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  1. The Talk

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Mori Art Museum in Tokyo The International Association of Art Critics Hong Kong presents a talk by Mori Art Museum director David Elliott (above), On Top of a Skyscraper in an Earthquake Zone: The Mori Art Museum in Tokyo, its Position, Policy and Funding. In English. Thu, 7.30pm-9.30pm, Goethe-Institut, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, free (registration required). ...

  2. Is it necessary to redevelop Hong Kong's old districts?

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... imagine what old districts would look like after redevelopment: just like any other districts. Modern skyscrapers and massive malls are everywhere in Hong Kong. We do not need to see more of them. ...

  3. Construction nightmare in Mid-Levels

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Yvonne Liu

    ... height restrictions in Mid-Levels in early 2008 to make redevelopment projects less lucrative, in 2007 developers rushed to get approval to build skyscrapers on Mid-Levels sites they did ... is dangerous. We are forced to compete with vehicles for space.' Skyscraper alley The number of current big projects by major developers in the Caine Road, Seymour Road and Conduit Road areas: ...

  4. Happy Valley residents stage ribbon protest against hospital expansion

    Posted Apr 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Planning Board how their views have been obstructed by the hospital's skyscraper. More actions would follow, he said. Last night a spokesman for the Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital said ...

  5. B.L.T. Habitat

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong With sleek, modern skyscrapers and shopping malls replacing grim factory buildings, Kowloon East is fast becoming a lively industrial and office district. To cater to the office crowd in Kowloon Bay, a local restaurant group recently opened B.L.T. Habitat, serving a range of dishes. The latest B.L.T outlet is the third addition to the family, following the opening ...

  6. Out and about

    Posted Sep 12th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Hong Kong is home to many engineering marvels. Skyscrapers, cross-harbour tunnels and, of course, Chek Lap Kok airport, figure high in the popular imagination. But the most significant- and under-recognised- is the city's network of freshwater reservoirs. The early 1960s saw desperate water shortages in Hong Kong. Crippling droughts in China, partly caused ...

  7. The cosmopolitan hub that never sleeps

    Posted Aug 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The central business district (CBD) of Hong Kong is a lively place both day and night, an area where multinational financial corporations rub shoulders with government headquarters. But alongside its towering skyscrapers and huge shopping malls, you can find old buildings, small stalls, temples and churches. Together with Sheung Wan, Mid-Levels, Sai Wan, Sai Ying Pun, Shek Tong ...

  8. Is it necessary to redevelop Hong Kong's old districts?

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Claudia Yip, Jeffrey Wong

    ... not have as much economic value as newly-built skyscrapers, but they serve the important purpose of illustrating how our ancestors lived. We know how far we have come. Some argue that specific, ...

  9. Traffic concerns over new tower in Taikoo Shing

    Posted Apr 21st 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... skyscrapers. ...

  10. letters

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With new developments, Hong Kong's pollution problems will increase. Hong Kong is considered a wonderful city not only because of its skyscrapers and high standard of living. It has ...




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