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  1. Upgraded purification system boosts Sha Tin sewage plant

    Posted Feb 07th 2011, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Hong Kong's biggest sewage-treatment plant is capable of recycling about 1,000 cubic metres of water a day, thanks to an upgraded purification system. The 28-hectare Sha Tin Sewage Treatment Works next to the racecourse handles waste water from Sha Tin and Ma On Shan districts, whose residents produce 250,000 cubic metres of sewage a day. The sewage used ...

  2. Anger over Sha Tin flyover plan

    Posted Dec 31st 2006, 12:00am by Shirley Lau

    ... Shirley Lau Many fear overpasses, some up to 41 metres high, will worsen pollution and cut property values Residents are up in arms over a proposal to build highway flyovers in Sha Tin ... the Sha Tin section of Tai Po Road and Sha Tin Road, the elevated roads would tilt towards residential buildings. At least 600 households from various residential complexes have submitted ...

  3. School makes green music

    Posted May 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A student and a teacher from Sha Tin College have written a song on climate change for an international conference. The conference will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre next week. Renowned scientists, economists and academics will meet to discuss how to deal with the grim environmental crises facing the Earth. Not only has the Sha Tin school ...

  4. Angry bees sting 13 people after football hits hive

    Posted Aug 24th 2003, 12:00am by Marcal Joanilho

    ... Thirteen people, half of them children, were stung by a swarm of bees yesterday while resting near the Shing Mun River in Sha Tin. The children and their parents had earlier been taking part in a soccer training session at the Hong Kong Sports Institute and were taking a break near the river bank when they were attacked at 4.30pm. Reports from the scene said someone had kicked ...

  5. More land sought

    Posted May 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The government will launch a study later this year on reclaiming more land. Potential sites in Tuen Mun, Tsing Yi and Lantau have been identified. Assessments have also been made about relocating public facilities in Sha Tin, Mount Davis and Mui Wo to underground areas, which could free more than 100 hectares. A 28-hectare site in Sha Tin, with views of Tolo Harbour, could be sold ...

  6. Land and revenue waiting to be mined

    Posted Sep 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com A government consultant says moving a Sha Tin sewage treatment plant underground would free up prime residential space that could fetch net revenue of HK$8.3 ... was speaking before the consultation exercise due to begin in the next two months to gauge views on the locations and scope of cavern developments. She cited the Sha Tin sewage treatment plant, ...

  7. Green Sense wants project density cut

    Posted May 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung An environmental group is urging the Town Planning Board to reduce by more than a third the building density of a planned high-rise development atop Tai Wai MTR station in Sha Tin to avoid a 'wall effect' that could block air flow in the area. Green Sense wants the project to be reduced to six 39-storey blocks instead of eight 49-storey blocks. It said ...

  8. Korean example eyed for Shing Mun River

    Posted Aug 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The Sha Tin District Council is looking abroad for inspiration on how to revitalise the Shing Mun River, whose stench has long incurred the wrath of residents. The river will be in the spotlight next week when the Olympic equestrian events are held nearby. The district's working group on environmental protection hopes town planners and consultants will consider examples ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lau Ming-shum an entrepreneur with fingers in many pies

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... a private columbarium- To Fuk Shan in Sha Tin. The Taoist temple offers thousands of funeral urn niches, which the government says breaches the conditions of its land lease. Lau holds 75 companies, ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com An entrepreneur with fingers in many pies The name Lau Ming-shum- the developer who has caused controversy by buying up land in the Sai Kung village of Pak Sha O- ...

  10. Man accused of illegal construction

    Posted Mar 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong A man who allegedly built a road that dammed a natural stream in Tai Po pleaded not guilty yesterday to illegal construction and logging on government land. Chan Sai-hin, 62, who represented himself in Sha Tin Court, denied two charges laid by the Lands and Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation departments. Officials in January found a 25-metre-long cement ...




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