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  1. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER RIGHTS

    Customs nab Tsim Sha Tsui trader who misled shoppers over price of Chinese herbs

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 06:26pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... But tourists, who may not be familiar with how goods such as herbal medicine are sold in Hong Kong, constitute a significant proportion of the complainants. In the time period since the amended Trade ... what was expected. The 37-year-old was arrested for contravening Section 13-E of the amended Trade Descriptions Ordinance which prohibits the misleading omission of information required ...

  2. A year of golden promise

    Posted Dec 31st 2004, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... but the shop space is bigger, at about 7,000 or 8,000 sq ft,' Mr Kapur added. He warned that retailers had already offered steeper discounts than usual earlier in the holiday shopping season ... dubbed the year of the Asian crisis in reverse- a year of robust trade, healthy home-grown demand and a brighter growth outlook for China's opening economy. The problem is, Hong Kong ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Mar 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cremations. 7,000 apply for.hk Almost 7,000 applications for an internet domain name in the Chinese language ending with '.hk' have been received since submissions were invited five months ago, the Hong Kong Internet Registration Corp said. Schoolboy's grief An eight-year-old boy returned home after school to find his mother, 39, hanging in the bedroom of their Lai Wing ...

  4. Up to 40 pubs may close, massage and mahjong parlours also suffer

    Posted Aug 01st 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Austin Chiu, Dan Kadison

    ... here includes bars... of 7,000 licensed premises, [only] 1,000 applied for an exemption [from the smoking ban] and were granted an exemption.' One reason for the increase was that Hong ... Amy Nip, Austin Chiu and Dan Kadison More than 30 bars are on the verge of closing as a result of the ban on smoking in entertainment venues, according to the Hong Kong Bar and Club ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Facelift for three Hong Kong harbourfront areas

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... for 3 harbourfront areas Kai Tak, Tsim Sha Tsui and the waterfront along the northern shore of Hong Kong Island will be the first areas to be revamped by the harbour authority that will be formed by June ... It gives momentum to what we have been trying to achieve." He believed that priorities should be given to the waterfront at Kai Tak, Tsim Sha Tsui and the northern shoreline of Hong Kong ...

  6. Shoe tycoon Tang recalls his 'nightmare'

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as a 'nightmare memory'. Tang, 69, who admitted being deeply embarrassed by Karen Lee Chi-ting's fling with former Mr Hong Kong Francois Huynh, called her an unfaithful liar. He was testifying ... of a house at Marina Cove, Sai Kung, a half-ownership that he said was subject to Lee's faithfulness to him. But she proved untrustworthy over a seven-year relationship, he said. 'During ...

  7. Ferry pier bus terminus saved

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... our petitions, who took part in our protests and who pointed out [the] government's fault,' he said. The redevelopment plan had elicited 7,000 opinions. The Commerce and Economic ... renovation and expansion.' Chan said the government should have known about this problem a long time ago. However, Paul Zimmerman, a district councillor and CEO of Designing Hong Kong, said ...

  8. With trust evaporating, we face a very grim Year of the Ox

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

    ... There are a variety of organisations in Hong Kong, such as, for example, the Independent Commission Against Corruption, which go a long way towards protecting us against exploitation ... company, large or small, were given a thorough going over and scathing comments were made in annual reports- but what of today [and the economic crisis]? Where were the alarm bells of inadequacy ...

  9. Hong Kong Observatory needs calm heads in stormy weather

    Posted Apr 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and ending at 9.45pm.' It involves a lot of work using computers so those who are interested in joining the Hong Kong Observatory will have an edge over other competitors if they are tech-savvy ... Wong Yat-hei The Hong Kong Observatory provides us with weather forecasts and issues warnings on weather-related hazards. Scientific officer Kong Wai says one should have a strong mind ...

  10. Editor's choice- New to Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Tessa Chan

    ... Tessa Chan Constant progress Known for its 'accessible luxury', Swiss-made fine watches, Frederique Constant, opened its first shop in Hong Kong in October at The One shopping ... Beat collection, to the recently debuted Maxim Manufacture Lady. Mother of pearls Hong Kong actress Michele Reis cut the ribbon at Mikimoto's new Times Square boutique in Causeway Bay last ...




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