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
The site in Sha Tin's Kau To covers 64,046 square feet. It is located atop the Kau To hill and is close to a site owned by Sun Hung Kai Properties. It could yield a total gross floor area of up to 134,496 sq ft. The government has imposed a height restriction in the area.15 May 2013 - 4:04am
The alleged leader of the Tuen Mun faction of the Sun Yee On triads and 18 of his henchmen were among 64 people arrested in a series of raids over the weekend, police say.
The arrest of the alleged gangster, She Pei, comes at the end of a six-month undercover police operation.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Three suspects were arrested last night in connection with a burglary in which two men were seen dressed as building workers climbing into the Tuen Mun home of a local businesswoman, then fleeing with a safe containing HK$2 million of valuables.3 May 2013 - 5:40am
I refer to Martin Williams' letter ("Mega incinerator project being driven by vested interests", April 26). Any fact-based analysis would conclude that any new waste-treatment technology should be located in Tsang Tsui near Tuen Mun, not Shek Kwu Chau. Locating a massive incinerator using a polluting sunset technology in Shek Kwu Chau represents the worst combination of technology choice and site selection.30 Apr 2013 - 5:35am
Two residential sites up for tender have had mixed response, with the bigger plot in Tseung Kwan O attracting strong interest but the other in Tuen Mun gathering just three bids.
The 149,850 square feet site at Area 65CI in Tseung Kwan O drew nine submissions, the Lands Department said.
Surveyors estimate the two sites will fetch between HK$2.2 billion and HK$2.33 billion.6 Apr 2013 - 4:36am
Air quality readings at a proposed reclamation site in Tuen Mun indicate it is "not that bad" for housing despite being surrounded by polluting industries, the government says.5 Apr 2013 - 3:57am
The Protection of the Harbour Ordinance that aims to limit reclamation in Victoria Harbour to preserve this unique asset of Hong Kong has inadvertently forced the government to look elsewhere to resolve the perennial problem of a shortage of land.29 Mar 2013 - 6:15am
Thirty-three people, aged between 15 and 65, have been rounded up in a crackdown on a Tuen Mun faction of the Sun Yee On triad, according to police.
The eight-day operation, codenamed Lightsmoke, targeted the faction headed by one of the triad's "red-pole fighters" known as Cripple Wing.26 Mar 2013 - 4:44am
The idea initially was to help children get in touch with their emotions - joy, anger, sadness and fear. "We want to teach the children how to use words rather than actions to express themselves," principal Hilda Pang Mei-ling said.3 Mar 2013 - 5:14am