Sha Tin

Locking heads over nuclear power

Nuclear power was on everyone's mind at the debate at the Mariners' Club in Tsim Sha Tsui last month. Ning Po College in Kwun Tong and STFA Tam Pak Yu College in Tuen Mun squared off for the first final in Division Three of the 12th Nesta-SCMP Debating Competition.

Thursday, 2 February, 2012, 12:00am


The French Baroque ensemble (including its director, and theorbo player and harpist Christina Pluhar, left) performs music by Monteverdi and his contemporaries, Feb 2, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, HK$140-HK$360; and Baroque music from the Kingdom of Naples, Feb 3, 8pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$250 Urbtix. A HK Arts Festival programme. Inquiries: 2824 2430

2 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

On the market

Tai Po Centre, Tai Po Market

Located on On Pong Road, Tai Po Centre comprises six phases including 4,080 units. The development, built in 1987, has a total of 22 blocks. On offer is a two-bedroom unit of 551 sqft at block three, in phase one. The asking price is HK$2.72 million.

Agent: Ragen Tang of Centaline Property Agency (6629 0290)

1 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

An eye on the big picture

John Ridley has overseen myriad aspects of racing in Hong Kong for the past 18 years, from maintaining the grass on the tracks to managing multimillion-dollar grandstand redevelopments.

29 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Week ahead


Recycled Bike Sculpture Exhibition

HK Youth Arts Foundation exhibition featuring sculptural works created by young people from unwanted bike parts. Daily, 10.30am-6pm, Central Star Ferry pier, Man Kwong St, Central, free. Inquiries: 2214 0177

Kijima Taiko Japan 2012

29 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Southern provinces on alert for snowstorms

25 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Lunar New Year cheer for club officials as money flows like water

Fans of the racing movie Let It Ride will know the line, slightly altered in this case - the Jockey Club is having a very good day. With one of the really big meetings of the turnover year ahead on Wednesday for the Lunar New Year celebration, even officials who have become used to the flow of good news were shaking their heads at what it might hold after yesterday's result.

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

New Year

Dressed for the party

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Fownes can set TT alight with Raider

A return to the dirt and a key gear change by trainer Caspar Fownes can bring out the best in Fiery Raider in the opening leg of tomorrow's Triple Trio at Sha Tin.

20 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Rain puts brakes on racers

Competitors battling it out in on foot and bike in Race One of this year's Duathlon Series - faced a third challenge at Hong Kong Science Park in Sha Tin last Sunday - the slippery roads caused by steady rain.

Hong Kong Triathlon Association officials warned athletes to take extra care when cycling in the race.

17 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Flames of Desire

Argentina's Tango Fire Company (including German Cornejo and Carolina Gianinni, left) performs. Jan 14, 8pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$120-HK$340 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

14 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Best places for studying

1. Winnie Lee's study room

13 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

The Planner


Mayuka Yamamoto

Works by the Japanese pop artist, with a focus on those that depict children with animal features and in a mysterious mood. Today, 10am-7pm, CAIS Gallery, G/F, 87 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2527 7798. Ends today


13 Jan 2012 - 12:00am


Subject problem lies in operation

I am writing in response to the letter 'Liberal studies is letting us down' (Young Post, December 13, 2011).

I think liberal studies can effectively enhance our critical thinking skills. The exam papers ask us to think about issues from different angles. This develops our analytical abilities.

11 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

The Planner



Works by Lim An-Na, Tang Kwok-hin and Michelle Thompson that use art to recreate an alternate universe composed of selected elements and often-overlooked details. Tue-Sat, 10.30am-6.30pm, Amelia Johnson Contemporary, G/F, 6-10 Shin Hing St, Central. Also: LG/F, 91-95 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2548 2286. Ends 2548 2286. Ends Jan 16

11 Jan 2012 - 12:00am