Shui Po

Sham Shui Po art exhibition highlights plight of poor

Visitors to Sham Shui Po are more often on the lookout for cheap computer equipment or street-market bargains than insight into local culture - but a voluntary organisation is hoping to change all that and put Hong Kong's poorest neighbourhood on the map for a new reason.

Sunday, 19 August, 2012, 10:10am

Mainlanders frequent a memorial to Tiananmen

Most mainland tourists head to Hong Kong for the shops, but a few are venturing away from the malls to see something they won't find at home: a museum for a dark chapter in modern Chinese history.

The museum was set up by the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China in a first-floor flat in Yu Chau Street, Sham Shui Po.

5 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Pegasus toil to reach second final

TSW Pegasus reached their second cup final of the season as they scraped past Sham Shui Po 3-1 in their FA Cup semi-final at Mong Kok Stadium yesterday.

They are likely to meet rivals Kitchee - who take on Biu Chun Rangers today - in the final.

13 May 2012 - 12:00am

Five arrested in recycling plant murder

Five suspects have been arrested in connection with a murder and gang robbery at a Tin Shui Wai recycling plant in which a 38-year-old mainlander was killed.

Officers from the New Territories North regional crime unit captured the fifth suspect, aged 47, in Sau Mau Ping yesterday, hours after the four other suspects were arrested in the New Territories on Saturday.

23 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Gomes strike condemns Sham Shui Po

Brazilian striker William Gomes sounded the death knell for BMA First Division debutants Sham Shui Po as Wofoo Tai Po earned their first victory of the year at Sham Shui Po Sports Ground yesterday.

Gomes struck in the 64th minute in Tai Po's 1-0 victory that ended Sham Shui Po's hopes of surviving in the top flight.

1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Sham Shui Po finally break their duck

Sham Shui Po coach Lee Chi-kin hopes his young side have turned the corner following their 1-0 defeat of Hong Kong Sapling in the Halewinner League Cup at Mong Kok Stadium yesterday.

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

'Poor ground' thwarts Kitchee against Sham Shui Po

Kitchee slammed the poor pitch conditions after struggling to beat home team Sham Shui Po, 1-0, in the BMA First Division yesterday. 'We could barely play our normal passing game on such a poor ground,' Kitchee coach Josep Gombau said of the Sham Shui Po Sports Ground.

5 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

The first thing I'll do after going home is play video games - not sleep

Fong Yeung, 9, who queued overnight to buy a Sony PSP discounted to HK$999 at a Sham Shui Po computer festival

The risk of an accident is definitely greater on these fast trains, but flying isn't any safer

13 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Cage homes fuel Tuberculosis in Sham Shui Po

Crowded cage homes and partitioned flats have made Sham Shui Po the district with the highest incidence of tuberculosis, experts warned.

Although fewer people are contracting the once-deadly disease, the latest government figures show the patient-population ratio in Sham Shui Po has been the highest of the 18 districts in the past five years.

8 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

City Digest

Taxi fares to rise from Sunday

Taxi fares will rise from Sunday when the flagfall for urban taxis is increased from HK$18 to HK$20. For New Territories taxis, the new flagfall price will be HK$16.50, and for Lantau cabs HK$15. The new fare table must be displayed in taxis from Sunday and cabbies must write down the new fares on receipts until their metres are recalibrated.

7 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

letters

Higher maths doesn't add up

I don't think studying maths is useful. In daily life, we only use addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. I can't understand the point of studying things like the formula to find the circumference of a circle.

30 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Sham Shui Po with an iPad in hand

Two lucky Young Post junior reporters, Cheng Tsau-jin and Hollie Chung Ho-yee, had the chance to join a unique tour of Sham Shui Po last month.

Hulu Culture, a group that promotes local culture, organised the tour.

25 May 2011 - 12:00am

In Brief

Woman, 65, hit by truck dies

17 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Different look and feel for HK$1,000 notes

Not only do the new HK$1,000 banknotes look different, the notes - packed with features to foil counterfeiters - also feel different. The notes, which became available yesterday, are thicker than the current ones and have a longer lifespan.

8 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Man found in toilet dies

A 44-year-old man was found unconscious in a public toilet in Boundary Street, Sham Shui Po. He was sent to Caritas Medical Centre, where he was confirmed dead.

Fishing lines entangle swimmer

A swimmer, 75, was rescued after his feet became trapped in fishing lines at Tung Wan Beach, Cheung Chau.

25 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

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