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  1. Haphazard renovation rampant in old buildings of To Kwa Wan

    Posted Jan 30th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... safety,' he said. He worries that a similar accident could happen again in the area. Pun Chi-man, a Kowloon City district councillor, criticised the Buildings Department for not stopping the spread ... the loading and, if not maintained properly, the pipes could rust and pose further damage to the building,' Wong said. The buildings along Ma Tau Wai Road are among the oldest in the city ...

  2. Lack of international school places a barrier for expats, says legislator

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... are locals. The figure for Kingston International School, also in Kowloon Tong, is 65 per cent. Non-locals make up 87 per cent of the city's 32,000 international school pupils. ... Amy Nip An apparent shortage of international school places in Hong Kong could be a disincentive for staff of multinational companies eyeing a potential move to the city, according ...

  3. Teacher leaps to death in front of students

    Posted Apr 27th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok and Clifford Lo A 37-year-old senior teacher leaped to her death in front of about 20 students at a Kowloon Tong secondary school yesterday. Yung Yee-man, 37, fell from the fourth-floor corridor of the Jockey Club Government Secondary School in Oxford Road at about 2.45pm and was found by police and paramedics lying unconscious on the school's outdoor playground. She ...

  4. Enter the Aussies

    Posted Sep 05th 2003, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... are holding a day of Aussie Rules Football at Tin Kwong Road Recreation Ground in Kowloon. September 6, 9am-6pm. Free. Contact Michael Robertson on 9773 4900 for more details. Australian chefs at the Kowloon Shangri La Hotel, Cafe Deco, One Bar + Grill and Yu will be showcasing the best of the country's food and wine all month. Contact the restaurants for more details. Tall tales ...

  5. Artists present united front with exhibition

    Posted Jan 08th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... LEE WING-SZE To most people, painting simply means using a brush to fill a paper, canvas or any surface with images or colours. However, four local artists- Chester Chu, Woody Lee, Alex Heung Kin-fung and Lee Kit- are trying to define the medium through t ...


    Posted Sep 07th 2003, 12:00am by Clare Tyrrell

    ... CHRISTOPHER KU IS one of Hong Kong's most reclusive painters. Although a well-known figure at the Art Centre Art School where he teaches, the 46-year-old rarely exhibits his works. Perhaps it is because of their sheer enormity: when Ku paints he stre ...

  7. Save Kai Tak, urges enthusiast

    Posted Jul 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Aviation enthusiast Francis Chin is looking forward to his second round of meetings with senior government officials in a bid to preserve the Kai Tak runway for general aviation. Mr Chin will meet Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands Micha ...

  8. Michael Funk

    Posted Sep 08th 2003, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... general manager in 1972 and retired as airport general manager. Kai Tak had character. The small number of accidents was a credit to the airline crews, especially over Kowloon City ... to send us to Hainan island to do hard labour, so we decided to leave. We split into parties of four and sneaked out at five-minute intervals early in the morning. We took sampans to Kowloon side ...

  9. New City University head to woo advisers

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

    ... Lai Ying-kit Taiwan-born US academic Way Kuo used his first news conference as president of City University to announce he was recruiting four or five advisers from around the world ... Kong on Monday and began work yesterday. He said the university in Kowloon Tong faced the challenge of dealing with a rise in student numbers in 2012, when undergraduate programmes would ...

  10. Talent needed for iconic projects

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The company works on iconic, large-scale projects all over the world. These include the new Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in Kowloon and the Crossrail project in London. 'Working with AECOM provides ...




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