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  1. Youthful dreams crumble under insurmountable odds

    Posted Dec 30th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... who has been living in Sheung Shui all his life. 'A single trip from Sheung Shui to Wan Chai costs more than $20, not to mention the high tuition fees. With a monthly salary of only ... 'I even tried once walking for half an hour from Sheung Shui to Fanling to find a job in order to save a few dollars. 'But after walking for the whole day, I still could not find anybody ...

  2. Youngsters battle to bridge big pay gulf with city

    Posted Dec 30th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... triple their counterparts in Sheung Shui and Tai Po, a study on poverty released yesterday says. And those living in faraway New Territories districts are prevented from seeking more lucrative ... working in Sheung Shui and Tai Po. Of the 194 employed interviewees, the monthly salary of nearly 39 per cent is under $4,000. Just under 10 per cent of the group earn more than $10,000 a month. ...

  3. Peng Chau has the can-do spirit

    Posted Nov 17th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... and the working population- as an increasing number of indigenous villagers had left. The six runners-up are: Tai Hang in Tai Po, Sheung Shui Heung, Tai O in Lantau, Ying Lung Wai in Yuen Long, San Shek Wan in Lantau, Tai Shui Hang in Sha Tin. ...

  4. KCRC cuts fares for some of its new stations

    Posted Dec 15th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... station between north of Tai Wai and Sheung Shui (with the exception of Racecourse), down from the $6.80 originally proposed. 'The decision was made after considering the competitive ... City One, Shek Mun, Tai Shui Hang, Heng On, Ma On Shan and Wu Kai Sha. It will be the third opened by the KCRC in about a year after West Rail and the East Rail extension to TST East. ...

  5. Campaign aims to take sting out of red ant fears

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... in major bookstores. Since January, the department has identified 81 red fire ant sites across the city, containing 1,932 ant mounds. These include 893 mounds in Ng Tung River, Sheung Shui, 92 in International Wetland Park at Tin Shui Wai, and another 92 in River Beas, near Long Valley. Knowing Ants, written for primary and junior secondary students, covers the origins and habitat of the fire ...


    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... because it is full of challenges every day Wan Cheuk-yin, HKTA Tang Hin Memorial Secondary School, Sheung Shui The moment I saw my teacher crying [after a quarrel with me last year], I suddenly ...

  7. Rural schools challenge ban on Primary One enrolments

    Posted Sep 06th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... daughter from Sam Wo to another primary school in Sheung Shui, said that he and his son had to wake up at 6am every day to travel for more than an hour to the Lowu station. His son returned home ...

  8. Only one top school has pupil with 5 As

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Those with five came from Hang Seng School of Commerce in Sha Tin, HKTA Tang Hin Memorial Secondary School in Sheung Shui, Cheung Chuk Shan College in North Point, Belilios Public School in Tin ...



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