Sha Tin

There's more in store for Zezao

Zezao has been one of the turnaround performers from freshman trainer Richard Gibson and he should make it four for the season in the Hong Kong Riding For The Disabled Association Cup (1,000m) today at Sha Tin.

Saturday, 9 June, 2012, 12:00am

Tourist taken on wild, 40km ride in stolen taxi

The tourist who got into Ng Wing-kuen's taxi last October expected to be taken to the airport.

Instead she was taken on a wild, 40-kilometre ride across the New Territories as Ng tried to avoid police, causing 10 vehicles and two police motorcycles to crash before hitting railings, leaping out of the still-moving vehicle and running away.

8 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Whyte's skills key for Military Attack

There's no doubting the John Moore-trained Military Attack is the horse to beat in the Happy Valley Vase (1,800m) tonight, but his supporters at short odds could get a healthy taste of their hearts in their mouths.

Not for the first time will the punting public be relying on champion jockey Douglas Whyte to find a way, and the likely tempo isn't going to make his job easy.

6 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Ray's Favourite has right credentials

There is no jackpot for tomorrow night's Happy Valley Triple Trio, but there is still a HK$2 million dividend pool to tackle and Douglas Whyte looks a vital part of any assault.

5 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

If you could rename your neighbourhood, what would the new name be?

Doris Lam, 15, St Margaret's Co-educational English Secondary and Primary School

I would rename it Hard Working Youths. Trust me, if you've ever been to my neighbourhood, you would understand. My whole neighbourhood is filled with after-school academic enrichment programmes.

30 May 2012 - 12:00am


Following the Legislative Council's approval of HK$71 billion in funding, construction of the Sha Tin-Central MTR line is set to start soon. This is another major step in Hong Kong's infrastructure development and, importantly, it will drastically shorten the travelling time of commuters living in parts of the New Territories and East Kowloon when they go to work in Central.

25 May 2012 - 12:00am

Past master

When artist Brian Tilbrook set his easel down on the edge of Pak Sha O in 1988, he sensed he had discovered something extraordinary. Tilbrook, now aged 80, had been commissioned to choose and paint 50 heritage sites by the government for a book called Hong Kong Heritage.

20 May 2012 - 12:00am

Common can help fans reach TT Goal

A change in trainer and the addition of blinkers should bring about a turnaround for Common Goal with the grey looming as a decent banker option in the middle leg of a huge Triple Trio at Sha Tin tomorrow.

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

Woman assaulted in long-standing village row

A woman was bludgeoned over the head in a daylight attack as a long-standing dispute between two groups of Ma On Shan villagers escalated yesterday.

The attacker put a black towel over his nose and mouth in an attempt to cover his identity, but a mobile phone and a wallet were left at the scene of the attack at Kwun Hang Tsuen off Sai Sha Road.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

Staying on track

Hong Kong's railways have had a profound effect on the city's evolution into a modern metropolis. Wherever the rail lines go, population begins to shift and railway-related properties are especially sought after by homebuyers as they are usually backed by integrated planning and design.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

Rispoli signs off in style on Rulership

A brilliant Italian rider and a super Japanese racehorse will be the names on the trophy for the HK$14 million Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup of 2012, but the Sha Tin racetrack also emerged from the gloom of Sunday morning to play hero in yesterday's international feature.

30 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Online museum shows off art

Some 190 pieces of prominent local artwork are now just a click away.

The Google Art Project is expanding its virtual gallery to include Asian artists.

26 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Emergency-ward birth fees set to be doubled

Medical charges for mainland women giving birth in the emergency wards of Hong Kong's public hospitals are set to almost double, but there are doubts whether even that will be enough to curb the influx.

A proposal by Hospital Authority chief executive Dr Leung Pak-yin to raise the cost from HK$48,000 to HK$90,000 will go before the authority's board on Thursday.

24 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

From the heart

Graphic designer Filip Pagowski has been collaborating with Rei Kawakubo's Comme des Garcons label since 1999 and is responsible for one of the brand's most iconic images: the bug-eyed heart logo created for the Play collection.

22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

The Planner


Time After Time

Him Lo's mixed-media iron paintings composed in a delicate etching style. Today, 11am-7pm, Identity Art Gallery, 53 Tung St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2540 5353. Ends today

Flower Show

14 Apr 2012 - 12:00am