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  1. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, October 30, 2012

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Kong people as their responsibility. Scarlet Wong, Sha Tin   Put youth hostel on another site I refer to the letter by Pang Chi-ming ("Hostel can aid youths from poor families", October 25). It seems that Mr Pang is using the youth hostels initiative as an excuse for middle-class bashing. Middle-class workers are the backbone of Hong Kong and contribute positively ...

  2. Room at the inn

    Posted Sep 26th 2004, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... House, a quiet little hostel on Tao Fong Shan hill in Shatin, offers affordable and safe accommodation for backpackers watching their wallets. Just $125 a night secures a bed in an 11-person dormitory, free food and laundry, plus a view overlooking Shatin and the surrounding mountains. Tao Fong Shan is 15 minutes from Shatin KCR station, which means transport to the hostel is fast ...

  3. Cheap targets

    Posted Mar 09th 2004, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... board has engaged the International Youth Hostel Federation about the possibility of setting up an association here. One argument is that by letting budget hotels develop in more remote areas, ...

  4. Care home places inadequate, group says

    Posted Feb 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang A scheme that proposes to house 100 disabled people in private hostels in its first year has been criticised as inadequate to meet the demand, since almost 6,000 are waiting ... instead of being isolated in hostels. A charity that has mainly helped people with mental illnesses for about 12 years was worried about the welfare of residents in private hostels. Concord ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Guest house neighbours deserve a say on whether they should operate

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 03:38am by SCMP Editorial

    ... it is managed. Hostels have been licensed by the Home Affairs Department to operate on the third, fifth, 10th and 15th floors of Continental Mansion even though the deed apparently indicates they are only permitted on the ground, first and second floors. The granting of licenses without regard for the deed raises questions as to insurance and liability. Hostels invariably mean the presence ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: Bowled over

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:58pm by cecilie gamst berg

    ... the name of a backpacker hostel? Or that the real answer was "Chungking Mansions", and that it should have been was so obvious it wasn't even necessary to ask? I soon found out what ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education news in brief

    Posted May 05th 2014, 09:42am by Linda Yeung

    ... financial support for business students at Lingnan Lingnan University is offering scholarships to assist risk and insurance management majors pay tuition and hostel fees. Final year students who ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted May 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Missing man found A mentally-retarded man was found in good health in Kwai Chung after being missing for two days. Lai Shu-shing, 59, had failed to return to his hostel in Heng On Estate, Ma On Shan, on Friday afternoon. ...

  9. French university student falls to death

    Posted Jan 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A French exchange student who had just arrived in the city plunged to his death yesterday from a student hostel at City University. The 21-year-old student, whose name was given ... and engineering management. He was found by a security guard on the first-floor podium of hall 1 of the hostel complex on Cornwall Street at 8.40pm. Ambulance crew confirmed him dead. A university ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Hostal Dos Reis Catolicos, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:30pm by Keith Mundy

    ... Keith Mundy Keith Mundy Hostal Dos Reis Catolicos, Santiago de Compostela I want a hotel, not a hostel! It is a hotel, now, a massive one, but it was a hostel and then a hospital ... to today, pilgrims have followed the St James' Way, from central France and across northern Spain to this historic city in the far northwestern province of Galicia. So this hostel was for them? ...




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