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  1. Cash crunch sees 'The Y' move upmarket

    Posted Jan 07th 2007, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Sherry Lee YMCA to relaunch two hostels as international hotels to maintain funding for social programmes If you think the Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong provides budget accommodation for travellers of modest means, think again- its two hostels, in Yau Ma Tei and Wan Chai, are to become four-star hotels. The group says going upmarket, which will mean room prices rising by up to 100 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    City Digest

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... New student hostel passes air quality tests Air quality in the new student hostel in Kennedy Town has improved, with all samples complying with the government's strictest standard, a University of Hong Kong spokesman said yesterday. Earlier this week excessive levels of cancer-causing formaldehyde were detected, forcing the university to set aside HK$1 million to provide 800 ...

  3. Academy wants all the city to be a stage and everyone players

    Posted Apr 07th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Kowloon. The academy also wants to set up hostels to accommodate local arts students and visiting international artists. It will submit a proposal on the hostel plan to the government this year. ... students are currently studying at the academy. But to attract more students and recruit more artist-scholars from overseas, hostels would be necessary, academy associate director Herbert Huey ...

  4. Designer shows how to fill void under flyovers

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Empty spaces under the city's giant flyovers can be turned into creative areas for community groups, artists and even hostel operators, a pioneering designer says. Underneath ... believes flyover spaces could usefully accommodate venues of NGOs and hostels. 'I want to demonstrate with this centre that this kind of leftover space is actually usable. It is particularly ...

  5. NGOs may get HK$2m more for revitalisation of historic buildings

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... hostels. Frederick Fung Kin-kee, head of the Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood, said operational risks could be reduced if the government offered a three-year binding contract ...

  6. Lamma beach project fails to win approval

    Posted Mar 24th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Kung Hui compound in Central Redevelopment of a school in Kennedy Town to build a hostel for Hong Kong University ...

  7. Map references

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... designed to carry away monsoon rains 11 Muslim merchant seamen from Bengal, who stayed in hostels here in the 19th century 12 Sir Catchick Paul Chater 13 All of them 14 Conduit Road 15 The governor ...

  8. The Planner

    Posted May 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... today. Daily, 10.30am-7pm, Osage Open, 4/F Union Hing Yip Factory Building, 20 Hing Yip St, Kwun Tong. Inquiries: 2793 4817. Ends Jun 6 Cell 1, Room 2, Hostel Room Multimedia exploration of Wu ...

  9. Double standard over mosque

    Posted Feb 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... article, the Lands Department appears to consider the hostel-like usage of (parts of) the mosque as a commercial venture, charging for the land accordingly? If this were the case, it should ask ...



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