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  1. Limited public access to site's historic features

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Concerns have been raised over public access to various historic features of the former marine police headquarters in Tsim Sha Tsui, the conservation and redevelopment of which ... than 200 square metres had been built to exhibit aspects of the site's 125-year history and would be open to the public. The 11,700 square metre site, comprising the main building, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    HK museums to start global publicity campaign in Liverpool

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... performing arts, culture and publication seat in the Legislative Council election. "I'm making a work that shows how Hong Kong 'hosts' its guests," Chow said. "There ...

  3. Publicity urged over public open space at commercial blocks and housing estates

    Posted Dec 31st 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng and Tiffany Lam The government has been urged to better publicise the existence of public open space after access to a concealed garden on a private housing estate in North Point was found to have been blocked until recently. The land lease granted to the owners of the estate, Tanner Garden, requires them to grant the public access to two open areas. They are among sites ...

  4. Central Government Offices can be a 'one-stop public complaints' site

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... The authorities should be more aware of the long-established public symbolism associated with Government Hill, and pay less heed to short-term money-making schemes involving favoured developers. The west ... given by senior officials in Hong Kong affairs. There is no good reason why the existing office building cannot continue to be used for public purpose by government. The structure is sound ...

  5. Economic reality hits annual horse sale

    Posted Dec 14th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The Jockey Club was bracing itself for a dose of economic reality yesterday - and it was not disappointed, making a loss on yesterday's 30 lots at the Hong Kong International Sale, where the average price fell 34.1 per cent. The average price fell from a record HK$4.14 million last year to HK$2.9 million, while the aggregate fell by a similar percentage from ...

  6. By-elections bill public consultation process must be fair, just and open

    Posted Jul 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... traffic in Central and Admiralty well into the early hours of the morning, hinted at the growing violence of public protests. Police resources and taxpayers' money were wasted as anti-riot ... one has to question demands by the pan-democrats asking that the bill be withdrawn. Is its withdrawal a better option than extensive consultation based on the existing bill? Have not public ...

  7. Demonstrators sparked public backlash by blocking traffic

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Michael Chugani commented in Public Eye on the statement I made against groups of protesters who cut off traffic on major thoroughfares in Central and Queensway on the night of July ... I was in the vicinity of the protest in Central and witnessed not just the inconvenience but the hazard that the public were forced to face. Busloads of passengers were diverted from Connaught Road Central ...

  8. Legco CCTV cameras intimidate the public

    Posted Apr 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... contain the same symbolic significance atop a legislative building as being equally welcoming to the general public. Our legislature should be a symbol of open governance, willing to assist anyone ... by Legco itself, over a public space often used to air grievances to lawmakers, the symbolic significance cannot be ignored. When thousands of youths surrounded Legco last year, it was because ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Feb 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should the penalty for drink-driving be increased? The police commissioner is asking for public consultation on drink-driving. The only real solution is zero tolerance - no alcohol when ... such a law through the Legislative Council. Hong Kong covers a small area and there are many different means of transport one can use. Asking for 'public consultation' should not lead ...

  10. Public Eye

    Posted Jul 28th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... with Michael Chugani mickchug@gmail.com The revolving door spins again It's spinning so fast Public Eye is getting dizzy just looking at it. We're talking about ... the message now? Public Eye has written often about our property developers giving all of us the finger with impunity. Well, a reader has kindly supplied concrete proof of what we've long been ...




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