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  1. Upgrade must preserve traditional character of our unique trams

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Trams have been part of Hong Kong's public transport system since 1904. People loved them because they were cheap and slow and they could watch Hong Kong street life as they travelled on the upper deck. There is now a proposal to raise fares for the first time in 12 years. Hong Kong Tramways says it will use the additional revenue to introduce upgrades. I think this is a good idea, ...

  2. High rents threaten businesses on HK's unique theme streets

    Posted Mar 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the report ('Targeting shoppers the HK way', February 23). Theme streets, where shops selling similar products form clusters, are common in Hong Kong and are part of our unique culture. This culture should be preserved and publicised. Places such as Dried Seafood Street and Sneaker Street can only be found in Hong Kong. It is important that these locations ...

  3. We must not lose sight of need to preserve unique traditions

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In Hong Kong it is not difficult to find art forms and traditions which are part of our intangible cultural heritage. They are precious because they reflect the unique culture ... delicious and different and there is a great atmosphere. They form part of the collective memory of Hong Kong people. However, there are only 28 licensed dai pai dong left. Therefore, we should take ...

  4. Designers make unique pieces

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Bernice Chan

    ... the stone's sparkle. For Hong Kong-based Tayma Page Allies, of Tayma Fine Jewellery, the inspiration starts with the stone. 'The stones are the star, and I design around them,' she explains. ... are created through her imagination. The founder of Etername was recently in Hong Kong to launch her jewellery line at Lane Crawford in IFC Mall. She explains she designs mainly for herself ...

  5. Unique neighbourhoods lost to developer-friendly 'renewal'

    Posted Jan 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with indistinguishable investment opportunities where all the towers look alike. The old neighbourhoods, where generations of Hong Kong families have lived and new arrivals have found a welcome alternative ... properly. As we destroy every last hint of Hong Kong's past, we lose a part of the city's rich culture. Preserving only buildings of historic significance does not go far enough as most ...

  6. Company uses unique approach to keep Gen-Y workers content

    Posted Jun 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... is designed in a lounge style, so that staffers can have more informal communications with each other. There is no rigid dress code, or fixed work hours, despite Hong Kong's 9am to 6pm standard. ...

  7. Revamp project will ruin unique character of flower market

    Posted May 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... companies and some filmmakers who have offices above the market. However, there appear to be no plans to help these tenants return after the renovation is completed. Hong Kong people have often been ...

  8. A unique concept in full swing

    Posted Apr 29th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Taylor

    ... Mike Medcalf, a 28-year-old engineering graduate who grew up partly in Hong Kong and now lives in Kunming, explains how every hole on a mini-golf course can act as a lesson. 'Imagine every ... and some 35 teachers of Xiaodong Primary School about a unique concept- bringing school work out of the classroom and into an outdoor environment with mini-golf as the medium. His problem ...

  9. Unique Gran Turismo stands out from the crowd

    Posted Jan 08th 2010, 12:00am by Ed Joyce

    ... with the minimum of driver discomfort. The 5-Series GT ticks the fast and comfortable boxes, but its continent-crossing abilities are obviously a little tricky to ascertain in crowded Hong Kong. Available ...

  10. Find out why Hong Kong is happy

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Karly Cox

    ... seconds, showcasing a unique experience or activity that sums up Hong Kong happiness. This should be a personal insight rather than an obvious landmark or attraction. Winners will act as hosts ... and hotel accommodation. If you would like to enter and share your ideas on what makes Hong Kong happiness unique, upload your submission to www.expedition206.com.hk by April 16. ...




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