Tin Shui Wai

Stronger interest expected in luxury residential sites in Tai Po, Sai Kung

Two auctions in Tuen Mun last month went poorly. Photo: Robert Ng

Last month, two residential sites in Tuen Mun were sold at 8 per cent and 24 per cent below market expectations. The scrapping of an auction for an MTR Corporation site at Tin Shui Wai also reflected pessimism among developers about the outlook for the mass residential market in the New Territories.

Wednesday, 5 March, 2014, 5:08am

Baby among 77 injured after train derails in Tin Shui Wai

Paramedics and firefighters rushed to the accident site to help the injured. Photo: David Wong

More than 70 passengers were injured when a light-rail train left its tracks in Tin Shui Wai, Yuen Long, on Friday. It was the most serious derailment in the 25-year history of the transport system essential to the northwest New Territories.

18 May 2013 - 11:43am

Tin Shui Wai flats deemed safe to sell

The flats in Tin Chung Court will go on sale on March 28.

A batch of 825 subsidised flats in Tin Shui Wai that were pulled from sale at the height of a short-piling scandal 14 years ago will go on the market next week.

But would-be buyers will not be able to inspect the flats in advance unless they are selected by a lucky draw.

21 Mar 2013 - 4:05am

HK's 2nd biggest library opens in Tin Shui Wai

The Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Public Library in Tin Shui Wai was designed to blend with the heritage sites in the areas, such as the Tsui Sing Lau Pagoda. Photo: May Tse

The city's second largest library will open on Thursday in a new town of the New Territories. The Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Public Library will house about 300,000 books and other collections in both Chinese and English over 6,100 square metres of floor space, according to Ewon Shum, senior librarian of Leisure and Cultural Services Department.

26 Feb 2013 - 4:34am

Developers make no bids for MTR Corp's Tin Shui Wai homes site

Kingswood Villa, Tin Shui Wai. Photo: Edward Wong

MTR Corp has withdrawn its residential site in Tin Shui Wai from tendering, as no developer submitted a bid for the site by the deadline yesterday. Surveyors said the land premium charged by the Lands Department was too high.

21 Feb 2013 - 6:07am

Tin Shui Wai site set to attract large and small bidders

The residential site is near Tin Wing light-rail station.

Tenders will close today for the 196,248 sq ft site near the Tin Wing light-rail station. According to the MTR Corp, the site can yield a total gross floor area of about 979,500 sq ft, of which more than 99 per cent will be designated for building about 1,600 flats.

20 Feb 2013 - 4:40am

What the local media says

Chan Kin-man has changed his mind, reports Ming Pao.

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Snake doesn't seem to favour city, reporters find

16 Feb 2013 - 5:19am

Poor Tin Shui Wai has priciest food

Tin Shui Wai has the highest grocery store food prices, according to a Labour Party survey. Photo: Nora Tam

Tin Shui Wai - one of the city's poorest areas - has the highest grocery store food prices, with pork and beef prices more than 50 per cent higher than in other districts, a Labour Party survey has found.

12 Feb 2013 - 9:59am

Hong Kong food prices rise more than 100pc since 2007

The prices of some common foods have surged by over 100 per cent across Hong Kong since 2007, according to a Labour Party survey. Photo: Felix Wong

The prices of some common foods such as rice and beef have surged by over 100 per cent across Hong Kong since 2007 – far outpacing the 18-per-cent growth in income of public housing residents in that period – a Labour Party survey has found.

The party said on Monday that its survey compared prices and income from 2007 to last month.

11 Feb 2013 - 5:07pm 5 comments

Gunman nabbed in Tin Shui Wai for injuring two

An unemployed man has been arrested for using a spring gun to shoot people at random from his Tin Shui Wai home, injuring two.

His actions were thought to be only a prank, but a woman needed surgery and a boy required stitches for their injuries.

6 Feb 2013 - 5:28am

Gunman shoots at pedestrians from Tin Shui Wai estate

A man was arrested on Tuesday for shooting at pedestrians from his flat in Tin Shui Wai, injuring at least two people, police said.

Police seized four weapons at the man’s home, including an air-powered rifle and toy replica rifles that may have been altered to shoot bullets. The airgun has a range of 500 metres, police said.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Prices of 800 Tin Shui Wai flats to start from HK$1.2m

Prices of 800 flats to start from HK$1.2 m

Many Hongkongers may be surprised to read about homes on sale for HK$1.2 million, in a city where HK$2 million has long seemed like the bottom price.

5 Feb 2013 - 5:48am 5 comments

Briefs, January 18, 2013

Daimler will sell a limited edition of its Smart city car through Sina Weibo.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission gave Qantas and Emirates Airlines permission to launch their global alliance, although final approval is still pending. It said practical sales, marketing and other steps could now start.

18 Jan 2013 - 5:27am

Psychiatric patient accused of stabbing women passed check-up

The Secretary for Food and Health, Ko Wing-man, said the Hospital Authority would investigate why the psychiatric patient displayed such a change in behaviour in a relatively short period of time. Photo: Dickson Lee

A psychiatric patient accused of stabbing two women neighbours in Tin Shui Wai on Friday was described as emotionally stable during a check-up 10 days earlier.

26 Nov 2012 - 4:22am

Tin Shui Wai chopper attack suspect arrested in hospital

Public menace: Recent stabbings in Tin Shui Wai

A man suspected of stabbing two women in the New Territories on Friday was arrested yesterday when he turned up at a hospital where both victims are being treated.

The attack was the second of its kind in two months in the new town of Tin Shui Wai.

25 Nov 2012 - 4:21am 1 comment