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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, ... In the 1980s, there were only two bridges. But over the past 10 years, six more bridges, a tunnel and a railway have been built. The Kwai Tsing Container Terminal is the world's third-busiest port, ...

  2. Ecological fears over Kwai Chung dredging

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Millions of cubic metres of contaminated sediment will be dredged from the seabed at Kwai Chung to allow larger vessels to dock, but an academic warns the move may pose an environmental danger. Government engineers plan to remove the sediment to deepen to 17 metres the terminal basin and part of the channel leading to the port at the Kwai Chung container terminal. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Candidate finally lifts lid on criminal record

    Posted Jul 11th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... the offence and he appreciated her honesty. Three other Democrats, Kwai Tsing district councillor Lam Siu-fai, 36, social worker May Cheung Wai-mei, 33, and community officer Lam Lap-chi, 27, are also ... as she prepares to run for the Legislative Council, she has come clean. The Kwai Tsing councillor, elected in 2003 and re-elected last year, said she told Democratic Party colleagues about ...

  5. Detours: Dock, stock and barrel

    Posted Jan 09th 2008, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... swampland. At the waterfront, next to a striking red lighthouse, is the Boer War Memorial, dedicated to the soldiers in the South Australian Infantry who sailed off to fight in South Africa ... 19th-century workers were a thirsty lot, and during its heyday the port had as many as 40 hotels. These days, a pub crawl can take you through history. Guzzle a cold beer at the Railway Hotel, opened ...

  6. Allan Zeman's decision one to be welcomed

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

    ... an ordinary campaign worker. Anyone who wears the twin hats of Mr Lan Kwai Fong and chairman of the born-again Ocean Park has a certain power of political endorsement if he wants to use it. As he ...

  7. Tsing Yi gets nod for Container Terminal 10

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... 'At southwest Tsing Yi, although this site will require the relocation of the existing oil depots, it can achieve synergy with the container terminals in Kwai Chung and Tsing Yi.' ... Anita Lam Tsing Yi, rather than ecologically sensitive North Lantau, has been chosen as the site for Container Terminal 10 on environmental grounds. This ends the threat the structure ...

  8. Neighbours grow apart

    Posted Jul 10th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Tsing Yi and Kwai Chung are linked by a container terminal but separated by more than a channel, writes Miranda Yeung Despite being linked by the world's third-busiest container terminal and divided only by the Rambler Channel, Tsing Yi and Kwai Chung have developed in very different ways over the past decade. Last Sunday, as part of the Robert H.N. Ho Family ...

  9. Nestle strike a lesson in importance of corporate responsibility

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

    ... Reading about the strike by Nestle workers, which has now ended, I was reminded of the qualities that a socially responsible firm should possess. The main aim of such a company should be to balance the interests of all stakeholders, including employees, shareholders, customers and the government. Initially, Nestle was not able to meet the basic requirements of its workers. However, ...

  10. Home alone

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Siu

    ... with his new home, a 100-sq-ft flat in a Tai Wo Hau public housing estate in Kwai Tsing. There's just room for a bed, table and a television, but the 66-year-old says it's a vast improvement on the 50-sq-ft rooftop cubicle he had in Tsuen Wan. He's lucky social workers from a community group found him and arranged for his resettlement, Kuo says. 'I didn't know ...




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