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  1. Ready for inspection

    Posted Apr 24th 2008, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Hong Kong's internationally renowned chefs are hoping the city will get its very own edition of the prestigious guide to top restaurants. Robin Lynam meets three of them Michelin chose Tokyo as the subject for its first Asian red restaurant guide, pu ...

  2. Character building

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... building across from The Peninsula hotel on the Bund and home of top luxury brands such as Bottega Veneta. 'The Bund for me is a place that fuels dreams. I feel very lucky to have my own shops ... threw a soiree at the then just-opened Waldorf Astoria and was one of the first to party in the renovated heritage building. When she started a business four years ago- the same year she married ...

  3. Developers drawn to awards

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Mukul Munish

    ... is contributing to an environmentally friendly atmosphere by using its buildings' rooftops to grow plants. To encourage more developers to be aware of the environment, the Green Building Conference has launched the Green Building Award. After more than four months of nominations, project screening and judging processes, two major events will soon take place to announce and recognise ...

  4. HK$750,000 in the bag for charity as German luxury brand celebrates anniversary

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen German luxury leather brand MCM Haus celebrated the first anniversary of its presence in Hong Kong with a star-studded gala dinner at its flagship store in the Entertainment Building in Queen's Road Central. The brand also introduced a range of its Tracey bags designed for the anniversary on Saturday evening. The bags- made with snakeskin and horsehair, ...

  5. E-mail threat to attack buildings seen as a hoax

    Posted Sep 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The author of the roughly 100-word English message claimed that 'flammable chemicals' would be placed in four of Taiwan's tallest buildings- Taipei 101 and Shin Kong Life Tower ... authorities and the management agencies of the four buildings to beef up security. Taiwanese media said visitors to the buildings showed no signs of panic when reporters asked whether they were ...

  6. Scaffolder rescues suicidal man

    Posted Nov 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... A worker surnamed Wong and his supervisor, who arrived to inspect the bamboo structure erected for repairs to the outer wall of the building, saw the man, said to be in his 60s. Wong climbed up ...

  7. Building blocks

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... with Jin Peh After you have assessed the layout and design of buildings and roads in the vicinity of a block you intend to live in, consider the function and nature of the nearby structures. For instance, it is not recommended to live next to hospitals, as the energy or chi associated with illness and death will undeniably flow over to your building. This includes maternity ...

  8. Ex-buildings chief denies toilet-leak charge

    Posted Sep 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng Former Buildings Department chief Dr Choi Yu-leuk yesterday pleaded not guilty to failing to comply with an order to stop water seeping from his flat on Prince Edward Road West to a neighbour's flat. The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department issued Choi a nuisance order to repair the floor and walls of his toilet on March 5. Special Magistrate Veronica Heung Shuk-han ...

  9. Ex-buildings chief in court over toilet leaking into neighbour's flat

    Posted May 19th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Former Buildings Department chief Choi Yu-leuk appeared in Kowloon City Court yesterday charged with failing to comply with an order to stop water seeping from his flat ... of the flat, in a building on Prince Edward Road West, Kowloon, Choi was charged for failing to comply with the requirements of a nuisance notice issued by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department ...

  10. Pet owners exempt from backyard poultry ban

    Posted Mar 30th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Their premises would be inspected to ensure compliance with biosecurity measures. A spokesman for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said it was still processing about 200 ... tested since late October. Meanwhile, centralised slaughtering came a step closer after the Executive Council endorsed a government proposal to build a slaughterhouse in Sheung Shui. ...




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