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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Lee Shau-kee proposes donating Shek Kip Mei site for low-cost housing

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 11:41pm by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Lee Shau-kee's latest offer could provide 5,000 homes on plot in Shek Kip Mei Tycoons propose site to build cheap flats Tycoon Lee Shau-kee says he wants to donate a plot of land in Shek Kip Mei that could be used to build up to 5,000 subsidised flats. It is the third site the Henderson Land Development chairman has proposed donating ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Historic Shek Kip Mei Estate to open its doors to backpackers

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Candy Chan

    ... hostels. But the Youth Hostels Association, which has taken over Mei Ho House, the last remaining block of the historic Shek Kip Mei Estate, says the prices will be reasonable given its urban ... centre it has become today," Wong said. The grade-two historic building was among the first six-storey resettlement blocks built in 1954 after the Shek Kip Mei fire left 50,000 squatters ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HISTORY

    Former Shek Kip Mei students recall poor but happy years

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com More than 600 former pupils and staff of Shek Kip Mei primary gather to renew bonds formed decades ago in area of abject poverty SCHOOL WAS SANCTUARYFOR POOREST CHILDREN For poor children growing up in Shek Kip Mei until the late 1970s, school was more than a place of learning- it was a safe house. Shek Kip Mei Government Primary School may have ...

  4. Our Home, Shek Kip Mei 1954-2006

    Posted Jun 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vincent Yu's photographs capture the lives of the public housing residents in the area. Today-Sun, 8am-7pm, G/F, Block 15-18, Shek Kip Mei Estate. Inquiries: 9191 6200. Ends Sun ...

  5. Community arts in Shek Kip Mei

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... to open early next year in Shek Kip Mei. The Colours of Hong Kong, the first of three exhibitions, features various art mediums including painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics ... for the long-term artistic exchange which lies ahead,' said Au Yeung. Transformed from a decommissioned nine-storey factory building on Shek Kip Mei Factory Estate, the JCCAC is the first community ...

  6. Hunt on for Shek Kip Mei hit-and-run cyclist

    Posted Apr 05th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A hit-and-run cyclist who knocked down and killed an elderly man is being sought by the police. The cyclist, a man in his 30s, was riding downhill on Tai Hang Sai Street, Shek Kip Mei, when he knocked down 80-year-old Ng Chou at the Tai Hang Tung Road junction on March 22.The cyclist rode off without stopping and did not report the accident. A woman passer-by called ...

  7. Trees in Shek Kip Mei to be saved at cost of HK$1m in revamp

    Posted Apr 06th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee More than two-thirds of the trees around 15 seven-storey residential blocks on the city's oldest public housing estate will be preserved when the buildings are demolished in June. Of the 56 trees in the redevelopment area of the 53-year-old Shek Kip Mei Estate, 38 will be either kept on-site or transplanted. The rest will be felled. The Housing Department said ...

  8. Farewell to old Shek Kip Mei

    Posted Oct 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Residents of Hong Kong's first public housing estate yesterday held a farewell photo party in Shek Kip Mei before the area is closed for redevelopment. About 90 former pupils of Shek Kip Mei Government Primary School gathered at the city's oldest subsidised housing estate to talk about the good old days. 'I lived here from 1954 to 1964 and I went to Shek Kip Mei ...

  9. Shek Kip Mei families mourn end of an era as wrecking ball looms

    Posted Oct 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The once noisy seven-storey housing blocks at the Shek Kip Mei Estate are now largely empty and quiet, with most people having moved to public housing nearby. Only a few families have chosen ... expect anything like that in the new flats.' The family has already been given a flat of a similar size in a new public housing block- also known as Shek Kip Mei Estate. But the long-time ...




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