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  1. Photos capture the city's poor

    Posted Dec 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui A photo album of children living in poverty has been published to raise funds for the Society for Community Organisation (SoCO). According to SoCO, 350,000 children in Hong Kong live below the poverty line. Hunger, lack of clothing and restricted learning opportunities- all features of third-world countries- are also found here in our affluent society. The photo album, ...

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    Tsim Sha Tsui congestion unacceptable

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Tsim Sha Tsui in full swing, kicking off on Thursday evenings around 8pm through to Sunday evening. I refer to the long lines of idling cars queuing up to get into local malls, K11, The One, ... double yellow lines, yellow boxes and, at zebra crossings, pedestrians are forced to all but climb over the bonnets to reach the other side of the street. This is all accompanied by belching ...

  3. Artistic display opens as underprivileged children snap up a natural opportunity

    Posted Oct 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the poverty line. 'Every year we've done a different art project, such as watercolour painting one year,' said Lindsey McAlister, founder and artistic director of the arts foundation. ...

  4. MTR to study parallel subway for Island Line

    Posted May 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam Hong Kong's next big railway project could be the proposed North Island Line- a controversial HK$10 billion backup subway parallel to a busy section of the MTR's Island Line. Or it might be a new route that makes a loop of the East Rail and West Rail lines in the New Territories, by connecting the latter's Kam Sheung Road Station with the former's Lok ...

  5. A star-studded line-up

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Writer It was a pop feast for Hong Kong music fans this week. Justin Bieber was in town last Friday, Korean star Rain wowed crowds in Macau and Japan's Yui Yoshioka sang in Tsim Sha Tsui on Saturday and at a shopping mall on Sunday. Bieber' ...

  6. Ai's arrest crossed a line, says graffiti artist

    Posted Apr 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... after she heard about Ai's arrest. 'I'm not very politically sensitive normally, but this really touched some core values- there's a line that should not be crossed,' ...

  7. Lack of bids dooms Hung Hom ferry lines

    Posted Jan 15th 2011, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Two more ferry routes will disappear from Victoria Harbour by April following the Transport Department's decision to close a tender after twice failing to attract any bidders. Sailing services between Hung Hom and Central, and Hung Hom and ...

  8. Katy Perry lined up to give Mira a kiss for its grand opening

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. The pop-classical girl group Escala played the Mira in a private performance this week. But for the Nathan Road hotel's own official grand opening bash, coming up on September 17, th ...

  9. Early budget blues meant end of the line for cross-harbour bridge

    Posted Apr 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the harbour line. But in Kowloon, it was much more complicated, even if it was built along Nathan Road.' When buses started to operate in the 1930s, the bus system came to be considered the major ... the 1960s.' He also found out that the government planned to build a tram line in Kowloon in the 1910s. 'Actually, there were tram tracks already built in Tsim Sha Tsui in 1897 for transportation ...

  10. Talkback

    Posted Aug 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What do you think of the new MTR link? I am very disappointed with the MTR service following the opening of the new West Rail Line extension. It now takes me an extra 10 to 15 minutes to get to work, and the journey is uncomfortable. The interchange at Hung Hom is inconvenient and frustrating, with people pushing on the stuffy platform. Waiting times for the train in Hung Hom ...




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