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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. Declare Peak an historic district, experts advise

    Posted Jan 11th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... heritage adviser, Chan Wai-kwan, said Victoria Peak was a 'very important area' in the history of Hong Kong. 'The government should conduct a comprehensive investigation at The Peak ... Chloe Lai The Peak should be declared an historic district and a comprehensive site investigation held to find out if there are any more historic structures there, conservationists say. ...

  3. Turn Kai Tak into a cultural district, says green group

    Posted Feb 07th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... contained many unique aspects of Hong Kong such as old buildings, shops and neighbourhoods dating back decades. 'Many of our precious resources have been destroyed over the years and now new ... for local and international events, but are too small for an international city like Hong Kong,' Mr Wong said. GreenWatch wants the old runway turned into a park and aviation museum. A sports ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 'No skyscrapers' for North District

    Posted Apr 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Che/Ta Kwu Ling- for residential and industrial uses. Leung urged residents to take preservation into account when embarking on development projects in the very green North District, including ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Residents seeking to develop North District in the New Territories should be mindful of conserving local characteristics instead of blindly building ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Row over cross-border parallel traders in Hong Kong sparks online debate

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Scandals over toxic food and unsafe products on the mainland have created demand for products sold in Hong Kong. Each day the traders buy large quantities of goods in North District shops, including food, infant formula, shampoo, electronic devices and tissue paper, and take them to mainland markets that specialise in Hong Kong products. Residents say they have caused shortages ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Shenzhen multi-entry travel permits for Hong Kong delayed

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by RED DOOR NEWS

    ... no multi-entry permits yet Non-permanent residents of Shenzhen eager to apply for a multi-entry permit to Hong Kong were met with signs telling them no permits would be issued for the next three weeks ... for multi-entry permits. However, immigration officers in Shanghai and Beijing said yesterday that increased numbers of people were either applying for single-entry permits for Hong Kong or inquiring ...

  8. Outlook & Living- North New Territories

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... North and Hung Shui Kiu could house 353,000 people. Nature abounds Fanling offers some of the finest recreational and social facilities in Hong Kong. The members-only Hong Kong Golf Club, ... Border boom According to the government report 'Hong Kong 2030: Planning Vision and Strategy', further development opportunities will be found close to the border with Shenzhen. ...

  9. Film council wants a cinema in every district

    Posted Jan 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... commission a study to review the situation. The vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Theatres Association, Chui Hin-wai, said that the number of cinemas had fallen from more than 120 during its peak ... Post its study would be completed in four to five months. $16b Mainland cinema box-office revenue is expected to have surged nearly 30 per cent to this amount, in Hong Kong dollars, last year ...

  10. 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. ...




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