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A crucial fitness edge over his Class Five rivals makes Treasure Glitter the best banker in a super tough – but extremely lucrative – Triple Trio at Sha Tin on Sunday.14 Sep 2012 - 3:00pm
Trainer Ricky Yiu poon-fai has burst out of the gates in the new season and the stable's Fortune Bravo looks ready to break through following a near success in the Class Four Shek O Handicap (1,650m) at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.14 Sep 2012 - 3:01pm
Ricky Yiu Poon-fai is adamant Legendary Dragon can transfer his best form to Sha Tin after the tenacious galloper bulldozed his way to another Happy Valley victory, on a night when it paid to find the front and rookie jockey Richard Fourie won on his first ride at the city circuit.14 Sep 2012 - 3:01pm
The average punter couldn’t catch a break on opening day, not even on the free “scratch-and-win” cards handed out at entrances to the course – they weren’t “scratching”, the prize code was unable to be revealed on most of them – and those following Douglas Whyte’s slew of favourites were scratching more than their heads.10 Sep 2012 - 2:58pm 1 comment
Jockey Club chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges samples the fare on offer at the bai sun ceremony at Sha Tin race course yesterday. The good luck ceremony is held annually at the start of each new racing season. The first meeting is on Saturday at the New Territories track. Photo: Kenneth Chan6 Sep 2012 - 2:11am
A Sha Tin Christian school will cancel two weekly morning assemblies - which include Bible studies - to make way for national education.
The move by Baptist Lui Ming Choi Primary School has upset parents who chose it for its religious character.30 Aug 2012 - 3:36am
A secondary school student who stole another student's wallet while both of them were sitting their Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exams this year was put on one year's probation yesterday.
Ho Cheng-man, 18, who had pleaded guilty to theft, was handed the probation order by Sha Tin Court.30 Aug 2012 - 3:36am
Two residential sites up for tender in Sha Tin and Peng Chau attracted strong interest from major developers yesterday, the latest affirmation of Hong Kong's buoyant property market.25 Aug 2012 - 2:10am
Extend law to secondary flat market
I agree with those who argue that the law forcing developers to use saleable rather than the gross floor area as the basis for quoting prices and sizes of new properties should be extended to cover the secondary home market.16 Aug 2012 - 2:45am
Divine Power - The Dragon in Chinese Art
Close to 200 items (such as a late Ming dynasty Kesi chuba dragon robe) dating from the Neolithic period to the 20th century illustrated with dragons. Daily, 10am-5pm, Art Museum, Institute of Chinese Studies, Chinese University of HK, Sha Tin, free. Inquiries: 3943 7416. Ends Nov 1825 Oct 2012 - 11:24am
National education with no flinching from sensitive subjects - that is what one primary school principal has promised to introduce in his classes this autumn.15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm
No substitute for native speakers
I refer to Tricia Cheong's letter ('View that native English-speaking teachers are better is very misguided', July 31), which was in reply to my letter ('Parents should beware of fraudulent tutorial centres that do not help children', July 24).15 Aug 2012 - 11:15pm
More than one million litres of fresh water go down the drain at five public swimming centres every day.
That's according to a new report, commissioned by the Water Supplies Department last year. It has sparked calls for better water management.15 Aug 2012 - 11:08pm