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  1. C.Y.'s district visits marred by protests

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee, Lo Wei and Stuart Lau Protests and scuffles marked yesterday's first district visits by new Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and his team after they were sworn in following the handover anniversary. Apart from the fracas in Tuen Mun, clashes also broke out between Leung's supporters and detractors in Shau Kei Wan, the first stop on a tour of six districts ...

  2. Designs for Junk Bay bridge on show

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam People in Tseung Kwan O have been invited to comment on six designs for a cross-bay link that will provide residents in the district with an alternative route to town. The six ... Kong and one that was used for the recently opened Stonecutters Bridge. The dual-lane highway spanning Junk Bay will connect Lohas Park and the industrial district at the southeastern part ...

  3. Tseung Kwan O may get own police district

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Police may upgrade the Tseung Kwan O division into a fully fledged police district after the public outcry over a recent series of chopping attacks ... residents' concerns, Chan said. In July, Sai Kung district councillor Chan Kai-wai said residents were increasingly worried about rising teenage gang-related crimes in Tseung Kwan O. 'Upgrading ...

  4. Research sets the tone for high standards

    Posted Jun 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong is home to a selection of the world's most respected business schools and executive education programmes. Its natural position as the gateway to the mainland has definitely helped in building its reputation as a centre of business education excellence, and government targets to build the city into an 'educational hub' have had a positive effect across all ...

  5. Urn sites flagged in all districts after 7 more added to list

    Posted Apr 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... by selecting possible sites for public columbariums in the remaining six districts without them. The seven sites named yesterday bring to 24 the number shortlisted in the government's drive to provide urn storage in all 18 districts to solve a severe shortage of public niches that has led to a boom in private developments, many of them illegal. The list, including two sites in some ...

  6. Big plans in store for white elephant

    Posted Aug 24th 2003, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... invested $238 million on the land and construction. On Hiram's Highway at the gateway to Sai Kung, it boasted a 389-space car park and a purpose-built covered bridge intended to take shoppers ...

  7. Artworks for Sai Kung district

    Posted Jan 17th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Twelve proposals on public art will go on display tomorrow as part of the Sai Kung District Art Project, presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and Sai Kung District Council, and organised by the Art Promotion Office. Four artworks will be selected for Man Yee Playground in Sai Kung, and Po Tsui Park and Po Hong Park in Tseung Kwan O. The exhibition ...

  8. District seats added as populations rise

    Posted Feb 15th 2006, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... district councils. But officials remained non-committal about abolishing appointed seats, saying such an issue should be discussed separately in the coming review of the councils' function. The 20-seat Sai Kung district council is to get three new seats for the expanding residential area in southern Tseung Kwan O. Islands District Council, with only eight seats, has been given two more ...

  9. First-rate course attracts overseas interest

    Posted Feb 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to draw on. We emphasise our connection with both faculty and students worldwide.' That Hong Kong is a key gateway to the world's fastest-growing economy adds tremendous value ...

  10. Sai Kung set for major facelift

    Posted Aug 24th 2003, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... manager of i-Land Properties Christine Fong Kwok-shan, who brokered the deal, said the potential for tourism development was immense. 'Star Plaza is at the gateway to Sai Kung. It has great ...




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