• Wednesday
  • November 26, 2014
  • Last updated: 3:06pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 51 for building

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Savour the future: how to make a plant patty that tastes just like beef

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 04:40pm by Elaine Yau

    ... technically feasible". Impossible Foods will probably build its production facilities "somewhere in Asia or China", Brown says. It's possible to make food even more delicious ...

  2. Lifestyle

    Crime storeys: property owners battle bid-rigging between estate managers and contractors

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 09:39am by Elaine Yau

    ... As with any organisation, meetings of building owners committees can turn very acrimonious when divergent personalities and interests clash. Rarely, however, do these disagreements result in death ... things up again," says one resident, who declined to be identified. Such incidents have become distressingly common in the past three years because of loopholes in the Buildings Management ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDIA

    House News closed last month, but other independent sites still exist

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 06:17pm by Elaine Yau

    ... its news platform, Lee reckons he knows how to build a viable one for himself. "There are a lot of rumours and financial disinformation on social media... posts which boast of sure-fire ... investigative stories, but they can build a robust blogger community, as House News did. "If the platform has quality input from bloggers and curates news in an interesting way, they will get paid ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Turning junk into gold: Business booms for Hong Kong vintage goods collectors

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:44am by Elaine Yau

    ... buildings. If letterboxes were overflowing with letters, or water meters read zero, it meant the building was about to be demolished. Drug addicts took the old metal pipes and copper wire for resale. ... Museum Context shops- the first opened in 2011 in the Landmark Atrium, followed by Prince's Building and PMQ in Central. The former architect, who also has two shops in Edinburgh, says all ...

  5. Mission Earth guide to avoid chain reaction destroying planet

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... her days as a reporter covering environmental issues. 'I have also got a lot of contribution from marine experts and architects of green buildings.' With the Chinese edition ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    It's our right, say New Territories leaders fighting to keep small-house policy

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 12:38am by Elaine Yau

    ... support the family. I worked at Fairwood as a manager for several years. "I, my father and several of my brothers borrowed money to build three houses. We lived in two and sold the third ... which allows male descendents of indigenous residents to apply to build a village house of up to three-storeys, on a site of no more than 700 sq ft, without paying a premium for conversion ...

  7. Lifestyle

    Call for incentives to help farmers stay on the land and boost Hong Kong's self-suffiency

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 10:42pm by Elaine Yau

    ... the focus of Development Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po's ambitious scheme to build a new town in northeast New Territories. It is the first attempt to rehabilitate farmland but with only five ... in the area so there can be uniform planning for farming. We need to build roads to the farms. "Some farmers have to walk four kilometres to reach their plots because cars cannot get in. ...

  8. Lifestyle

    Ambitious plans for construction in north Lantau bring out voices of dissent

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 12:03am by Elaine Yau

    ... for similar advisory committees, he says. But several members have seized the chance amid pressing housing shortages to call for building into country parks, and their supercilious attitude has only ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    How one Hongkonger is lighting up the night skies, with fireflies

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:36am by Elaine Yau

    ... to refurbish the building, creating a dark room where he could breed fireflies with specimens collected from nearby streams. It takes about eight months for an egg to develop into larvae for transfer ...

  10. Lifestyle

    Local eco-warriors push for more sustainable lifestyles

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 12:11am by Elaine Yau

    ... in 1994 and worked as energy consultant with various power companies. But when developers proposed in 1997 that the shallow waters of Tolo Harbour be reclaimed to build housing, Yau became so ...




SCMP.com Account