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Sai Kung District

HK universities short of living space as they cope with double enrolment

Universities are about 5,000 hostel places short of their goal of allowing all students to live on campus for at least one year of their undergraduate studies.

Wednesday, 19 September, 2012, 3:38am

Anti-national education class strike gets support of university authorities

Several universities have thrown their support behind today's citywide class boycott - the first in 20 years - as the organisers warn of further strikes if Leung Chun-ying fails to scrap the national education curriculum.

11 Sep 2012 - 4:17pm

Surge in first-year entrants on first day of university term in Hong Kong

The academic year kicked off yesterday in cramped style, with some students complaining of limited campus hostel spaces and long lines for buses, as the city's universities admitted double intakes of first-year students for the first time.

11 Sep 2012 - 3:11am

Ice addict in Tseung Kwan O chopper attacks is jailed 5 years

A drug addict who attacked four strangers in a two-day chopping spree in Tseung Kwan O last year was jailed for five years yesterday.

Kwan Ping-wai, 31, a decorator, who had been hooked on the methamphetamine commonly known as Ice for 10 years, pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to four counts of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

15 Aug 2012 - 3:47am

Sai Wan site step closer to parkland

A private enclave on Sai Kung's remote and scenic Tai Long Wan coast could be incorporated into the surrounding country park early next year, after government advisers endorsed the proposal.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:16pm

KWah outbids six others for site

Mid-tier property developer KWah International has expanded its footprint to Tseung Kwan O, with the surprise win of a residential site for HK$1.169 billion.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:51pm

Decorator in chopping spree claims mental illness

A decorator who claims to have mental problems due to his use of amphetamines pleaded guilty yesterday to wounding four strangers in a two-day chopping spree in Tseung Kwan O.

After the random attacks by Kwan Ping-wai, 31, all four victims needed hospital treatment, including one whose arm was cut to the bone, the Court of First Instance heard.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:42pm

Tseung Kwan O serviced apartments 'a trend-setter'

Sun Hung Kai Properties believes its latest upmarket serviced apartment project in Tseung Kwan O will set a new benchmark for rents in the area.

Located above the Tseung Kwan O MTR station, the 176-unit serviced apartment tower Vega Suites will be launched this month for monthly rents of between HK$45 and HK$50 per square foot.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:42pm

Tseung Kwan O site reels in seven project bidders

A HK$1.22 billion residential site in Tseung Kwan O attracted bids from seven developers yesterday, signalling healthy interest despite concerns about the global economy.

28 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Keen interest in Tseung Kwan O site

The government is expected to get as much as HK$1.22 billion from the sale of a residential site in Tseung Kwan O available for tender until Friday, surveyors say.

25 Jul 2012 - 12:00am