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  1. Employees are in a tight squeeze

    Posted Mar 26th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... Alex Frew McMillan Although it may feel like your colleague's elbow is always nudging your ribs, Hongkongers don't have it too bad when it comes to office space compared with elsewhere in Asia. The average Hong Kong office worker has 11 square m ...

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    Happy Valley: charmed life in the valley of the graves

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com It's a cosy community away from the hubbub- and home to six cemeteries- but Happy Valley residents are struggling to hang on to the past Charmed life in the valley of the graves To outsiders, Happy Valley has not really changed much since the 1970s. As billboards, buildings and businesses appear and vanish almost every season in Wan ...

  3. Happy times in valley

    Posted Jul 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and surrounding the racecourse, is Happy Valley, with its mix of low and high-rise buildings, and areas that offer respite from city life. The name Happy Valley actually has an unhappy story. Formerly known as Wong Nai Chung Valley, with a canal running through it, the area to the east became a graveyard for British soldiers who died of a malaria epidemic in the early 1840s. The name Happy ...

  4. Happy Valley residents stage ribbon protest against hospital expansion

    Posted Apr 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee Happy Valley residents tied hundreds of yellow ribbons outside the Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital yesterday as part of a campaign to oppose its expansion plan. The hospital wants to replace a seven-storey building with two 21-storey structures. The plan was approved by the Town Planning Board last year after the hospital scaled back a 40-storey building. ...

  5. The Happy Valley

    Posted Jul 04th 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan The Happy Valley by Ken Nicolson Hong Kong University Press, HK$150 If you've only driven or walked past the Hong Kong Cemetery in Happy Valley, this book will persuade ... to protect these repositories of Hong Kong history. Established in 1845, the Hong Kong Cemetery was situated in Happy Valley because of its geology and relative distance from the urban area; ...

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    Police seek Australian suspects in rape case

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 10:00pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Irishwoman claims she was assaulted by four men after a night out in Lan Kwai Fong Police are looking for four Australian men after an Irishwoman claimed she was gang-raped in a hotel in Happy Valley on Sunday. The 21-year-old woman, who works in Hong Kong, was said to have been drunk when she was taken to the hotel from Central, a police source said. The alleged attack ...

  7. AT A GLANCE- Happy Valley

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a celebrity favourite serving French cuisine, and the small but very popular Japanese eatery, Yakitori Tei. Local interest Happy Valley gives its name to the racecourse at the centre ... is the 40,000-seat Hong Kong Stadium that hosts events from rallies and Cantopop extravaganzas to international soccer matches and the annual Rugby Sevens. Happy Valley is also steeped in history and on its ...

  8. Government should insist on an MTR station at Happy Valley

    Posted Dec 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from Ocean Park to Admiralty. Such a plan would save on construction time, it says. Nevertheless, it overlooks the social and economic values of having a station at Happy Valley. The government ... Valley racecourse is also a tourist spot, and it is also recognised as an integral part of local culture. Horse racing is popular with a large number of tourists and residents. Thousands go ...

  9. Happy Valley station would reduce inner city pollution

    Posted Dec 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I think a direct MTR link between Happy Valley and Central is long overdue. Most of the arguments in the debate about the proposed route centre around solving traffic jams, cost-effectiveness, capitalisation, the construction timeline and inclusion of a Happy Valley station. One important benefit of this new route that is underemphasised is it will cut not only road traffic ...

  10. Kowloon, Valley book grand final date

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... on that occasion, too. He- and Kowloon- will be hoping to roll back the years next Saturday against Valley. ...




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