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  1. Police crackdown on illegal guest houses is long overdue

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tourists who stay with them. There must be tighter regulation of guest houses by officials. Also, there is clearly a need for more three-star accommodation at affordable prices for tourists. ... A number of articles appeared last year warning about the growth of illegal guest houses in Hong Kong and Macau. I wrote this year about the problem in some buildings in the city ...

  2. Protesters ejected from The Link meeting

    Posted Jul 24th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... to serve the low-income groups living in public housing estates. 'They can no longer buy cheaper food and daily necessities at shopping malls nearby, as they are all occupied by superstores. ... business because of the rent. 'I used to pay about HK$34,000 and they asked me to pay HK$38,000 in the new contract,' he said. 'I could not afford it. My store was popular among ...

  3. Local tailors a cut above the rest

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for discerning tastes. Its workmanship might be somewhat conservative, but Baroman is still the go-to tailor for old-guard professionals. W.W. Chan 2/F, Burlington House, 94 Nathan Road, Kowloon, tel: ... Mody Road, Kowloon, tel: 2369 2141 Up-and-comer Yu has been impressing suit-wearers with his penchant for British cloth, quick turnarounds and affordable prices. ...

  4. TOWERING prospects

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... affordable grade-A offices. The up-and-coming commercial area will become even more attractive following the introduction of the Sha Tin to Central Rail Link in 2020, with a station at Kai Tak, ... provides 2.5 million sq ft of office space, and houses The Ritz-Carlton, the world's highest hotel. The area is also home to an array of designer labels and high-end residential properties. ...

  5. Hullett House celebrates city's heritage

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It was with this in mind that founder David Yeo put together his plan to give something back to the city which helped him with his success and, in November last year, Hullett House in Tsim Sha Tsui was officially opened. Designed to bring to life old Hong Kong and celebrate the traditions of the city's rich and unique heritage and culture, the group's vision for Hullett House was, Yeo says, ...

  6. Guest house murder suspects in custody

    Posted Aug 15th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... An employee of the Disney Deluxe Guest House found him dead with stab wounds in a room on the 14th floor of Block E of the high-rise complex on Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. ...

  7. Four more historic sites need sensitive renovation

    Posted Aug 29th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... two options for developing the Old House. Small organisations which might not be able to afford the upkeep of an 8,700-square metre open space in front of the building will be offered ... Olga Wong The government is inviting applications to renovate four other historic buildings- the Old House in Sha Tin, the Stone House in Kowloon City, the Old Tai Po Police Station ...

  8. Hullett House

    Posted Jun 19th 2010, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam A new hotel in one of Hong Kong's oldest buildings, Hullett House's facilities include five restaurants. These opened late last year, but it took several more months ... an area of Hong Kong's coast, reflecting the complex's former role as the Marine Police headquarters. Designer David Yeo, of the Aqua restaurant group, which manages Hullett House, took ...

  9. The Mira and The Upper House make 'hot list'

    Posted Apr 14th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... designed and posh inns chosen by its editors, The Mira and The Upper House had the honour of joining this discriminating list. They were two of only five China properties selected. The Mira in Tsim ... the hotel and Hong Kong, except for 'February and March when the weather is at its most uncomfortably humid'. Huh? The Upper House in Admiralty was lauded for 'young' Hong Kong ...

  10. Happy New Year at Hullett House

    Posted Jan 21st 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Edited by Andrew Sun Hullett House rang in its first New Year with a grand bash. Guests were furnished with a golden key offering them food and drinks at any of the six hospitality outlets. As they wandered around the Tsim Sha Tsui heritage building, the guests were entertained by DJ Max Chipchase, magicians, dancers, guitarists, bongo players and tarot-card readers. ...




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