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  1. Porous logic of the concrete pourers...

    Posted Apr 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that seem to have been built with little thought other than the need to use up budgets. A subway in Sham Shui Po built 22 years ago at a cost of HK$2 million has never been opened to the public. ... eight other little-used footbridges and subways mentioned is one in Tai Kok Tsui built directly over a zebra crossing. Auditors' reports over the years have been rife with accounts ...

  2. Police bridge gap with minorities

    Posted Oct 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... assistants were a useful bridge between police and minorities, especially because the force had so few non-Chinese officers. Heina Rizwan Mohammad, 21, a Pakistani who is a community liaison ...

  3. There is more to progress than meaningless construction projects

    Posted Sep 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I would like to support the comments made by Gordon Andreassend concerning the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge ('Future generations will be saddled with consequences of absurd bridge', August 30). It is unfortunate that our government equates progress with the spending of large sums of money on road-building projects that destroy our environment. This bridge ...

  4. So many pots, so little time

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vanessa Yung vanessa.yung@scmp.com Loong Yat Heen at the Kowloon Hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui is serving a special menu of warming claypot dishes until the end of December. They include stewed goose webs with black mushrooms; braised chicken with chestnuts and ...

  5. Bridge-crash officer may face action for speeding, police say

    Posted Dec 18th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A police motorcyclist, who crashed on the Tsing Ma Bridge during an alleged joy ride with two colleagues while they were on duty, may be prosecuted for speeding. Police said ... to a seafood feast on Po Toi Island. Bridge limit The speed limit on the Tsing Ma Bridge at the spot where the motorcycle police officer crashed is, in kilometres per hour: 80 ...

  6. Little LUXE Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Luxe has sold more than 1million copies of its snappy suggestions for cashed-up, time-poor travellers. Now, in collaboration with LittleStepsAsia.com, it has released Little Luxe, its first guidebook for families, starting with Hong Kong. Like its predecessors, Little Luxe is more of a pamphlet than a book. You won't spend hours reading it, but that's the point. It's ...

  7. Early budget blues meant end of the line for cross-harbour bridge

    Posted Apr 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yau Chui-yan Would less of Victoria Harbour have been reclaimed from the sea if a suspension bridge had been built from Hong Kong Island to Kowloon? A bridge from Hong Kong Island ... written a history of trams in Hong Kong, said the bridge plan was withdrawn because the project was considered too expensive. 'It was found out that it was much more difficult to build tram ...

  8. The hidden secrets that save lives

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Under a Mid-Levels hill where a landslide killed 67 three decades ago is an intricate network of pipes and tunnels. The elaborate set-up drains away water to prevent the hillside from giving way while ensuring enough wat ...

  9. Hilary Tsui's fashion boutique gets by with a little help from her celebrity friends

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with Vivian Chen Although it wasn't printed on the invite, disco chic was the de facto dress code for Hilary Tsui Ho-ying's party last week at her Liger boutique in Causeway Bay, where she was celebrating the second anniversary of her fashion ve ...

  10. Little room for expansion in HK, luxury hotel chains lament

    Posted Oct 19th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Paggie Leung

    ... Dennis Eng and Paggie Leung A lack of suitable sites and the relatively high cost of land are frustrating efforts by some of the biggest names in the luxury hotel business to tap the lucrative business travel market in Hong Kong. 'We obviously want t ...




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