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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Wan Chai could get three more stations as part of MTR shake-up

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee and Jennifer Ngo

    ... Ada Lee and Jennifer Ngo District could get three new stations and trains might no longer run the length of Island Line Wan Chai at centre of rail expansion Three stations would be built in or close to Wan Chai if a proposal to construct a new rail line is adopted to ease congestion. Under one of two options, trains would cease running the full length of the MTR's Island Line ...

  2. Old Tai Po Police Station in line for eco-friendly facelift

    Posted Sep 17th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The Old Tai Po Police Station, a grade-one-listed heritage site, is in line for a facelift after Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden, a Tai Po-based organisation promoting nature ... Bureau revitalisation scheme, Wan Chai's Blue House, is also in line for renovation. Yesterday four residents of the house made a rare appearance to express their feelings on the changes ...

  3. Talk of limited-edition figurines gets fans lining up early for fair

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... characters. About 50 people, some of whom had been there since Sunday, were lined up outside the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai yesterday waiting for the fair to open on Friday. Many who came, prompted by discussions on online forums about the availability of rare products, were also among the first in line last year. One of these was a Form Four pupil giving his name only ...

  4. Sleek lines

    Posted Oct 12th 2008, 12:00am by Dora Chan

    ... Dora Chan 1 Tom Dixon's Angle table lamp, HK$5,400, from Louvre Gallery, shop B, LG/F, Ruttonjee Centre, 11 Duddell Street, Central, tel: 2762 2393. 2 Order clothes rack by Design House Stockholm, HK$2,680, from Flea + Cents, 1/F, 34 Queen's Roa ...

  5. Front line in preservation battle switches to Queen's Pier

    Posted Dec 18th 2006, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Danny Mok Queen's Pier has emerged as the next front line in the battle over the Star Ferry demolition as activists have demanded the preservation of the pier because of its role in Hong Kong's colonial past. Some legislators have also vowed to try to block the plan to tear down Queen's Pier at the Legislative Council planning lands and work ...

  6. Wheels fall off

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... mogul courses and simulated street areas with flat bar rails and concrete ledges. It is likely to attract thousands of skateboarders, BMX riders and in-line skaters who, at present, are honing ... is organising an in-line skating and sport-climbing event- Coca-Cola Adventure Day- on April 18, where students aged 13 to 15 can showcase their skills. The event, with morning (10am to 1pm) ...

  7. Hong Kong needs street-level revival

    Posted Jun 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong long ago declared war on street life. We got rid of hawkers and dai pai dong, or street restaurants. We let cars run wild and monopolise the roads, effectively making pedestrians and cyclists second-class citizens. But the most devastating impac ...

  8. British Council lines up events for students aiming to study in the UK

    Posted Jul 06th 2005, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun The British Council is launching a series of events to provide counselling, interview opportunities and pre-departure information for students who aim to head for the UK in September to continue their education. The annual round of Education UK ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Nov 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... population, but many people there live below the poverty line and could not afford to visit a theme park. I think those Chinese citizens who can afford it would rather visit a large and new facility, ... The MTR's Airport Express and Tung Chung Line have much spare capacity, especially in view of your report ('Massive railway platform lies idle in Central', November 13) and could be better ...

  10. Lifestyle

    We test the city's 24-hour party credentials

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... cross that invisible line separating morning from night, I realise that in all of the English-language shows and fancy Central bars, I have missed the singular local quality of the late night. ...




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