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    Tsing Yi's history is a bridge to the past

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Residents can still recall a time when Tsing Yi, now linked to the outside world by eight bridges, was accessible only by taking a rowing boat History offers a bridge to the past With its well-developed transport hubs, public amenities and fresh air, many Hongkongers may see Tsing Yi as an ideal place in which to live and raise a family. Sixty years ...

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    Prep time for rubber duck at Tsing Yi before debut

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Duck docks More trouble at the docks? Everyone sailing past Tsing Yi was in for a big surprise yesterday- but one certain to leave a smile on their faces. The 16.5-metre tall Rubber Duck, the work of Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman, was going through some warm-ups before being fully inflated and moved to Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui on May 2. ...

  3. TV hurled from flat on Tsing Yi estate

    Posted Dec 01st 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police were conducting door-to-door interviews early this morning on a Tsing Yi housing estate where a 25-inch television set was thrown from height. The TV was found smashed on the ground off Yee Wai House, Tsing Yi Estate, at 8.30pm after residents heard a loud bang. No one was injured. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Rush for subsidised flats in Tsing Yi, but repayments are a worry

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong, LO WEI

    ... Olga Wong and Lo Wei Rush for subsidised flats, but repayments a worry Eligible buyers rushed to join a ballot for new subsidised flats in Tsing Yi yesterday even though the mortgage payments could eat up at least half their monthly income. They were seeking homes in the Housing Authority's Greenview Villa Estate, in which flats are being offered at a 30 per cent discount. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ROAD ACCIDENTS

    Driver, 37, killed in Tsing Yi highway crash

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Man dies in Tsing Yi highway crash A 37-year-old man was killed early yesterday when the car he was driving collided with a van in Tsing Yi. The accident occurred shortly after 3.30am on Tsing Kwai Highway near Container Terminal 3. The driver of the car suffered serious head injuries and was taken unconscious to Princess Margaret Hospital in Kwai Chung, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Tsing Yi toxic waste facility may be moved

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Consultant will look into relocating or scaling back chemical waste incinerator that runs at 10pc of capacity Tsing Yi toxic waste facility may be moved The city's only incinerator that can handle hazardous waste is chronically underused and may have to be moved from Tsing Yi or scaled down. The Environmental Protection Department ...

  7. Tsing Yi estate flat sells for record HK$2.85m

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to public housing, with a Tsing Yi flat selling for an all-time high of HK$2.85 million. The rising trend shows no sign of abating, said Patrick Chow Moon-kit, research head with property agent ... is for a 626 square foot flat in Cheung On Estate in Tsing Yi, one of the first estates sold under the scheme. The price reflects an average value of HK$4,554 per square foot. The seller bought it from ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Tsing Yi man posed as doctor to lure girls into sex, Sham Shui Po police say

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... in connection with the case at his home in Tsing Yi yesterday. Wong Chi-kin of Sham Shui Po anti-triad squad said police had been able to contact 17 of the 40 victims and appealed for the others to come ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Rising suicides off Tsing Yi bridges raise alarms

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 04:51am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Installing telephone hotlines to counsellors could save lives of those in distress, say charities Suicides off Tsing Yi bridges raise alarms The marine police and a coalition of suicide-prevention charities are concerned by the alarming rise in people killing themselves by jumping off two bridges at Tsing Yi. Charities say the installation on the bridges ...

  10. Tsing Yi to get new ambulances

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

    ... Joshua But and Ng Yuk-hang The Fire Services Department will beef up emergency services in Tsing Yi next year, after three of its ambulances serving that area were sent to other districts in September, leading to a drop in performance. Only 93 per cent of ambulances arrived within 12 minutes after an emergency call in Tsing Yi from October, a drop from 96 per cent in the previous ...




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