Mei Lam Estate

Developers face test of financial firepower

Two large residential sites available for tender within two weeks of each other will divide developers' financial firepower.

The sites are above Tai Wai MTR station and at the harbour front in North Point.

Wednesday, 20 June, 2012, 12:00am

Former district councillors jailed for vote bribes

Two former district councillors and three accomplices who spent HK$2 million to bribe about 10,000 voters with seafood meals, free flu vaccines and cash coupons shortly before a 2009 Sha Tin by-election were sent to jail yesterday.

19 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Ex-councillors face prison for bribing voters

Two former district councillors and three accomplices who spent more than HK$2 million contesting a Sha Tin by-election, only to lose out, face jail terms after they were convicted yesterday of electoral corruption.

15 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

14 arrested in blitz on online gambling

Police arrested 14 people aged 28 to 58 and seized HK$60 million in betting slips in raids on sites in Kwai Chung, Cheung Sha Wan and Tuen Mun. A spokesman said it was the largest bust of an online gambling syndicate in years. Officers seized HK$150,000 in cash, computers and betting records. All those arrested belonged to the Wo Shing Wo triad society, police said.

11 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Candidate arrested for vote-buying

A candidate in Sunday's Sha Tin District Council by-election has been arrested for vote-buying, the ICAC said yesterday.

A serving district councillor, three office-bearers of a welfare association and a businessman were also arrested.

2 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Jobless man 'chops wife'

An unemployed man, 30, allegedly chopped his wife, 22, at their home in Mei To House, Mei Lam Estate, Sha Tin. The woman suffered multiple injuries and was admitted to Prince of Wales Hospital in critical condition. The husband was arrested.

9 Feb 2002 - 12:00am

Respected teacher jumps to death

Updated at 2.53pm: An award-winning school teacher jumped to his death on Friday after complaining of work pressure, police said.

The body of Yeung Yiu-shing, 42, was found on the canopy of the 2nd floor of Mei Kwai House, Mei Lam Estate, Shatin at about 10pm on Thursday after a resident heard a loud noise.

7 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Gang beats pupils

A schoolboy, 15, was fighting for his life in Prince of Wales Hospital after he and a classmate were attacked by a gang of more than 10 teenagers outside Mei To House in Mei Lam Estate, Sha Tin.

2 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

Flat raided

Three men broke into a 10th-floor flat in Mei Lam Estate, Sha Tin, and stole goods worth $100,000.

29 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

To the rescue

A lorry driver is pulled from his cab after his vehicle was involved in a collision involving a KMB double-decker bus and another truck in Tai Wai last night. Thirty-eight other people, including the other two drivers, were also hurt.

15 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Police injured

Five police officers were hurt when their vehicle was in collision with a car in Tai Po Road near Mei Lam Estate, Sha Tin. The car driver and a passenger were also injured.

4 May 1999 - 12:00am

Long wait for tardy buses

I am a student and every day, I travel between my home in Kwai Fong and Sha Tin. I take the No 47X bus at Kwai Fong and change to the 49X at the Shing Mun Tunnel bus-stop.

However, I find that I have to wait a long time at the Shing Mun stop.

3 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Man gags, assaults girl

A 12-year-old girl was grabbed by a man armed with a knife, gagged and indecently assaulted in a Sha Tin estate yesterday in the latest in a string of sex attacks on children.

11 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

Brighten up gloomy corridor

After visiting my mother-in-law on the night of June 6, in Mei Fung House, Mei Lam Estate, Sha Tin, I found that the public lighting in the corridor was inadequate.

14 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

KMB to pay special bonus

KOWLOON Motor Bus (KMB) will pay a second special cash bonus of $1.13 per share to shareholders with the completion of the sale of a depot site in Kwai Chung to Sun Hung Kai Properties for $505 million.

22 Jul 1994 - 12:00am