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  1. Police search for British woman after mystery disappearance

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Simpson Cheung

    ... Clifford Lo and Simpson Cheung Police will seek help from the Civil Aid Service to widen their search for a 64-year-old British tourist on Lamma Island this morning after her niece reported her missing. The move comes after about 20 police officers with tracker dogs yesterday failed to find Janet Gilson on the island in a search focused between Yung Shue Wan and Sok Kwu Wan. ...

  2. Talking points

    Posted Jan 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Services Department holds a briefing on the sewage collection and treatment project on Lamma Island. Under the project, village sewerage systems, sewage treatment works and pumping stations are being built in Yung Shue Wan and Sok Kwu Wan to treat sewage before it is discharged into the sea. The new facilities will replace the island's existing, primitive soak-away method ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - HONG KONG

    Affable history of the district at Hong Kong's heart

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by FELIPE FAZENDA

    ... for the early British taipans, to the present. On the way he hits on familiar notes: the 1857 bread-poisoning episode; the foundation of HSBC; the Japanese occupation; and culminating in the 1997 ...

  4. Events

    Posted Feb 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Today:Joint chamber lunch with KPMG International chairman Michael Andrew. Island Shangri-La. British Chamber of Commerce dinner: 'The British Chamber and LDC present: An evening with Dougie Donnelly'. Hong Kong Football Club. Tomorrow: British Chamber of Commerce lunch with The Economist editor-in-chief John Micklethwait. Island Shangri-La. French Chamber of Commerce ...

  5. Life's a beach, and then you dine

    Posted Jan 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lantau buses. You can even take a taxi all or part of the way from Hong Kong Island. Transport dictates where you start. Weekend walkers also hike over the hill from Discovery Bay to Silvermine ... along the road towards Tai O is the 'Orange Free State of south Lantau', as Tong Fuk has been named by Cathay Pacific's British pilots, due to its popularity with their South ...

  6. Events

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Today: British Chamber of Commerce lunch with The Economist editor-in-chief John Micklethwait. Island Shangri-La. French Chamber of Commerce event: 'IT infrastructure for SMEs: Cloud computing, IT infrastructure and some deployment challenges and issues'. Novotel, Wan Chai. Italian Chamber of Commerce lunch seminar: 'Individual income tax and social insurance ...

  7. Island East offers top return

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Housing estates in Island East and the New Territories outperformed all other districts in Hong Kong to record the strongest growth in capital values ... at Centaline Property Agency in Island East, said only a few deals had been closed in Taikoo Shing and Lei King Wan recently. 'But I think many buyers will be attracted to buy flats in Taikoo ...

  8. Events

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... British Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Smart tips for small businesses: Protecting your online identity'. Dorset House, Taikoo Place. Friday, August 10: British Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'State secrets in China in 2012: A recap on the fundamentals and look at recent developments'. British Consulate General. ...

  9. Gigs

    Posted Dec 16th 2010, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... 'The 1st Wonder': Wonder Girls Live in HK 2010 The South Korean pop band in concert. Dec 17, 8pm, AsiaWorld-Arena, HK International Airport, Lantau Island, HK$380-HK$1,280 HK Ticketing. ... Dec 20-21, 7.30pm, Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$280, HK$380 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3109 7333 Because We're Not Triplets Singer-songwriters Parked Island ...

  10. Battle stations

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jason Wordie Seventy years ago tonight, Japanese forces landed on Hong Kong Island, after five days of intensive bombardment following the Allied withdrawal from Kowloon. Two unsuccessful attempts, under truce flags, had been made to negotiate a ceasefire and British surrender. Initial landings took place at a number of locations eastwards from North Point to Shau Kei Wan. ...




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