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  1. Exhibition celebrates city's toymaking roots

    Posted Dec 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com Hong Kong's very own 'toy story' is about to be told with an exhibition of retro toys that could set the scene for a museum showcasing the industry's 60-year history in the city. Organised by the Fede ...

  2. Turn Central Market into a merchant marine museum to celebrate heritage

    Posted Aug 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Central Market, built in the Bauhaus style of architecture before the second world war, is now a listed heritage site. But our government seems to have run out of ideas with regard to how to use the vacant space located in the middle of the city' ...

  3. Excelsior celebrates 35 years with more renovations on the cards

    Posted Sep 04th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. As the poor cousin in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, the Excelsior may not boast the glamour or exclusivity of the other properties, but that didn't stop them from having a good time on Tuesday celebrating its 35th anniversary and the renovation of its ballrooms. 'In Hong Kong, hotels come and go, ...

  4. Celebration turns sour as groups barred from taking part in walk

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Colleen Lee

    ... Agnes Lam and Colleen Lee More than 20,000 people joined a parade held by a pro-Beijing group yesterday to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the handover- but a further 1,000 were barred ... not have enough time to complete the walk to Wan Chai before the official finishing time of 2pm. Hong Kong Celebrations Association executive director Cheng Yiu-tong said about 25,000 people joined ...

  5. Celebrating in style

    Posted Dec 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Major variety show on June 30, featuring local and mainland artists Celebration parade co-organised by the government and local groups on July 1 Performances by mainland athletes and Hong ... of the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement in June Source: the Celebrations Preparatory Office ...

  6. Better late than never (or anytime, for that matter) to celebrate Earth Day

    Posted Apr 25th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Jessica Lam There's a reason why Ecovision Asia is celebrating Earth Day a week after the fact. 'Not many Hong Kong people know about Earth Day,' says Lisa Christensen, director of Ecovision Asia.'The official day is April 22 but we want to bring out the message that Earth Day should be every day, ...

  7. Anniversary celebrations look set to fizzle rather than sizzle

    Posted Apr 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I share John Shanahan's frustration concerning the celebrations for the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ('Marks out of ten', April 7). Hongkongers deserve better, but unfortunately they will only get the celebratory events that sponsors are willing to pay for. Mr Shanahan may take a small amount of consolation ...

  8. Architecture officials celebrate birthday with a green focus

    Posted Dec 11th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Designing and constructing environmentally friendly public buildings tops the agenda as the Architectural Services Department celebrates its 21st birthday. Department director Yue Chi-hang said the department also wanted to devote more resources to research and development. The department, established in April 1986, recently published Post 97 Public Architecture ...

  9. Anniversary offers little to celebrate

    Posted Jan 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to invigorate the city's economy; and The mainland should stay out of Hong Kong's domestic affairs. Only then will there be anything worth celebrating. STEPHEN CHAN, Mei Foo Lucky to call HK ...

  10. HK team celebrate end of 16-year wait

    Posted Aug 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jasmine Wang Hong Kong handball will return to the Asian Games after an absence of 16 years. The Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong (SF&OC) has approved a 16-strong men's squad for December's Doha Games after being impresse ...




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