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  1. Out and about

    Posted Sep 06th 2009, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... are seldom discussed. One of Hong Kong's most heroic examples was Mildred Dibden, whose long-term connection to the New Territories is related in Jill Doggett's The Yip Family of Amah Rock. An early wish to become a missionary brought Dibden to Hong Kong from England in 1931, but a severe bout of malaria sent her home and almost ended her life. In 1936, she returned to the colony and- ...

  2. Health forms at land crossings

    Posted May 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... for Food and Health York Chow Yat-ngok told a press conference last night all passengers entering Hong Kong by land would be required to fill in health declaration forms from today or tomorrow. ... be required to fill in health declaration forms, and cross-border truck drivers would also be required to do so, Mr Lee added. Hong Kong Inbound Travel Association president Paul Leung Yiu-lam said he ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Mar 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cheapest' Mobile phone services in Hong Kong are the cheapest among 150 places on an index compiled by the International Telecommunication Union. The average aggregate cost of making a call or surfing the internet in Hong Kong was also the fourth-lowest after Singapore, the US, Luxembourg and Denmark. ...

  4. Murray takes narrow HK Amateur lead

    Posted Jan 28th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Jenkins

    ... Alex Jenkins Stuart Murray will take a slender lead into the final day of the Montrose Fine Wines Hong Kong Close Amateur Championship after a solid 71 in the second round put him top ... [heading into the tournament],' said South African-born Murray, a regular Hong Kong international. 'It's going to be a long day.' ...

  5. A night on the streets

    Posted May 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Wai-leuk. He began work an hour ago and is waiting for the student volunteers to arrive at the Hong Kong Children & Youth Services centre at Fu Heng Estate, Tai Po. 'It's ... volunteers- Gloria Lui Kwok-yi, Emily Tsoi Mei-yip and Billy Yuen Chi-pang- arrive shortly. Tonight they will visit two areas with Mr Choi: first, a recreation area near Landmark North, a major ...

  6. Top officer found dead in office

    Posted Jul 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong A senior customs inspector died of a gunshot wound to the head yesterday in an apparent suicide. Colleagues said he appeared to be behaving normally beforehand and even instructed officers about anti-illicit cigarette operations. It was susp ...

  7. Surge in mainland individual visitors

    Posted Feb 12th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Lo

    ... Felix Lo 127,000 arrive in HK over the past week under solo travellers' scheme The number of mainland tourists visiting Hong Kong as independent travellers for the Lunar New Year ... for service. 'It took only 10 minutes to cross the border,' a traveller identifying himself as Mr Wai said. A Ms Yang said it took her 90 minutes to travel from Shenzhen to Hong Kong ...

  8. District's residents fight for right to use border crossing

    Posted Feb 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... criticised the bureau for the lack of publicity about the closure which had come as surprise to many residents. A Security Bureau spokesman said yesterday the Hong Kong government was informed about ... to Tsim Sha Tsui, and was far cheaper than the HK$34.80 for a trip on MTR's East Rail. Sammy Chow Hing-wong, chairman of the Hong Kong Guangdong Boundary Crossing Bus Association, said ...

  9. Fourth day of hunt for missing hiker

    Posted Aug 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung The search for New Zealand pilot Stephen Morrissey, 51, who went missing while hiking in Pat Sin Leng in the New Territories continued for a fourth day yesterday. Hundreds of police, firemen, members of rescue services, and volunteers are in ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PROTEST

    Villagers to protest against northern New Territories development

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... and there has been a lack of consultation on the development plans. Critics also say the development would kill too much of what little agriculture remains in Hong Kong. The proposal was announced ... plan to build new towns would wipe out historic villages in Fanling North, Kwu Tung, Ta Kwu Ling and Ping Che, and would eliminate 100 hectares of farmland. The development would turn the rural ...




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