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  1. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Building block

    Posted Mar 07th 2010, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... with Jin Peh You may have heard of the tai sui, or grand duke, sector. This year, it refers to the sector governed by the tiger, which is located at 52.5 to 67.5 degrees. This corresponds to the northeast sector. Now we know where the grand duke sector is ...

  9. The tension builds

    Posted Jan 12th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Written by John Millen A poem What is supposed to happen when you read a poem? Why bother reading a poem at all? If you ask ever yourself these two questions when you see a poem, help is at hand on this page. Poems are all about reaction. A poem should ma ...

  10. Building up your own library

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen This is your vocabulary page. It helps you build up your knowledge of English words and phrases and use them with fun and confidence. This page is not trying to replace your English textbook. It is an additional resource to help you stock up on words, phrases and sentence structures. Words are not something to be afraid of. Learning a handful of new words each week ...




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