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  1. Ocean Park chief jets in

    Posted Jan 28th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Writer Ocean Park's brand new aquarium. Aqua City, which houses 5,000 fish and more than 400 marine species, has opened. Too cool for school, theme park chief Alan Zeman (left) astounded the opening ceremony crowds last week by arriving like a super hero on a personal jet pack. Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen was among the dignitaries in attendance. Sadly, though, ...

  2. Victoria Park stalls go for less at fair auction

    Posted Nov 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Lower prices for dry-goods stalls at next year's Lunar New Year fair in Victoria Park may have given yet another indicator of the shrinking economy but for one student ... auction, was HK$39,500 for a corner stall near the Causeway Bay end of the park. The most paid last year was HK$49,600. A Mr Chan, who did not want to give his full name, paid one of the highest ...

  3. Trade body calls for product-testing park

    Posted Aug 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Sin A product-testing park should be set up to support the development of the testing and certification business as one of the city's future pillar industries, a trade association says. The government should provide necessary infrastructure and other measures to support local testing and certification bodies, it said. These included setting up a testing park ...

  4. Tsang vows close links with super ministry boss

    Posted Feb 13th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung and Robin Kwong The chief executive yesterday pledged to work closely with the head of a bureau to oversee development, while saying the super ministry would operate at the same level as other policy bureaus. Speaking after a meeting with Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, legislator Raymond Ho Chung-tai, who with 10 other Election Committee members from the engineering ...

  5. Park's ads fail to address case of the departed sturgeon

    Posted Jun 28th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo The demise of a rare Chinese sturgeon from the bite of a barracuda must have struck staff at Ocean Park hard, so much so that they apparently forgot to correct an ad campaign ... going on show with its four companions. But all through this week, the ads are still touting five sturgeons being on display at the park's Atoll Reef. Mainland marine authorities ...

  6. Follow New York's example and establish a cultural green park

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the following problems? Why can't the administration consider a cultural green park as an investment rather than an expense? Given a recent survey that only older people tend to visit the limited parks in Hong Kong, isn't it about time to investigate the reasons, such as why more and more young people seek pleasure in recreational drugs in Shenzhen and elsewhere? Mindful ...

  7. Ground rules set as contenders prepare to enter the ring

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

    ... Robin Kwong From Monday, the public will be able to submit questions via fax or the internet for chief executive candidates to answer during Hong Kong's first election forum since the handover. But the candidates are allowed only five minutes each to answer such questions. Those hoping their questions will be chosen should watch the way they are drafted, as forum rules bar ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... they like. This allows them to keep supply low and prices high. Ken Chan, Tai Po Best dolphin show was out at sea I refer to the report ('Dolphins at Ocean Park 'should be set free'', March 17). The headline referred to 'renowned conservationist' Ric O'Barry; however, he never said that the dolphins at Ocean Park should be set free. What he promotes ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in their flats. Singaporeans also enjoy a living environment which is improving year by year, with upgraded public housing estates, quality schools, as well as parks and waterways linking neighbourhoods ... for smokers, including a smoking ban in shopping malls, restaurants and bars, some public transport interchanges, and parks. What is lacking is effective enforcement. Arrogant smokers flout the law ...

  10. Empty promise

    Posted Oct 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter Kammerer Reality... What a concept. That is the title of an album by American comedian Robin Williams, but it also came to mind as I made a spur-of-the-moment visit to the new government headquarters in Admiralty last week. Authorities sold us the project based on the design concepts of 'door always open, land always green, sky will be blue and people ...




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