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    Skyscrapers of Victoria Harbour- built to display wealth and power

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo, Stuart Lau

    ... Jennifer Ngo and Stuart Lau The dizzy heights of the city's skyscrapers are where the rich and powerful gravitate. This last Neighbourhood feature takes a look upwards Home to Hong ... structures, packed as tightly as trees in a jungle- a testament to wealth and power. Jammed into that narrow band of land between hills and sea, the soaring skyscrapers, glittering with lights come ...

  2. Skyscraper ban at reclamation site

    Posted May 05th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... skyscrapers, all of them will be low-rise,' Mr Chai said. Commercial buildings up to 10 storeys will be restricted to a triangular site on the western edge of the reclamation, near Statue Square. ...

  3. West Kowloon

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... West Kowloon is a futuristic concept in the development of Hong Kong. With innovative skyscrapers, property companies have begun to regenerate an area which was recognised as part of Victoria Harbour until the airport moved from Kai Tak to Chek Lap Kok. Destined to link up with the mainland's high-speed railway network, West Kowloon is set to become a major transport hub ...

  4. Outlook & Living- East Kowloon

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Set for take-off About 16,000 private housing units have been planned for Kai Tak. The first batch of land, enough for 4,000 flats, will be released from next year onwards. Kai Tak will have a lower density, featuring a design mix of medium towers and low-rise blocks with courtyards instead of skyscrapers. Six new projects, totalling 250 units, in Kowloon East could be put ...

  5. Breathe new life into our harbour

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... faithfully rallies behind without much debate. Flanked by a wall of skyscrapers, our Victoria Harbour is as scenic as any others in the world. But unlike Sydney, Vancouver and Boston, ours lacks ...

  6. A chorus of colour

    Posted Jan 18th 2004, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Victoria Harbour lit up in spectacular fashion last night as Hong Kong welcomed its newest skyscraping attraction. Locals and tourists gathered along the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront to enjoy changing light patterns created by a combination of fibre optics technology, light-emitting diodes, lasers, spotlights and fireworks. The $15.5 million Symphony of Lights ...

  7. Mainland property speculators will gain from reclamation, not HK citizens

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... will just see more skyscrapers added to our cityscape. Will that really make Hong Kong a better place? Also, these reclamation projects will do irreversible damage to our natural environment. ...

  8. Kowloon East ticks all the right boxes

    Posted Oct 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... down to make way for more skyscrapers. Kowloon East will save homes and livelihoods and ease overcrowding. Being twice the size the area of Central, it offers 5.8 million square metres of total ...

  9. Hong Kong from Santa's lofty view

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... eye-catching. Seeing those carnival-like lights, from Santa Claus to reindeers, makes for a memorable Christmas experience. Alex Chan On every skyscraper with an observation deck worldwide, ...

  10. Government determined to ruin the only greenery left in Central

    Posted Sep 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pollution, and overcrowding in Central and that such an approach would be irresponsible town planning. Your report ('Skyscraper plans for Government Hill site', September 18) confirmed our ...




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