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  1. Ex-artists' colony could house interim museum

    Posted Oct 31st 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... The government is looking for a historic building compound to house the interim 'M+' flagship museum, with the former government supplies depot being singled out as a suitable spot. Government ... Facilities of the West Kowloon Cultural District, said the site was large enough for exhibitions and experimental arts performances. A former club house of the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club is close ...

  2. Where to buy the best

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... Kowloon, tel: 2369 5074 Silla Food Supplies Flat C&D, 2/F Anson House, 17-19 Lock Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2723 0700 Shop 6, Lu Shan Mansion, 5 Taikoo Shing Road, tel: 2886 1908 Thai Shing 36 ...

  3. Office rents to rise as supply diminishes

    Posted Sep 21st 2005, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... and decreasing supply of quality stocks will continue to drive the office leasing market and push rents to higher levels, according to property consultants. A significant rise in demand from local ... to increase 55 per cent for the whole year. He said there was room for further rental growth in Hong Kong as there was no pressure on the supply side. Mr Morgan said the present growth pace and market ...

  4. Private housing construction starts hit lowest in three years

    Posted Jul 21st 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... to the quarterly statistics of the Hong Kong Housing Authority. Construction starts in the second quarter were at the lowest since the government released the figures in the second quarter of 2004. Work ... Ka-fai said the drop in completed projects had had no impact on property supply and prices as a number of large-scale residential projects were scheduled for completion in the second half. ...

  5. Power outages in asia

    Posted Aug 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... were injured. Houses were destroyed by mudslides. June 11, 2003 - Taiwan A five-minute blackout in Gao Xiong led to traumas and traffic chaos as the whole district was plunged into blackness. The airport was closed and hospitals were affected. November 15, 2001 - Hong Kong The breakdown of an electricity substation in Tsim Sha Tsui disrupted the power supply of the Yau Tsim Mong district ...

  6. Hotels fret in face of mainland invasion

    Posted Aug 05th 2004, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... said Mr Li, noting that mainlanders, preferring budget accommodation, were inundating three-star hotels and guest houses. According to the Tourism Board, the supply of hotel rooms will increase ...

  7. Power failure brings rail and traffic chaos

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... from Yau Ma Tei to Tsim Sha Tsui. At 7am yesterday, the captain of a Central-bound train heard a noise overhead and found the power supply was out. He steered the train to the platform with back-up power and evacuated the passengers. Train services returned to normal at 10am. The Transport and Housing Bureau urged the MTR to submit a report on the cause of the incident. ...

  8. Old Hong Kong in new attraction

    Posted Jan 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a new attraction called 'Old Hong Kong' will open in March. The 35,500-square-metre town will feature tenement houses, a colonial police post, and a replica of the famous Star Ferry ... also supplied the park's clock tower. 'We are not replicating any old Hong Kong landmarks,' he said. 'We are creating a brand new street that would be commonly found in Hong ...

  9. Demand drives prices up

    Posted Sep 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a take-up of another 34,000 sqft. 'Tenants have been expanding in-house or relocating to cater to their expansion plans. [Plans to decentralise] continue, driven by the tight supply in core ... to HK$60 per square foot for Gateway Towers. 'We have seen strong leasing activities with particularly solid in-house expansion demand from companies occupying our office premises,' he ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Apr 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... are exacerbated by speculators and the insufficient supply of low-price housing for sale. For this reason I feel the government should be taking action and allocating some sites for homes for first-time ... obstacle. Although it is the dream of most Hongkongers to own their own property, many have to rent privately or get a flat in a public housing estate. They might have to save up for 20 or 30 years ...




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