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  1. Terracotta warriors come to Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... yourself. From now until November, Hong Kong is holding an exhibition called 'The Majesty of All Under Heaven: The Eternal Realm of China's First Emperor'. Twenty of these mysterious terracotta warriors and their horses are coming to the Hong Kong Museum of History from their home in Xian in central China. The world-famous figures include a terracotta general, a standing archer, ...

  2. HK officials helping to recover bodies after Jiangxi road crash

    Posted Feb 26th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Two representatives from the Hong Kong government's office in Guangzhou left for Jiangxi province yesterday to help recover the bodies of three Hong Kong family members killed ... part of a group of nine Hong Kong residents and two mainlanders travelling in two cars. The vehicle that crashed was carrying seven people. The Hong Kong government representatives said ...

  3. Fast and furious in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... was insufficient to commit to a full five-year extension. It is clear Singapore is way down the track, and well ahead of Hong Kong, when it comes to hosting major sporting events. We might have the Hong ... understand, with a group of entrepreneurs, led by a former HSBC hot-shot-turned-restaurateur, keen to bring F1 to Hong Kong. Their interest was sparked after last year's demonstration by Red Bull ...

  4. Central, Kowloon trump London, Paris for retail rent

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com While it may cost an arm and a leg to shop at some Hong Kong clothing boutiques, fashion retailers are also paying through the nose to rent space ... was 31st. 'Hong Kong remains a landlord's market where newcomers outbid one another and existing tenants succumb to soaring rental increases in order to secure the best locations ...

  5. Pointless Old Peak Road wall would block a lovely view

    Posted May 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Lands Department needs to spend our money, and I suppose some person who has probably never walked the leafy and magnificent paths that criss-cross Hong Kong thought it would be a great idea ... government seems intent on taking whatever is left of Hong Kong and pouring concrete over it, walling and railing it in, or reclaiming it, with no understanding that, left alone, these places ...

  6. All roads lead to Rome in a month of celebration

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... at the event's main venue, and food and wine promotions at large supermarkets and restaurants thoughout Hong Kong. ICC president Giovanni Orgera says Italy 2003 aims to bring members of Hong Kong's Italian business community closer together and educate the public about Italy. 'Hong Kong people think that Italy is only good in fashion, but that is not the case,' he explains. ...

  7. Hong Kong cabbies cause chaos

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter In Hong Kong on Wednesday night, there was chaos at the airport when taxi drivers blockaded the road. The wild-cat strike was sparked by a security guard sending a customer to an urban taxi instead of a New Territories cab. The new taxi fare structure makes longer trips cheaper by urban taxis. Taxis blocked all three Kowloon-bound lanes of the North Lantau Highway from ...

  8. Hard road ahead in making HK accessible

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong probably gets more than its fair share of criticism, whether over air pollution, lack of public open space or destruction of heritage, among other matters of public concern. ... they have found ways to turn a negative into a positive experience to be shared with others. In the spirit of 'just getting on with it' for which Hong Kong is known, three expatriate ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong tourists are gradually returning to Manila

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila HK tourists slowly revisiting Manila Hong Kong tourists are slowly returning to Manila despite the imposition of a black travel advisory- the highest-level warning- following the hostage shootings two years ago. While slightly more Hong Kong tourists visited the capital of the Philippines in the first half of this year, the number is still below that prior ...

  10. Hong Kong women live the longest

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Women in Hong Kong can expect to live longer than anyone else in the world after surpassing their Japanese counterparts for the first time. Figures from last year's census, made available yesterday, put the average life expectancy for a Hong Kong woman at 86.7 years, up from 84.6 a decade ago. By contrast, Japan's health ministry produced figures ...




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