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  1. A dozen turn up for Tin Shui Wai job fair

    Posted Dec 13th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... in Sha Tin, for example,' she said. 'The subsidies may not be able to cover all their transport expenses, but we won't raise the amount as it will be unfair to the serving ... Colleen Lee A recruitment fair held by a property giant in economically depressed Tin Shui Wai had about 200 jobs on offer with transport subsidies but drew only about a dozen people. ...

  2. Link will invigorate old towns, say agents

    Posted Oct 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Tsim Sha Tsui rail link. Agents reported a surge in property sales in East Tsim Sha Tsui with the opening of the link. In anticipation of the infrastructure improvement, prices for flats along ...

  3. Arrested development

    Posted Dec 21st 2006, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... the feasibility of a pilot scheme which would allow multi-storey development in two districts: Pai Tau and the Sheung Wo Che village expansion area in Sha Tin and the Ha Mei Sun Tsuen expansion area ... for those who move into the developments. Citing what happened in Tin Shui Wai, Mr Chan also warned that villagers moving into multi-storey developments could suffer social dislocation and have ...


    Tin Shui Wai, where hawkers help brighten up grim lives

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... Hawkers fight to brighten grim lives Tin Shui Wai's name has a serene meaning: "town of sky and water". In reality, the sky is obscured by cookie cutter public housing blocks ... where Tin Shui Wai's notoriously cash-strapped residents sell small amounts of fresh food and daily essentials. These unauthorised markets have become a morning ritual for residents ...

  5. Five vehicles torched in attacks

    Posted Oct 26th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Four cars and a taxi were damaged in a series of arson attacks before dawn yesterday. The first fire started in a car parked opposite Sha Tin racecourse at 4.05am. Police said the car's windows had been smashed before the blaze. A taxi later caught fire outside Fanling East Rail station. The third vehicle went up in flames near Yuen Long West Rail station and two cars ...

  6. Scandal-hit HOS blocks need repairs

    Posted Oct 13th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... was embroiled in the short-piling scandal that led to the demolition of two blocks in Sha Tin. ... Chloe Lai The Housing Department will carry out repairs to several blocks of subsidised flats in Tin Shui Wai after cracks appeared in the walls. Although the Home Ownership Scheme blocks, ...

  7. Outlook & Living- MTR-linked locations

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Nature's delights Railway lines now extend far into the countryside, near many of Hong Kong's 2,500 farms. Some organic farms can be found near Kam Sheung Road on the West Rail, where interesting activities are organised for nature lovers. Linking people The 17km Sha Tin to Central Link connecting Tai Wai to Central is scheduled to be completed in two phases by 2020. ...

  8. Hong Kong Faces

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... where family mishaps occur.' Although she moved to Sha Tin last year after getting married, she goes to the deprived town every weekend to help the needy and visit her parents. 'I want ... Colleen Lee Chung Yuen-yi has spent a decade fighting for the rights of women and the underprivileged. Now she is concentrating her formidable energies on helping the people of Tin Shui ...

  9. A winning pitch for Tin Shui Wai

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Rugby officials want to turn Tin Shui Wai from 'the city of sadness' into a field of dreams. The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union wants to teach more young people and children ... of public sport and recreational facilities, the initiative is much welcomed. As a satellite town, Tin Shui Wai has been plagued by social and economic problems. Besides a lack of public facilities, ...

  10. Red Penny

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... from the rigours of Tai Mo Shan; a date or friends on a drive out of town. If you're on foot, the location is HK$21 taxi ride from Cheung Sha Road MTR. Turn-ons Red Penny's subtle ...




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