking part in a role-play discussion with students on the topic of press freedom- under the eye of a camera from the Information Services Department. Mr Tsang arrived at the school for his ...

  6. Talking points

    Posted Jan 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on a private estate in New York to discuss ways of reuniting the island. Jockey Club marks new year with special Sha Tin card The Jockey Club marks the new lunar year with a special race day at Sha Tin, with Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah in attendance. As well as 11 races, the course will host performances by TV artists Susanna Kwan and Kate Tsui, and fortune-telling sessions ...

  7. Lawmakers reject call for higher tunnel fees

    Posted Feb 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... on the tunnel joining East Kowloon and Sha Tin by amounts ranging from 6 per cent to 30 per cent. The toll for a private car would rise from $10 to $12, and for a double-decker bus from $20 to $26. ...

  8. Ex-Observatory chief explains class-cut stand

    Posted Feb 07th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Former Hong Kong Observatory director Lam Chiu-ying said his opposition to plans to reduce the number of secondary school classes was out of love for his alma mater, not a deliberate attempt to criticise government policies. 'As a retired ...

  9. 'Public supports protest over national education'

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yuen Long, Tuen Mun, Sha Tin, Mong Kok and Sham Shui Po. Organiser Joshua Wong Chi-fung, 15, a student at United Christian College (Kowloon East), says: 'I'm confident that at least ...

  10. DAB lawmaker denies breach over illegal work on village house

    Posted May 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on a complaint about an allegedly illegal glasshouse on the roof of Chan's house in the hilltop village of Sha Tin Au. The house was also reported to have an illegal flowerbed in front of its ... lifestyle and rules in villages', he later said he would only take action when requested by the government. The department spokeswoman said the Sha Tin Lands District Office had earlier posted ...




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