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    Scuffles break out at Sheung Shui forum

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 05:00pm by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang Scuffles broke out on Saturday during an open-air forum among opponents and supporters of a controversial government plan to develop three new towns in the north-east New Territories. Despite Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po’s last mi ...

  2. Big chains push out small retailers and create imbalance in Sheung Shui

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... The people of Hong Kong are no strangers to the economic benefits and nuisance mainland shoppers bring to Hong Kong. In Sheung Shui, shopping is at times a tedious task, thanks to the influx of these visitors. But there is more to this problem- the local retail scene has lost its character. With so many people flocking across the border to shop in Sheung Shui every day, sales ...

  3. Fifth death jump at Sheung Shui building

    Posted Aug 31st 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A 23-year-old man became the fifth young person to leap to his death from Tin Hee House at Tin Ping Estate in Sheung Shui since May. He was found lying unconscious outside Tin Hee House at about 6am yesterday and declared dead by paramedics at the scene. Police believe he jumped from the 35th-floor staircase of the building. Members of his family told officers ...

  4. Four arrested in Sheung Shui drug bust

    Posted Mar 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Police yesterday broke up a cannabis growing operation in a Sheung Shui public housing flat, arresting two young women, a mother and her son. The four were aged between 17 and 53. Officers acting on a tip-off seized from a flat in Tin Ming House at Tin Ping Estate five cannabis trees and some seeds worth a total of about HK$10,000, as well as 10 grams of suspected ...

  5. Teenagers in court for drug trafficking in Fanling, Sheung Shui

    Posted Aug 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A 12-year-old girl was among 12 people in court yesterday for alleged drug- and triad-related activities in Fanling and Sheung Shui. The 12 defendants, aged 12 to 36, included ... in Tin Ping Estate in Sheung Shui on April 29. The 15-year-old faced two more charges of trafficking in ketamine in the same housing estate on two other occasions in April and June. ...

  6. Sheung Shui villagers in illegal dumping row told to clean it up

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Tanna Chong

    ... Amy Nip and Tanna Chong Landowners in Sheung Shui will receive notices today demanding they clean up construction waste dumped on their farmland if they had authorised the dumping. ... given their consent before trucks unloaded the waste on their farmland in Ho Sheung Heung, breaching land-use rules. Owners, or any other responsible parties, must clean up the refuse within 30 ...

  7. Sheung Shui site fetches HK$61m in first land auction in 12 months

    Posted May 06th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... rose to a 10-month high last month, indicating that sentiment may be warming up. The Sheung Shui site attracted 11 bidders and was sold for HK$61 million, more than double the HK$30 million ... location in a suburban area,' he said. 'Demand for office and retail space is strong in Sheung Shui, where the parallel-import groups are active. Office rents may reach about HK$20 per ...

  8. 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, ...

  9. Bid for small site in Sheung Shui triggers year's first land auction

    Posted Mar 31st 2009, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito The Hong Kong government announced yesterday it had received a minimum bid of HK$30 million for the sale of a 3,292 square foot site in Sheung Shui, triggering the first official land auction this year. The auction, to be held on May 5, will be the first after a 2,060 square foot site in Sai Kung sold for HK$16.5 million in May last year. The Sheung Shui plot, ...

  10. Sheung Shui seafood lovers learn to eat green

    Posted Dec 12th 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung Last Friday, students from Elegantia College tasted an ocean-friendly seafood meal, the first of its kind in Hong Kong. The Sustainable Seafood Initiative, organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), is aimed at conserving the world's depleting marine resources. Under the programme, the Sheung Shui school will offer 'green' seafood lunch boxes ...




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