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  1. 5 great: metallic accessories

    Posted Mar 09th 2009, 12:00am by Marina Kong

    ... Marina Kong Chanel's classic 2.55 handbag is transformed into a clutch for spring and given a modern update in a cool metallic blue. Lambskin clutch (HK$21,000) from Chanel, Prince's Building, Central, tel: 2810 0978 Stacked bangles were a big hit on the catwalks and are a must-have this season. Opt for a simple style made from an exotic fabric such as snakeskin. ...

  2. Artistic impressions

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kwong Finally, it appears, the long-awaited renovations at the Fringe Club's heritage premises on Lower Albert Road will go ahead. I first heard about this project about three years ago when its management told me they had secured HK$24 million from the Hong Kong Jockey Club for the work. It was all quite exciting. Other than complying with safety regulations, ...

  3. Events

    Posted Nov 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Today: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'US-China financial issues: The view from Washington'. United Centre, Admiralty. British Chamber of Commerce lunch with Hong Kong Jockey Club chairman Brian Stevenson. Hong Kong Jockey Club. Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'How to consistently motivate your team'. Kinwick Centre, Central. American ...

  4. Fringe Club makeover finally on the cards after 26 years, thanks to HK$3m donation

    Posted Apr 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... noticed the year-long delay in the government's approval of Jockey Club funds for the restoration of the Fringe Club building. The delay effectively created an operating budget deficit ... footprint in the community. 'Hong Kong retains its international status not because of the abundance of so-called patriotic art, but because of places like this that continue to serve ...

  5. Calls for disclosure over relics found at police station site

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... at the Hollywood Road compound. Conservationists have called on the Hong Kong Jockey Club- which is in charge of the huge project- to tell the public exactly what the relics are, how many have been ... the listed monument with 16 buildings into an arts complex. The Jockey Club has confirmed relics were found, a spokesman said: 'Based on the preliminary analysis of the field findings ...

  6. Let's develop the art of transparency

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... wing's architectural characteristics. This is almost deja vu. In 2008, the Hong Kong Jockey Club unveiled a plan for a huge 'bamboo' tower to be erected on the back exercise courtyard ... government office buildings on Government Hill, Hong Kong's original site of governance since 1841, is of irreplaceable importance. A Heritage Impact Assessment on the retained buildings, ...

  7. FYI: Hong Kong has some unusual place names - how did they come about?

    Posted Jan 13th 2008, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... streams in the northern New Territories were named after rivers in India - the Indus, Ganges and Beas. None stuck, with the exception of Beas River, where the Hong Kong Jockey Club established ... Jason Wordie The origins of many Hong Kong place names are fairly obvious; Causeway Bay takes its name from the causeway (modern Causeway Road), first constructed in the 1850s to link East ...

  8. Rent rise fuels creative tension

    Posted Oct 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to keep the venture afloat. The Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre informed tenants at a management meeting last Wednesday that all occupants of the factory turned artist incubator would have to pay ... which has been in place since the building was renovated in 2008 to provide low-cost workspaces to more than 130 artists and help promote the arts in Hong Kong. About 30 occupants signed ...

  9. Reggae Night

    Posted Apr 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 3rd anniversary party with DJ Mikey Dread (above). Line-up includes DJs Gruv, Maggie, and Tom Bowan, with Makha live on drums. Today, 8pm till late. Club 97, Lan Kwai Fong, Central. Free. Inquiries: 2810 9333 ...

  10. Arresting vision for police station project

    Posted Jan 18th 2008, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... chain stores you get in every other mall in Hong Kong, and indeed in other cities worldwide. Seen next to these alternatives, the Jockey Club's solution is a breath of fresh air. ... I recently visited the Jockey Club's exhibition of its plans for the old Central Police Station complex. The exhibition is currently at the club's Happy Valley premises ...




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