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  1. Kwai Tsing: one district, two personalities

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

    ... handling thousands of containers every day. It is a visual symbol of Hong Kong's prosperity. But just across the bustling harbour, Kwai Chung seems to languish. The Shek Lei Estate is one of the oldest public housing estates in Hong Kong. Many residents have already moved out and buildings are scheduled for demolition. These photographs are part of the District Focus series- organised ...

  2. Legislate waterfront open space for cultural district, say lawmakers

    Posted Jan 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Lawmakers urged the government yesterday to specify the size of the waterfront open space for the West Kowloon Cultural District in legislation, saying it would guarantee public access to the prime location. They also called for greater transparency in the operation of the proposed cultural district authority after the government refused to make any ...

  3. What's on in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magical party The Magicians' Association of Hong Kong invite you to a party. Some of Hong Kong's best magicians will perform. With all sorts of magic, this will be lots of fun! ... Classic fairy tale Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella is coming to Hong Kong. Starring Lea Salonga, the singing voice of Disney's Mulan and Princess Jasmine in Aladdin, you will need ...

  4. Green fingers get busy with roof gardens

    Posted Jun 07th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Primary and secondary students citywide have been communing with nature this year in a competition aimed at turning their fingers green. The Hong Chi Association's Roof Greening Competition has been calling on schools to turn their flat roofs into gardens, in a drive to promote environmental awareness. It is the second year the mental health charity has run ...

  5. Villagers worry over planned crossing

    Posted Oct 09th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng A proposed border crossing in the New Territories is likely to cut through the largest village in the area, and residents are not happy. Papers show a proposed route running through Ping Yeung village, a 300-year-old settlement in Ta Kwu Ling, which is home to 500 people in North District, the villagers say. ...

  6. More open space at North Point estate, but opera centre ruled out

    Posted Jan 04th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... in the district. Mr Lo, who was re-elected in November's poll, said a group of fellow members from constituencies in North Point had formed a concern group and would fight for a venue for Chinese opera on the North Point Estate site. Hong Kong's only permanent Chinese opera venue, the Sunbeam Theatre in North Point, is likely to close in August next year, when its current tenancy ...

  7. Six 'drainpipe smugglers' arrested

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Hong Kong and mainland authorities believe they have cracked a syndicate that smuggled electronic goods into Shenzhen through underground drains three times a week. Two Hong Kong men and four mainlanders were arrested and HK$600,000 worth of electronic goods were seized in the operation. One man was arrested when officers interrupted smuggling at the border fence ...

  8. 5 jailed for underground bank roles

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Five people have been jailed for their involvement in a major underground foreign-exchange ring run by a Hong Kong businesswoman, it was reported yesterday. The five accomplices ... in a separate case. They allegedly set up foreign currency exchange shops in Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong and shuffled funds across the border. Prosecutors say To ran several underground banks ...

  9. Mouret shows what's in store

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mouret's latest autumn/winter collection, which was showcased in a display in the shop's main atrium. Welcomed by Lane Crawford's Sarah Rutson and Jennifer Woo, the designer also met Hong Kong Cancer Fund chairwoman Sally Lo, Claire Melwani, Monica Blanch, Robert Mark Ryan, Ming Ho, Reina Chau and her daughter Chelsea. ...

  10. Daily trips across border rose by 10pc last year

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu An average of 490,900 passenger trips a day were made across Hong Kong's land border last year, up 10 per cent from 2006, a government survey shows. Mainlanders made 16 per cent of the journeys and people from Hong Kong 71 per cent, according to the survey released yesterday by the Planning Department. The average number of trips per day by mainlanders rose 18 per ...




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