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  1. HK$71b for Sha Tin line finally gets the nod

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Work on the Sha Tin to Central Link, a new MTR line, will begin within months after lawmakers yesterday approved HK$71.4 billion in funding for its construction. Secretary for Transport and Housing Eva Cheng said the tendering process was almost complete and the 17-kilometre route, which will cost HK$79.8 billion- twice the estimate when ...

  2. Reclamation project will destroy last natural beach in Sha Tin district

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The government plans to reclaim Wu Kai Sha beach. This beautiful location is the last remaining natural beach in Sha Tin district. Many people visit it throughout the year, particularly on public holidays and at weekends. Reclamation will rob not only Sha Tin but the whole of Hong Kong of this rare and precious natural coastal area. Reclamation works and the subsequent building ...

  3. Sha Tin-Central link 'will pay city HK$88b'

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Adrian Wan A planned 17-kilometre railway link between Sha Tin and Central may contribute as much as HK$88 billion to public coffers in return for granting the MTR ... in February of last year, despite the hefty budget- made worse through the years because of a delay in the project. The Sha Tin-Central link was first proposed 12 years ago, with 2008 set ...

  4. Jockey Club's plan for Sha Tin building ignores neighbours and youth groups

    Posted Jan 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Hong Kong Jockey Club has ignored the concerns of residents living near Sha Tin racecourse who face the prospect of a nine-storey building on the site of what is at present a car park ... of this incident. Scarlett Pong Oi-lan, Sha Tin district councillor ...

  5. Hot bidding war opens for Sha Tin, Lantau sites

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Tenders for three sites on Lantau Island and in Sha Tin yesterday drew a stronger-than-expected 16 bids despite uncertainty in the property market, the government said. A Lands Department spokesman said the commercial site in Sha Tin's Shek Mun industrial district received four bids, while two residential sites on Lantau Island's Cheung ...

  6. Sha Tin school sweeps A-levels

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... five As for the sixth year in a row and the only students to snatch six As. The jubilant atmosphere at the Sha Tin school accompanied an announcement from the school management ... of joy filled the school as people learned four students obtained six As. In addition, nine of the 17 students in Hong Kong who obtained five As are from the Sha Tin school. 'I never ...

  7. Organisers dismayed as Sha Tin race cancelled

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka Organisers of the ANS Sha Tin Riverside 10km race that was to be held on March 13 are now looking for an alternative event after the race was cancelled due to government objections. The Sha Tin race- which attracts a field of about 1,000- has been held for each of the past seven years. However, next month's event has come under government scrutiny, resulting ...

  8. Jockey Club has sinking feeling at Sha Tin stables

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... but everyone has been left, quite literally, with a sinking feeling at their stables in Sha Tin. At present 1,200 horses are stabled at Sha Tin. Some are housed in recently built Olympic stables while ... a long period of time, so the land sinks as the water comes out slowly. This phenomenon has steadily been happening for a number of years at the club's Sha Tin stables. However, the club ...

  9. Small apartments in Sha Tin set to surpass '97 peak price levels

    Posted Jul 07th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Small flats in Sha Tin are expected to become the first residential units in the city to begin achieving prices that exceed their previous peak levels in 1997, according ... Ricacorp Properties, said following that deal asking prices of about 10 to 20 per cent of the units on offer at City One, Sha Tin Centre and Sha Tin Plaza were now pitched higher than the price ...

  10. Sha Tin win fails to ease relegation fears

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Struggling Sha Tin won their second match of the season by upsetting Citizen 2-0 in the BMA First Division at Sha Tin Sports Ground yesterday, but it did not ease ... left. Sham Kwok-keung headed Sha Tin ahead in the first half before Apolonio Neto added to their tally after the break. Elsewhere, Tai Chung drew 1-1 with Fourway Rangers at Sham Shui Po Sports ...




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