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Tin Yiu Stop

Job-creation plans for Tin Shui Wai rejected

The proposals to turn a 30,000 square metre site at Tin Shui Wai into thriving businesses offering thousands of jobs and attracting thousands of visitors looked like just what the town's struggling residents needed.

Monday, 6 December, 2010, 12:00am

Woman injured by shattered glass

A 52-year-old woman was hit in the face by glass fragments when the bathroom window shattered in her Tin Shui Wai flat yesterday. She said she suspected something had hit the window. Police found a can on the ground next to Yiu Wah House on Tin Yiu Estate. They are investigating whether it was thrown. The woman suffered a slight injury to the corner of her eye.

22 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Mother held over suspected arson

5 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

Student jumps to her death

A university student jumped to her death from Yiu Tai House at Tin Yiu Estate in Tin Shui Wai on Tuesday night. An investigation showed that the 20-year-old was unhappy because she had academic and money problems.

11 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

A year later, woes in Tin Shui Wai linger

Unemployment still high for 'city of sadness'

Tin Shui Wai continues to be plagued by unemployment one year after a tragedy in which a mother threw her children to their deaths before committing suicide, say residents and a community development group.

15 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Tin Shui Wai class hopes to find new Jamie Oliver

A project aimed at strengthening the bonds of family and community in the remote town of Tin Shui Wai may also find the next Jamie Oliver.

The Tin Chef Neighbourhood Mutual Aid Scheme is among 14 government-funded projects set up for residents under the Community Investment and Inclusion Fund this year.

6 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Teen critical after being stabbed in stomach

A 16-year-old boy is fighting for his life after being stabbed in the stomach by robbers in Tin Shui Wai yesterday. The boy, who also suffered hand injuries, was robbed of a mobile phone and about HK$10 outside Yiu Wah House, Tin Yiu Estate, at about 2.45am. Police said he managed to get into a building and seek help from a security guard, who called police.

2 May 2008 - 12:00am

Deprived site could host tourist attraction

The government is considering developing a tourist attraction in economically depressed Tin Shui Wai, says Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Frederick Ma Si-hang.

During a visit to the town yesterday, Mr Ma said the government was eyeing a vacant plot next to the Wetland Park as a possible tourist venue.

2 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

3,000 residents enjoy Sony games

More than 3,000 residents in Tin Shui Wai enjoyed a day of free computer games yesterday at the community centre in Tin Yiu Estate. Event organiser Sony Computer Entertainment said it moved part of its PlayStation exhibits to the area for a trial because it was told many people wanted to visit its show but were put off by the long distance and expensive transport costs.

27 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Plea for co-ordination of services for those at risk

Co-operation between police, hospitals and social workers should be strengthened to help mental patients and their families, patient's rights advocate Tim Pang Hung-cheong said yesterday in the wake of the latest Tin Shui Wai family tragedy.

16 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Family tragedies failing to shock residents

With so many cases of domestic violence and suicides taking place in Tin Shui Wai in recent years, residents of the new town say they have grown numb to family tragedies.

15 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Woman hurt as more windows and debris crash down

Two falling windows and two other cases of falling debris were reported in the space of an hour yesterday, followed by a third falling window last night.

A woman was injured when hit on the head by masonry that fell from the wall of Yiu Tai House on Tin Yiu Estate, Tin Shui Wai, just before noon. The 36-year-old was treated at Tuen Mun Hospital.

5 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

City Briefs

tram services delayed

Tram services from Ice House Street in Central to Fenwick Street in Wan Chai were disrupted after a tram malfunctioned near Taikoo Plaza at 8.30am. Repairs were completed by 9am and road traffic was not affected.

light rail disrupted

24 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Woman on 19th-floor ledge rescued by fire crews

Firemen scaled down a public housing block in Tin Shui Wai to save a woman threatening to jump from her 19th-floor flat yesterday. The 48-year-old woman on Tin Yiu Estate had cut her right wrist with a knife.

12 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Undercover squad snares triad suspects

Police in Yuen Long posed as hawkers to snare 12 men suspected of blackmail in an undercover blitz on triad extortion. Four police officers who posed as hawkers in Tin Yiu and Tin Shui estates in Tin Shui Wai were forced to pay the culprits, aged between 14 and 49, $500 a month protection money. The District Crime Squad and Anti-Triad Squad officers made their swoop on Tuesday.

21 Feb 2002 - 12:00am