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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Dominique Perregaux gets behind the South Island Cultural District

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... a move for unity earlier in the year. This has resulted in the South Island Cultural District (SICD) initiative. At the moment, it seems to be a fairly loose collective. The SICD mailing address ... Fionnuala McHugh Flamboyant gallerist Dominique Perregauxis spearheading a south-side art drive on Hong Kong Island Curating a scene One spring night in 2004, gallery owner Dominique ...

  2. Hunt for missing Briton halted

    Posted Mar 18th 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo The search for a missing 64-year-old British tourist on Lamma Island was suspended last night after 40 police and Civil Aid Service officers with tracker dogs failed to find her. Officers have been told to look out for Janet Gilson (pictured) who was reported missing by her niece at about 1am on Wednesday. Police said the search would resume this morning. Gilson ...

  3. Reporter turned barrister denies stealing lace bra from drying rack

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a restaurant near the island's pier at about 7pm. Ma's counsel, Martin Lee Chu-ming SC, suggested that the police had intentionally arranged for Cheng to see Ma, but Cheng said she did ...

  4. Tai O folk museum appeals for volunteers to help in cleanup

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... been washed away. The terraces of five neighbouring houses had collapsed or were damaged. Home Affairs' Islands District Officer Byron Lam Saint-kit said Civil Aid Service officers ...

  5. Last operator happy hand-pulled Tai O ferry may return to service

    Posted Jul 25th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The last operator of a hand-pulled punt in Tai O says she is happy to see a government plan to bring the ferry back, but she is too old to return to the work again. Although she finished with the ferry service in 1996, Cheung Mei-ho still keeps h ...

  6. Dragon's tale

    Posted May 27th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Siu

    ... Joyce Siu Wan Fook-ming glances at the grey sky from the porch of his stilt house in Tai O. Like many of his neighbours along the waterways of this sleepy fishing community of 3,000 on the west coast of Lantau, the 72-year-old has been keeping a close eye ...

  7. Expat poll winner's village lockout

    Posted Feb 14th 2011, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... with the district office for the village with around 35 regular residents, about half of them expatriates. Home Affairs officials said they would look into the lockout. The Briton arrived in Hong Kong 15 ...

  8. Out and about

    Posted Dec 19th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... at the university in the 50s, was an occasional visitor to these excavations. He wrote about one of these digs and the enduring links to the past that they uncovered in his poem On Lamma Island; A factory, ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Jul 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Small firms badly need a helping hand It is evident that there has been a decrease in the number of small businesses operating in Hong Kong. When they shut, they tend to be replaced by one of the large chains. The catering industry has been hardest hit. T ...

  10. Habitat for the well-off joins charity to build habitats for those not so well-off

    Posted Apr 27th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... journalist husband weren't always successful hoteliers. At one time, they were just a struggling young couple trying to get by on Lamma Island. 'We had to draw water from a well, ...




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