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  1. Kwai Tsing: one district, two personalities

    Posted Jul 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As part of the 'Through Our Eyes' project, four aspiring photographers- Loo Suet-man, Mo Lai-fan, Lee Hoi-yan and Wong Chun-yuen- spent a day exploring the Kwai Tsing district ... and huge containers, icons of the Kwai Tsing district. Photo: Wong Chun-Yuen Picture 5 The Maritime Time Square shopping mall. Photo: Wong Chun-Yuen Picture 6 A squatter hut in Lam Tin Resite ...

  2. Kwai Tsing agrees to new columbariums

    Posted Jul 09th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung Kwai Tsing district council, where three out of 12 newly proposed columbarium sites are located, yesterday gave the green light to the building of the facilities ... through a licensing system, aiming to solve an overwhelming shortage of columbaria in the city. Kwai Tsing has the most proposed columbarium sites among all districts. The three sites include one ...

  3. The next Ronaldo- from Kwai Tsing?

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... China Secondary Schools Students' Games. The 18-year-old from Kwai Tsing district is inspired by Ronaldo's play, and tries to copy his skills and tactics. Sheung-choi loves to watch ... day.' Most Hongkongers don't appreciate the amount of effort that players in Kwai Tsing and other outlying districts put into the sport, says Sheung-choi, who was brought up in Kwai Tsing ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Kwai Tsing dock workers set to win pay rise, says union

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 04:05am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Dockers set for 12pc pay rise, says union Contractors plan to offer pay rises of up to 12 per cent to dock workers at the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals- close to the 14 per cent demanded by the dockers- a union leader says. But the union, which won a 9.8 per cent pay increase after a 40-day strike a year ago, suspected something "fishy" ...

  5. Democrats lose their grip on Kwai Tsing post

    Posted Jan 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu and Fanny W.Y. Fung The Democratic Party yesterday lost its chairmanship of Kwai Tsing District Council to the government-friendly camp after holding the seat for the past two ... The Democratic Party nominated Wong Bing-kuen for Kwai Tsing District Council chairman after Chow Yick-hay stepped down. Mr Wong was defeated by Tang Kwok-kong, by 20 votes to 15. Mr Tang is an ex ...

  6. Pro-Taiwan candidates to spice up the contest in Kwai Tsing

    Posted Nov 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the 11th part of our series highlighting the battlegrounds for the district council elections, Fanny W.Y. Fung looks at Kwai Tsing Most electoral battlegrounds in the city involve rivalry between pan-democrats and Beijing loyalists. In Kwai Tsing, a traditional stronghold of democrats, this year's district council election is complicated by a third force, with two ...

  7. Kwai Tsing candidates want better transport links, less pollution

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Extending from Tsing Yi island to one of the busiest container ports in the world, Kwai Chung, Kwai Tsing district is famous for its spectacular infrastructure projects. ... during the Sars outbreak, but now the piles of rubbish on the streets have returned.' KWAI TSING: now and then 2003 district council election Population: 510,553 Electors: 230,275 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    High-rise Kwai Chung columbarium gets approval with 10-storey cut

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by FANNY FUNG

    ... original plan to build a 21-storey block accommodating 50,000 niches, after the Kwai Tsing District Council objected on the grounds that it would increase traffic in the area. The 799 square metre ... But district councillor Ng Kim-sing noted that a proposed facility of more than 30,000 niches on Wing Kei Road was being vetted. The two projects together would increase the number of niches in Kwai ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Doubts over housing plan as another district council objects to rezoning

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 04:32am by Olga Wong

    ... objected to its plans for rezoning land- this time regarding proposals for more than 2,100 public and private flats. At a meeting of the Planning Department and Kwai Tsing District Council ... in the next decade and 8,000 subsidised flats a year. According to the plans submitted to Kwai Tsing Council, two sites at Tai Wo Hau would provide 800 public flats. One site next to Cheung Wang ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Kwai Tsing port still important

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Kwai Tsing's port operation is not a sunset industry There have been suggestions that Kwai Tsing Container Terminals is no longer needed. Some even suggest it would be better suited ... of southern Chinese ports has led some to say that the Kwai Tsing port operation is a sunset industry. But the success of mainland ports does not preclude the success of our own. As well as retaining ...




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