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  1. How long should Hong Kong's architects reach for the sky?

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by Violet Law

    ... Violet Law Something most Hongkongers have long taken for granted was the subject of a three-day symposium in New York. That tall- very tall- buildings can be packed into Hong Kong plots ... the verticality and density that defines Hong Kong. Host city New York might as well be the closest kindred spirit the city has among vertical metropolises in the world. After all, Central and other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/658324/how-long-should-hong-kongs-architects-reach-sky
  2. Filthy air a clear dereliction of public duty

    Posted May 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... and sewage systems. Hong Kong's colonial regime, backward in many respects, acknowledged this duty of government to the common good. The treatment of illness might be left to private doctors ... clouds of black smoke into the air. Of course, Hong Kong cannot do anything directly about imported Pearl River Delta pollution. But its size makes it ideal for the sort of local leaps to a clean ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/715114/filthy-air-clear-dereliction-public-duty
  3. Letters

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... The March issue of Heritage Hong Kong, the newsletter of the Antiquities and Monuments Office, said 'the government has successfully concluded agreements with several owners ... content very cautiously as many of the views require more substantiation. For example, the effect of the volcanic clouds from El Chichon in Mexico and Chaiten in Chile on Hong Kong's rainfall ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/998908/letters
  4. Drug-induced paranoia on the mean streets of Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Richard Lord Eating Smoke by Chris Thrall Blacksmith Books Chris Thrall certainly packed plenty of experiences into the year and a bit he spent in Hong Kong in the mid-1990s. Just how many ... disordered brain spins into a full-blown nightmare in which everyone is watching him, following him, abusing him. He comes to believe that everyone in Hong Kong is involved in a vast triad-led ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/978688/drug-induced-paranoia-mean-streets-hong-kong
  5. Guangdong Chiu Chow Opera Theatre Number One Troupe and Hong Kong Sun Hon Kwong Chiu Chow Opera Troupe

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Chinese opera troupes perform: The Meeting at Nanshan, Winning the Hand of the Top Beauty, Wu Song Killing His Sister-in-Law, Meng Jiang Nu at the Pass and Xue Rengui Returns to His Humble Abode, Jun 29, 7.30pm; and The Patriotic Lady Chai, Jun 30, 7. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/971675/guangdong-chiu-chow-opera-theatre-number-one-troupe-and-hong-kong-sun-hon-kwong-chiu
  6. Residential car-park plans fly in the face of air pollution pledges

    Posted Dec 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... facilities, yet here in Hong Kong, where previously few blocks included car parking, people who would never have dreamed of purchasing a car now find themselves with an empty garage to fill. Perhaps ... of the community both from a health perspective and also to promote interaction between the different strata of society that they continue not doing so. In view of the soaring pollution and the high cost ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/664730/residential-car-park-plans-fly-face-air-pollution-pledges
  7. Hong Kong reveals its secrets to adventurous travellers

    Posted May 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan Following recommendations listed on any Hong Kong city guide, most tourists find themselves taking photos of Victoria harbour, shopping at the Ladies Street Market and feasting ... Hong Kong to put out-of-the-way places with a rich, authentic and intimate story back onto the map. 'Hong Kong is obviously more than the glitz and glamour presented by the Tourism ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/967454/hong-kong-reveals-its-secrets-adventurous-travellers
  8. Hong Kong Corner Houses

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Michael Wolf's photographs of Hong Kong's urban corners and buildings that are often inconspicuous amid the city's high-rise, high-density urban clutter (eg, Hong Kong Corner Houses 34, above). Tue-Sun, noon-7pm, The Upper Station, 22 Upper Station St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 3486 2474. Ends Jan 16 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/734835/hong-kong-corner-houses
  9. Masked men attack newspaper office

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on its website. The attack was condemned by lawmakers and the Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor, which said such violence was a threat to freedom of speech and the press. In-media said that just ... on 'the news outside the mainstream'. It had run articles on sensitive issues such as national education, washed-up plastic pellets, and the land row between New Territories villagers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014396/masked-men-attack-newspaper-office
  10. Letters

    Posted Dec 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... These people must be helped during the transitional period, from hospital to home, during the first three months after discharge. The development of mental health services in Hong Kong has been ... know that there is a shortage of mental-health-care professionals, such as nurses and psychiatrists, which is a consequence of a lack of long-term manpower planning. If the Hong Kong government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/702014/letters

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