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Public Housing Estates in Sha Tin

Father chopped son after argument

A construction worker who chopped his 18-year-old son in the head after an argument about the volume of a TV admitted wounding with intent.

Tuesday, 24 July, 2012, 12:00am

United fronts fight seaside reclamation

Residents across the city are fighting the government's ambitious waterfront reclamation plans, which they say would damage the coastline and worsen traffic.

A list of 25 proposed sites for reclamation to boost the land available for housing development was released for public consultation last month by the government.

5 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Pork prices heading back down

Retail prices of pork are expected to fall today with a drop in yesterday's wholesale prices.

Wholesale prices of pork decreased to HK$1,600 per 100 catties yesterday from about HK$1,800 on Tuesday, Pork Traders General Association vice-president Hui Wai-kin said.

6 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

The Performance

The Performance

Chinese Music Company of Hong Kong

The company will perform a selection of solos, duets and operatic songs and music accompanied by traditional Chinese instruments with tenor Cheung Yu-kwan (far right) and conductor Tong Leung-tak (right). Jan 9, 8pm, Auditorium, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, $80-$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

2 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

ID inquiry after death leap

Police are trying to establish the identity of a man who died after leaping from Ming Shun House in Jat Min Chuen, Sha Tin. He was thought to be aged 50 to 60 but no identification was found.

3 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Few queue for HOS flats

Home Ownership Scheme flat sales resumed yesterday after a nine-month moratorium due to a property slump. Applications are open until August 8 for 2,451 flats in Sha Tin, Lei Yue Mun and Lam Tin. Fewer than 30 people were waiting to put in applications at the scheme's office in Lok Fu. The flats range from 654 to 997 square feet and are priced between $982,400 and $1,876,300.

27 Jul 2002 - 12:00am

Workers down tools

A total of 80 electrical workers stopped work on a site in Yuen Chau Kok Estate, Sha Tin, in a dispute involving $1 million in unpaid wages.

14 Dec 2000 - 12:00am

Life savers

Six firefighters dragged a suicidal woman, 41, back into the 19th floor of Oriole House, Sha Kok Estate, Sha Tin, after a three-hour standoff. She was found standing outside the corridor railings.

2 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

Death fall

A 71-year-old woman fell from her 15th-floor flat at Herring Gull House on Sha Kok Estate, Sha Tin. She was certified dead before arriving at the Prince of Wales Hospital.

19 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Papers stolen

A thief stole $1,000 worth of newspapers from outside a shop at Pok Hong Estate, Sha Tin.

28 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Girl, 6, assaulted

A six-year-old girl left home alone was molested by a stranger who later ransacked her Sha Kok Estate home in Sha Tin.

17 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Cable blaze

A suspicious fire burned six underground power cables at Henning Gull House in Sha Tin's Sha Kok Estate.

26 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Flats raided

A watch, two mobile phones and cash, worth a total of about $20,000, were stolen from four flats in Pok Hong Estate, Sha Tin.

17 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

Cheating agents

Two former estate agents, Fung Chi-kong, 24, and Tang Tak-cheong, 35, pleaded guilty at Sha Tin Court to cheating their former employer Easy House Properties.

26 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Man in death fall

A man, 23, depressed after breaking up with his girlfriend, plunged 17 floors to his death at Pok Tat House, Pok Hong Estate in Sha Tin.

4 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

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