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  1. 'Occupy' activists make themselves at home

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Ip chris.ip@scmp.com Beneath the glass and steel of the HSBC tower, life has settled into a steady rhythm for the Occupy Central movement. A month has passed since the protesters set ... In Occupy Central, Yau has what she calls a 'small society'. There are more tents than when the movement was in its infancy- 27 on Thursday- but only about 20 people sleep there each ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/984691/occupy-activists-make-themselves-home
  2. News - Hong Kong - HISTORY

    Hong Kong Maritime Museum ready for relaunch after facelift at Central pier

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com City's Maritime Museum ready for relaunch after multimillion-dollar facelift at Central pier The high seas presented in all their glory The city's Maritime Museum reopens next week at Pier Eight in Central after an eight-month hiatus and a multimillion-dollar overhaul. The museum, set up by private donors in 2004, moved last June from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1152001/hong-kong-maritime-museum-ready-relaunch-after-facelift-central-pier
  3. News - Hong Kong - URBAN RENEWAL

    Rescued tenement to provide homes for international artist scheme

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... in Central would spearhead the kind of cultural exchange the city has been lacking. The flats will be made available to overseas and mainland artists to live in and create works inspired ... Kong Youth Federation. The rest are either decaying in the hands of property companies or still occupied by their old residents. Lam said the centre wanted artists in the programme to commit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1084228/rescued-tenement-provide-homes-international-artist-scheme
  4. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, February 2, 2013

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Building in Central ("Skyrocketing rent hikes now ridiculous", January 7). If Abercrombie & Fitch can make a profit out of the Pedder Building and Shanghai Tang cannot then so be it. The area has improved as the building has now been renovated as a result. The increase in prime office rents in Central has been beneficial as it has led to redevelopment in other areas like North ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1141486/letters-editor-february-2-2013
  5. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong, Chile maritime museums sign co-operative pact

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... agreement on Friday with the National Maritime Museum in the port city of Valparaiso. As part of the deal, the museum at Central's Pier 8 got a present in the form of a model ship, the General ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1251508/hong-kong-chile-maritime-museums-sign-co-operative-pact
  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Rubber Duck now available in Lego

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Located at Edinburgh Place, adjacent to City Hall, in Central, the gallery allows visitors to look through a full-height glass panel and see the real Tsim Sha Tsui across the harbour, and compare ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1246793/rubber-duck-now-available-lego
  7. News - China - FESTIVAL

    Mainland artists make strong showing in Venice Biennale exhibition

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... pavilion. "Transfiguration" is the theme of this year's China pavilion in the Arsenale. Curated by Wang Chunchen , head of the curatorial research department at the Central Academy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1250044/mainland-artists-make-strong-showing-venice-biennale-exhibition
  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 3, 2013

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... and staged a protest rally outside Cheung Kong Center, in Central. They directed their criticism at tycoon Li Ka-shing, even though he has no direct role in the dispute. They treated subcontractors ... Tsuen Wan   Vigilance can prevent spread of bird flu We read about new cases of H7N9 [on the mainland] almost every day. Although most of the infected areas are in the central provinces, Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1228714/letters-editor-may-3-2013
  9. In nomad's land

    Posted Oct 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... February 20. Meanwhile, the brand is working on a spectacular pop-up concept based on the yurt culture of Mongolian nomads- naming itself 'the Nomad of Central'. From November 4 until December 31, the top of Central Pier 4 will become a festive Shanghai Tang Mongolian Village. 'Our Mongolian Village pop-up store is not just a temporary home but also a creative opportunity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983106/nomads-land
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Hong Kong busker Dave May has plenty of street cred

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... the bottom of the Central escalator to the IFC building. "This is my front room. Do you like what I've done with the place?" he asks while pointing at a mural painted behind ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1187290/hong-kong-busker-dave-may-has-plenty-street-cred

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