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  1. Independent Town Planning Board is essential to ensure all parties' interests

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... There are growing calls for the Town Planning Board to be independent of the Planning Department. While other organisations that oversee citizens' rights- such as the Ombudsman and Consumer Council- are independent, decisions affecting the fundamental right to a well-planned and sustainable city are currently made 'in-house'. The board's chairman ...

  2. A storied silhouette

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the 1920s. At that time, it was popularly known as a 'Shanghai dress', as it experienced its first surge of popularity in that city. From Shanghai, the fashion trend rapidly spread ...

  3. Masked men attack newspaper office

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... into Independent Media's (In-media) ninth-floor office on Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, at around 1.20pm and smashed computers and a television before fleeing, the paper said. Two employees present during ... role in social movements- said they did not know who might hold a grudge towards them. The newspaper, which relies on public donations to remain independent, strives to be an alternative voice ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of their modus operandi on building structures. Your correspondent suggests that an independent body should be set up to draft new guidelines. Officials are more interested in evading responsibility ... if we truly want to foster a culture of breastfeeding in our city. Saraswathy Venkatachalam Mid-Levels Implement full smoking ban Imperfect laws always end up causing havoc ('Bars win ...

  5. Artistic celebration of the female form

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung Today is International Women's Day, and you'll probably see and hear a lot about women being strong-willed, independent and having the same status as men in society. ... to the traditional and modern aspects of women. 'We want to celebrate that women are adorable, agreeable, alluring and appealing,' Lee told CitySeen. The exhibition is free and will run until April ...

  6. The Planner

    Posted Aug 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 6404 2742 Cinema The 6th InDPanda International Short Film Festival InD Blue presents 16 programmes of independent short ... establishments. Opening reception today, 6pm-8.30pm. Mon-Fri, 10am-7pm, Sat, 11am-5pm, Galerie Ora-Ora, G/F, 7 Shin Hing St, Central. Inquiries: 2851 1171. Ends Sept 7 City Flaneur: Social Documentary ...

  7. The Planner

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... trying to save his family business. In Cantonese. Jun 9-10, 3pm, also Jun 9, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$240 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3599 6963 The Last Adventure Race Pulse ... such as rod puppetry, the polyphonic singing of the Qiang ethnic group and the shaman's dance of the Yi ethnic group. Jun 9-10, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$280 ...

  8. Sonatrope

    Posted Aug 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An independent film festival featuring 12 documentaries related to youth-driven musical practices, including the opening film Squatterpunk (Iskwaterpangk) (below), which follows youngsters living in the slums of Manila, set against a score of punk tracks. Directed by Khavn. In Filipino with English subtitles. Fri, 9pm, Kluubb, 14/F Foo Tak Building, 367 Hennessy Rd, Wan Chai, ...

  9. The Planner

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... comedy about a security guard's absurd encounters and wild dreams. Simon Lo Man-kit and Angela Tong Ying-ying star. In Cantonese. Tomorrow-Apr 19, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, ... Next? Crime Scene! City Contemporary Dance Company presents a dance double-bill comprising a work that comes from choreographer Dominic Wong's fascination with clouds and another by Noel ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Mar 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Chi-yuk perform works including Huang Tiechui's Celebrating Harvest. A HK Arts Festival programme. Mar 18, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$140, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 ... performing works by Akutagawa, Gliere, Rachmaninov and Prokofiev. A HK Arts Festival programme. Mar 19, 3pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430 Memorial ...




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