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  1. NEIGHBOURHOOD SOUNDS

    To Kwa Wan: Rundown but in high spirits

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in their dingy stairwells, and every roof seems crowded with jerry-built shacks. Residents see the need for redevelopment but are reluctant to lose the community they built and learned to cherish. 'There has been talk of redevelopment for over a decade now but it has still not happened,' said Yeung Chi-kan (pictured above, centre), a resident of more than 30 years. 'As ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014458/kwa-wan-rundown-high-spirits
  2. NEIGHBOURHOOD SOUNDS

    Sai Ying Pun: A walk among the heritage holdouts

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... owners will sell their shops for redevelopment, she said, partly because few young people want to take over the businesses. 'The younger generation prefers cash to running an old store. ... and hawkers. Redevelopment in the area began in the 1970s, and in 2005 the government started to revamp 14 buildings in Yu Lok Lane. It is tucked high up between Third Street and High Street and home ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006648/sai-ying-pun-walk-among-heritage-holdouts
  3. NEIGHBOURHOOD SOUNDS

    Kwun Tong: Engine of industry sputters out

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... are numbered, Lam fears, as the government's redevelopment plans have sent rents surging. According to Lam, the rent for their 4,000 sq ft venue was HK$10,000 in 2010. Now it is HK$25,000. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1007841/kwun-tong-engine-industry-sputters-out

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