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Tsing Yi

Tsing Yi toxic waste facility may be moved

The plant occupies a two-hectare Tsing Yi site. Photo: Edward Wong

The Environmental Protection Department plans to hire a consultant to look into the future of the facility. It will direct the consultant to study the incinerator's operation, and whether it needs to be downsized or relocated to other locations such as to a rock cavern or reclaimed land.

Friday, 3 May, 2013, 5:40am 1 comment

Strong winds wreak havoc across city

The truck driver suffered minor injuries to his face, hands and back and the left side of his vehicle was badly crushed. Photo: David Wong

A truck driver escaped serious injury when his vehicle was crushed by one of 10 shipping containers that tumbled from their stacks after being hit by strong winds in Tsing Yi yesterday.

1 May 2013 - 5:47am

Prep time for rubber duck at Tsing Yi before debut

Photo: Dickson Lee

More trouble at the docks? Everyone sailing past Tsing Yi was in for a big surprise yesterday - but one certain to leave a smile on their faces. The 16.5-metre tall Rubber Duck, the work of Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman, was going through some warm-ups before being fully inflated and moved to Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui on May 2.

24 Apr 2013 - 10:59am

Buyers, have we got a deal for you!

Agents cajole homebuyers as they arrive at the Housing Society office in Tai Hang to select flats in a Tsing Yi project. Photo: Felix Wong

Homebuyers who turned up to select a subsidised flat from a Tsing Yi project that went on sale yesterday found that it wasn't just the cheap homes in hot demand - so was their business.

9 Apr 2013 - 4:33am

Driver, 37, killed in Tsing Yi highway crash

The driver of this car died in a crash in Tsing Yi. Photo: SMP

A 37-year-old man was killed early yesterday when the car he was driving collided with a van in Tsing Yi.

The accident occurred shortly after 3.30am on Tsing Kwai Highway near Container Terminal 3.

The driver of the car suffered serious head injuries and was taken unconscious to Princess Margaret Hospital in Kwai Chung, where he was declared dead.

13 Jan 2013 - 3:55am 1 comment

Rush for subsidised flats in Tsing Yi, but repayments are a worry

A showflat of Greenview Villa in Cheung Sha Wan which is a subsidised Housing Society project in Tsing Yi. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Eligible buyers rushed to join a ballot for new subsidised flats in Tsing Yi yesterday even though the mortgage payments could eat up at least half their monthly income.

29 Dec 2012 - 4:17am

Tsing Yi's history is a bridge to the past

The island is still home to many elderly residents after its huge redevelopment in public housing and infrastructure. Photo: SCMP

With its well-developed transport hubs, public amenities and fresh air, many Hongkongers may see Tsing Yi as an ideal place in which to live and raise a family.

Sixty years ago, however, while the air would have been even fresher, transport was much less convenient: the only way off the island was a one-hour trip by rowing boat to Tsuen Wan.

30 Nov 2012 - 3:26am

Tsing Yi man posed as doctor to lure girls into sex, Sham Shui Po police say

Up to 27 women and girls, including at least four still at school, were forced to have sex with a man who posed online as a woman doctor, police said.

9 Nov 2012 - 3:31am

Q & A with our experts

Louis Ho

Q: I have visited a number of flats recently and most owners are asking for crazily high prices. Is it the right time to buy or better to wait for the next market correction? With a budget of HK$6 million to HK$7 million, I am targeting Wan Chai, Quarry Bay and Sai Wan Ho. Which district has the best upside potential?

28 Oct 2013 - 11:42am

Briefs

Diaoyu activists' vessel gets inspection

2 Sep 2012 - 3:04am

Plan to boost HK housing supply in short term misses the point, critics say

Plan to boost HK housing supply in short term misses the point, critics say

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's 10-point plan to increase short-term housing supply showed a lack of determination to tackle the city's overheated property market, analysts said yesterday.

1 Sep 2012 - 4:05am

860 HOS flats to go on sale in 2016 in Tsuen Wan

Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah said yesterday that 860 flats will be ready for sale in 2016 as part of the Home Ownership Scheme.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm

'Wait and see' over illegal structures

The government's campaign calling for New Territories' villagers to report unauthorised structures has stalled in the face of renewed talks with rural representatives.

30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Mum left son home alone to go gambling

A mother who left her four-year-old son alone at home to go gambling in Macau was put on 12 months' probation yesterday.

Cheung Kwai-mui, a 40-year-old housewife, went to Macau when her four-year-old son was asleep at home on the Shek Yam Estate, Kwai Tsing, last month. The boy called police when he woke up the next morning and found his mother was absent.

28 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Macau hotel pays power bill at last minute

10 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

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