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  1. Police look into clip of cycle race in Sha Tin

    Posted Jun 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung Simpson.cheung@scmp.com An online video clip showing 40 to 50 cyclists racing down a road near Science Park in Sha Tin at high speed has prompted a police investigation. 'We will look into the matter,' a police spokeswoman said yesterday. The two-minute clip, titled 'Gray silver hi-speed bicycles', features a group of cyclists allegedly racing ...

  2. Councillors fear historic sites were downgraded to make way for depot

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... the depot for the future Sha Tin-to-Central link. Just two weeks ago, the Antiquities and Monuments Office said the depot's tracks would encroach on the stone house and the hangar, so in situ ... as to cover the whole site, given there were other depots in Kowloon and Sha Tin. 'It's always the money-and-time argument. Their plan amounts to raping the heritage,' he said. Taking ...

  3. noticeboard

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of sight-saving catwalking in support of ORBIS. When: March 17, 6.30pm Where: KGV School, 2 Tin Kwong Road, Ho Man Tin Tickets: HK$150, HK$350 (HK$200-HK$750 for adults) from www.facebook.com/Panache2.0 ...

  4. All aboard

    Posted Mar 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An expert warned people may have to wait for up to four trains before boarding the MTR on the Sha Tin-Central link. Given rising passenger numbers, how serious a problem could overcrowding become? Write to us. ...

  5. Business - News - TRANSPORT

    Profit dip could raise MTR fares in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... the corporation's full-year earnings could be lower than last year as it may not be able to book profit from its pre-sale of the Riverpark development at Che Kung Temple station in Sha Tin in time ... to meet expectations. It may also tender three sites in Tin Shui Wai and Long Ping in the next six months. The MTR has also bid for a 47-kilometre metro line in Beijing, and was short-listed ...

  6. Legco slams rising cost of rail link

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Lawmakers yesterday criticised the soaring cost of building the Sha Tin-Central railway link, and said the government's failure to start work sooner ... impact assessment for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge caused the government to withdraw the assessment report on the Sha Tin-Central line, setting back progress for eight months. In 2004, ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Dec 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... English learning cells should be established in the workplace I refer to the letter by David Akers-Jones ('How to improve English and Putonghua standards in Hong Kong', December 14). I support the idea of English learning cells. However, there m ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Apr 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The MTR Corp expects to complete its Kwun Tong Line extension to connect Yau Ma Tei station with new stations at Ho Man Tin and Whampoa by 2015. Ho Man Tin station will be on the Valley Road Estate, while the Whampoa station will be in Tak On Street, the Transport and Housing Bureau said. The bureau proposes building a pedestrian link connecting the Oi Man and Ho Man Tin housing ...


    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Following the Legislative Council's approval of HK$71 billion in funding, construction of the Sha Tin-Central MTR line is set to start soon. This is another major step in Hong Kong's infrastructure development and, importantly, it will drastically shorten the travelling time of commuters living in parts of the New Territories and East Kowloon when they go to work ...

  10. Link on track to spur district's revitalisation

    Posted Jun 25th 2008, 12:00am by Gilmore Cheung

    ... Gilmore Cheung The extension of the MTR network from Sha Tin to Central, through Kwun Tong and on to Hong Kong Island, is set to spur revitalisation projects in East Kowloon. The HK$37.4 ... would be reduced from the present 29 minutes to 17 minutes. He said this would alleviate road congestion in the existing developed areas and lead to better air quality. The Sha Tin-Central Link ...




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