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  1. Office politics heat up

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the action. Hong Kong's legion of stockbrokers and property dealers are known for being able to spot a profitable niche or a business trend with growth potential. So, when Alice Lau felt her days ... partners, all from Hong Kong, and we think there is potential in the serviced office market,' Lau says. 'The interest is picking up. Rentals are rising as it's getting more and more ...

  2. Dishonourable politics will not buy Tamar credibility

    Posted Apr 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... unconscionable governments worldwide do this under the pretext 'this is politics', it is dishonourable. The more the Hong Kong government proceeds down this road, the more obvious ... The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong and the Democratic Party have suggested they will blindly vote in favour of spending $5.13 billion on a building of unknown width, ...

  3. Tamar needs careful thinking, not strong-arm political ploys

    Posted Apr 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Wan Chai North were made in the 1980s and 1990s, the community's aspirations have changed. Before 1997, Hong Kong was primarily a stepping stone for emigration. Today, those who stayed and survived the Asian financial crisis and Sars call Hong Kong home and care more than ever about the environment they live and receive their guests in. Last month, the Harbourfront Enhancement ...

  4. Bracing for yet more political shockwaves

    Posted Aug 06th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... able to come to grips with the political complexities and dynamics behind the heritage conservation movement. The fact that the young protesters have been dismissed as admirers of British ... of the Star Ferry clock tower and Queen's Pier, the rise of a new stream of politics- featuring values, identity and a sense of ownership- is set to continue to cause shockwaves. Chris Yeung ...

  5. Political Animal

    Posted Jul 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... When Martin Lee took a tilt at the top At last it can be revealed: Martin Lee Chu-ming, the veteran democrat reviled by leftists for 'bad-mouthing' Hong Kong overseas, once put ... The revelation came in a talk by Mr Lee at the Book Fair about Hong Kong's democratisation. He said that during a meeting between Hong Kong professionals and Li Hou, the then deputy director ...

  6. Politics in the picture

    Posted Dec 30th 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... social movements. Only in the past year did I join political activities, such as residing at Queen's Pier for three months. It made me rethink Hong Kong's true identity,' says ... workers so that they can settle labour disputes themselves,' she says. Andrew Chiu ka-yin Mr Chiu, 22, became one of Hong Kong's youngest district councillors when he won the Taikoo ...

  7. City Between Worlds: My Hong Kong

    Posted May 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'It clamours with a distinctive and personal life of its own.' For Abbas, Hong Kong's incessant physical renewal, coupled with its political impotence, the result of being sandwiched ... Didi Kirsten Tatlow City Between Worlds: My Hong Kong by Leo Ou-fan Lee Harvard University/Belknap HK$240 Eighty-five years after the establishment of the British crown colony of Hong Kong ...

  8. Hong Kong needs infrastructure to stay world class

    Posted Aug 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their aspirations, values and identity. Public works therefore are essential to ensure that Hong Kong remains a world-class city. While a population forecast indicates slowing growth, the tourism industry ... be directed to the government's short-sighted measures to stem the budget deficit and so undermine the foundations of Hong Kong's aspirations, values and identity. RICHARD KO, honorary ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - GREAT STRIDES

    Great Strides: Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by TROY DE HAAS

    ... Troy de Haas healthpost@scmp.com On the home stretch Visitors to Hong Kong are usually familiar with the territory's food, shopping, high-density living and pollution. But few tourists- and even residents- think of Hong Kong as a running paradise. The fact is, wherever you are in this great city, you are just around the corner from a park or traffic-free running trail. ...

  10. Central, Hong Kong

    Posted May 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Billy Clarke Compass Offices- World Wide House Addresss 27/F, 19 Des Voeux Road Telephone +852 3796 7188 Se Sa Me Address 2/F, L Place, 139 Queen's Road Telephone +852 2870 2323 According to a recent announcement from global property consultancy Knight Frank, Hong Kong now boasts the most expensive prime office space in the world, with rates higher than those in London ...




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