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  1. Backs against the mall as Hong Kong loses ground

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... because we under-spent on hospitals, shopping malls, schools and housing, and our workforce and services,' says Lam. But he is not advocating that Hong Kong copy Singapore. 'We do ... hospitals in the past decade. The last shopping centre built on Hong Kong Island of over one million square feet was Times Square in 1994. Singapore's liberal immigration policies have been ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Development that would benefit locals and mainland visitors

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... Bernard Chan Bernard Chan says new housing with shopping malls may ease the crunch Development that would benefit locals and mainland visitors There was a time when mainland tourists were ... should be kept in their existing natural green state. But other parts could provide badly needed housing for Hong Kong people. They could also accommodate shopping malls and leisure facilities- ...

  3. Mainland malls lose lustre

    Posted Dec 08th 2004, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito After a Cepa-inspired rush, developers are struggling to attract Hong Kong retailers Mainland shopping malls have been magnets for Hong Kong retailers eager to sell their goods ... on January 1. Industry veteran Stephen Sum Wing-nin, who has helped revamp 10 shopping malls in Hong Kong and the mainland over the past decade, said the major issue was the small number of products ...

  4. It's a mall world

    Posted Jul 10th 2007, 12:00am by John Millichap

    ... parks, people are encouraged to go to shopping malls, which is partly seduction but partly because there are so few public spaces that are accessible and have amenities. 'In many parts ...

  5. Soulless shopping in HK

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

    ... Gucci has captured our hearts and pocketbooks. For many people in Hong Kong, there is a sort of religious fervour to shopping with little emotional payoff. 'Shopping malls here have ... retail design firm. As a result of this mindset, coupled with a lack of interaction with the brands and the failings of the malls themselves to provide multifaceted experiences, shopping in Hong ...

  6. More rural schools on charity's shopping list

    Posted Aug 26th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem There are many things you might expect to see in a Hong Kong shopping mall. A pianist or an art exhibition, for example. But a tumble-down primary school from the dusty mountains ... to a school like this,' said Candy Mak Suk-wah, 14, a Form Two student who was visiting the mall with her classmate, Cindy Yung Yee-man. 'There are holes in the roof and huge cracks ...

  7. Cobbler in his heyday beats path to 2FT shop

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Chu-dic. Out of the blue, she got a call from American shoemaker and designer Darin Hager (below) who said he was interested in placing his Heyday goods in her 2FT shop. In no time, they came to terms and Hager was back in town on Tuesday to kick off his footwear's arrival with a bash at the Delay No Mall. 'I've been to Hong Kong many times but I usually just go from ...

  8. Hidden gems

    Posted Jul 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... carvings and 1,000-year-old forts, ancient villages and ghost towns, shopping malls with roller coasters and shopping malls shaped like cruise ships. None ever get a passing mention. Who's ... 10 best sights. The others are equally obvious and equally boring: The Peak. Ocean Park. IFC Mall. There are any number of guidebooks about the inner culture and hidden history of major ...

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    Rant: works in progress

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... by encouraging mentoring and work experience. Unpaid intern schemes would help build self-esteem and give young folk something to engage with other than the glare of shopping malls, bars and gadgets. ... held that Hong Kong's labour laws prevent all but the oldest teenagers from delivering newspapers, babysitting, waitressing or working in shops. But the city's parents may be making ...

  10. The future is in finance

    Posted Jan 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The individual visit scheme is now open to 14 mainland cities which seems to raise hope for economic recovery. But there are problems for Hong Kong. Some mainlanders will use the scheme to commit crimes; arrests of prostitutes and illegal workers have risen. And after the shopping malls, Hong Kong has no long-term appeal. Hong Kong's real strength is its financial services. ...




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