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  1. More land troubles for Sheung Shui village

    Posted Jan 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Ho Sheung Heung, located in a rural part of Sheung Shui, has become the focus of another dispute over land use, even as it battles another illegal dumping case. A vacant ... land-rezoning proposal by the government last year to turn over the wider Ho Sheung Heung area for nature preservation and low-density housing development. The store, which is about 100 square metres, ...


    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 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    New Territories residents rush to declare illegal structures

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... in Ha Tsuen, Yuen Long, and Kam Tsin Village, Sheung Shui. In Yuen Long, the case centres on the home of Tang Kee-fong, 64, who last year lost a Buildings Appeal Tribunal against a 2007 order to demolish an enclosure covering half of his rooftop. In Sheung Shui, Hau Kwok-cheung, a resident rebuilt his property in 2006, after his old house was ruined by termites. Nine family members ...

  4. Village two arrested over dumping clash

    Posted Oct 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Two residents of Ho Sheung Heung village in Sheung Shui fighting illegal dumping on their farmland were arrested after a clash on Thursday with two other villagers. They were released on HK$500 bail and are required to report back to police on October 27. Hau Mo-yi, 53, and her sister-in-law, Chiu Kam-ho, 45, were accused of breaking a padlock. They said two villagers ...

  5. positive impact

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... officer at a family centre in Sheung Shui. After that, I spent another two years working as a medical social worker at Sha Tin Hospital, counselling the elderly and cancer patients. In 1999, ... Jackie Chow Siu-wai, social work officer at the Integrated Family Service Centre in Tin Shui Wai, says her interest in the field began as a child. I developed a deep interest in social ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Motorcycle officer injured A policeman suffered knee injuries when a car reversed into his motorcycle in Sharp Street East, Wan Chai, at about 1pm. Sheung Shui clerk dies in fall A clerk has fallen to his death from a 26th-floor flat in Sheung Shui. Cheung Siu-fong, 26, was found unconscious outside Tin Cheung House, Tin Ping Estate, at about 4.30am. Boy, 7, injured by Light ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in crash Eight kindergarten pupils were slightly injured in a collision between their school bus and a delivery van in Sha Tau Kok Road, near Ma Mei Ha in Sheung Shui, at 8.42am. The four boys ...

  8. Businessman, 76, held hostage for 18 hours

    Posted May 06th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... in the operation, but several other suspects are still at large. Sources said the businessman received a phone call on Wednesday inviting him to inspect a batch of goods in a Sheung Shui guesthouse. He then drove from Hong Kong Island to Sheung Shui and parked near the KCR station, leaving his wife in the car. His wife soon received a phone call asking for a ransom of HK$3 million. Instructed ...

  9. Travellers fret over links to new checkpoint

    Posted Aug 13th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Fox Yi Hu

    ... Advisory Committee it expects 70 per cent of the spur line's patronage to come from Lo Wu. The line, a 7.4km extension that branches off from Sheung Shui on East Rail, is expected to divert ...

  10. Lawmaker calls for compulsory helmets amid rising cycle toll

    Posted Jan 28th 2011, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... On Shan to Sheung Shui will be the first to come into service, in early 2013. This will be followed by the Sheung Shui to Tuen Mun section, on which work is expected to start next year ...




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