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  1. On the fast track to a divided society

    Posted Dec 27th 2009, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... Kong's predominantly Chinese society has lived, worked and worshipped cheek by jowl with other ethnic minorities without friction. Yet, every now and then, spasms of conflict would flare up- over ... their hand-wringing and feverish vote-lobbying to refocus on the new divide in society: between the haves and have-nots. It is a divide between those with the money, property, or knowledge to allow them ...

  2. Restaurateur put Chinese cuisine on international map

    Posted Dec 31st 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... those who dined with Kam daily. Kam, who died on Monday, will be remembered for putting the art of Chinese dining culture on the international stage. Yung Kee, the only Chinese restaurant named ... Street. 'I love the busy atmosphere of a restaurant because I believe this is a microcosm of society... There we meet friends we have not seen for years and make new friends. There the cycle ...

  3. Obsession: High Society pendant

    Posted Apr 20th 2009, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... Divia Harilela The savings in your MPF may be dwindling, but local jeweller Rock Candy is offering a perfect recession cure with its High Society collection. Each hand-crafted sterling silver pendant resembles a rolled US$100 bill - decorated with the Rock Candy name, of course. Choose from five styles: rhodium or gold plating, and oxidised raw, brushed and gloss finishes. ...

  4. Developers plead innocence to charges of fencing off public space

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Some open spaces purportedly 'privatised' by private owners have been found to fall outside the boundaries of the estates. One instance is The Portofino, a luxury project in Clear Water Bay that a Chinese-language newspaper claimed had placed its public space behind its main gate. But a security guard at the site yesterday said the area in question ...

  5. Harbour society to appeal against reclamation ruling

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Hannah Lee, Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford and Hannah Lee Important issues should be challenged in the public interest, says Christine Loh The Society for the Protection of the Harbour has decided to appeal against ... the March 10 decision quashed. That ruling rejected the society's application to force the government to send the project's plans back to the Town Planning Board for approval. In his March ...

  6. A fresh take on an old Chinese story

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chinese restaurant. What was Hong Kong's bar scene like when you arrived in 1990? In those days, there was no SoHo area, no escalator. Lan Kwai Fong was the first destination for anyone ... What motivated you to create The Monogamous Chinese? I wanted to do something a bit different and thought someone needs to do a really good Chinese restaurant, where the front of the house ...

  7. Tsang wins the battle of Tamar

    Posted May 27th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... made a commitment to that effect in articles published today in the South China Morning Post and some Chinese-language newspapers. Information Co-ordinator Andy Ho On-tat last night confirmed ... of barrister Gladys Li, unveiled his alternative model for a municipal centre at Tamar during a press conference organised by the Society for the Protection of the Harbour and attended by Civic Party ...

  8. Going out

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... and collective responses to Buddhism in ancient and modern times, and responses to Buddhism in contemporary art. Today, 10am-5pm, Asia Society Gallery, Asia Society HK Centre, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, ... works that explore the unconscious mind, and digital landscapes by Chinese multimedia artist Tian Xiaolei. Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm, Sun, noon-5pm, I/O (Input/Output), 23 Tai Ping Shan St, Sheung Wan. ...

  9. Events

    Posted May 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Commerce breakfast: 'How great firms manage their Chinese suppliers' Hong Kong Club. BDO Executive Forum. Wu Chung House. Thursday, June 2: British Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Purchasing property in the UK: Practical and tax considerations'. British Consulate-General. Hong Kong Retirement Schemes Association and Actuarial Society of Hong Kong lunch: 'The MPF ...

  10. 'We didn't reclaim in cement test'

    Posted May 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... underneath the seabed, she argued. Samuel Hung Ka-yiu, chairman of the Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society, said dolphins were displaced even when no structures were erected on the seabed. ...




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