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  1. Fong puts studies aside to play for HK

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... keep my position in the team and the Hong Kong squad,' said Fong, who turned up for Yokohama's first pre-season practice at Shek Kip Mei Sports Ground yesterday after obtaining his ...

  2. Simple theme best, says designer

    Posted Dec 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... the Central Police Station and Shek Kip Mei creative arts centre revitalisation projects and Kai Tak plans were case studies Mr Tsang could choose from. She said she could not think of any completed ...

  3. A shift is badly needed in our museum culture

    Posted Feb 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... some new concepts to the test could be found in the museum the government plans to build at Shek Kip Mei housing estate. Fifty years ago, a devastating fire in nearby squatter camps gave rise ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Nov 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for artists who have studios at these places to concentrate on their work. For example, in October tenants at the Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre in Shek Kip Mei were suddenly told of a 20 per cent ... Kip Mei, they often have no choice but to raise rents. This can cause problems for artists who are also finding that the materials they need for their work are becoming more expensive. When ...

  5. The good, the bad and the dirty

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Taishan in Guangdong six years ago, saw his wages increase HK$1,000 to HK$6,944. Lam, a cleaner with a Housing Department contractor in a public housing estate in Shek Kip Mei, works from 7am ... and the working hours longer,' he says. During the lunch break, Lam walks from Shek Kip Mei to his tiny Sham Shui Po home- a 100-square-feet attic that he cannot stand up straight in- and cooks his ...

  6. Cultural limits

    Posted May 11th 2009, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... and the Jockey-Club-funded creative centre in Shek Kip Mei is anything to go by, stirring up creative processes is not the government's forte. Another point made by Lord Foster well worth reflection ...

  7. The destroyer of heritage

    Posted Dec 15th 2006, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... in the decision to preserve part of the unlovely Shek Kip Mei housing estate as a memorial to the development of public housing. It is equally recognised in the preservation of an old Hakka house near my ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, October 9, 2012

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... when the first thing he did after becoming chief executive-elect was to visit the central government's liaison office. Chor-yung Cheung, Shek Kip Mei   Ignorance the root of thuggishness ...

  9. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Dec 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Sinclair We're having a bout of museum mania. In addition to debate over the four potential institutions in West Kowloon, the shipping industry will soon open its Maritime Museum in the restored Murray Barracks at Stanley. The Housing Authority is pressing on with plans for a Museum of Housing in Mark 1 resettlement blocks in Shek Kip Mei. All well and good. ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Shui All citizens entitled to decent home In response to a fire at Shek Kip Mei in 1953 which left 53,000 squatters homeless, the government rapidly implemented a coherent public housing ...




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