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Tuen Mun

Reclamation advantages spelled out at forum

Land reclamation is not all bad if there is careful planning with the livelihoods of Hongkongers as the top priority, a public forum held by the government heard yesterday.

Sunday, 12 February, 2012, 12:00am

Sale of plot in Tuen Mun signals more cautious view

The government sold a housing site in Tuen Mun for 11 per cent below market expectations, signalling that developers are becoming more cautious about the outlook for the property market.

10 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Tuen Mun site set to test the resolve of developers

A low-density residential site being offered for tender in Tuen Mun is expected to sell for up to HK$3.76 billion, property analysts say.

The government released the site at Castle Peak Road in So Kwun Wat, Tuen Mun, for tender in December last year. The tender period will close on Friday.

1 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Democrat accused of sex scandal dies

26 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Poorly ranked hospitals strained

Over-work and a shortage of manpower are probable reasons for some hospitals having a higher mortality rate than others for patients who have had emergency surgery, the Hospital Authority says.

21 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Worker wins HK$0.5m for exposure to chemical

21 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

New great wall for butterflies

Rapid development on the mainland is stopping butterflies reaching Hong Kong, local experts say. In the case of one species, the milkweed butterfly, up to 45,000 would arrive each winter until 2002, but three years later there were fewer than 100.

8 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Navigating the political landscape

Both contenders for the city's top job have raised the public's hopes by promising public flats, affordable housing and a land bank. But neither is big on detail when it comes to the big picture of ensuring there is enough affordable housing in Hong Kong.

7 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

SUPPLY MEETS TARGET

The government is to sell five low-density residential sites by tender in the first quarter, providing 430 new homes. They are in Repulse Bay, Clearwater Bay, Peng Chau, Tuen Mun and Ap Lei Chau.

6 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Week ahead

Today

Casa Eva

Family values-friendly works with whimsical, playful touches in various media (including paintings, prints and ceramics) by Spanish artist Eva Armisen. Today-tomorrow only, 10am-10pm, Main Atrium, 1/F and Exhibition Area, 3/F Tuen Mun Town Plaza Phase 1, 1 Tuen Shun Street, Tuen Mun, free. Inquiries: 2132 8607

1 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

One killed, 11 injured in border crash

A man was killed and 11 other travellers, including an infant, injured when a taxi rammed into a group of tourists just after they survived a bus crash on the Western Corridor cross-border route yesterday.

21 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Week ahead

Today (Dec 18)

Tom Lee Music Carnival

Kumi Masunaga leads a drum circle, 2pm-3.30pm; Our Lady of China Catholic Primary School's Chimes Ensemble performs, 3.30pm-3.50pm; five local indie bands perform, 3.50pm-6pm, Piazza Area C, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, free. Inquiries: 2737 7685

Yuen Long Theatre Christmas Fun Day

18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Don't pass buck for errors, says doctors' union

Doctors say the Hospital Authority, by disclosing blunders publicly in a 'ruthless' manner, is shifting oversight responsibility to frontline staff and ignoring deeper management problems.

Their comment follows news of a Tuen Mun Hospital blunder in which an elderly man died last month after three specialists missed signs of internal bleeding in a brain scan.

8 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Police mediators want to meet triads after murder

Police will seek to mediate between two rival factions of the Sun Yee On triad to pre-empt any retaliatory attack after a suspected gang member died in Tuen Mun on Monday.

7 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Suspect held after killing in triad feud

A 23-year-old suspect has been arrested and was being questioned overnight in connection with the killing of a suspected triad member. Police stepped up patrols and surveillance of two triad gangs in Tuen Mun to prevent retaliatory attacks after the killing early yesterday.

6 Dec 2011 - 12:00am