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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. 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 ...

  4. McNair impressed by Sha Tin operation

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Australian trainer John McNair braved the stormy weather to inspect the facilities at Sha Tin in the hope of having his outstanding galloper Hay List here ... But an even more vital visit to Sha Tin took place over the past week and left Jockey Club officials smiling, after a senior officer from the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Rocket Man's HK fan club dress for success at Sha Tin racecourse

    Posted Dec 11th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... sprinter (pictured) trots on to the turf tomorrow at Sha Tin for the International Sprint, die-hard fans will be waiting. And you can spot them wearing the 'I'm a Rocket Man' T-shirt ... nothing.' Whittaker promises to blow his horn- loudly- at Sha Tin tomorrow and cheer the horse home. Another fan named Karki, the owner of the Guru Indian restaurant in Soho, won a bit more money. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Nine-man Sha Tin frustrate Happy Valley

    Posted Feb 06th 2010, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Once proud Happy Valley slipped deeper in the relegation mire despite holding fellow strugglers Sha Tin to a 2-2 draw in the BMA First Division at Kowloon Bay Park last night. Goals from Godfred Karikari and a Lin Zhong penalty gave Valley a 2-1 lead on the hour after Sha Tin's Chu Siu-kei opened the scoring in the 27th minute. When Sha Tin were reduced to nine ...

  9. Sha Tin school with a private college goal

    Posted Jul 01st 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau and Zoe Mak With the senior secondary reforms spelling the end of the sixth-form college system in 2012, Hang Seng School of Commerce has set its sights on becoming a private university. The Sha Tin school is a matriculation college for Form Six and Form Seven. It also offers sub-degree programmes. But with the switch last year from four years of senior secondary education ...

  10. Tenants want Sha Tin's oldest estate rebuilt, block by block

    Posted Feb 11th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Tenants of Sha Tin's oldest public housing estate are urging the government to rebuild their flats as quickly as possible and have found a way to avoid being relocated while the work is carried out. Four lawmakers and a number of Sha Tin district councillors and Housing Department officials yesterday visited the 34-year-old Lek Yuen Estate, where tenants told ...




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