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  1. How Hong Kong can take the lead against pollution

    Posted Oct 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... attractions. The main idea is to show that Hong Kong has both traditional Chinese and western cultures, and that the two mix to form unique local characteristics. Chinese restaurants are good examples. ... should hold more events and activities emphasising the unique culture. The basic topic could be the history of Hong Kong, the food culture or any other aspect that interests tourists. This can ...

  2. Leaders' 'sheer hubris' as Hong Kong enters decline

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Jintao spoke gushingly of the 'unique opportunities' available to Hong Kong. On the surface, the bounty on offer looks munificent. Over the last couple of weeks Beijing has given ... that Hong Kong's economic prospects have never looked brighter. Not so, according to the author of a forthcoming study to be published in the next edition of the heavyweight journal World ...

  3. News - China - TRAVEL

    Hong Kong-Shenzhen combined travel card launching in both cities

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Advance commemorative version of 'Hu Tong Xing' transport card on sale in both cities today HK-Shenzhen 2-in-1 card released Commuters between Hong Kong ... the release in July of the Octopus-Lingnan Pass, which can be used in Hong Kong and 16 cities in Guangdong. Both cards have two "e-purses", allowing users to top up with Hong Kong dollars ...

  4. Business - News - TRANSPORT

    Profit dip could raise MTR fares in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... In 2007, the government decided to use the composite consumer price index and transport workers' wages as major factors in determining if the MTR should be allowed a fare rise. However, Hong Kong then entered an inflationary period and the transport operator was allowed to raise fares to cope with that. The government said earlier it aimed to have a proposal on the fare formula ...

  5. No denying connectivity fuels Hong Kong's success

    Posted Jun 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anthony Cheung Do we need a third runway for Hong Kong International Airport? Twenty years ago, a similar question was asked: do we need a new international airport? The then British ... million tonnes of cargo by 2030. If Hong Kong does not aspire to meet this forecast demand, other regional airports, for example Guangzhou's Baiyun airport, will do it. We can either wait ...

  6. Hong Kong is now cheaper for expats than Singapore

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam and Helene Franchineau Hong Kong is now more attractive than Singapore for international companies wanting to expand their footprint in the region, reigniting a long-held rivalry ... than Hong Kong since the index started in September 2009. Globally, Hong Kong is the 45th most expensive place to live, compared to Singapore which is 36th. This time last year, Hong Kong ...

  7. noticeboard

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 24 Unique show Korean group JUMP present their unique blend of comedy, acrobatics and martial arts for the first time in Hong Kong. When: December 24-27, 2pm and 8pm Where: Academy ... for the festive season with Tchaikovsky's score, spectacular dancing and glittering sets and costumes. When: Until December 27, 2.30pm and 7.30pm Where: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Tickets: ...

  8. Indoors no escape from bad air

    Posted Oct 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... Ground. 'It's a really fascinating and unique form of urbanism,' Solomon said. 'While other cities have similar indoor networks, they are usually much more limited ...

  9. Online start-up puts city's shops on map

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... Nick Westra Technology start-up Diggraph says it has come up with the next big idea on how to navigate through Hong Kong's retail options and has already put it on the map. Literally. Diggraph has launched a free-to-use, interactive online map of Hong Kong's MTR system that displays the location of a wide range of restaurants and shops around major stations according ...

  10. Trams the remaining black spot in Hong Kong public transport

    Posted Feb 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As a frequent visitor to Hong Kong for more than 20 years, I must agree with Rebecca Ong ('Queues could end tram fracas,' January 28), who brought to readers' attention the 'civilised and disciplined manners of Hong Kong people in general'. I thank her for bringing into question the tram service on Hong Kong Island. Such problems do not generally exist on safe ...




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