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  1. Organisers go flat out to adapt Sha Tin racecourse for equestrian Paralympics

    Posted Sep 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Anneliese O'Young, Prudence Lui

    ... Prudence Lui and Anneliese O'Young Transforming Sha Tin racecourse, the Olympic equestrian venue, for the Paralympics is taking every minute of the fortnight between the two competitions, but the equestrian Paralympics chief has nothing but praise for the job that is being done. Seventy-three athletes will use 72 horses, with one horse shared. The arena for spectators ...

  2. 21-year-old man jumps to his death at Sha Tin

    Posted Aug 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... CARRIE NG Updated at 6.33pm: A 21-year-old man jumped 25 floors to his death in Sha Tin on Sunday morning, local news media reported on Monday. The man lived with his family on the third floor of Hin Kwai House, Hin Keng Estate. A security guard found him lying unconscious and on the ground around 7am, Ming Pao Daily reported. His family said they had thought the 21-year-old had ...

  3. Tin Shui Wai cries out for help and support

    Posted Oct 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... in Sha Tin by her father who jumped to his death. Last November, a construction worker chopped to death his wife and two daughters in their Wong Tai Sin home. The increasing number of domestic ... tragedy in Tin Shui Wai has provided a chilling warning about the widening gap between the rich and the poor. A woman threw her 12-year-old daughter and nine-year-old son- both their hands ...

  4. Solutions still needed in Tin Shui Wai

    Posted Oct 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... has been again turned to. It is easy to conclude that what has been done is not enough. Three months ago, a man threw himself and his child off a building in Sha Tin and what was being said ... Again, tragedy has struck one of Hong Kong's most impoverished districts, Tin Shui Wai. Once more, the details are chillingly familiar: The deaths of a woman and her children ...

  5. 500 places for over-18s in special schools

    Posted Mar 05th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Some pupils in special schools will be able to continue studying after they turn 18 following the provision of 500 extra places in September. The new places will be available to 51 special schools catering to students with physical, intellectua ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the scheme. Taxi driver charged over death A taxi driver arrested after a man was killed and six people were injured in a collision between his cab and a minibus in Sha Tin in May will appear in Sha ... was released unconditionally. Estate agent killed in crash A real estate agent, 28, was killed when his car smashed into a barrier in Sha Tin after an earlier hit-and-run incident with a taxi. He ...

  7. Ketamine lands man in court

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

    ... Maggie Ng An unemployed man appeared in Sha Tin Court yesterday on charges of possessing dangerous drugs and driving under the influence of drugs. Devil Law Kwok-kwan, 21, did not enter a plea and was remanded in custody. Law was involved in an accident on Che Kung Miu Road, Sha Tin, on Wednesday. The police found white powder in his nose and 255 grams of ketamine in his car. ...

  8. Woman critical after acid poured on her

    Posted Jun 29th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A woman was in critical condition after acid was poured over her during a dispute with her husband at their home in Sha Tin yesterday. The woman's 60-year-old husband ... village near Sha Tin MTR station. 'Initial investigation showed the couple accused each other of having extra-martial affairs,' a police officer said. 'In the middle of the dispute, ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Jul 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Policeman found hanging A middle-aged policeman was found hanging in his Sha Tin village home yesterday. He was confirmed dead at the scene. Police said he had left a death note. ...

  10. Briefs

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... families, at a discount, every year from 2016- prices and sales have surged. Man found hanged in his garden in Sha Tin A 50-year-old man was found hanged, with his hands tied, in the garden of his home in Tai Che village, Sha Tin. He was found by his father and son, who went to check on damage caused by the severe Typhoon Vicente. Police are investigating. Study identifies top issues ...




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