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Tsing Yi

Tsing Yi toxic waste facility may be moved

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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