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  1. MTR line set to transform industrial district

    Posted Jan 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Prices of sites in industrial district Wong Chuk Hang are soaring, and the area is likely to see significant change with a new MTR line being built nearby. ... from the new Ocean Park station to Admiralty when the line is completed in 2015. 'Prices in the area lagged behind other industrial districts because of traffic congestion at the Aberdeen ...

  2. Warehouse district develops in style

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... it will be gradual.' As in other cities, decrepit warehouse districts close to the city centre (New York's Meat Packing district, for example) provide an aesthetically antiquated, open and bright ... here by lowering the price of our pieces compared to stores in prime commercial neighbourhoods. 'We can see this area transforming into quite a trendy district in a few year's ...

  3. After two decades of setbacks, relief at last for residents in oldest district

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Insufficient population, high costs and a reclamation dispute had once been the major stumbling blocks for a rail extension into the island's oldest district. The calls ... population reached 500,000. Although the threshold was lowered to 300,000, the district still failed to get what it wanted, having a population of about 270,000. At one point, the government hoped ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Feat made for walking

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by cecilie gamst berg

    ... Cecilie Gamst Berg Doing what comes naturally to a Norwegian, Cecilie Gamst Berg undertakes an exploration of Hong Kong Island. As she soon discovers, however, hiking all the way around is easier said than done Feat made for walking If my fellow Norwegian ...

  5. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - DESTINATION WONG CHUK HANG

    Destination Wong Chuk Hang

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Catharine Nicol

    ... Catharine Nicol foodandwine@scmp.com Industrial revelation Wong Chuk Hang is an industrial neighbourhood of car workshops and warehouses hidden within huge, retro industrial buildings. With the demolition of the Wong Chuk Hang Estate to make way for an MT ...

  6. Lifestyle

    National origin irrelevant in contemporary art world, says gallery boss Meg Maggio

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Meg Maggio, who is opening a branch of her Beijing gallery in Hong Kong, tellsMary Agnew why Asian artists must fight on global terms Art without borders In the sometimes stifling and self-congratulatory art world, Meg Maggio is a breath of fresh air with ...

  7. Music

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lizzie Turner familypost@scmp.com Stuck on a tune Boxes are a constant source of entertainment for young children and one mum turned her daughter's combined love of old packaging and stickers into a booming business. Box Play creates stickers to fit ...

  8. On the market

    Posted Jul 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Baguio Villa Situated in Pok Fu Lam, Baguio Villa is an older development but very popular due to its practical layout. It is close to Cyberport, with a shopping centre, restaurants and a cinema nearby. The unit for sale is 2,330 square feet, with three b ...

  9. HK is desperately short of facilities for water-based sport and recreation

    Posted Dec 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... On Friday, the Town Planning Board rejected the development of a marina, hotel and luxury housing on Lamma. This, despite the financial firepower from a listed company, and the employment of a senior member of the Town Planning Board and a well-known pers ...

  10. Hong Kong's nature treasure trove goes on display

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Helene Franchineau helene.franchineau@scmp.com Hong Kong's first biodiversity centre opened yesterday to show off the city's rich natural legacy. 'We chose this site to show how beautiful and diversified our nature is,' said Wendy Chan ...




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