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  1. Angelababy springs into the Lunar New Year with a burst of festive colour

    Posted Jan 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... officiated at the Lunar New Year floral-themed decorations at Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui, finishing off a painting featuring blooming cherry blossoms. In return, the 'god of wealth'- to whom Yeung gave a big hug (pictured)- presented her with three gifts, namely a pyramid of pink macaroons, an auspicious banner and a bouquet to wish her a sweet and successful year. Fresh back ...

  2. New champion swimmer crowned after first harbour race for 33 years

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff reporter Hong Kong finally has a new champion- after John Ling Tin-Yu won Sunday's first cross-harbour swim in for 33 years. The 18-year-old beat off the challenge of 978 other ... was 68-year-old Chong Sing-leung. He said he liked the new route, but was unhappy about waiting in the cool water before the race. Swimmers used to start by jumping in from the pier. The youngest swimmer ...

  3. Chinese Estates expects surge in rental income

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... this year as it benefits from a change of tenant mix and strong retail sales. The firm will hold exhibitions during the Lunar New Year season to attract shoppers. It expects visitors at the two ... at the shopping centre during the Lunar New Year. The developer expects to boost retail sales to more than HK$750 million this month, 10 per cent more than January last year. The shopping centre ...

  4. Special tiger treat in store for spectators at new year fireworks

    Posted Feb 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng Spectators at the annual Lunar New Year fireworks display will be treated to more elaborate graphics this year, including the face of a tiger- the zodiac animal of the new year. The fireworks will start at 8pm on the second day of the Lunar New Year, on February 15, and are expected to attract 400,000 people. The 23-minute display will consist of nine sets with different ...

  5. Raise the red New Year threads

    Posted Feb 08th 2010, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... Reggie Ho I am far from being a traditionalist, but the Lunar New Year still gives me a cosy and blissful feeling whenever it comes around. The only thing I hate is that blaring din of percussion everywhere. As a child, Lunar New Year was the time to wear new clothes, receive lai see and go with my parents to visit relatives. My favourite outing was visiting a family in Kowloon ...

  6. Nathan Road parade set to swell New Year crowds

    Posted Jan 28th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... the recent arrest of a suspect. Board chairman James Tien Pei-chun said the police had appropriate measures in place to secure the new route. The parade, now in its 15th year, is a major draw for mainland and overseas visitors. Tien said he was confident that the number of mainland visitors in the first week of the Lunar New Year would rise by about 10 per cent from a year ago, given ...

  7. Happy New Year at Hullett House

    Posted Jan 21st 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Edited by Andrew Sun Hullett House rang in its first New Year with a grand bash. Guests were furnished with a golden key offering them food and drinks at any of the six hospitality outlets. As they wandered around the Tsim Sha Tsui heritage building, the guests were entertained by DJ Max Chipchase, magicians, dancers, guitarists, bongo players and tarot-card readers. ...

  8. A taste of New year

    Posted Dec 04th 2009, 12:00am by Evelina Leung

    ... and your New Year's Eve dinner at the restaurant. The six-course meal, priced at HK$1,888, starts with four delights including Alaskan crab and Osci?tre caviar, champagne-lime risotto, Le Puy ... Restaurant and Bar Civic Square, Elements Shop R001, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, 2196 8126 To accommodate your need for post-dinner activities on New Year's Eve, D. Diamond ...

  9. More Hongkongers decide to stay put to celebrate new year

    Posted Jan 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tiffany Lam and Ng Kang-chung Revellers are expected to flood the streets to celebrate the Lunar New Year next week, with more people choosing to stay in town for the holiday because ... for holidays this year, according to research by Nielsen. Of the 1,000 people interviewed by Nielsen last month, only 35 per cent said they planned to travel during the new year holiday, a drop of 16 ...

  10. 100,000 expected at Lunar New Year show

    Posted Jan 09th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun About 100,000 people are expected to join the festivities at a Lunar New Year parade in Tsim Sha Tsui on January 26. Organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board, the 1?-hour parade ... and children aged three to 11. Last year, close to 900,000 tourists- two-thirds from the mainland- visited the city during the first 10 days of the Lunar New Year. Aside from the parade, a fireworks ...




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