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  1. Eastern District has lowest food prices

    Posted Sep 18th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Food prices in Sai Kung's wet markets are the highest, while those in Eastern District are the lowest, according to the Consumer Council. Shoppers can do a comparison of price levels at wet markets in the 18 districts using the council's new monthly index. 'We hope people will be more alert to price differentials in different districts and make wise ...

  2. Programme aims to alert district to potential suicide victims

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui A community-based suicide prevention programme targeting Eastern District was launched by the police and the Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention ... commander, said: 'The trouble with a lot of Hong Kong people is that they don't care enough to bother doing something to help. If you are determined to commit suicide, then you are going ...

  3. Poorer districts lose out as banks cut branches

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak The number of bank branches in Hong Kong has dropped by 17 per cent in five years with low-income districts hardest hit, the Consumer Council said yesterday. The council said ... of its member banks, the Hong Kong Association of Banks said the city had one of the highest concentrations of bank branches and ATMs in the world, both in terms of population and land area. ...

  4. A high-rise red-light district in HK's shopping heart

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... red-light district, police said prostitution was legal in Hong Kong, but that soliciting, living off the earnings of a prostitute or controlling a woman for the purpose of prostitution was not. ... of each floor. Similar buildings can be found in Central, Tsim Sha Tsui and elsewhere in Kowloon. Each functions as a self-contained red-light district. 'There are many buildings in Hong Kong ...

  5. Wan Chai named richest, most educated and oldest district

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Wan Chai is the richest of the 18 districts of Hong Kong and Sham Shui Po is the poorest, according to statistics released by the Census and Statistics Department yesterday. ... in the general household survey from January to December last year, analysed the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of residents in 18 districts. Wan Chai overtook Central and Western ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Officials take action over illegal flats sublet by wife of Hong Kong minister

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... for Community Organisation, who is following up on the cases, urged the government to resettle the tenants. "There are countless subdivided units in Hong Kong," Sze said. "Tenants ...

  7. Population continues to surge in the New Territories districts

    Posted Dec 31st 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Denise Yeung Yin-lo, statistician at the Census and Statistics Department, said the population shift was in line with residential developments in suburban districts. Hong Kong's overall ... Elaine Wu The New Territories continued to experience population growth this year but Hong Kong island and Kowloon both had a drop in numbers, according to the Census and Statistics ...

  8. Prostitutes reject red-light district

    Posted Mar 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said many sex workers had told the organisation they were opposed to the idea. 'Some sex workers are worried that a red-light district would be located in a remote area like Shek Kong [in ... their businesses. Another Zi Teng spokeswoman, Elaine Lam Yee-ling, said the Hong Kong government should legalise the sex trade to protect prostitutes, and because the industry would not require so much ...

  9. District councillors demand crackdown on hawkers

    Posted May 21st 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... hawking? Domestic helpers are paid by Hong Kong people to do housework and they are subject to the immigration law,' Tsang Kin-shing said. He complained that domestic helpers were paid to give ... immigration officers raided Victoria Park and arrested a Hong Kong resident for encouraging maids to take up illegal employment. Also arrested were 11 domestic helpers from Indonesia. Mr Liu told ...

  10. Candidates rush to sign up for district polls

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Jimmy Cheung

    ... 380 hopefuls throw their hats into the ring on the first day of nominations, many more than at last election Hong Kong's district council elections heated up yesterday, with about 380 ... the previous polls in 1999. Leading parties, including the Democratic Party and the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong (DAB), seized the earliest opportunity to join the fray. At least 470 ...




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