Tsing Yi

The next Ronaldo - from Kwai Tsing?

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo's every move on the pitch is watched. One of his fans is Wong Sheung-choi, a footballer who has twice represented Hong Kong at the All China Secondary Schools Students' Games.

Tuesday, 18 October, 2011, 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

In the articles headlined 'Political heavyweights eye path to 'super seats'' on A4 and 'Off and racing to district polls' on C3 yesterday, it was wrongly stated that Democratic Party vice-chairman Sin Chung-kai was running in the district council election for the first time. In fact, Sin was an elected district councillor in Kwai Tsing from 1985 to 2003.

17 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

City Digest

Waste sent to treatment centre while radioactive

17 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Delay to skate park opening 'ridiculous'

Bored youths in Fanling have been given a HK$51 million present - a state-of-the-art skate park - from the government, but they will have to wait until the end of the year before they can unwrap it.

The park in the On Lok Tsuen industrial area was built on an unused plot of land after the North District Council requested more 'active and innovative facilities for youth'.

11 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

HK is no shore thing for a queen of the high seas

Hong Kong is failing to cash in on the 'incredibly strong' demand for berths as its harbour infrastructure increasingly lags behind regional competitors, a cruise company's executive warned yesterday.

9 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Probation for locking out child

A couple were placed on probation yesterday for a year for shutting their daughter out of the home as punishment for returning late from school.

Tsuen Wan Court was told the nine-year-old girl was left loitering outside for more than six hours.

9 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

City Digest

Appeal bids in Mandy Tam electoral bribery case

A prosecutor and lawyers for former lawmaker Mandy Tam Heung-man, acquitted of electoral bribery in May, attended a hearing at Eastern Court yesterday. Both sides are seeking an appeal. Tam had been charged over an education seminar she gave two days before polling day in the 2008 Legislative Council elections.

2 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Mystery over sludge deficit at Tsing Yi

While unexplained fuel spills increase on Hong Kong's coast an oily mystery of a quite different kind has officials puzzled: a 70 per cent reduction in the amount of marine waste brought to a government centre for treatment.

One possibility is that it has been diverted to the mainland.

1 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Volleyballers aim to net national prize

With their fourth place position, the Hong Kong boys' volleyball players were the most successful team representing Hong Kong at the last All China Secondary School Students' Games, held in Changsha .

After three selection stages, 12 volleyball boys will travel to Inner Mongolia next month, once again the city's best hope of a team sports medal at this year's Games.

28 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

City Digest

Vitasoy offers 5pc pay rise in face of industrial action

Vitasoy announced a 5 per cent pay rise for Hong Kong employees from July after a union threatened to take industrial action in support of a 7 per cent claim. The union will discuss the offer next week.

Probation inadequate for killing baby, DPP argues

18 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Ability to nurture students is vital

Academic and admin staff Tung Wah College

Setting up from scratch, Tung Wah College is on the hunt for experienced teaching and management staff.

11 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Shot-stopper comes into his own

Opportunities come to those who are prepared. Just ask Felix Luk.

The 17-year-old goalkeeper for Tuen Mun Sports Association gained fame after producing an incredible performance during his team's First Division match against Sun Hei Sports Club at Tsing Yi Sports Ground last April. Although Tuen Mun lost 1-2 in the end, Felix came into his own at the club.

7 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Warrants fraudster jailed for 25 months

A man who conspired with the 'King of Warrants' in a scheme to manipulate the market was jailed for 25 months yesterday.

Cheung Ching-ho, 38, was jailed for his part in what a judge called a fraudulent and sophisticated scheme that created a false impression of active trading and generated more than HK$100 million for the racket led by mastermind Raymond Ng Chun-to.

1 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

More land sought

The government will launch a study later this year on reclaiming more land. Potential sites in Tuen Mun, Tsing Yi and Lantau have been identified. Assessments have also been made about relocating public facilities in Sha Tin, Mount Davis and Mui Wo to underground areas, which could free more than 100 hectares.

27 May 2011 - 12:00am

Briefs

Canadian, Bulgarians in court over bank theft

8 May 2015 - 10:49am