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  1. Dramatic beginnings

    Posted Dec 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Vanapa Ongvises

    ... Vanapa Ongvises The disastrous fire in the Shek Kip Mei squatter area in 1953 made 53,000 squatters homeless overnight. As an emergency measure, the government built resettlement blocks ... of their belongings in the aftermath of the Shek Kip Mei Fire.A Woman hangs washing at the Shek Kip Mei resettlement estate in 1962. A family at Tai Hang Tung estate. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/439015/dramatic-beginnings
  2. In Brief

    Posted Aug 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Man jumps to his death A 45-year-old man jumped to his death from his flat in Mei Yu House, on the Shek Kip Mei Estate. He was confirmed dead at the scene by ambulance crew. Police believe he jumped from the dining room window. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/605648/brief
  3. In Brief

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wayward truck rolls downhill A crane truck rolled backwards for about 20 metres on a slope in Lung Yan Road before mounting a safety island and hitting a road sign at the junction with Lung Cheung Road, Shek Kip Mei, at 11.55am. Police van collides with car Two police officers were slightly injured when their van hit the back of a car in Waterloo Road, Kowloon Tong, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/615361/brief
  4. $285m tank to help stem floodwaters

    Posted Nov 10th 2004, 12:00am by Felix Lo

    ... black spot during heavy rainstorms and typhoons. The 100,000-cubic-metre concrete tank under the Tai Hang Tung recreation ground in Shek Kip Mei will protect the two areas even if a rare ... Kip Mei and downstream Mongkok, said David Cheung Yee-tin, a chief engineer of the department. 'The tank is sizable even by international standards, ' he said. To improve the hazard ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/477492/285m-tank-help-stem-floodwaters
  5. In Brief

    Posted Sep 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Road and Shek Kip Mei Street when she was hit by a Sha Tin-bound bus at 1pm on August 12. She died two weeks ago. Witnesses to the accident are asked to call police on 2773 5262 or 2380 6052. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/609562/brief
  6. Red tide sweeps into popular Shek O beach

    Posted Jun 10th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron A red tide that has swept across local waters over the past week has reached the village of Shek O in the southeast of Hong Kong. Red flags were hoisted yesterday at the popular Shek O beach and at Turtle Cove near Red Hill warning beach-goers not to enter the water. Six other southside beaches, six in Tuen Mun district, one on Lamma Island and one in Tsuen Wan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/596243/red-tide-sweeps-popular-shek-o-beach
  7. News - China

    Live Blog: Yaan earthquake- Day 2

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 08:30am by Ernest Kao

    ... Mei Li Yuanyuan and daughter   6.00am A total of 1,097 aftershocks have been monitored in the strong quake-hit Lushan County Breakfast in Lushan, Photo by Simon Song Google Map: The Ya'an ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1219713/live-blog-yaan-earthquake-day-2
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Yuen Long villagers in fear after fish die in 'contaminated stream'

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in a pond filled with water pumped from the stream- said to be as alkaline as an ammonia solution. Residents of Yau Tam Mei Tsuen- known for the breeding of aquarium fish- demonstrated ... the Environmental Protection Department collected several water samples from the stream running from the site where the underground railway's Ngau Tai Mei to Tai Kong Po tunnels are being built. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1040157/yuen-long-villagers-fear-after-fish-die-contaminated-stream
  9. HK's pellet woes

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of volunteers to vacuum up pellets from a rocky beach in Shek Pai Wan on Lamma island. Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man, who oversees environmental hygiene, said a deal was made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014420/hks-pellet-woes
  10. Motorcyclist dies after hitting railing

    Posted Sep 15th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong A 25-year-old man died after his motorbike crashed on Tuen Mun Road at about 6.25am. The man, surnamed Shek, was driving near Siu Lam when he lost control of his bike. It slammed into a railing before bouncing back onto the road. Shek was thrown off the vehicle and hit the railing before landing on the ground, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/652735/motorcyclist-dies-after-hitting-railing

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